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AROUND TOWN

Teen shot by pellet gun in East Palo Alto robbery

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun during an armed robbery in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by carpo, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High winds expected to whip through Bay Area

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. The utility is anticipating...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by peninsula commuter, on Dec 2, 2011 at 6:12 am | 9 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors seek to encourage Palo Alto youth

The majority of Palo Alto teens think their neighborhoods are unfriendly, but residents in Midtown say they want to change...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by terryg, on Mar 28, 2012 at 7:44 am | 7 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow groundbreaking expected in January

Construction is expected to begin in January on a new two-story classroom building at Fairmeadow Elementary School. The Board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 27, 2011 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing culture to the classroom

At James Flood Magnet Elementary School in Menlo Park Friday, the first graders were finding it hard to contain their enthusiasm....

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Claire Emery, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If I found $150,000 to spend on the schools, I would...

The school board's answer is "hire a public relations person"! What's yours? My ideas: better school lunch, tutoring for...

Original post made by Terman dad on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Linguist, on May 16, 2013 at 8:45 am | 20 comments | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mother of U.S. senator dies in Palo Alto

Edith R. Wyden, 91, a resident of Palo Alto, died June 19 of advanced Alzheimer's disease. Wyden was the mother of U.S. Sen....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Quite a task, on Jun 21, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Emarson Nickings, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dumping in Permanente Creek

The Los is looking to form a citizen-led group to perform water quality measurements on Permanente Creek. Lehigh cement...

Original post made by Susan Hong on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood market faces foreclosure

Hassan Bordbari sat in a chair in the floral section of his Barron Park Market and Florist eating lentil soup out of a battered...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 9 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police search for suspect in Redwood City armed robberies

Police released a photo Wednesday of a man believed to be connected to as many as five armed robberies at businesses in North...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Finish El Camino Park

Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission was right earlier this week when it urged the city staff and City Council to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds fault with application for Buena Vista's conversion

The owner of Palo Alto's only trailer park home must go back to the drawing board in his quest to redevelop the site after...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 1096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn loses a long-time member of its athletics community

It was a little past midnight on Oct. 20, 2011 when the Gunn High athletic community lost one of its most beloved members...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Oct 26, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1096 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 | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day at the UN

Thereís been the debate this week at the United Nations on a resolution on Harmony with Nature that was introduced by the...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A helping hand for kids

When Nina first wound up in a homeless shelter six years ago, escaping an abusive relationship, her main concern was immediate:...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Scruffy, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1095 Views
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