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AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Potential gift for Paly gym: $20 million

School board members Tuesday lauded an anonymous family who is considering a possible $20 million donation to renovate Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Right on Time. , on Feb 14, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Late night phone ring

Recently I've been hearing a phone ring late night / early morning. It rings just once. Has an electronic tone not a bell....

Original post made by Simon on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Simon, on Feb 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 1161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car accident on Webster and Forest

There was a nasty accident on Webster and Forest last night (2/13) Cadillac t-boned an Audi dragging it over 60 feet! Part...

Original post made by PAresident1 on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 1173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Curtain up on TheatreWorks' 44th season

TheatreWorks, the veteran Peninsula group, announced its 44th season this week. Five plays and three musicals, including...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Love Theatre, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family explores 'largest gift ever' for Paly athletics

An anonymous Palo Alto family is considering making a "major" donation to help transform indoor athletic facilities at Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by JA3+, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 73 comments | 4746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What happened to PANDA = Palo Alto Neighborhood Disaster Activities

This CERT activity seems to be defunct with a 404 error on the City of Palo Alto website. A victim of budget cuts? http://www.citizencorps.gov/cc/showCert.do?id=13043...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 768 Views

SPORTS

Gunn wrestlers just miss pinning down another title

==B SCVAL Championships== Gunn senior Eric Cramer (126) and sophomore Ian Cramer (132) both won their respective weight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 14, 2013 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by David, on Feb 13, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 15 comments | 4328 Views

SPORTS

Elimination of wrestling sends out Olympic shock waves

Chris Horpel, now in his 10th year as Gunn High's wrestling coach, knows the sport inside and out and has been involved with...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by It's A Shame, on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big transformation underway for San Antonio area

Clearly, the recession is over in the local housing sector. New development could bring more than 1,300 new homes to the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 13, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 32 comments | 9351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents hold vigil as district revises policy on bullying

About two dozen parents and children from the Palo Alto school district stood in a candlelight vigil Monday night, calling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by norahs, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 37 comments | 10691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rent notices stir fears in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto's largest landlord has issued hundreds of three-day notices to pay rent to its tenants in the Woodland Park...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Investor, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 39 comments | 2921 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford trustees approve tuition hikes

Stanford University's undergraduate charges will rise 3.5 percent next year to $56,441, the board of trustees decided this...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by RogueTrader, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Repairs to impact traffic on Embarcadero

Traffic is expected to slow down on Embarcadero Road and Bryant Street in Palo Alto this week while the city repairs a storm...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by sonny, on Feb 13, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inspirational Love Stories of Palo Alto Couples

Many people spend a lifetime searching for true love, but three couples at Moldaw Residences have found it, and they have...

Original post made by lew697 on Feb. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by train in Palo Alto identified

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a train in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified, the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:45 am | 32 comments | 1875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested for Palo Alto kidnap, rape, attempted murder

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap, rape and attempted murder of a Palo Alto woman on early Saturday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 3829 Views
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