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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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<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 | 1904 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 | 5786 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 | 3133 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 | 929 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 | 1040 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 | 3512 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 | 1172 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
There are no comments yet. 1303 Views

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 | 2011 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 | 1370 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 | 1700 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 | 948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Radio in the Bay Area, Anyone remember KGO's mass firing last year ?

Hey Palo Altans and others. I just happened to be reminded of the changes at KGO radio about a year ago when KGO, fired...

Original post made by Former Radio Listener on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 5, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 8 comments | 2582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver to go to trial for fatal Mountain View crash

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing Mountain View resident William Ware last June, will stand trial...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jimmy, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1246 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air alert issued for New Year's Day

The Bay Area will ring in the new year with a Spare the Air Day on Tuesday, Jan. 1, air quality officials have announced. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 19 comments | 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

How did horses get on Interstate 280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 2197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2013: The Year of the Future

With the post-recession triage now in the past and local sales-tax revenues climbing, 2013 promises to be a year of regrouping,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Boring, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 1749 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fiscal cliff: estate tax opinions?

Can someone who thinks the estate tax is a good thing tell me why they think so? As I'm examining fiscal cliff impacts, the...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 52 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1218 Views
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