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RESTAURANTS

Any Low-Noise Restaurants?

Noisy restaurants are making it impossible to enjoy talking to people over a meal. Are there any moderately priced places...

Original post made by Please stop the racket on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:56 am | 20 comments | 1584 Views

RESTAURANTS

Recommend a good year round CSA?

I'd like to sign up for a year round CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Pick up anywhere in Palo Alto or Menlo Park is...

Original post made by Organiclaws on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 2139 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Natural-gas incident prompts road closure in Palo Alto

El Camino Real in Palo Alto between Charleston Road and Ventura Avenue, which was briefly closed Thursday afternoon due to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

AROUND TOWN

gas leak at El Camino / Los Robles

http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28187 Why was there no emergency notification of any sort? No email or...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police release sketch of suspected residential burglar

Palo Alto police have released a color sketch of a man wanted in connection with the burglary of a home in the 1000 block...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:19 am | 17 comments | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Indecent exposure reported near Cal Ave

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman while she was sitting in a parked car near California...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by confused, on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest in decades-old Mtn. View murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be served in the death of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found strangled...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How much do you spend on groceries a month?

My fianc� and I are in a heated debate on how much we should spend on groceries/household items a month. He thinks we spend...

Original post made by Tryingtosave on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Jan 9, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 27 comments | 1646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family faces burglary charges after Dec. 27 arrest

A father, mother and daughter from Albania are facing burglary charges in Palo Alto after allegedly attempting to steal men's...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by arban, on Jan 9, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 49 comments | 3314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck swerves off Highway 101 near Moffett

No one was injured Tuesday morning, Jan. 8, after the driver of a truck heading southbound on Highway 101 lost control of...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 2698 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to swear in new mayor, vice mayor

Palo Alto will elect its 2013 mayor and vice mayor tonight, as well as say goodbye to outgoing Mayor Yiaway Yeh and Councilman...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 6 comments | 3586 Views

SPORTS

Another Cardinal foregoes final year, declares for NFL

Stanford redshirt junior cornerback Terrence Brown became the third member of this year's football team to forego his final...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by best wishes , on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials declare emergency over EPA levee damage

East Palo Alto officials are seeking an estimated $2.6 million in government aid after pre-Christmas storms extensively damaged...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Mayor Sandy Eakins dies

Sandra Brown Eakins, a former Palo Alto mayor and civic activist, died Jan. 2 at her home in Oakland after a long illness....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by anne, on Jan 8, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 10 comments | 1575 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School's Edelman will be honored at hall of fame

Menlo School senior Drew Edelman will be honored during the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California induction ceremony...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Clay, on Jan 8, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smart phones in high school

I would like to open the topic of smart phones in high schools. DISCUSS I believe they are a bad idea because: 1. We...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials propose Addison school boundary change

Palo Alto school officials are recommending shifting the boundary between the attendance areas of Addison and Walter Hays...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Damn kids get off my lawn, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 1762 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City probes excessive tree pruning on Cal Ave

California Avenue still has its trees, but this time it's the limbs that are missing. About 40 newly planted trees in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:42 am | 55 comments | 3751 Views
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