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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss new classes, boundary change

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will vote on an elementary school boundary change, consider newly proposed classes...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 30, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 19 comments | 1819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist, cars struck by hit-and-run driver

A 29-year-old Palo Alto woman allegedly struck a bicyclist and two cars on the Stanford campus, then fled the scene Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Alai, on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 2816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 32 comments | 11182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to test collection of food scraps from homes

Starting in April, some Palo Alto residents will be putting their food scraps out on the curb for pickup by the city's waste-management...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Angry mom, on Jan 30, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 22 comments | 2883 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen attacked while riding bike in Mountain View

A teenager riding his bicycle in Mountain View on Monday night was seriously injured when an assailant struck him in the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by John P, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 1061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man faces 20 years for fraud

A Palo Alto man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court for a real estate investment scheme and could face 20 years in...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rosemary Wells, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:59 am | 31 comments | 2737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zero Waste's Two cart pilot program - thoughts?

We just got a postcard from the Zero Waste Palo Alto saying that our neighborhood is being considered for the new two cart...

Original post made by Michele on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:48 am | 6 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former 49er in court over fight in Menlo Park

A jury trial is set for April in San Mateo County Superior Court for former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jan 29, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Paly '82 Alum, Jim Harbaugh

Here's an article on Jim Harbaugh with quotes from teammates: http://www.nydailynews.com/paly-jim-harbaugh-big-man-campus-article-1.1248517...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 29, 2013 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto residents form anti-gun-violence group

A group of Palo Alto residents have started a campaign to support President Barack Obama's push to develop new gun laws. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Wallace, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:46 am | 100 comments | 3226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg to fundraise for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by incurious pep, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:43 am | 12 comments | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf Presents: A Renaissance in Education

6 9 PM 180 N. Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View Waldorf School of the Peninsula invites the public to discover A Renaissance...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jan. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mother and child injured in Menlo Park shooting

A mother and toddler were shot and injured in Menlo Park Saturday evening, Jan. 26, in a possible gang-related drive-by shooting,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Let's just tell the truth..., on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 6 comments | 1235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto driver hits bicyclist and flees

Police caught the driver, but did not identify her for some reason. Incident was at 4:15 this afternoon. Story in the Mercury-News:...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters use CO2 to douse underground blaze

Firefighters used a CO2 canister to extinguish an underground fire in Palo Alto this morning, a battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by eileen, on Jan 28, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 1298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas makes plans for Palo Alto wellness center

A consortium of senior and health-services organizations are looking for land to build a wellness center that would focus...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

RESTAURANTS

Neptune's treasures revealed

Attention to detail defines excellence. The Sea by Alexander's Steakhouse is all about details: handsome decor, attentive...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Tried it, on Jan 28, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford stalker faces six months in jail

A former Stanford University student faces up to six months in jail for hacking her ex-boyfriend's computer, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Weirdo, on Jan 28, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second arrest in Palo Alto animal-hoarder case

The fiance of Ana Ramos, the woman charged in the biggest abuse case involving cats and dogs in Palo Alto history, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by An Bay Area Animal Control Officer, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:54 am | 32 comments | 2834 Views
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