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AROUND TOWN

Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property value tax reassessment denied

I hear from many Palo Alto residents who applied for tax reasessment of their properties reducing values that Santa Clara...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to bring jobs to Palo Alto, benefit residents and increase Palo Alto's net worth.

We can look to the Campus for Jewish Life in South Palo Alto to learn how to do this. A large piece of property came on...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aspergers Spouse

In Australia and the UK there are many support groups for people married to a person with Asperger's Syndrome. Here in...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast vs DSL

Is there anyone out there who has experienced ongoing issues with COMCAST high speed internet connection? I am having...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 4590 Views

BOOKS

Plan approved for offices at historic church

The historic Christian Science church in downtown Palo Alto will be preserved, renovated and transformed into an office building...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 3860 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature: An old-fashioned love story

With 118 years of combined experience being married, Bill Hahn and Colleen Coleman decided to take the plunge again this...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 2752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/help-haiti...

Original post made by Ken on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2117 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys survive first soccer showdown with Gunn

It's quickly becoming evident that there may be no easy matches in the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer race this season,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County elects new board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today elected Supervisor Ken Yeager as its new president, replacing Liz Kniss. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Properties buildings face auction

Notices of sale went up on the Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto apartment buildings yesterday morning at 9:30 a.m., adding...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by brassservices@yahoo.com, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 2329 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No bail for Palo Alto murder suspect Zumot

Murder suspect Bulos "Paul" Zumot was denied bail during his arraignment Friday afternoon at the Palo Alto Courthouse. Zumot,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by D, on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 18 comments | 3213 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to review Gunn, Paly buildings

Architectural details of major renovations set for Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are coming into focus. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skunks crossing -- beware of animals in the roads

Beware of skunks and other critters crossing the roads this time of year. According to Palo Alto Animal Services and Santa...

Original post made by Karla Kane on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 12, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest made in foundation embezzlement case

A 52-year-old woman suspected of stealing $100,000 from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has been arrested, Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Jan 12, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 2435 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus'

Early in "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus," the titular mystical showman advises an onlooker, "Don't worry if you don't...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 4782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Knife-wielding man robs Mountain View bank

A man brandishing a knife robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on Castro Street in Mountain View Monday morning before fleeing into...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by ok, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green Waste extra charge for Private Streets

After talking with the driver of the Green Waste truck which services our Midtown private street, I learned that the City...

Original post made by Nat on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by nat, on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 1706 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman's murder under investigation

A popular medical assistant at Palo Alto Medical Foundation who was murdered in Mexico during the July 4 weekend is a Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:43 am | 20 comments | 3432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA forum packed after latest student death

Sobered by the fourth Caltrain death of a Palo Alto student in six months, more than 400 parents and students packed the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by FvygWIVJ, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:51 am | 74 comments | 3790 Views
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