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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by marketing, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 77 comments | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Feb. 21)

[http://keplers.com/event/john-joseph-adams Author: John Joseph Adams] Twenty-two authors explore the worlds of evil geniuses...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 981 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Feb. 22)

[http://thepear.org/appleneverfalls.htm Theater: 'The Apple Never Falls'] Opening night is tomorrow, Feb. 22, for the new...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 4235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit semi-finalists announced

Forty seniors from Palo Alto High School and 33 seniors from Gunn High School have earned recognition as semi-finalists by...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Student, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 22 comments | 4323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain to resurface tracks this week

Caltrain crews will resurface the tracks between the Menlo Park and San Antonio stations from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At what $/ft2 is PA forever changed?

I'm watching the CRAZY home price escalation in Palo Alto and wondering to myself the following: a) what price per square...

Original post made by OutwardBound on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 6 comments | 888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes man in Palo Alto

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday night north of Churchill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by vwflat4driver, on Feb 20, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 17 comments | 1465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shelter Beds for Women

There is a lack of shelter beds in the Palo Alto area. There have not been enough beds for those in need for a long time....

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Feb. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: City proudly leads on 'carbon neutral'

As President Obama promised to take on the threat of climate change in his inaugural speech last week, Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Feb 20, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 21 comments | 1513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted robbery on Stevens Creek Trail in Mountain View

A pedestrian was dragged to the ground last week when a man attempted to steal his backpack while on a Mountain View portion...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tom Walsh, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 8 comments | 1506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 6870 Views

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Barron Park celebrates cultural diversity

Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood association is creating a series of "Celebrate Cultural Diversity" events to attract...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by All-American, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:01 am | 22 comments | 2947 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department hosts Twitter ride-along Tuesday

Fresh on the heels of Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns' "virtual ride-along" on Twitter Friday, the Palo Alto Fire Department...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:45 am | 19 comments | 1570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Old oak in Rinconada Park to be felled

An inspection of oak trees at Rinconada Park in Palo Alto after a large tree fell onto Walter Hays Elementary School grounds...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pat, on Feb 19, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 7 comments | 3133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

Palo Alto officials are considering imposing new conditions, including an environmental study and additional "public benefits,"...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by J, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 69 comments | 5272 Views

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Meteor spotted Friday likely unrelated to Russia's

Bay Area stargazers caught a glimpse of a meteor over the Peninsula Friday night, Feb. 15, but it probably wasn't related...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 1087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center offers tours for tots

Aiming to cultivate the next generation of art lovers, Stanford's Cantor Arts Center has launched Family Sunday programs,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Just asking, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 3 comments | 1915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real estate: The rebirth of the Eichler

Realtor Monique Lombardelli isn't content just to sell iconic, 1950s-era Joseph Eichler homes. She wants to build them, too...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Russ, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 25 comments | 11715 Views
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