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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Third-graders are targeted for bicycle education

Big enough to balance on a two-wheeler but still little enough to be impressionable, third-graders long have been the focus...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by DogsNeed2Walk2, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Purse snatcher bagged in downtown Palo Alto

A 17-year-old girl who police said punched a woman from behind and stole her purse on Waverley Street on Saturday night was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 21, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 3979 Views

SPORTS

Critical call costs Cardinal in soccer loss

Stanford spent 85 minutes alternately turning back No. 1 California's best chances and delivering blows of its own but a...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma

"I looked out that window, saw that same tall green plant outside and told the real estate agent that I wanted to buy the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Raymond R. White, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Utilities Home Energy Reports

Are we the only PA residents who find the Palo Alto Utilities Home Energy Report a bit intrusive? The information on our...

Original post made by Ken Krechmer on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ditto, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 674 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Outrageous BART salaries

Here is a link to the database of BART salaries http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area?Entity=Bay%20Area%20Rapid%20Transit and...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by BTW, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:13 am | 11 comments | 1159 Views

SPORTS

Stanford sixth in first BCS rankings

Stanford found itself in sixth place of the first Bowl Championship Series standings released Sunday, its highest opening...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Seelam Prabhakar Reddy, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 2724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto 15 year old reported missing

A 15-year-old Palo Alto resident, Annie Shark, has gone missing, and the police department is requesting help in finding...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 21, 2013 at 2:34 am | 13 comments | 2888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Cycling Accident Settlement

I'd like to apologize in advance if this offends or hurts anyones feelings about this incident. I am very sorry to read...

Original post made by Anon. on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mario, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 2376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: parking exemptions, calendar advisory commission, urban forest master plan

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/18/public-agenda-parking-exemptions-calendar-advisory-commission-urban-forest-master-plan...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 2406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Entrepreneur donates $60 million to Stanford

Jim Clark, former Stanford University professor and founder of several well-known Silicon Valley companies, has donated $60...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 15 comments | 14393 Views

SPORTS

Condoleezza Rice will help select football's final four

Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice knew college football needed a playoff system in 1966, when as a little girl, she and...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Brian Good, on Oct 19, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 4 comments | 2431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reduced traffic on Town Square?

Is it my imagination, or have the amount of comments gone down since they changed to the new format? Editors, do you have...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by going down, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford sued over worker's death

Denise De Lappe is suing Stanford University and fraternity Phi Kappa Psi for negligence after her son, a sanitation worker,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 19, 2013 at 1:42 am | 15 comments | 9086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire department defends pancake-breakfast alert

When 27,000 Palo Alto residents received an emergency alert telling them about an upcoming fire department pancake breakfast,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bruce Li, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 47 comments | 30671 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Romeo and Juliet'

Call it the "Drunk History" version of "Romeo and Juliet." -P.C. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/11/review-romeo-and-juliet...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by The enemy you know, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 6 comments | 13037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 36219 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: David Winsberg, East Palo Alto Farmer

David Winsberg talks with Lisa Van Dusen about what it's like to operate one of the last commercial farms in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Maman, on Oct 18, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 8 comments | 3323 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than just fantasy

Amid the groups of young kids playing soccer, the couple napping under a tree and the seniors practicing tai chi class, a...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
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