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AROUND TOWN

Women with Infants Begging at Midtown Safeway Tonight

Before I get tons of hate responses, I am not a cold-hearted rich person who ignores his fellow man. Regularly (and usually...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by nobody, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tight school board race sparks lively discussion

A competitive race for Palo Alto Board of Education has stirred spirited discussion this fall, unlike the last school board...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:53 am | 51 comments | 2979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caswell leads, Dauber trails, in fundraising

School board incumbent Melissa Baten Caswell led and challenger Ken Dauber trailed in fundraising for next month's election...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chedabob, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Talk of new Palo Alto schools gets more concrete

Launching one -- or even two -- new elementary schools in Palo Alto was at the heart of discussion this week as the Board...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Emily Renzel, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:13 am | 12 comments | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Magical Bridge Playground - Palo Alto Mitchell Park

I want to forward this information on to the Palo Alto community and make sure you are aware about a "NEW" playground slated...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Diann, on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two homicides reported in East Palo Alto Friday

Police are investigating two fatal shootings that occurred three blocks apart in East Palo Alto Friday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by msalexism, on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler eludes police in Duveneck manhunt

A prowler in the backyard of a home on Tulip Lane eluded Palo Alto police on Tuesday after a homeowner spotted him hopping...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by AMR, on Oct 15, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 11 comments | 2386 Views

MOVIES

United Nations film festival comes to Palo Alto

In a film still from a documentary about his life, Gene Robinson stands in his elegant bishop's vestments, a pointed miter...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Betty Meissner, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 1682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to tighten parking requirements downtown

When Palo Alto officials decided to ease the parking rules for downtown developers nearly three decades ago, they did not...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 16 comments | 2357 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents march against violence

East Palo Alto community organizers held a "Stop the Violence" march and rally Sunday, Oct. 14, in the wake of a pair of...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 15, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 854 Views

SPORTS

Overtime loss stings Stanford football

Despite a frustrating loss to host Notre Dame on Saturday, the Stanford football teams remains among the top 25 in the country...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bert , on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Save Buena Vista Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17774 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Oct 15, 2012 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 1617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Road-striping work begins on San Antonio Road

Road-striping work began Wednesday night, Oct. 10, on San Antonio Road in Palo Alto, according to Public Communications Manager...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned cyclist, on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 1599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate race: Hill, Lieber gear up for final battle

Flush with cash, endorsements and legislative accomplishments, state Assemblyman Jerry Hill is riding a wave of momentum...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 14, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few sign up for new 'transitional' program

Despite its origins in Palo Alto, a new law compelling California school districts to offer "transitional kindergarten" has...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 930 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House may decide fate of Moffett Field's Hangar One

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Keith Hull, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

On Deadline: No more "dithering"--Palo Alto pushes 'carbon free' electricity to fight climate change

Palo Alto must "quit dithering" and expedite its carbon-reduction efforts significantly, starting with its electrical utility,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 10 comments | 3481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why did she not get the Nobel Peace Prize?

Malala Yousafzai http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/9606952/Friends-of-Pakistani-girl-shot-by-Taliban-vow-never-to-be-subdued-by-militants.html ...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 14, 2012 at 9:03 am | 8 comments | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 14, 2012 at 6:19 am | 3 comments | 1603 Views
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