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AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Build baby build now, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 1683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>COLLISION COURSE ... </B>A proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to "blend" California's proposed high-speed rail system...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by paneighbor, on May 6, 2011 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto official to lead East Bay school district

After a year with the Palo Alto school district, Directory of Secondary Education Debbra Lindo will depart in June to become...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kris Taylor, on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community committee to advise on new Palo Alto elementary school

A yet-to-be-appointed community advisory committee will examine two possible venues for a 13th elementary school in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 1683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"CLEAR, HOLD, BUILD"

Our president appears to be developing a surge strategy in Afghanistan, one with some teeth. This is based on the notion...

Original post made by Gary on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 1, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 13 comments | 1683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UC system is suck

UC system is our high education system in California. All Californian tax payers pay their money to the state. UC gets the...

Original post made by Jean on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 3:49 am | 6 comments | 1683 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google executive freed by Egyptian authorities

Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim has been released after 10 days of confinement in Egypt for his involvement in ongoing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Well said, DN, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:17 am | 4 comments | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge upholds Palo Alto's affordable-housing program

Developer John Mozart, who sued Palo Alto over its affordable-housing program, lost his case this week after a judge upheld...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 24, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 6 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP pledges $25 million to Children's Hospital

HP will give $25 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital over the next decade, as well as develop a research initiative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA resident, on May 3, 2011 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment, space to be discussed Tuesday

With Palo Alto's elementary school classrooms bursting with children, school officials will meet Tuesday (March 8) to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Tsunami' closes San Mateo County beaches

San Mateo County beaches have been closed due to a tsunami advisory for the West Coast this afternoon resulting from a series...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hansolo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal bus accident similar to 2007 crosswalk incident

Today's fatal bus/pedestrian crash is similar to a bus/pedestrian accident in late October 2007, when an 86-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 1682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Credit card from Palo Alto robbery leads to two arrests

Palo Alto police arrested two Sunnyvale residents who allegedly used a credit card that was stolen during a December robbery...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by the accuser, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 9 comments | 1682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Palo Alto

A man who exposed himself to a Palo Alto woman might have returned to her residence to photograph her, police said on Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by maybee, on Jul 27, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 5 comments | 1682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen assaulted with bat while defending mother

A 17-year-old boy was struck several times with a baseball bat in Palo Alto after he defended his mother from crude sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1682 Views
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