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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Common scams in Palo Alto

The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gopal Das, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woods returns to Bay Area for Frys.com Open

Former Stanford All-American golfer Tiger Woods will be back in the Bay Area in October to compete in the Frys.com Open Tournament...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Aug 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto wins 'grassroots' redevelopment award

In the last undeveloped area of East Palo Alto, most see empty fields, vacant lots and long underutilized, decrepit industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bobby D, on May 14, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 1277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New lots to alleviate parking woes in Woodlands area

Two new parking lots at East Palo Alto's Woodland Park Apartments have opened, offering 90 new spaces that will hopefully...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Follower of hutch, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 25 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Agenda

<B><B>CITY COUNCIL ... </B>The council plans to discuss the creation of a Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation Master...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groupon to expand its Palo Alto presence

Groupon, a Chicago-based company that specializes in "daily deal" coupons for groups of consumers, is expanding its presence...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:21 am | 10 comments | 1276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teacher wins Richmond Award

East Palo Alto Charter School physical education teacher Stephen Ashford, who has built a reputation as a rap artist who...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Contratulations, on Apr 9, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1276 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto sweeps swim titles in De Anza Division finals

==I SHP sweeps titles; M-A boys win PAL crown== Given a 54-point lead after the diving finals earlier in the week, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 9, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1276 Views

SPORTS

Bank of the West Classic adds another top player to field

For the second time in four years, the Bank of the West Classic player field will feature four of the top 10 women's tennis...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

New lion sighting in Woodside, tracks at Stanford

A mountain lion was spotted in Woodside, near Interstate Highway 280, on Saturday night, emergency officials said. Lion tracks...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Karen Offen, on Jan 25, 2011 at 7:31 am | 8 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek Trail to close this afternoon

A Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve trail linking with Mountain View will be closed on Tuesday afternoon and possibly on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hill enjoys fundraising edge in state Senate race

With elections just days away, Assemblyman Jerry Hill is banking on his superior campaign chest to help him carry the day...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's anti-stress bell schedule and class scheduling

I had no idea about the scheduling of core classes as noted below. I don't know if the jury is still out, but I and others...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paperwork! There oughta be a law...

You know how the banks finally got fed up and made us all sign the check on one side in one direction so they could automatically...

Original post made by fed up on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:06 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto shooting wounds two teens

Two teens were injured in a Wednesday night shooting that may have been motivated by road rage in East Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 12, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo pledges 'no' vote on Syria Strike

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, came out Wednesday against U.S. military action in Syria, saying she would prefer a diplomatic...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Noel, on Sep 14, 2013 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:12 am | 7 comments | 1275 Views
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