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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, students named to calendar committee

The Palo Alto school district has named some 20 parents, teachers, administrators and students to a committee to evaluate...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 3, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 91 comments | 5095 Views

SPORTS

Residents advised to leave barricades up

Drivers can be cited for removing traffic cones and barricades through a closed/flooded area, according to Linda Clerkson,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Don't kill me PA driver, on Dec 3, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 6 comments | 1955 Views

SPORTS

Stanford heads to Rose Bowl after 27-24 win

==I Cardinal will face Wisconsin on January 1== Jordan Williamson made a 36-yard field goal with 6:49 left to play and...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Dec 3, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 1150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Less Government, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 1203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary victim speaks out about break-in

Palo Alto burglars apparently adhered to the old postal adage about neither rain nor sleet nor snow keeping them away during...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 10539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday helpers

People across the Peninsula are celebrating the holiday season by giving gifts that trump those you might find at a department...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reader of the print version, on Dec 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly - Another Honors class not Honorably ranked by UC?

Is it correct that it turns out that a Physics H. class just followed an English H. class - UC will not weigh as honors?...

Original post made by just wondering on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:56 am | 27 comments | 2890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Senior housing planned for old orchard property

Palo Alto could gain 59 homes for seniors if an affordable-housing project by the Palo Alto Housing Corporation becomes a...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by g.eichberg, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 1575 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for assaulting prostitute

A Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday night, Nov. 29, after allegedly punching a prostitute and threatening her with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 2, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arrillaga scales down plan for University Avenue

A controversial plan by developer John Arrillaga to build a new "arts and innovation district" with four office towers and...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Concerns, on Dec 2, 2012 at 12:02 am | 24 comments | 1387 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted sexual assault reported in Palo Alto

A man broke in to a home in the 100 block of Hawthorne Avenue early this morning and "may have been about to commit a sexual...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:53 pm | 40 comments | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown's growing pains

The rest of America may still be shaking off the economic hangover from the Great Recession, but downtown Palo Alto is fully...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Matt L, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 44 comments | 5804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officer reprimanded for off-duty incident

A Palo Alto officer has been reprimanded and directed to seek counseling for allegedly failing to fully cooperate with the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anony, on Dec 1, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 27 comments | 1628 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coming clean

About 40 employees of SurveyMonkey, a Palo Alto tech firm that offers online surveys, grew mustaches in November, only to...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by annon, on Dec 1, 2012 at 6:38 am | 9 comments | 923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making the future profitable for youth

Investment counselor Thomas Arrington usually spends his time managing the assets and portfolios of high-profile clients....

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mark C, on Dec 1, 2012 at 6:17 am | 3 comments | 1506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 2441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Just downtown tonight ... noticed lots of scratched plate glass ?

I went downtown tonight to eat dinner. We had the usual great salads at Sprouts Cafe, and as we went out the door for a...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 30, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 5615 Views

SPORTS

Parry proves he made the right decision to play football at Stanford

Few thought David Parry could play football at the major-college level, but he knew he had the talent. "I had a bunch of...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by AUGUST JUHL, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

SPORTS

Stanford vs. UCLA: It's a run for the roses

==B College football== ==I Next game: Friday, 5 p.m., FOX (2)== The formalities are over -- the All-Pac-12 football team...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by James, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 4217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City girl killed while riding bike

A Redwood City teen was killed in a traffic collision as she was riding her bike Monday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:27 am | 14 comments | 1123 Views
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