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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County investigates wave of Stanford illnesses

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four who were treated at a hospital...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Update, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 3120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In secret, school board weighs not cooperating with federal agency

Palo Alto Board of Education members and their attorneys have discussed in closed session and in emails how they might challenge...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 142 comments | 13146 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What hours are you opening your doors for Trick-or-treating children

In the past, we've opened the door until 9:00PM. It seems the later the hour, the older the children. I am concerned,...

Original post made by Anymouse on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 19 comments | 12337 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Halloween love story

When Irina Cross first immigrated to the United States, she was in for the cultural shock of her life: Halloween. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Melissa, on Oct 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 5 comments | 2514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police search for witnesses in Tuesday's shooting

East Palo Alto police are still trying to determine a motive in a Tuesday evening shooting that left three city residents...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ID 'person of interest' in Arreguin death

East Palo Alto police said today they have identified a "person of interest" in the April 28 shooting death of 20-year-old...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by karla, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:58 pm | 6 comments | 2665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renters' Rights?

Our neighbor is living in subpar conditions: windows from the 1950s, mold growing, things not working. The owners live overseas...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 26 comments | 15091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planned Stanford housing units mean school enrollment bump

With nearly 250 new units of family-friendly Stanford University housing on the horizon, Palo Alto school officials are puzzling...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 42 comments | 8087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robs bank in downtown Menlo Park

A woman in her mid-20s robbed Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, police report. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:24 am | 2 comments | 1605 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Three people were shot on the 1000 block of Myrtle Street in East Palo Alto last night, according to East Palo Alto Police. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:16 am | 16 comments | 4232 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto Police Chief to leave

Ronald Davis, East Palo Alto's police chief for the past eight years, will leave his post to take a new job in Washington,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by EPA residence, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 9295 Views

SPORTS

First-year Palo Alto captures girls' CCS golf championship

The Palo Alto girls' golf team made some history by capturing its first-ever Central Coast Section title in the sport on...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 1691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford pumpkins this year?

Does anyone know if there will be pumpkins at Professor Kahn's this year in his honor?...

Original post made by Sarah on Oct. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inquiry on Ancestral Line of Ramona and Milton R. Heinrich

I am a relative of Ramona Heinrich who passed away in 2012 and Milton who passed in 1994. I am the family historian, and...

Original post made by RBurke on Oct. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo couple walking dog killed by alleged drunken driver

Two people walking a dog were struck from behind and killed by a suspected drunken driver in Menlo Park on Thursday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 49 comments | 23767 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

San Antonio center to include Mountain View's tallest building?

New plans for a large hotel and office building at San Antonio shopping center were met with more shock than support in a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Don't be such a hypoctite, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 37 comments | 3180 Views

SPORTS

Defensive line is in need of a few good replacements

==B Stanford football == Stanford's defensive front took another hit over the weekend. Senior defensive end Ben Gardner...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Typo-catcher, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pulls the plug on proposed billboard

After flickering for just long enough to enrage the public, Palo Alto's plan to install a digital billboard along U.S. Highway...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:33 am | 12 comments | 15469 Views

SPORTS

A soccer reunion for Stanford grads in San Francisco

Christen Press will join fellow Cardinal grads Rachel Buehler and Nicole Barnhart in an International Friendly against New...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by WNTFan, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 5022 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Egg Fight/Vandalism at Mitchell Park

THis morning Mitchell Park was a total mess, with eggs splattered everywhere and empty egg cartons littering the landscape....

Original post made by Sandy on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by SteveU, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:14 am | 102 comments | 4623 Views
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