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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Skyline Blvd. collision kills Woodside woman

A Woodside woman on a bicycle was struck and killed in a collision with a van Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:52 pm | 42 comments | 2950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. Vew mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Menlo Park Parent, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 31 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen shot by pellet gun in East Palo Alto robbery

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun during an armed robbery in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by carpo, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto explores two roadmaps for digital future

As a city that views itself as digital paradise, Palo Alto rarely looks to places like Louisiana, Kansas and Utah for technological...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 54 comments | 7538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD metrics -- focused on just 10-15% of our young kids

Please note that this is focused on elementary and middle school only. PAUSD is reviewing progress on some of its strategic...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Torquemada, on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 15 comments | 5461 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University Ave. shooting injures two in East Palo Alto

A man and a woman were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto early this morning, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: America's 'urban' growth outpacing overall density — Palo Alto feeling it?

Palo Alto isn't the only area of the nation that is experiencing increased urban density. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19521...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:44 am | 3 comments | 5909 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike Safety

It seems that we are reading about bike collisions in the Palo Alto area on a weekly basis. Bicycle riding has increased...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by OPar, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:50 pm | 23 comments | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charting a different path in search of creativity, learning

Blazing an educational path with tools like wooden toys, modeling wax and gathered leaves rather than classroom Smartboards,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by College Terrace Mom, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 8 comments | 6479 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'human water line' floods Palo Alto streets

Bay Area Keystone XL activists took to rainy Palo Alto streets on Saturday to demonstrate against the Keystone tar sands...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 1537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tracking stolen iPad leads to residential-burglary arrest

Palo Alto police using a mobile app to track a stolen iPad have arrested a San Jose man and recovered stolen property and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 8 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors won't let Sheriff's Office sell old guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment today that would have allowed the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Which amendment you talking about Willis?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 18 comments | 2116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for double homicide after Sept. 2 crash

An East Palo Alto man has been arrested on suspicion of murder for a hit-and-run crash that killed two women on their way...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by ralphc, on Sep 23, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 2191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford welcomes newest crop of freshmen

Stanford University's latest freshman class, which gathered on campus for the first time Tuesday, represents 49 states --...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Begay, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 8 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Weed warriors' to restore native creek habitat

A group of Crescent Park neighborhood weed warriors are now armed with an $80,000 Santa Clara Valley Water District grant...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bird and Wildlife Lover, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone notice chlorine smell to tap water lately?

In the past couple weeks I've noticed our tap water seems to have more and more of a chlorine odor. Anyone else notice same?...

Original post made by IsItTheWater? on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

29th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk

Songs and books have been written and movies made about the harvest mooon. Neil Young suggested going dancin' in its light....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by andrew rich, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:34 am | 5 comments | 6480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to recoup more program costs

If the city budget is a reflection of community values, it's safe to say Palo Alto residents have a particular fondness for...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:01 am | 19 comments | 2584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to make every new house electric-vehicle-friendly

As Palo Alto revs up for a celebration for electric vehicles later this month, a trio of council members are calling for...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:01 am | 49 comments | 6527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around town

THE CHECK IS IN ... Palo Alto's rocky road to 21st century libraries took a welcome turn this week, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 1853 Views
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