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PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: Author talks about WWII Nisei soldiers

On Sunday, Aug. 4, San Francisco author and photographer Tom Graves discussed his book, "Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by bill, on Aug 21, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Dr. Skelly today

Anyone know what the email about protester's at Gunn Library was really about. The email was really odd and vague - raised...

Original post made by Odd Email on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by More info please, on Aug 21, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 12 comments | 1298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stores charging us to do their advertising?

As this is a busy back to school shopping season, it has struck me whether there is anything illegal about stores charging...

Original post made by Shopper on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 15 comments | 3315 Views

AROUND TOWN

McGovern leaves Menlo College baseball for West Hills

Stefan McGovern announced his resignation as Menlo College baseball coach on Monday and is accepting the head coaching position...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by memberpv, on Aug 21, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hank Law, on Aug 21, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 45 comments | 1829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's school-lunch menus get fresher fare

Prices are up by a quarter or two, but food will be fresher in school lunch programs across Palo Alto this fall. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 9 comments | 6133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting kills 19-year-old man

A 19-year-old man succumbed to his injuries after he was shot while in a vehicle in East Palo Alto late Tuesday night, police...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by sparty, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Cat Network co-founder's home burns, 100 cats perish

The president of Stanford Cat Network narrowly escaped a house fire that gutted her home and killed nearly 100 cats in the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 44 comments | 14889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Willie B. Branch, former Co-op checker, dies

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Original post made on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gilbert, on Aug 21, 2013 at 9:40 am | 4 comments | 3493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's new tool targets cardiac arrest

For victims of cardiac arrest, a minute of delay in emergency response can mean the difference between life and death. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 21, 2013 at 9:17 am | 8 comments | 2257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flux at feral cat nonprofit after cats die in fire

The Stanford Cat Network, a nonprofit organization that cares for feral cats on Stanford University's campus, is teetering...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 40 comments | 2387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to displace, aid Cubberley's homeless

With Palo Alto's ban on vehicle dwelling set to kick in early next month, city officials are scrambling to construct a safety...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Chairman Mao, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 36 comments | 5509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes as an IQ Test

Clearly many bikers don't know how to read. "Stop" means stop for all vehicles on Bryant St., including people riding bikes....

Original post made by Moochie on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Moochie, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 43 comments | 1343 Views

SPORTS

Hype, hype everywhere but not a drop to drink at Stanford

Hype is what you make it. With three weeks before Stanford takes the gridiron for its first football game of the season,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ever heard the one about...?, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 7 comments | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opportunity Center to showcase services at Tuesday event

The Opportunity Center will hold an event today, Aug. 20, to showcase its model for combating homelessness during a time...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Que pasa?, on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooters of bullet-riddled residence sought

Two people who shot at least 43 times into a home are being sought by East Palo Alto police. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gun Fondler, on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing lessons on social kindness into cyberspace

Many adults are puzzled by the mean comments and offensive material most teens consider normal on social media, given that...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jules Mayfield, on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 13227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A wasteful referendum

Perhaps it was too much to expect the Palo Alto City Council to demonstrate they understood why many neighbors of a proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 20, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 96 comments | 5291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Refugees honor man who helped them start over

After the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, many Vietnamese fled the country for the United States, seeking reprieve from the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Penny, on Aug 20, 2013 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 2037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plea to fellow parents to stop micromanaging kids' lives

At the beginning of the new school year, let's start looking at the values we are teaching our kids' through our behavior...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by culture of excess, on Aug 19, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 25 comments | 2340 Views
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