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SPORTS

Another Cardinal foregoes final year, declares for NFL

Stanford redshirt junior cornerback Terrence Brown became the third member of this year's football team to forego his final...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by best wishes , on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 983 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials declare emergency over EPA levee damage

East Palo Alto officials are seeking an estimated $2.6 million in government aid after pre-Christmas storms extensively damaged...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Mayor Sandy Eakins dies

Sandra Brown Eakins, a former Palo Alto mayor and civic activist, died Jan. 2 at her home in Oakland after a long illness....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by anne, on Jan 8, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 10 comments | 1563 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School's Edelman will be honored at hall of fame

Menlo School senior Drew Edelman will be honored during the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California induction ceremony...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Clay, on Jan 8, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smart phones in high school

I would like to open the topic of smart phones in high schools. DISCUSS I believe they are a bad idea because: 1. We...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 2096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials propose Addison school boundary change

Palo Alto school officials are recommending shifting the boundary between the attendance areas of Addison and Walter Hays...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Damn kids get off my lawn, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 1756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City probes excessive tree pruning on Cal Ave

California Avenue still has its trees, but this time it's the limbs that are missing. About 40 newly planted trees in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:42 am | 55 comments | 3749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab suspected package thief

A Union City man who police said stole packages from homes in Palo Alto and San Jose in recent weeks was arrested Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 15 comments | 1488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B>A NEW DAY ... </B>Palo Alto's mayoral election is typically a ceremonial affair, perfectly suited to the largely ceremonial...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by HighschoolDad, on Jan 7, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto carjacking Saturday

Palo Alto police have arrested two suspects in a Saturday night carjacking that took place near the intersection of California...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 21 comments | 5771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Be fair, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 80 comments | 3122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's up with the Mitchell Park Library

I haven't seen much work going on at the Mitchell Park Library. Does anyone have a status update? I can't wait to see the...

Original post made by Middlefield driver on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Goose Boy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board president: Public education key to state's future

Like many couples with young children, Dana Tom and Nancy Kawakita moved to Palo Alto mainly because of its reputation for...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Damn kids get off my lawn, on Jan 7, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 12 comments | 3501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly semester grades not available until January 17

It was so great to look forward to a stress-free, finals before Winter Break but how can Paly administration think it is...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

Preserve Buena Vista Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18250 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Annoying horn sound at 3:30am?

This morning at about 3:30am, I heard this horn sounding in the distance. I thought it might be from CalTrain, but then...

Original post made by Adobe on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by S Marinos, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 am | 11 comments | 2003 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Steffens is named the world's best

==B Women's water polo== Stanford freshman Maggie Steffens, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist and Olympic Games MVP, has been...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by David, on Jan 6, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New DA restoring 'Conviction Integrity' and 'Cold Case' units

Criminals who never got caught for past crimes in Santa Clara County should be looking over their shoulders, while persons...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joanie S., on Jan 6, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 5 comments | 1690 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man grazed by bullet in East Palo Alto

A man apparently grazed in the head by a gunshot in East Palo Alto Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, refused to cooperate with police...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Just tell the truth..., on Jan 6, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views
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