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AROUND TOWN

Assessing the options when a parent is in decline

An aging, widowed parent becomes cognitively impaired, and adult children, scattered around the country or the globe, ponder...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Mar 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 3534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man convicted in ear-biting incident

A Palo Alto man has been convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support the California Clean Money Campaign

Looked in the other day on the California Clean Money Campaign Grassroots Summit being held just down the street from us...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto man dies from swine flu

A 58-year-old Palo Alto man has died after contracting the H1N1 influenza virus, and his family became seriously ill. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by My Take, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:15 am | 33 comments | 19252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time to talk to each other school board and council

Two articles in today's front page. 1. Citizens to aid panel in housing shortage http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/03/11/citizens-panel-to-aid-city-in-addressing-housing-...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Agree, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plans for new elementary school put on hold

For the third time in five years, the Palo Alto Board of Education has hit the pause button on plans to open a new elementary...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:51 am | 12 comments | 3386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Acres

Quiet, friendly and close to schools Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/28/green-acres...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Panhandling at Town & Country

Recently, I was accosted by an aggressive panhandler holding a sleeping child while I was at Town & Country. I'm usually...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:16 am | 13 comments | 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford panel lays out drought-survival strategies

As the state's drought deepens, Stanford University's water conservation efforts and strategies for expanding water resources...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resient 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 3884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hoover School principal announces retirement

Susanne Scott, principal of Herbert Hoover Elementary School for the past eight years, will retire in June, the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Marielena, on Mar 12, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 10 comments | 2130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's Make PA A Drone-Free City

It seems clear as day to me that domestic drone use must be stamped out before it gains a foothold: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/21/coming-drone-attack-ameri...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 59 comments | 3207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Begging Scam?

We were driving today around doing errands and saw 3 different women begging. One was at the Bryant St. Post Office, the...

Original post made by RichardCheney on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 40 comments | 7943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime dim sum spot, Cho's on California Avenue, to close

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a 35-year-old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant on California Avenue, will be serving potstickers,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Marty, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 141 comments | 132947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford volleyball setter is named national player of week

==BI Cardinal corner== The awards continue to roll in for Stanford volleyball setter James Shaw as he has been tabbed the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Volleyball Fan, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why two traffic lights on Embarc at Town and Country

I suppose this has been asked and answered before but I can't find an answer. Sitting thru a green light because the next...

Original post made by Giraffe on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Count your blessings, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 13 comments | 643 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 8534 Views

SPORTS

Madsen set for induction into Pac-12 hoop Hall of Honor

Former standout Mark Madsen will be honored as Stanford's representative for induction into this year's Pac-12 Men's Basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's newest hotel, Epiphany, opens downtown

The first in a spate of planned Palo Alto hotels -- the Epiphany -- is debuting today at 180 Hamilton Ave. in downtown. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:33 am | 41 comments | 11041 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Their rights to speech

Ukraine was governed by probably the most financially corrupt regime in the history of the world, which by the end of its...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III on Mar. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board deals a blow to flood-control effort

An long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:41 am | 66 comments | 16485 Views
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