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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for assaulting prostitute

A Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday night, Nov. 29, after allegedly punching a prostitute and threatening her with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 2, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arrillaga scales down plan for University Avenue

A controversial plan by developer John Arrillaga to build a new "arts and innovation district" with four office towers and...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Concerns, on Dec 2, 2012 at 12:02 am | 24 comments | 1254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted sexual assault reported in Palo Alto

A man broke in to a home in the 100 block of Hawthorne Avenue early this morning and "may have been about to commit a sexual...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:53 pm | 40 comments | 1989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown's growing pains

The rest of America may still be shaking off the economic hangover from the Great Recession, but downtown Palo Alto is fully...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Matt L, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 44 comments | 4584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officer reprimanded for off-duty incident

A Palo Alto officer has been reprimanded and directed to seek counseling for allegedly failing to fully cooperate with the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anony, on Dec 1, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 27 comments | 1497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coming clean

About 40 employees of SurveyMonkey, a Palo Alto tech firm that offers online surveys, grew mustaches in November, only to...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by annon, on Dec 1, 2012 at 6:38 am | 9 comments | 827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making the future profitable for youth

Investment counselor Thomas Arrington usually spends his time managing the assets and portfolios of high-profile clients....

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mark C, on Dec 1, 2012 at 6:17 am | 3 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 1643 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Just downtown tonight ... noticed lots of scratched plate glass ?

I went downtown tonight to eat dinner. We had the usual great salads at Sprouts Cafe, and as we went out the door for a...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 30, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 3898 Views

SPORTS

Parry proves he made the right decision to play football at Stanford

Few thought David Parry could play football at the major-college level, but he knew he had the talent. "I had a bunch of...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by AUGUST JUHL, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

SPORTS

Stanford vs. UCLA: It's a run for the roses

==B College football== ==I Next game: Friday, 5 p.m., FOX (2)== The formalities are over -- the All-Pac-12 football team...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by James, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City girl killed while riding bike

A Redwood City teen was killed in a traffic collision as she was riding her bike Monday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:27 am | 14 comments | 1008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District seeks parents to help with new school

The Palo Alto school district is seeking parent applicants for a committee to help determine a location for a new elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:17 am | 6 comments | 1549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to hold Tree Lighting event Friday

Palo Alto plans to usher in the holiday season this Friday -- rain or shine -- with a Holiday Tree Lighting event in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 3659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two local graduates head to Annapolis, West Point

Grace Hamilton reported Monday to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Kevin Flaherty began his "plebe summer" Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Another PA mom, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 18 comments | 2570 Views

SPORTS

Stanford fans will have to weather some tough parking

For those planning on driving to Stanford on Friday to watch either the women's volleyball team open NCAA Tournament play...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:53 am | 4 comments | 1189 Views

SPORTS

M-A hires Napolitano as new boys' polo coach

Menlo-Atherton has hired Giovanni Napolitano as its new boys' varsity water polo coach following the retirement of legendary...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, Stanford win $10 million for bike bridge, trails

Palo Alto's bicyclists, pedestrians and nature lovers had much to celebrate Tuesday after the Santa Clara County Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:55 am | 33 comments | 3645 Views
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