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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Christmas Tree Lane lighting up for holidays

Santa will be approaching Fulton Street chimneys, reindeer will be landing on the lawn, snowmen will be "singing" in a row...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by waste of time, on Dec 15, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 9 comments | 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does the Library have multiple member categories?

I was going to ask this from a Librarian next time I was in the Library, but thought I'll ask here as well (in case someone...

Original post made by pa_mom on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by tom, on Dec 15, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Karate Kick-a-thon to support families from Newtown

I have been teaching Karate and Self-Defense in this area for many years and have been organizing an annual charity kick-a-thon...

Original post made by Jon Keeling on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Read the post, on Dec 15, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 6 comments | 966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Today is the day to talk about Gun Control in Palo Alto

I am not normally a political rantist, but I feel so strongly about this and we do need to act to prevent more bloodshed...

Original post made by Gun Control on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 15, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 16 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

A PERFECT MATCH? ... The intricate courtship between Palo Alto and Yangpu, a district within Shanghai, started to get serious...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Janet F, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Save a Life, Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive for Palo Alto Mom

What: Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive When: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 2:00 pm-5:30 pm Where: Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made by Melissa Baten Caswell on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by A.Neck Dote, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2801 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Charges dropped in Palo Alto bus fatality

A SamTrans bus driver facing a vehicular-manslaughter charge after her bus struck a pedestrian in Palo Alto in 2010 was exonerated...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by ndnorth, on Dec 15, 2012 at 10:47 am | 21 comments | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit-and-run driver injures cyclist near Jordan

A driver fled a collision involving a bicyclist outside Jordan Middle School Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 11, and police are seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Victor, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:36 am | 54 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ponders design of new bike bridge

Emboldened by a $4 million grant and a freshly completed master plan, Palo Alto is rolling ahead with design work on a new...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lance, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:21 am | 24 comments | 10053 Views

SPORTS

Police post traffic advisories for Saturday and Sunday

Palo Alto police have issued traffic advisories for both Saturday and Sunday in connection with a sold-out Stanford football...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Thanks Stanford for traffic, on Dec 14, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 15 comments | 2671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend 28th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of people from Palo Alto and beyond ventured out to the Baylands Friday night for the 28th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ariel Hessing, on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 25 comments | 3189 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams has All-American season

Former Palo Alto High standout Davante Adams made quite an impact on the Fresno State football team this season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Strive, on Dec 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help make holiday bouquets for our hospitalized veterans Sunday, 12/16/12. Everyone welcome!

Sunday, December 16, you are invited to help make holiday bouquets and cards for our veterans at the Palo Alto Veterans...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 14, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to consider approving a pilot residential collection policy for compost; hear a "Year...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rare monoamniotic twins delivered at Packard Hospital

A dramatic delivery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has saved the lives of twin girls who might not have survived to...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking, infrastructure woes loom large in 2013

The glaring problems of insufficient downtown parking and decaying infrastructure will likely tower over other Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 1599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was later...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:49 am | 10 comments | 994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divided council beefs up parking requirements

With downtown residents up in arms about a dearth of parking in their neighborhoods, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Boo hoo, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 22 comments | 2287 Views
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