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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:55 am | 11 comments | 456 Views

SPORTS

Undefeated East Palo Alto football team needs cash for championship

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds, a group of 21 boys, have an unblemished 33-0 record this year, but the team is facing a cash...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:42 am | 28 comments | 4894 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men finish water polo season with a trophy

==BI Of local note == Bret Bonnani scored five times, Forrest Watkins added three goals and the third-ranked Stanford men's...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Blatt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 3018 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dickens Told the Tale of Today's Poor

Dickens Told the Tale of Today's Poor By Ted Rudow III, MA Friday December 06, 2013 In a very real sense, Dickens...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Dec. 9, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do electronic credit card readers require signatures?

Can we just put a dot or press OKAY or YES or whatever confirmation word? I suppose I could just try, but wondering if anyone...

Original post made by Germaphobe in Winter on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by no signature required, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A helmet saved my daughter yesterday

Gabi was riding her bike into Paly and swerved and crashed to avoid running into a boy who crossed her path. Even though...

Original post made by Carina Rossner on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Tech bike safety

Here's a great article about high tech gadgetry for keeping cyclists safe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25018543 But...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 7 comments | 694 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: The dough, re, mi's of pizza

On the Midpeninsula, there are more than 100 restaurants serving pizza between Menlo Park and Los Altos. The upshot is: Muscling...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2678 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Korea 'deports' Merrill Newman

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto resident detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall, has been released,...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Third Generation, on Dec 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 3609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A mover and shaker

Tom Foy calls joining Midtown Realty in Palo Alto "the best move I ever made." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2012/11/09/a-mover-and-shaker...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by Patrick, on Dec 8, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters: Students in good hands

Students in good hands Read the full letter-to-the-editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/12/06/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by furious, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:53 am | 25 comments | 1713 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California high-speed-rail project receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Unaffordable, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:42 am | 142 comments | 6401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving still most common commute mode to work, shop

Single-occupancy car trips remain the "preferred mode" of transportation for Palo Alto residents who commute to work, as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Like being safe, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:37 am | 6 comments | 3567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to decide fate of Maybell loan

The Palo Alto City Council will decide Monday whether to demand a $5.82 million loan to the Palo Alto Housing Corp. be returned...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Dec 8, 2013 at 7:58 am | 23 comments | 7187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special Way You Can Help Our Hospitalized Veterans This Sunday, December 8! Please Read and Share with Friends

Hi All! If you are looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit--by helping our hospitalized veterans--here's your opportunity! This...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 678 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Ron Unz Leads Effort to Raise Minimum Wage in California

From today's NY Times Ron Unz, a Silicon Valley millionaire, rose to fame by promoting a ballot initiative that essentially...

Original post made by Fred on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 7, 2013 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 8927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core And The Literary Classics: Supplementing Our Kids Education (By An Avowed Jane Austenophile)

Jane Austen has become quite popular in the past decade—at least commercially. When I see Jane Austen stationary at Paper...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 7, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, developer spar over plan for office complex

At a meeting that pitted the latest concepts in land-use against the grim reality of an already congested area of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Rainer ingeborg eejit, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:23 am | 24 comments | 8026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto asks public for input on growth

After suffering a stinging defeat on Election Day at the hands of residents frustrated about recent development trends, Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 78 comments | 6307 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto council seat eyed by 16 applicants

Sixteen people have applied to fill the seat of former East Palo Alto Vice Mayor David Woods, who resigned in October, halfway...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by same old, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 10 comments | 3669 Views
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