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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Survey Monkey to anchor 'gateway'

The online survey company Survey Monkey has signed on to be the anchor tenant for one of Palo Alto's newest and most ambitious...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by makin' da moola, on Jan 15, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 1963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football receives commitment from top tight end

Stanford football may lose two top tight ends to the NFL this year, but those losses could be offset by the commitment of...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2040 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 1085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finally, high speed rail will start, thanks to President Obama

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-06/local/35673787_1_high-speed-rail-public-money-first-project We are very...

Original post made by Brock on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brock, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District explores buying Bowman campus

In search of more space for growing middle-school enrollment, the Palo Alto school district is exploring the idea of buying...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 15 comments | 2021 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women see long winning streak end

The lack of depth from Stanford's bench was the sore spot Sunday, as the fifth-ranked Cardinal dropped its first Pac-12 Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jan 14, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Moderately severe' flu season expected

The influenza virus, which is hammering states in other parts of the country is slowly moving into Northern California, officials...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by medical question, on Jan 14, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 4831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two-alarm fire damages MV mobile home

A two-alarm fire damaged a residence in a Mountain View mobile home park Sunday morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28219&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martha , on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

SPORTS

PALO ALTO LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STAR ROSTERS

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Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by hi guy, on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 7 comments | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents named to site-selection panel

Eight Palo Alto parents and four school administrators have been named to a committee to advise the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by questions, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to debate future of old landfill site

Palo Alto's landfill in Byxbee Park officially closed in the summer of 2011, but the defunct facility continues to puzzle...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jan 13, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 17 comments | 2362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Casa Olga to close

Casa Olga, the iconic residence for nearly 9,000 seniors and disabled persons for more than 35 years, will close in a matter...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by robert jarvis, on Jan 13, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 26 comments | 2928 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for East Palo Alto stabbing

A 34-year-old man in East Palo Alto was injured in a stabbing at an apartment complex early Sunday morning, Jan. 13, police...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 13, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breast Cancer Connections gets $12,000 boost

Nate Heydorff, a firefighter and paramedic for the Palo Alto Fire Department, hands Karen Nelson, executive director of Breast...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 13, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of wanted bank robber

A man who robbed the Provident Credit Union in Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon remains at large. The man, who police described...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 8:41 am | 20 comments | 3125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scharff, Shepherd to lead City Council in 2013

The Palo Alto City Council ushered in the new year Monday night by choosing Greg Scharff and Nancy Shepherd as its mayor...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Missing the story, on Jan 12, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 10 comments | 8062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bald eagle plants herself in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has been known as many things over the decades, but it's safe to say that a retirement...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jane Chaikin, on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 2745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss annual goals Thursday

The Palo Alto Board of Education will discuss its annual goals in an all-day retreat at the Garden Court Hotel Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 1464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do your kids think about the new school schedule

What do you kids think about finishing the semester before break. Here's what I hear from high schoolers: --Teacher's didn't...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 11:45 am | 67 comments | 6132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1015 Views
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