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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park assault: Ex-49er Kwame Harris sentenced

Four days in county jail and three years of probation are ahead for Kwame Harris, the former San Francisco 49er offensive...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 2757 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sharing, and surviving, the holidays with children

While school is closed this holiday season, check out some activities to keep the family occupied — and jolly. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by C is for Craft, on Dec 22, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 1964 Views

AROUND TOWN

New emergency-operations center unveiled

Palo Alto's Emergency Operations Center has gone from a dusty, closet-like space only staffed during emergencies to a fully...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Can't have it both ways, on Dec 22, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 4654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Researchers find radioactivity in migratory tuna

More than a year after a tsunami in Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, researchers from Stanford and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alastair, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 2233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commissioners push for more traffic data

Palo Alto residents' ongoing frustration over worsening traffic surfaced again Wednesday night, even as city transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by We've seen it in MV, on Dec 22, 2013 at 12:34 am | 28 comments | 3248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in no hurry to recoup Maybell loan

Palo Alto's plan to bring an affordable-housing complex to Maybell Avenue may have dissolved on Election Day, but the city...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Dec 21, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 5 comments | 880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto in no hurry to recoup Maybell loan

Palo Alto's plan to bring an affordable-housing complex to a Maybell Avenue orchard may have dissolved on Election Day, but...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Dec 21, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman found dead in Heritage Park

She was known to neighbors as the woman who sat every morning on a park bench in Heritage Park in Palo Alto. She was found...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Dec 21, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 5549 Views

AROUND TOWN

A vegetarian oasis

Six blocks off Castro Street, Yam Leaf Bistro is like a time-out. No fighting for parking, no scrum of restaurants vying...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 21, 2013 at 7:46 pm | 6 comments | 2943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ken Dauber – PLEASE, reconsider forming a Shadow PAUSD Board.

Dear Mr. Dauber, I addressed you back in March calling on you to form a PAUSD Shadow Board http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2013/03/21/open-address-to-ken-dauber—please-form-...

Original post made by village fool on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by parent is full of it, on Dec 21, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest massage therapist for sexual battery

Police arrested a Palo Alto massage therapist for the sexual battery of four young women in 2012. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of Being A Paly Student

Last Friday Paly's student newspaper, The Campanile, ran an opinion piece written by Paly senior and Campanile editor-in-chief...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brunhilda, on Dec 21, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 66 comments | 5007 Views

SPORTS

Stanford has five volleyball players named All-American

The Stanford women's volleyball team had five players recognized when the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 21, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Rooster network aims to foster neighborliness

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aaron, on Dec 20, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 9 comments | 7055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is buying 10c bags?

Like many other people, I have been doing more than the regular amount of shopping over the past couple weeks. My purely...

Original post made by Shopper on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crossings turning to zebra stripes around town

I have noticed that our crossings are being painted to black and white stripes - what in Britain are called zebra crossings....

Original post made by Brit on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by pedestrian, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 9 comments | 994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Youth Theatre teaches confidence and compassion

For more than two decades, the work of a local nonprofit has enabled children to have fun and be creative, all while learning...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Former PACH Mom, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2662 Views

SPORTS

Pederson's return helps spark Paly girls to soccer win

Weekend prep roundup Palo Alto's Jacey Pederson finished her freshman soccer season in 2012-13 on suspension for competing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto scales back summer school plans

Palo Alto school officials are scaling back their plans for summer school next year following a court settlement and state...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 55 comments | 24044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car-camping ban suspended for a year

Faced with citizen anxieties, threatened lawsuits and a pending court case in southern California, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wrong again, craig, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 41 comments | 3600 Views
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