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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers with...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on May 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School for dyslexic children to hold information night

A Palo Alto-based independent school for children with dyslexia will hold an information night for prospective families Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by yes, wcdbpa, on May 24, 2013 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 2639 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City set to bid for historic post office

The check isn't exactly in the mail, but Palo Alto took its first major move toward buying the Hamilton Avenue post office...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 24, 2013 at 10:52 am | 25 comments | 9078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford rewards walk-bike commuters with cash

Stanford University faculty and staff who walk or bike to work will now not only feel good about helping the environment,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on May 24, 2013 at 9:54 am | 31 comments | 5115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tries to make 'hackathons' a family affair

Hackers, designers and Silicon Valley technophiles will flood downtown Palo Alto's most prominent gathering spot with food,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 24, 2013 at 8:02 am | 7 comments | 3415 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ruthless silenced

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is heading to Capitol Hill , where heís expected to be grilled over the Justice Departmentís...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 23, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy Scouts vote to allow gay boys

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/23/us/boy-scouts-sexual-orientation The Boy Scouts of America national council...

Original post made by Scout parent on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on May 23, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former student, now pop star in Japan, recounts story

A school-sponsored trip to Japan sparked a love for all things Japanese in Chris Hart, a 13-year-old African-American teenager...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by rob, on May 23, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 5814 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting victim identified

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto Wednesday night has been identified as 20-year-old Gabriel Arreguin, a police captain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by concerned about our city, on May 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 28 comments | 3613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police chief declares 'crime emergency'

A series of gun-related crimes over the weekend that culminated with the the death of 16-year-old boy has prompted East Palo...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by The Truth, on May 23, 2013 at 10:51 am | 22 comments | 5738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congdon and Crome to close after 109 years

Downtown office-supply store Congdon and Crome will close, nearly 110 years after its opening in Palo Alto in 1904. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by undrgrndgirl, on May 23, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hits the brakes on new housing vision

Palo Alto's official housing vision, already years overdue, will undergo further revisions after residents around Maybell...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Massive scam, on May 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 4917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive Maybell Avenue proposal wins zoning victory

A controversial senior-housing development proposed for Maybell Avenue scored a victory during an emotional meeting Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Please no rezoning, on May 22, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 3163 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deaths

Charles Perry III Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16366 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Adam, on May 22, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table

After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PAmom33, on May 22, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 66 comments | 3048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford: Earth's core is surprisingly weak

Stanford University researcher Arianna Gleason and assistant professor Wendy Mao discovered that the Earth's inner core is...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Office Decor Robbie , on May 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 2338 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shoptalk: Fleming's Steakhouse expanding

Big plans are on the horizon for Fleming's Steakhouse at Stanford Shopping Center. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29672...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 10 comments | 5602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds rebuke district over email to parents

A letter sent to all Duveneck Elementary School parents on April 15 by the school's principal about a new investigation into...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by PTA mom, on May 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 2635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Tesla repays Federal loans 9 years early

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_23300602/tesla-motors-fully-repays-465-million-federal-loan What...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 22, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 740 Views
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