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AROUND TOWN

Design plans for Roth Building get approval

Plans to open the Palo Alto History Museum at the historic Roth Building at 300 Homer Ave. ramped up Wednesday when the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by neighborhood resident, on Feb 19, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopes to spur affordable housing

With affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto's planning officials debated on Wednesday night ways to fulfill this need...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 1410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

class rank

I am a new parent, and I don't know how the school give out class rank for the students. It seems they are ranking the students...

Original post made by A Gunn parent on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by A parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search backyards for prowlers

Police were searching backyards in a Palo Alto neighborhood early this morning looking for a pair of prowlers. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: From ambient to upbeat

As gray rainy light filters down through the Stanford Hospital atrium windows, it's met by cheerful Western swing music on...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 5, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the trail of an imaginary flu epidemic

Biology students at Castilleja School scouted out the spread of diseases like flu, tuberculosis and chronic diarrhea this...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 5 comments | 1408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do I find a summer exchange program?

A friend in Germany wants to send their 16-year old son to Palo Alto for August. Are there programs or organizers for this?...

Original post made by Andreas on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible change to crossing guard service.

We just received a call from Lieutenant Ron Watson, PAPD who called to inform us about a change that is being considered...

Original post made by TSR on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Oct 6, 2011 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unruly Peninsula Creamery patron arrested

A Peninsula Creamery patron was arrested Sunday night after grabbing a waitress and punching two other customers who tried...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by tip, on May 5, 2011 at 3:02 am | 5 comments | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver smashes through school wall at Addison

A young driver did several thousand dollars in damage to a building at Addison Elementary School on Saturday evening, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by would have saved a whole lot of trouble, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | 27 comments | 1408 Views

SPORTS

SHP's upset opens door for possible Menlo title repeat

==B Wednesday's CCS roundup== Menlo School baseball coach Craig Schoof should be feeling pretty good following the opening...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by melbelli, on May 18, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man, 23, killed in East Palo Alto shooting

Reports of gunfire led police to an East Palo Alto man who was shot and killed Monday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 20, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 1408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to bolster tenant protection

As East Palo Alto braces for a new landlord to take over more than 1,800 housing units, city officials are considering changing...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Westsider, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 1408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

InnVision to merge with Shelter Network

InnVision, Santa Clara County's leading homeless agency, has merged with Shelter Network of San Mateo, the two agencies announced...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Non-Profit-CEO-Pay-Too-High, on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 8 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama touts technology, participation

In his first live-streaming Q&A with the American people Wednesday, President Barack Obama asserted that new technologies...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:48 am | 9 comments | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games Money Not Yet Approved by City Council

I've been reading the stories about the paid staff for the Senior Games encouraging people to volunteer to work at the games. I...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why Planned Community zoning makes so much trouble

Nothing brings out Palo Alto citizens with the pitchforks as fast as a Planned Community application. Everybody has a different...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gianetta, on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1407 Views
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