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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to hold Tree Lighting event Friday

Palo Alto plans to usher in the holiday season this Friday -- rain or shine -- with a Holiday Tree Lighting event in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 3676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two local graduates head to Annapolis, West Point

Grace Hamilton reported Monday to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Kevin Flaherty began his "plebe summer" Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Another PA mom, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 18 comments | 2575 Views

SPORTS

Stanford fans will have to weather some tough parking

For those planning on driving to Stanford on Friday to watch either the women's volleyball team open NCAA Tournament play...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:53 am | 4 comments | 1207 Views

SPORTS

M-A hires Napolitano as new boys' polo coach

Menlo-Atherton has hired Giovanni Napolitano as its new boys' varsity water polo coach following the retirement of legendary...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, Stanford win $10 million for bike bridge, trails

Palo Alto's bicyclists, pedestrians and nature lovers had much to celebrate Tuesday after the Santa Clara County Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:55 am | 33 comments | 3672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Will Palo Alto rise up to defeat mega projects?

September was quite a month for development proposals in Palo Alto. First there was Jay Paul's proposal for 311,000 square...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New study on genetically engineered foods

The first-ever lifetime feeding study1 evaluating the health risks of genetically engineered foods was published online on...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:34 am | 6 comments | 1808 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prop 37 failing???

So strange, Californians vote for Obama yet against Prop 37? ...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:28 am | 21 comments | 1787 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27703...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dionne, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang crackdown in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Fed up with more than a dozen shootings between rival gangs in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, police from East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 16 comments | 1194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two caregivers sentenced for $171,256 elder fraud

Two East Palo Alto women were sentenced Thursday to 11 months in jail and 5 years probation for defrauding an 82-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Treal Talk, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 16 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's high school grads offer advice

More than 90 percent of Palo Alto's high school graduates feel academically prepared for college but fewer than 70 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Nov 28, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 13 comments | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moldaw Residents to Hold Arts and Crafts Show

Seniors in their 70s, 80s and 90s who live at Moldaw Residences are exploring their talents and learning how to express themselves...

Original post made by G on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by G, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lytton Gardens reprimanded over care of patients

The California Department of Health and Human Services is requiring Lytton Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lyn, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 27 comments | 3392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby Izack murder trial begins

The trial of an East Palo Alto man accused in the 2011 shooting of 3-month-old Izack Jimenez Garcia is scheduled to begin...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 814 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoke gets in your eyes

Now we can relax: The new Dittmer's smells the same as the old Dittmer's — smoky. Over a year and a half since fire...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gisele, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 4869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting wounds one person

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that left one person wounded late Tuesday morning, Nov. 27 -- the fourth...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views
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