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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City's electric-wire program hangs in the balance

For nearly 50 years, the City of Palo Alto has slowly and steadily converted electric lines around town from overhead to...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ceri, on Jul 17, 2013 at 10:21 am | 81 comments | 4614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ken Dauber - please form Shadow PAUSD Board

I have posted the following under the thread dealing with Strategic plan - http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=20367 The...

Original post made by village fool on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 17, 2013 at 6:10 am | 42 comments | 7022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission lauds 'true mixed-use' project

A proposed mixed-use development at 3159 El Camino Real that has drawn attention for its high ratio of housing units to commercial...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by present tense, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 41 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Electric Works to move to Mountain View

After 99 years of calling Palo Alto its home, Stanford Electric Works will move to Mountain View at the end of June, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Eddie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 20 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP adds three new directors to board

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it added three new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cassie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Airplane crash puts hospitals' 'mass casualty plan' to the test

Within minutes of Saturday's crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport of an Asiana Airlines flight carrying 307...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by DE-myelinated, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 10952 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s fall in NorCal State Tournament

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars will have to battle their way through the consolation bracket if they want...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by James McNitt, on Jul 16, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor describes research for North Korea book

In "The Orphan Master's Son," North Korea comes to life in the form of a fiction novel, a medium befitting the country's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Fox Ann Kerr , on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 3544 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football drawing more attention

The Stanford football team is drawing plenty of attention heading into the 2013 season as eight more players have been named...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Not enough traffic, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How digital consumption is changing the way kids develop

Like Robbie the robot in Isaac Asimov's 1940 science fiction book, "I, Robot," digital devices may be today's nursemaids...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jambalaya, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 2404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACS adds service to help gay, bisexual teens

Adolescent Counseling Services, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit service agency for teens in distress, announced it has acquired...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by About TIme, on Jul 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

SPORTS

Tosky wins prelim, then disappears from semifinal

==B World University Games== Palo Alto High grad Jasmine Tosky won her prelim heat in the women's 200-meter butterfly...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by WUGS, on Jul 16, 2013 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: a conversation with Jim Fruchterman

Jim Fruchterman, rocket scientist-turned-social entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Benetech, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, develops...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:16 am | 7 comments | 1542 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Political Lynching of George Zimmerman.

Zimmerman (Z) was high tech lynched by the liberal press, before he was arrested. Barack Obama jumped in to tighten the noose....

Original post made by Ken on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jul 15, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 8 comments | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle-dwelling ban in Palo Alto moves forward

Palo Alto's Policy and Services Committee voted on Tuesday night to move forward an ordinance that would ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 122 comments | 4280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto kids representing US at the 2013 Physics Olympiad

Read more: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/traveling-team-selected-to-represent-the-us-physics-team-at-the-2013-international-physics-olympiad-210900671.html Only...

Original post made by Well Wisher on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 15, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 2279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing their own

When Sharon Erickson moved back to her childhood home in 1993, the garden that she had grown up with was in disrepair. But...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cluck cluck, on Jul 15, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 2415 Views

SPORTS

Gibbs wins first tennis tourney title as a pro

Stanford senior Nicole Gibbs defeated Croatia's Ivana Lisjak, 6-1, 6-4, in the championship match of the Yakima Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park at 48

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Jul 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 1140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jury nullification as a tactic

There are some that think jury nullification can be an effective tactic to prevent effective enforcement of local laws (e.g....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 15, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1946 Views
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