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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can anyone report on what is going on at Alma & Embarcadero?

I was driving on Alma out and back for the last half hour and there still seems to be a shutdown of Alma right at Embarcadero...

Original post made by Bru on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 16, 2013 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 660 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza tapped to create 'statewide online education ecosystem'

In the fast-moving world of online learning, the Foothill-DeAnza Community College District has been tapped to help pave...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hooray, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 5036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Holistic' plan proposed for golf course tree replacement

The removal of more than 500 trees from the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course as part of a renovation and flood-control project...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wrong issue, on Dec 15, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 16 comments | 4944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suit threatened over city's car-camping ban

A group of Palo Alto attorneys is threatening to sue the city over a recently adopted ban on people living in their cars,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 15, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 13 comments | 7774 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot murder-conviction appeal rejected

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, the Palo Alto man convicted of strangling his girlfriend and setting fire to their Addison Avenue cottage...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 12 comments | 4364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Through the eyes of a child

As a 6-year-old in the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in the final months of World War II, Elisabeth Seaman remembers...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 3790 Views

AROUND TOWN

A call for face time

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams named an All-American wide receiver

Palo Alto grad and Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams, the nation's top receiver, received All-America honors on Thursday....

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments | 2898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may delay car-dwelling ban

Palo Alto's vehicle habitation ban should be put on hold for at least a year, according to Palo Alto's city manager, who...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Dec 14, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 44 comments | 3048 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Desi Jean, on Dec 14, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 6125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christmas Bird Count a 'hoot' for birders

Garth Harwood is on the prowl. He rises at 1 a.m. and pokes about fields and forests until dawn. Often hidden in the dark...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Deborah Jamison, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Dept. burns through half its overtime budget

The Palo Alto Fire Department has burned through half of its annual overtime budget -- $718,000 -- during this fiscal year...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Walter White, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:30 am | 24 comments | 6786 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Santa white?

Fox News says Santa and Jesus are white men and non-white people just have to get used to being second class Christians....

Original post made by Christian on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Megan, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new calendar, staff raises

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday finalized school district-wide calendars for the next three years, ending for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by ever consider that, on Dec 14, 2013 at 9:30 am | 25 comments | 4839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jobs and mentoring program sets youth on positive path

The Sponsored Employment Program is more than a summer job, participants and organizers of the East Palo Alto initiative...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:02 am | 2 comments | 18938 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Peter Jackson's grandiose vision of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth reaches a crescendo with this thrilling second installment...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7490 Views

AROUND TOWN

On Deadline: Is there a 'simple solution' to parking overflow from commercial areas?

Opposition has surfaced to a Residential Parking Permit (RPP) program for Palo Alto neighborhoods hit by overflow parking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Council and developers, on Dec 13, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Neighborhoods

For more than 100 years, beginning in the 1830s, the area now called Woodside was gradually developed, first as sawmills...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Shoulda moved there, on Dec 13, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 389 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Put into practice

There's never been a time in all of history when the world has been in such sin and sorrow as it is now. There's so much...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by The gist of it, on Dec 13, 2013 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto hires first sustainability officer

Gil Philip Friend has been selected as the City of Palo Alto's first chief sustainability officer, City Manager James Keene...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 48 comments | 7907 Views
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