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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father pleads 'not guilty' in crash that killed daughters

The San Bruno father who crashed his SUV last November, killing two of his daughters, pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Alphonso, on Sep 8, 2013 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1371 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for shoplifting

An 18-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on charges of burglary and possession of stolen property after Nordstrom personnel...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 7, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 22 comments | 1950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT tutoring

My son, a Paly senior, is about to apply to college. He likes the CSUs (California State University). They are peculiar...

Original post made by PalyDad on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by another parent, on Sep 7, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 18 comments | 4766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arduous educational journey for chronically ill student

Elijah King of Palo Alto is doing well a month into his freshman year at Ohio University, but getting there was a nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 7, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 19 comments | 2820 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 28 comments | 2674 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 1058 Views

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 | 1552 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 | 12783 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 | 1208 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 | 949 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 | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pumpkins -- are you kidding me?'

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30856 posted Thursday, September 5, 2013,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3946 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 | 1326 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 | 984 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 | 1494 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 | 1825 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 | 4352 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 | 1383 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 | 1558 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 | 4099 Views
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