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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Oregon Ave, Sept 4

The PAPD log says there was a "sexual assault/rape" on Oregon Ave (the frontage road north of Oregon Expressway) on September...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 7, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hosts Sept. 11 'Multifaith Peace Picnic'

Organizers of a "peace picnic" in Palo Alto say they are continuing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Dream" by hosting...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by The Bible says...., on Sep 6, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audio slideshow: The Glass Menagerie

Three times a week, advanced art students at Palo Alto High School take to an outdoor glass blowing studio to craft everything...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by go unleaded, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 9745 Views

SPORTS

Menlo teams get the best of their M-A rivals

==B Thursday's prep roundup== The Menlo School boys' water polo team and girls' volleyball squad opened their respective...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is PA majority against attacking Syria? Let's find out.

From a number of conversations I've had recently, it seems that a majority of Palo Altans are against unilateral military...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 9 comments | 817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford woman robbed on campus

Stanford police are looking for two men who they say committed a strong-arm robbery against a woman on campus on Aug. 16,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Utilities department warns against scam

The City of Palo Alto Utilities Department is warning residents and businesses about a scam in which the thieves phone residents,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Katie, on Sep 5, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 5 comments | 1169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara Co. DUIs down from last year

Law enforcement throughout Santa Clara County have made hundreds of DUI arrests in a 15-day period through Saturday, but...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by madd, on Sep 5, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pal Alto's Ugliest Building Contest

Let's start a new contest - this one for "Palo Alto's ugliest building". I nominate the new low income apartments on Alma...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 5, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 21 comments | 1298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown landowners may be asked to pay for new garages

As Palo Alto marches toward a 2014 vote to raise funds for infrastructure repairs, officials are backing away from the kind...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by to be adult about it, on Sep 5, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 32 comments | 1658 Views

BOOKS

Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 3719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer disputes Palo Alto's 'impact fees'

The developer building a hotel and 26 homes at the former Palo Alto Bowl site is demanding a refund from the city, which...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by city of fools, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 16 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents seek to buy mobile-home park

Nearly 400 people living in Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park might soon fight eviction with a new tactic: purchasing...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:37 am | 79 comments | 3476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No resolution yet in dispute between nurses, Stanford hospitals

An ongoing contract dispute between Stanford Hospitals & Clinics and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the roughly...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Stephellon Deves, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:17 am | 15 comments | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to recuperate, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board has appointed Daniel...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sorry to Say, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1172 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity blocking Bayshore at Loma Verde

Police appear to be diverting traffic between Fabian and Loma Verde on Bayshore. Anyone any idea why?...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by motorcycle rider, on Sep 4, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 3 comments | 977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weigh in on architecture decisions for our city

One citizen living in University South has initiated a survey worthy of your evaluation. Check out www.surveymonkey.com/s/paloaltoarchitecture If...

Original post made by Tom DuBois on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo and Lofgren seek more answers before Syria vote

With the U.S. Congress preparing to debate a potential military strike at Syria, Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, and Zoe Lofgren,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Sep 4, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 34 comments | 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Its future uncertain, JJ&F Market to close

Palo Alto's 65-year-old JJ&F Market has been given a 30-day notice to make way for the long-stalled College Terrace Centre...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:29 am | 33 comments | 4238 Views
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