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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 | 5877 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 | 1652 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 | 948 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 | 1532 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 | 2494 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 | 5775 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 | 1202 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 | 4286 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 | 1142 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 | 1951 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 | 1231 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 | 1065 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 | 4209 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 | 2729 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 | 1572 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 | 1274 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 | 4624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Will Palo Alto rise up to defeat mega projects?

September was quite a month for development proposals in Palo Alto. First there was Jay Paul's proposal for 311,000 square...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 1503 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New study on genetically engineered foods

The first-ever lifetime feeding study1 evaluating the health risks of genetically engineered foods was published online on...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:34 am | 6 comments | 1875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prop 37 failing???

So strange, Californians vote for Obama yet against Prop 37? ...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:28 am | 21 comments | 1864 Views
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