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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 1537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man in alleged sexual assault

Palo Alto police have arrested a Palo Alto man who allegedly battered and sexually assaulted his live-in girlfriend on Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by Everyone, on Oct 26, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 3148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mr and Mrs Marissa Meyers pumkin Bash

MArissa Meyers Halloween PUMPKIN PARTY. So the party is now in full glory. It started about 45 minutes ago. Well it started...

Original post made by Astreet on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by ILK, on Oct 26, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 7 comments | 228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

Discover rare vintage gadgets at the Museum of American Heritage; hear the St. Lawrence String Quartet play Bach and Telemann;...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by RL, on Oct 26, 2014 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 52 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ramping up at Mitchell Park Library

The City of Palo Alto took local media on a guided tour Thursday of the new 56,332-square-foot Mitchell Park Library and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows....., on Oct 26, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 2404 Views

BOOKS

An open book

This Saturday, book art enthusiasts will gather at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center for a celebration of paper, bindings,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by jeff, on Oct 26, 2014 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested after allegedly peeping into motel window

Palo Alto police arrested a man on Thursday, Oct. 23, for allegedly peeping into a motel window while parents were changing...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 25, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 592 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man faces 20 years for fraud

A Palo Alto man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court for a real estate investment scheme and could face 20 years in...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by PATTY, on Oct 25, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 2954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Misleading campaign mailer

I received a mailer today from the Kou campaign. First of all, if there is any question about holman, filseth, dubois and...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on Oct 25, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek suspects in alleged armed robbery

A man and woman suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Palo Alto at gunpoint on Wednesday, Oct. 23, escaped with several...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by silly, on Oct 25, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 22 comments | 4723 Views

AROUND TOWN

What IS That Musical Racket? Edgewood?

We came home to some loud, live music that sounds like it's coming from the Edgewood area. A neighbor checked, thinking maybe...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Todd, on Oct 25, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Firemedic, on Oct 25, 2014 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day

A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 1895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to test collection of food scraps from homes

Starting in April, some Palo Alto residents will be putting their food scraps out on the curb for pickup by the city's waste-management...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Shelly Fox, on Oct 24, 2014 at 7:25 pm | 23 comments | 3088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board

While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 8767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:58 am | 17 comments | 3047 Views

SPORTS

Paly names former assistant as new head wrestling coach

Braumon Creighton has been the assistant wrestling coach at Palo Alto High since 2011. It's a position he no longer fills,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Frick, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can we have a new Safeway like Los Altos?

I recently was visiting in Los Altos and used the new Safeway. It is a large store above a street level parking lot. Unlike...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:11 am | 17 comments | 466 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents face growing concern over small commuter planes

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation -- A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel." Some...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Quercus, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 57 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why no report about police activity at Challenger School?

Why is there no news item about this incident? Since it affected traffic in the evening commute, it is newsworthy even...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by AlmaT, on Oct 24, 2014 at 2:16 am | 9 comments | 451 Views
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