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AROUND TOWN

Beware negligent cycling dad with little girls in MIdtown

I am very upset. Because I am a good, ultra cautious driver, I avoided colliding with and injuring or killing a tiny girl...

Original post made by neighbor on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:54 pm | 5 comments | 124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reforms may demand change to Gunn 'bell schedule'

Gunn High School's daily "bell schedule" may have to change in 2014-2015 to make time in the school week for full delivery...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gunn parent of 3, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 46 comments | 5378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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<B><B>FLOATING AWAY ... </B>It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the <B>plastic bag</B> is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Mar 24, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 68 comments | 3047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP increases dividends to stockholders

Hewlett Packard today announced that it will raise the quarterly dividend it pays out to shareholders by 10 percent, to 14.52...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by anecdote annie, on Mar 24, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Mar 23, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: When 'bullying' harassment in a Palo Alto school became a federal civil-rights case

Since "bullying" recently became a federal case in Palo Alto schools, with a scorching indictment under a "denial of civil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mom of a victim, on Mar 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Developer offers $13 million for school land

A housing developer has offered to pay $13 million to the Palo Alto school district for a 2.6-acre parcel at 525 San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by The rest of the story, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 35 comments | 5307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tesla delays electric SUV, speeds government loan payment

In February of last year, Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors said it would begin production on it newest line of all-electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Tesla Employee, on Mar 23, 2013 at 3:21 am | 22 comments | 2493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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<B><B>RECUSE ME ... </B>The issue of not enough parking downtown hits close to home for members of the Palo Alto City Council,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Plenty garage space, on Mar 22, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 959 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian breast cancer bill takes effect April 1

A bill introduced by former state Sen. Joe Simitian requiring medical professionals to notify women they have dense breast...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chatelaine, on Mar 22, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to live?

For seniors who want to "love where you live," Avenidas is offering its sixth annual housing conference on that theme on...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Avenidas supporter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1196 Views

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Bloomberg to speak at Stanford commencement

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will address graduates and their families at Stanford University's 122nd Commencement...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Big, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:52 pm | 19 comments | 1785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware the coming Real Estate Bubble Burst

Palo ALto prices are up 36 percent on last year. Beware the bubble. Most of the pressure is coming from Chinese Money....

Original post made by chaz on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Big, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 62 comments | 3240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone see a car and truck racing after each other ...

Saw them going down Channing around 7:30 PM tonight. First a guy in a car went flying down the street going at least...

Original post made by Curious on Mar. 21, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

former Paly baseball coach wanted by police for 6 felonies

Police are also looking for additional sex abuse victims. Story and mug shot in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22834086/bay-area-baseball-coach-orinda-man-charged-c...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Appalled, on Mar 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Lots of chocolate in Palo Alto

A high-end chocolate shop is scheduled to open this week in downtown Palo Alto in the former space of hair and makeup studio...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Panos for Alegio Alegio Chocolaté-Claudio Corallo, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 38 comments | 15569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water musician teaches one drop at a time

Friday, March 22, is forecast to be a mild, sunny day. But when Herb Moore sits down with residents at Heritage Park in Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by shazbar, on Mar 21, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Strategic Plan Focus Group - tonight!

Apparently there is a focus group on the districts Strategic. Emails have gone out with surveys but this focus group is...

Original post made by distracted on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 21, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 7 comments | 1522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for hotel-room robbery and sexual assault

Police have arrested a San Jose man for an armed robbery and sexual assault at Palo Alto's Glass Slipper Inn earlier this...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 21, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 4147 Views
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