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AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

why so many invisible pedestrians crossing Alma going to the train?

Now that it's darker earlier in the evening, the number of invisible pedestrians running across Alma to catch the train is...

Original post made by Keifer on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 22, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 1481 Views

SPORTS

Stanford moves up in Directors' Cup standings

After winning the past 18 straight titles, Stanford is battling some stiff competition in this year's Division I Learfield...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by area man, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill, Leno push for disclosure in political ads

Political advertisements would have to clearly identify their top three funders under legislation that state Sens. Jerry...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by corporations are not people, on Dec 22, 2012 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 1004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by pete bennett, on Dec 22, 2012 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 1787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man arrested after housecleaner interrupts burglary

A Palo Alto resident, alerted by his housecleaner, came home to find a man allegedly trying to steal his vehicle Monday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by the650nerd, on Dec 22, 2012 at 3:02 am | 29 comments | 1569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zuckerberg donates $500 million to local foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 16 comments | 1569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community rallies to find bone-marrow match for professor

The Bay Area's South Asian community, technology companies and universities across the country are rallying to save the life...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2788 Views

AROUND TOWN

When are they going to outlaw burning fires in fireplaces?

I haven't been able to open my windows for fresh air all evening because someone has been burning wood since this afternoon...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Think About It, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 147 comments | 7135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused killer of East Palo Alto activist can't beat weapons trial

Gregory Elarms Sr., the man who was accused of gunning down East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis at the Hillsdale...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Pitful, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man faces more felonies after highway shooting

An East Palo Alto man who is charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 faces...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments | 1431 Views

SPORTS

Stanford bowled over by historic response for postseason tickets

Just 24 hours after the 2012 Pac-12 Champion Cardinal was officially selected to play in the 99th Rose Bowl Game presented...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to express support for Newtown families

The Postal Service in Newtown, Conn., has set up a post office box for cards and letters of support for shooting victim families,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 1296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prayer Services for Children & Staff of Sandy Hook Elementary

There will be two services on Friday, a week after this terrible incident that has made so many feel afraid and sad during...

Original post made by Austen Heydon on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by non denominational, on Dec 20, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 3 comments | 954 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto youth rugby season begins with its first practice.

If you’re driving or walking by Ronald McNair Middle School Football field located at 2033 Pulgas Avenue on Monday evenings...

Original post made by Uhila Makoni on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Shanna Uhilamoelangi, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anything more recent than the 2007 Facilities Master Plan?

Does PAUSD have a new version or addendum to their 2007 Facilities Master Plan? http://pausd.org/community/about/news/downloads/FacilitiesMasterPlan.pdf ...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto finds willing partners in Shanghai

Two weeks after a delegation including Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene made a pilgrimage to Yangpu, the council...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by T. Skoog, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:09 am | 23 comments | 1708 Views

SPORTS

Shaw agrees to a long-term contract extension

==B Stanford football== Stanford football coach David Shaw will not be bolting to the NFL any time soon, as long as he...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Terrace Antelope, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees good news on financial horizon

Strong local sales, a sizzling housing market and recent labor concessions from City Hall employees have given Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Saloon, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 16 comments | 1170 Views

SPORTS

Paly-Menlo battle to a tie; SHP girls win WBAL opener

Thursday's prep soccer Menlo School won the first half and Palo Alto the second, but neither team came away with a victory...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly parent, on Dec 19, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views
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