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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, investors gobble up Palo Alto bonds

Palo Alto's recent decision to refinance decade-old downtown-parking bonds and to offer new bonds to residents has saved...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Firestarter Starring Drew Barrymore and Tom Skerritt, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Senior Games open this weekend

Each morning at 5:20 a.m. John Guislin, 61, dives into the pool at Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Center. A Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by traffic issues?, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A northbound train struck and killed a person on the Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by McGrude, on Mar 9, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 736 Views

AROUND TOWN

New musical horizons

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "choral music"? Church choir, perhaps, or a sing-along...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Natalie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

SPORTS

Gunn golfer is second in SF Women's Championships

==B Of local note== Gunn High sophomore golfer Jayshree Sarathy finished runner-up in the San Francisco Women's Championships...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bruce J, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class Tuesday

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yahoo sues Facebook

I am glad. fb specializes in intellectual property appropriation. the idea the advertizing revenue model. ...

Original post made by susie on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 13, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 742 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women open NCAA tourney vs. Hampton

The nationally No. 2-ranked Stanford women's basketball team earned a No. 1 seed in the Fresno Regional and will meet Hampton...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Beverly York, on Mar 16, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Panelists to discuss tech, achievement gap

The role of technology in closing the achievement gap is the topic of a free, public forum Tuesday, March 27, at Woodside...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Digitize-It-Or-Don't-Bother, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week on Ad Libs...

Busy Palo Alto playwright Sharmon J. Hilfinger is having her seventh full-length play produced in the Bay Area. "Hanging...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Dawn Whelan, on Mar 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

SPORTS

Luck shows off throwing arm during Pro Timing Day

Andrew Luck, likely to become the fourth Stanford quarterback to be selected with the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, created...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mud-n-Cleats, on Mar 23, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Safety Crossing Features on Fabian Crossings

The pedestrian crossings on Fabian with the road embedded flashing lights have been a safety feature for sometime. I have...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by At Home, on Mar 25, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man shot in leg in East Palo Alto Friday

A car passenger was struck in the leg by one or more bullets in East Palo Alto Friday night, March 23, and police are seeking...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Mike L., on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

City Council (March 12) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16563 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Employee and Resident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 979 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech 'startup for good' marks 10 years

Palo Alto engineer Jim Fruchterman felt like he was violating an unwritten Silicon Valley code two decades ago when he ditched...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by local "starving" social "artist", on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wednesday meeting to address residential burglaries

Bearing down on the increasing number of daytime residential burglaries, the Palo Alto Police Department will hold a community...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mellissa, on Mar 27, 2012 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 828 Views
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