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AROUND TOWN

How Can We Help the Donkeys?

I just found out about the donkeys at Bol Park being injured by a pack of dogs. I don't have donkey experience, per se,...

Original post made by Ducatigirl on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 15, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss alumni survey Tuesday

Results from a survey of Palo Alto high school graduates will be among the topics of discussion by the Palo Alto Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by agreed, on Nov 15, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 30 comments | 2770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public ponders Cubberley options at forum

More than 100 people turned out Thursday night, Nov. 8, for a public forum on the future of Cubberley Community Center. While...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Nov 15, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 9 comments | 4543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is wrong with the "Fiscal Cliff"?

The Bush tax cuts would expire. The military would get a haircut, as would various domestic programs, including entitlements. We...

Original post made by Jamie on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 789 Views

AROUND TOWN

37 cent gasoline at the Palo Alto Arco

Why isn't the local media reporting on stories like this? News report from KTVU TV: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/oops-pump-error-triggers-gas-frenzy-palo-alto/nS6Lq/...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any creative ways to wake up your 13+ year olds?

I know the clock shifts for teenagers, but I am tired of waking up my children through yelling and it's a bad way for them...

Original post made by Mom on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:10 am | 25 comments | 3108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Arrillaga project is just latest of mega-projects proposed for Palo Alto

Developer John Arrillaga's multi-faceted proposal for four towers at the west end of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by wow, on Nov 15, 2012 at 12:21 am | 8 comments | 958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

There You Go Again, Obama ...

First, I voted again for Barack Obama for President as I did in the last election, even though I did have a great but perverse...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 10 comments | 1217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voluntary 'execution' by the state...a thought exercise

There is a lot argument about involuntary execution by the state, for incarcerated murderers. One big issue is about the...

Original post made by John on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 8 comments | 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the block

PACKAGE PINCHERS ... Residents expecting to receive at-home package deliveries are being warned to beware of package thieves....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by leash them, on Nov 14, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 5362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Unplug your kids,' psychologist advises

"Unplug your kids." That was the message Friday, Nov. 9, of psychologist Robert Russell, who spoke in the fourth "Town &...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by kids&CarSeats, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 3105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student advances to science competition nationals

Gunn High School sophomore Joy Jin is part of a two-person team that will compete nationally against five other teams next...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 20 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con man Simon Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Chellie, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 1959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nordstrom shoplifter arrested for grand theft

For the second time in 72 hours persons entered Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center and walked out with thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 9 comments | 4304 Views

SPORTS

seeking recommendation for beginner middle school volleyball program

I am wondering whether anyone has pointer for good beginner volleyball program for middle school students. Ideally within...

Original post made by question on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 14, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 1789 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney General to appeal tossed murder case

A Nov. 6 decision to throw out murder charges against accused killer Gregory Elarms Sr. will be appealed in state court by...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 883 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republicans make GOP Tent smaller

One would think with the shellacking and beatdown they took last week, losing the vote in all groups of color and losing...

Original post made by Angus King on Nov. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police uncover Mountain View DMT drug lab

Law enforcement officials arrested four people Thursday, Nov. 8, after busting a DMT drug lab and suspected drug-peddling...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by This side of the street - reality, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:25 am | 11 comments | 2178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man faces deportation after allegedly ramming Menlo Park police vehicle

A man who fled after crashing a stolen car into a Menlo Park police vehicle and hid inside a garage before he was arrested...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:42 am | 14 comments | 989 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Omnishambles of Patraeus and Benghazigate

I know the American press and in fact all media worldwide like sex scandals, but please stop looking at this as a sex scandal...

Original post made by The wool is not being pulled over my eyes on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon hates Jews, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 24 comments | 1160 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,910 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 33 comments | 2,348 views

College applications: round three
By Sally Torbey | 24 comments | 1,753 views

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
By Anita Felicelli | 17 comments | 1,743 views

PAUSD Leadership Challenges
By Paul Losch | 17 comments | 1,275 views