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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 6894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park celebrates cultural diversity

Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood association is creating a series of "Celebrate Cultural Diversity" events to attract...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by All-American, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:01 am | 22 comments | 2953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department hosts Twitter ride-along Tuesday

Fresh on the heels of Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns' "virtual ride-along" on Twitter Friday, the Palo Alto Fire Department...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:45 am | 19 comments | 1580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Old oak in Rinconada Park to be felled

An inspection of oak trees at Rinconada Park in Palo Alto after a large tree fell onto Walter Hays Elementary School grounds...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pat, on Feb 19, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 7 comments | 3141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

Palo Alto officials are considering imposing new conditions, including an environmental study and additional "public benefits,"...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by J, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 69 comments | 5287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor spotted Friday likely unrelated to Russia's

Bay Area stargazers caught a glimpse of a meteor over the Peninsula Friday night, Feb. 15, but it probably wasn't related...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 1095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center offers tours for tots

Aiming to cultivate the next generation of art lovers, Stanford's Cantor Arts Center has launched Family Sunday programs,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Just asking, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 3 comments | 1922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real estate: The rebirth of the Eichler

Realtor Monique Lombardelli isn't content just to sell iconic, 1950s-era Joseph Eichler homes. She wants to build them, too...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Russ, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 25 comments | 11730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Verde

In 1948, Joseph Eichler sought to build modern middle-class houses for the massive post-World War II rush to suburbia. The...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Unfair meadow, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:25 pm | 5 comments | 1842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is tax id of City of Palo Alto summer camp?

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Original post made by Natalie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ken, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 4370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Painful bullying stories told to school board

Amid tearful recountings by parents of painful school bullying situations, Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Misha, on Feb 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 124 comments | 4473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Geometry in middle school?

Is geometry offered in middle school? I went to the Terman website and looks like the math lanes stop at Algebra I. A...

Original post made by Barron Dad on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 18, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 62 comments | 6212 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State of the Union

SOTU speech tonight. With the Republican response from two: Marco Rubio (who voted AGAINST the Violence Against Women...

Original post made by Martina on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kill High-Speed Rail in favor of Self-Driving Car Autobahn?

I listened to the governor's speech and his comments about high speed rail (HSR), and it occurred to me that maybe HSR isn't...

Original post made by Forward on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 5 comments | 1364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students arrested on weapons charges

Two Palo Alto High School students have been arrested in separate incidents involving a stun gun and a homemade, cork-shooting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Feb 18, 2013 at 9:20 am | 53 comments | 3579 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

On-call nurses allege they must sleep in cars

The Jan. 23 burglary of a Lucile Packard Children's Hospital nurse's car while she slept in it has become a lightning rod...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by PRN, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:35 am | 17 comments | 5679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Less puns in headlines please

Am I the only one getting tired of all the puns in news headlines. It detracts from the news itself and often gives the wrong...

Original post made by PAW Reader on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Grammar, on Feb 17, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 1170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hollywood leftist oppression.

The recent movie "Zero Dark Thirty" explained the truth that waterboarding, and related enhanced interrogation methods, produced...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 17, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused Stanford mall fraudster had assault weapon

Palo Alto police said a man who allegedly used counterfeit credit cards to defraud stores at Stanford Shopping Center had...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 17, 2013 at 6:41 am | 11 comments | 10191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tech Savvy Students Hold One-on-One Tutoring Sessions for Moldaw Residents

High school students from Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton were among a group of tech savvy teenagers who volunteered...

Original post made by lew697 on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by big, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 1065 Views
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