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Police seize weapons, arrest 16-year-old gang member

East Palo Alto Police conducted a probation search of a 16-year-old gang member's East Palo Alto residence on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by westy pa, on Nov 2, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 2665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to install dozens of defibrillators

A network of defibrillators -- devices that restore regular heart rhythm to victims of cardiac arrest -- will soon be installed...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hamilton, on Nov 2, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 4562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A backwards process on Maybell project

Imagine making a substantial family investment in something before determining its value, how other family members felt about...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 50 comments | 4030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 6651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Not Help Save The Last Orchard in Palo Alto?

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.” Henry David Thoreau “There were...

Original post made by Margo Davis on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:44 am | 38 comments | 2316 Views

SPORTS

Best teams in four sections head to NorCal tournament

==BI Girls water polo== The most competitive girls' water polo tournament in Northern California gets under way this weekend...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1958 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student arrested in fatal DUI crash

A 24-year-old Stanford student was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after he drove the wrong way onto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Soldevila15, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 16 comments | 5599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tries to stem norovirus outbreak

After a reported outbreak of norovirus infected 52 Stanford students, the university put its infectious disease protocols...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 4325 Views

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Funds started to aid orphans of tragic Menlo Park crash

As an alleged drunken driver awaits arraignment, the Menlo Park community is raising funds to help the three teenage children...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by What a shame it ended up like this, on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 3399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 20629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor who needed bone-marrow match dies at 54

A Stanford professor whose students and friends rallied to help her find a bone-marrow match has died. Nalini Ambady, 54,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Goolrukh Vakil, on Nov 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 25336 Views

SPORTS

Stanford takes a football break before taking on Oregon

There's no Stanford football game scheduled this weekend and that's just as well. The No. 6 Cardinal (5-1 in the Pac-12,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by John , on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Reich at the Aquarius - a must see

Inequality For All is described in a superb documentary at the Aquarius. Don't miss this outstanding look at the rise of...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:28 am | 8 comments | 755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County investigates wave of Stanford illnesses

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four who were treated at a hospital...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Update, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 4125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In secret, school board weighs not cooperating with federal agency

Palo Alto Board of Education members and their attorneys have discussed in closed session and in emails how they might challenge...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 142 comments | 13488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What hours are you opening your doors for Trick-or-treating children

In the past, we've opened the door until 9:00PM. It seems the later the hour, the older the children. I am concerned,...

Original post made by Anymouse on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 19 comments | 12887 Views

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A Halloween love story

When Irina Cross first immigrated to the United States, she was in for the cultural shock of her life: Halloween. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Melissa, on Oct 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 5 comments | 2609 Views

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Police search for witnesses in Tuesday's shooting

East Palo Alto police are still trying to determine a motive in a Tuesday evening shooting that left three city residents...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ID 'person of interest' in Arreguin death

East Palo Alto police said today they have identified a "person of interest" in the April 28 shooting death of 20-year-old...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by karla, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:58 pm | 6 comments | 2780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renters' Rights?

Our neighbor is living in subpar conditions: windows from the 1950s, mold growing, things not working. The owners live overseas...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 26 comments | 15601 Views
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