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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents debate Greer Road traffic-calming project

The results of a neighborhood traffic-calming trial are in, but residents along Greer Road in Palo Alto are wondering what...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:56 am | 43 comments | 1855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One way to combat crime

With burglaries on the uptick throughout Palo Alto in 2012, Crescent Park stands out among the most targeted neighborhoods....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 1001 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paralyzed cyclist, champion against cancer, dies at 54

Lawrence Viariseo, who survived a fall off a 100-foot Sierra cliff, triumphed over bladder cancer and became an avid bicyclist...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 7 comments | 1391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads toward health care reform

As medical costs continue to soar, Palo Alto officials are exploring ways to revamp the health care plans the city offers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by who cares, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 4225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to grab girl on bicycle in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl's arm as she rode her bicycle past him after...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phony, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 25 comments | 1927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 9-10)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2013/02/09/cultural-arts/musical-journeys-love-s-journey-with-lauren-bandman/ Music: 'Love's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Presidential Autograph Exhibition

From Noon until 4 pm on Sunday and Monday February 17 & 18 in All Saints' Parish Hall at Hamilton & Waverley, I will exhibit...

Original post made by Joe Baldwin on Feb. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man cited for attack at Cogswell Plaza

A 49-year-old man was cited for assault and battery after he allegedly tore a man's shirt and kicked the victim in the shins...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cagey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:41 am | 5 comments | 1005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's 2013 priorities: infrastructure, downtown, technology

Casting aside years of broad, vague and feel-good "priorities," Palo Alto officials on Saturday selected infrastructure repairs,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:32 am | 24 comments | 1954 Views

SPORTS

M-A athletes announce college commitments

While letter-of-intent signing day was pretty much focused on football at the national level, Menlo-Atherton had its share...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ms. Snow, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:41 am | 2 comments | 1115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 6171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gregory Elarms, alleged killer of David Lewis, could face death

Gregory Elarms, the longtime friend accused of murdering East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis, could face the death...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by CareBear, on Feb 6, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 6 comments | 2248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Mitchell Park library slips further behind

Already more than a year behind schedule, the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will be even later than that,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 3024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team headed to National Science Bowl

Five Palo Alto High School students will spend five days in Washington, D.C. in April -- courtesy of the U.S. government...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Another mom, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 43 comments | 1295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A child shall lead the way -- with a good deal of help

When the Opportunity Center officially opens on Sunday, the ribbon-cutter will be my 7-year-old son, Isaac. He's been waiting...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 935 Views

BOOKS

New interest in book inspired by sensational Stanford murder

A novel inspired by a sensational 1933 murder on Stanford's Faculty Row is the subject of Stanford's "Another Look" Book...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 8783 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mistrial in case involving threat against principal

A San Mateo County judge has declared a mistrial in a case against an East Palo Alto mother who allegedly threatened to kill...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by tired of the BS, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Edgewood Plaza wins final approval

Edgewood Plaza, the only shopping area created by Palo Alto homebuilder Joseph Eichler, will soon welcome a new grocery store...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Compliant, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1335 Views

RESTAURANTS

Italian eatery to replace Mike's Cafe in Ladera

Owner Mike Wallau is transforming Mike's Cafe in Ladera into an Italian eatery, but don't call it a ristorante or trattoria....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by sheila, on Feb 5, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 9 comments | 2646 Views
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