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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eerie entertainment for Halloween

With Halloween on its way, the Palo Alto area has a variety of activities for both children and adults. Here are some of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by DANILO OXFORD, on Oct 17, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Antiquated Newell bridge could be replaced by 2014

The narrow, hazardous Newell Road bridge that connects Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could be replaced in 2014 with a broader,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 17, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 74 comments | 2726 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by "Chief People Officer", on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 1055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man gets 18 months for real estate fraud

Richard Ferguson Tipton of Palo Alto received an 18-month federal prison sentence Monday for his part in a real estate investment...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 15 comments | 3603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD candidate forum

In the hopes of having a discussion on the topics and the various candidates views, I would like to be able to read what...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 2367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Antonio bike lanes

Now that San Antonio Rd between Charleston and Middlefield Rd Southbound is paved and traffic lanes marked, it is a bit...

Original post made by bicyclist on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jan H, on Oct 17, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities at top of customer satisfaction survey

Heard about this on the radio yesterday. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49416459/ns/business-press_releases/t/e-source-announces-top-utilities-large-business-customer-satisfaction/...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H, on Oct 17, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council members to fight massive buildings?

Which city council members running for election are interested in enforcing regulations and not allowing huge blocky construction...

Original post made by Michele on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City burglars tied to theft in Palo Alto

Three men who were arrested inside a Redwood City home last week have been linked to additional burglaries in Redwood City,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 8 comments | 3990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates air issues in forum

Incumbents touted the academic and fiscal strength of Palo Alto schools while challengers said the school district could...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 1780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest transient for attempted robbery

A Sunnyvale man was arrested for an attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto Saturday after he repeatedly struck another man...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Highway crash in Palo Alto shuts down lanes

A multi-vehicle crash involving a large bus left at least one person injured and shut down three lanes on U.S. Highway 101...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Careful, on Oct 16, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 5 comments | 1471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$10,000 in eyeglasses stolen in Palo Alto

Burglars stole $10,000 in eyeglasses and sunglasses from a downtown Palo Alto optometrist Thursday, Oct. 11, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 975 Views

SPORTS

Come PA Knights play this Sunday 2pm at Paly!!!

The #6-ranked Pop Warner Football team in the country - The Palo Alto Knights Jr Midgets - are playing the only other undefeated...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Football fan, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plows ahead with more pension reforms

Palo Alto's effort to curb the exploding costs of employee benefits will hit a milestone this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 28 comments | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley entrepreneur starts 'Repair Cafe'

A new Palo Alto nonprofit organization that aims to help non-tinkerers solve the minor mysteries of repairing broken small...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 14 comments | 1644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assembly race: Software engineer challenges legislative veteran

The incumbent served three terms as a San Mateo County supervisor before being sent two years ago to Sacramento, where his...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 16, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 4 comments | 1593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$8,550 Rolex stolen at Stanford Shopping Center

An expensive Rolex watch was snatched from the Shreve & Co. jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday, Aug. 14, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by lostjewelryrewards.com, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 1102 Views
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