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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Shelter in place" alert issued due to fire

Palo Alto police are urging residents to stay indoors and keep windows and doors closed if they smell or see smoke this afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 53 comments | 47183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students face college-readiness gap

Palo Alto school district officials Tuesday night reported progress in the percentage of high school graduates who are "college...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Asianne, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 55 comments | 12652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mother struck, seriously injured by car

A woman who was walking her young child to school was struck by a car in Barron Park Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cindy, on Dec 18, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 103 comments | 48175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Lobdell, artist and former Stanford professor, dies at 92

Frank Lobdell, a notable Bay Area abstract expressionist artist and former Stanford University professor, died on Dec. 14...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cid Young, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park: Three arrests tied to drive-by shootings

Police made three arrests on Wednesday evening (Nov. 27) in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park in connection with...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Most Delighted!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 5140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building on Waverley survives appeal

An eclectic block of Waverley Street is about to get an infusion of glass-and-concrete modernism, a development that has...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 18, 2013 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 5135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Elton Sherwin, venture capitalist turned climate change entrepreneur

Elton Sherwin, former cleantech venture capitalist turned accidental climate change entrepreneur talks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 6451 Views

SPORTS

Shaw named one of five regional coaches of the year

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford head coach David Shaw is one of five American Football Coaches Association's 2013 Regional...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Facultybrat, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

SPORTS

It was a busy week for ex-Stanford players in the NFL

Former Stanford football players shined on both sides of the ball in what was one of the biggest weeks yet for ex-Cardinal...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by chris burford, on Dec 17, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shut it down, on Dec 17, 2013 at 11:21 am | 47 comments | 22928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Giving for those who can

Each year Nancy and I give to the Weekly holiday fund. It feels good to be in a community where the Weekly takes the lead...

Original post made by stephen levy on Dec. 17, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Scientists are the real 'rock stars'

We may idolize professional athletes and movie stars, but according to Kevin Spacey, who hosted last night's Breakthrough...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 3316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City considers how to reserve more street parking for residents

Trying to ease the angst of Palo Alto residents who've found their streets inundated with parked cars, while also trying...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 84 comments | 6784 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grad Adams receives national football honor

==BI Of local note== Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams, a redshirt sophomore wide receiver from Palo Alto High, has...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mr. S, on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 2834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR agrrement blocks CalTrain from expanding

In today's Daily Post, the headline reported on the inability of CalTrain to increase the number of train trips to meet increased...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 573 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed while crossing Embarcadero is identified

A Palo Alto woman who died after being hit by a pick-up truck Friday night, Jan. 25, has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by anon too, on Dec 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 119 comments | 4604 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police investigating weekend shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot on Saturday night in the area of Euclid Avenue and Bell Street in East Palo Alto. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Abe Mitchell, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1432 Views

SPORTS

Successful season ends in Lexington for Cardinal volleyball

There are countless reasons to suggest the third-ranked (and seventh-seeded) Stanford women's volleyball team enjoyed a successful...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 6483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters shoot down Maybell development

A grassroots campaign in Palo Alto to overturn an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue scored a sweeping Election...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 262 comments | 18010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can anyone report on what is going on at Alma & Embarcadero?

I was driving on Alma out and back for the last half hour and there still seems to be a shutdown of Alma right at Embarcadero...

Original post made by Bru on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 16, 2013 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 686 Views
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