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SCHOOLS & KIDS

why no air pollution warnings for Palo Alto?

I noticed that the Menlo Park Almanac and Mountain View Voice publish Spare The Air pollution warnings. Why are these not...

Original post made by parent on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain priest was former Saint Francis High School chaplain

Saint Francis High School and its alumni are mourning the death of their former chaplain, Rev. Eric Freed, after his body...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Atheist, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 7084 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 7, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 9420 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 45 comments | 3657 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Seniors reflect on life with 'guided autobiographies'

The death of Sheila Dunec's mother was the spark that ultimately led her to launch community-based classes in "life stories...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hersh, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 3676 Views

MOVIES

The best of 2013 on the big screen

When the Weekly film critics assemble their lists of the top 10 movies of the year, it's anyone's guess whether anyone will...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 7, 2014 at 9:37 am | 15 comments | 26623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jan 6, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 5755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off the Grid food trucks may come to Menlo Park

Off the Grid, a highly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. The organization...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jan 6, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 22 comments | 6893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steve Levy: blogger rights or thin-skinned censor?

This comment is not really directed toward Mr. Steve Levy, PA online blogger, but rather to the editors and administrators...

Original post made by a reader on Jan. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 4401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cheating Death on Skateboard

What is it with kids longboarding (skateboards) down the mountain roads in Los Altos Hills. All I can say is stupid! And...

Original post made by David on Jan. 5, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jan 6, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lawsuit filed against driver who struck young boys

A Menlo Park family has filed a lawsuit against the driver of a car that reportedly jumped a curb and pinned two 6-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Retired teacher, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 18770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Solar program remains a challenge in Palo Alto

When Palo Alto launched in spring 2012 a program that allows local businesses to sell solar energy to the city, officials...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Got it right, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:17 am | 16 comments | 10248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto: Man accidentally shoots himself in head

An East Palo Alto man apparently shot himself in the head while intoxicated on New Year's Eve, a police sergeant said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:54 am | 8 comments | 4851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do you notice airplane noise?

It was not until I started working on a different shift and staying away way into the night that I started to notice that...

Original post made by Anon. on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by So fortunate! , on Jan 5, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 25 comments | 3462 Views

SPORTS

No roses for Stanford football the second time around

Tyler Gaffney rushed for 91 yards and scored a touchdown, Palo Alto grad Kevin Anderson returned an interception 40 yards...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 5, 2014 at 12:54 am | 18 comments | 4805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Composting in Palo Alto

I recently started collecting food scraps in a compostable bags and was hoping the bags will be taken away with our yard...

Original post made by Helen on Jan. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed parking program a tough sell downtown

Palo Alto's residents and business owners rarely see eye to eye when it comes to downtown parking, but the city's latest...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by ken again, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 7123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's year of disruptions

Palo Alto's City Council started the year with lofty aspirations, pledging to tackle nagging long-term problems in the city....

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Good changes, on Jan 4, 2014 at 1:54 am | 52 comments | 12242 Views

SPORTS

Stanford rally falls short in Pac-12 men's basketball opener

==BI Cardinal corner== Stanford had a chance to take control of its Pac-12 men's basketball opener in the final minutes...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man in motorized wheelchair injured in car collision

A man in his 90s suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a car as he crossed Hamilton Avenue in downtown Palo Alto in...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Jan 3, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 7941 Views
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