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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oakland man arrested on suspicion of lewd conduct in Palo Alto park

An Oakland man who police said exposed himself to a woman in a Palo Alto park was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 8, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 15, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 2875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Giving up on the compost trial.

My family has been trying out the new compost policy and it is too inefficient for our family to make worthwhile. We are...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Riding the whole foods wave

Palo Alto-based Homemade Cooking offers weekly two-hour cooking classes at which members are introduced to seasonal ingredients,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 3847 Views

SPORTS

It will be a big Stanford reunion when Colts host the Patriots

It will be quite a reunion when the New England Patriots visit the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in a battle of AFC division-leading...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Oct 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1755 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Low Flying Prop Plane

Yesterday, Oct 12, I heard a racket from inside the house, went to the window and saw a very low prop plane (seen in gaps...

Original post made by Amy on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Oct 14, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 18 comments | 823 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Azevedo is Player of the Century in Pac-12 polo

Stanford and United States National Team standout Tony Azevedo (2001-04) was named the Pac-12 Men's Water Polo Player of...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Gennifer Flowers, on Oct 14, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cat maulings by coyotes prompt warning for pet owners

A series of cat maulings in Palo Alto this summer has raised concerns among some residents and has prompted a warning to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Raccons, on Oct 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 3656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss Strategic Plan survey

The school district's 2015 Strategic Plan survey results, which the school board will discuss Tuesday night, offers insight...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Fairness and Honesty, on Oct 14, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 12 comments | 2414 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys top M-A, grab control of PAL water polo race

Prep water polo The Menlo School boys took a big step toward taking back the PAL Bay Division water polo title they lost...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:35 pm | 15 comments | 3189 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Summit to spotlight domestic violence in Palo Alto

Domestic violence is the kind of issue that is often thought to afflict women in less economically well-off communities....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Family and Children Services of Silicon Valley, on Oct 13, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 3223 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Teachable Moment

Last week the Paly High student newspaper has editorialized that "The Campanile believes that Dauber acted inappropriately...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 13 comments | 1157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recording released of response to motorcycle fatality

Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman has released an audio recording of the Menlo Park Fire District's response to a Sept. 22...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:05 am | 13 comments | 4790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sense, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 65 comments | 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Hmm, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 61 comments | 12082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 12, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 40 comments | 7891 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, UCLA all set for a showdown after bye week

No. 15-ranked Stanford is well into preparation for Thursday night's nationally televised game football game on ESPN against...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony Sandoval, on Oct 12, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Personalizing the 'urban forest'

The current dialogue over northern Palo Alto's historic "urban forest" may mean that residents need to take more personal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 7 comments | 3566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP: Motorcyclist splitting lanes when crash occurred

A motorcyclist killed Tuesday in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto appears to have been splitting lanes at a high...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Chip, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 39 comments | 9552 Views

AROUND TOWN

New cameras to count bikers, pedestrians

Dozens of cameras will be installed on utility poles throughout Palo Alto as part of the city's latest attempt to gauge the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by To Resident, on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:53 am | 57 comments | 5226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson and...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ed B., on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 3207 Views
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