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AROUND TOWN

New Name for Main Library

Mitchell Park is a larger library so we have to rename our former Main Library. I suggest Steve Jobs' name since he lived...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2013 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple to open new Stanford Mall store

After two years of blithe "no comment" from Apple, the tech company is finally acknowledging what has long been apparent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bear market, on Sep 9, 2013 at 9:12 am | 10 comments | 14355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Mayor Greg Scharff on 'home stretch,' but should mayor terms be longer?

Just about every mayor in recent years has complained — many directly to me — that the one-year term limit as...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Less sweet talk, its how you vote, on Sep 9, 2013 at 1:13 am | 18 comments | 3059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around town

<B><B>MAPMAKER, MAPMAKER MAKE ME A MAP ... </B> As Palo Alto rushes to become America's top bicycling destination, its students...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Van Daan, on Sep 8, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 5 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone tried Young Builders in Midtown?

A new storefront has opened in Midtown near Subway called Young Builders. It appears to offer classes for kids to make wooden...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 8, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 6 comments | 4943 Views

AROUND TOWN

11:00 2 large helicoptors seen

Did anyone else see 2 large military helicoptors fly over midtown or other areas of Palo Alto today, September 6th around...

Original post made by Kerry on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by MisInfoWars, on Sep 8, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Worker fired by VA hospital seeks job back

A social worker fired by the Veteran Affairs (VA) Hospital in Palo Alto is waging a campaign to get her job back, alleging...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 8, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students find a fiery passion in glassblowing

Heat, light and camaraderie fuel a well-ordered space on the northern edge of the Palo Alto High School campus, where more...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Kelli Hagen, on Sep 8, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 7 comments | 33748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Truth Time: Palo Alto Rezone of Buena Vista Mobile Park Eliminates More than 90 Low-Income Housing Units

Please ponder this question with intellectual honesty: How can Palo Alto Vote eliminate more than 90 low-income housing...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 8, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 20 comments | 1233 Views

SPORTS

It'll be a fresh start for Stanford's Hogan at QB

Kevin Hogan's rise to prominence came about almost as suddenly as Stanford's rise as an elite football program. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 8, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 6824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father pleads 'not guilty' in crash that killed daughters

The San Bruno father who crashed his SUV last November, killing two of his daughters, pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Alphonso, on Sep 8, 2013 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for shoplifting

An 18-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on charges of burglary and possession of stolen property after Nordstrom personnel...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 7, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 22 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT tutoring

My son, a Paly senior, is about to apply to college. He likes the CSUs (California State University). They are peculiar...

Original post made by PalyDad on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by another parent, on Sep 7, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 18 comments | 4760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arduous educational journey for chronically ill student

Elijah King of Palo Alto is doing well a month into his freshman year at Ohio University, but getting there was a nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 7, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 19 comments | 2813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 28 comments | 2669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Oregon Ave, Sept 4

The PAPD log says there was a "sexual assault/rape" on Oregon Ave (the frontage road north of Oregon Expressway) on September...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hosts Sept. 11 'Multifaith Peace Picnic'

Organizers of a "peace picnic" in Palo Alto say they are continuing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Dream" by hosting...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by The Bible says...., on Sep 6, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 1548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audio slideshow: The Glass Menagerie

Three times a week, advanced art students at Palo Alto High School take to an outdoor glass blowing studio to craft everything...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by go unleaded, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 12732 Views

SPORTS

Menlo teams get the best of their M-A rivals

==B Thursday's prep roundup== The Menlo School boys' water polo team and girls' volleyball squad opened their respective...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is PA majority against attacking Syria? Let's find out.

From a number of conversations I've had recently, it seems that a majority of Palo Altans are against unilateral military...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 9 comments | 944 Views
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