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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens arsonist gets 20-year sentence

A man who was convicted of setting a fire in 2007 that destroyed a Palo Alto Walgreens store was sentenced 20 years in prison...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by RandallMcMurphy, on May 29, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 11 comments | 9333 Views

SPORTS

Hang on, it's a bumpy ride

It's starting to look a lot like 2005. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29224...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on May 29, 2013 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto VA aims to curb deaths from sepsis

A blue bus parked outside the Palo Alto Veteran Affair's Medical Center on Miranda Avenue has been the center of a statewide...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hospitals-Kill-More-People-Than-Guns, on May 29, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 4709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils plans for perimeter trail

Stanford University officials won praise for plans to build a biking and pedestrian trail leading from El Camino Real to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2013 at 3:48 am | 28 comments | 2405 Views

RESTAURANTS

Umami on University

Hardbound books with titles like "Dreamers of the American Dream," "Inside Asia," "The Periccone Prescription" and "Harvard...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 28, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fugitive escapes police manhunt in Palo Alto

A man who is wanted by police for burglary escaped a manhunt in Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on May 28, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto reboots its dream of a fiber network

For more than 15 years, Palo Alto's drive toward a citywide fiber network flickered on and off like a faulty dial-up connection,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 28, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 62 comments | 219345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to ponder calendar, Cubberley, new school

As the Palo Alto school board approaches the touchy subject of determining an academic calendar for the school year 2014-15...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on May 28, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 9 comments | 2512 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Gibbs repeats as singles champion

==B NCAA tennis== Stanford junior Nicole Gibbs defeated Nebraska's Mary Weatherholt, 6-2, 6-4, on Monday in Urbana, Ill.,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on May 28, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City hopes to bring back second school-resource officer

With its financial picture brightening, Palo Alto is looking to bring back a school-resource officer position that was slashed...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Stanford Laptop Orchestra

Musicians of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra share their current experimental works, reflect on the interactions of humans...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gethin, on May 28, 2013 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Overdevelopment: learning from the past - RECALLS

I just wanted to share this article about the 1967 Recall Election. http://www.paloaltohistory.com/1967-palo-alto-recall.php "For...

Original post made by Remember on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>SMOKED OUT ... </B>Palo Alto took a giant swing at tobacco earlier this month when the City Council swiftly approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 27, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Just how high can rent be increased?!?

I have been a great tenant for almost 16 years. The landlord (now in property management) is not the greatest, & maintenance...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by John, on May 27, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 40 comments | 125283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Antonio Shopping Center evacuation lifted

Mountain View police evacuated nearby residents and businesses after a suspicious package was reported at San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by reader, on May 27, 2013 at 12:36 am | 2 comments | 1513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No reporters available

A suspicious item was found at the San Antonio shopping center. Streets are closed and the bomb squad has been called in....

Original post made by Where is the weekly? on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by reader, on May 27, 2013 at 12:07 am | 2 comments | 687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sad News

I received this in my email today, my heart goes out to Ms. Elsbernd and her family friends and the Jordan community. 5/24/13 Hi...

Original post made by Jon S on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on May 26, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views
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