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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protests in LA Go Beyond the Law

This Sunday we will have a protest in Palo Alto regarding the conduct of the the PAPD. Such protests can easily get out...

Original post made by Sharon on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Legal immigrant, on Nov 9, 2008 at 6:56 am | 4 comments | 1896 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reward offered in Mountain View cat shooting

The Palo Alto Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot a cat...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by apollo, on May 28, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 1896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

El Camino facelift begins with housing project

A lot left vacant at 389 El Camino Real when a car dealer abandoned Menlo Park will now come to life again as a housing development. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 19, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 17 comments | 1896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are people really paying 6% for realtor commissions?

What have people been able to negotiate for realtor commissions these days? 6% seems high considering how expensive housing...

Original post made by Reymundo on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Sell It Yourself!, on Dec 27, 2008 at 9:34 pm | 7 comments | 1895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs school-readiness program

A new program to boost "school readiness," [http://pausd.org/community/board/downloads/item_013.pdf Springboard to Kindergarten],...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night Nov 17

I marked on my calendar that Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night is on Nov 17 but I can't seem to find any reference...

Original post made by Interested in Ohlone on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two more shootings in EPA leave two wounded

East Palo Alto police are investigating two separate shootings that injured three men Monday night. Three other shootings...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Mom should be Chief of EPA PD!, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:59 am | 18 comments | 1895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District Attorney launches anti-gang campaign

The Santa Clara County District Attorney announced Thursday that her office is blanketing the county with an ad campaign...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by lorenzo, on Apr 28, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google employee charged with grand theft

A Google employee entrusted with maintaining the Internet giant's server installations countrywide has been arrested for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Steve C., on Aug 23, 2009 at 7:01 am | 8 comments | 1895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paint spillage along Oregon expressway and on to Ross

There is an obvious large amount of white paint that has was spilt on to the roadway stretching from Oregon expressway turn-off...

Original post made by Craig on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1895 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heart surgeon Norman Shumway dies

Pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Norman Shumway died Friday morning at his Palo Alto home, one day after reaching...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by anonymous--, on Dec 19, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 1895 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs Part III - 97% right market calls

High Frequency Trading, insider contacts, and 97% market calls: Goldman Sachs has it all it needs to make money. The data...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight at Opportunity Center lands one man in jail

An argument in the day room of Palo Alto's Opportunity Center Saturday night erupted into a physical attack involving a frying...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by david SHIPPEN, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:50 am | 19 comments | 1895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Staff: Wider-streets initiative should avoid ballot

A grassroots proposal to require wider private streets in Palo Alto should be adopted by the City Council before it ever...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Smokey, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow Harvest Fair and Haunted House

The public is cordially invited to attend the 16th Annual Fairmeadow Harvest Fair featuring a benefit barbeque by the Facebook...

Original post made by Len Filppu on Oct. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Average' Palo Alto students rank high statewide

"Average" students in Palo Alto may be smarter than they think: They are competing in a "rarefied" atmosphere laden with...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by anonmous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Faith groups lobby for teen 'connectedness'

Palo Alto's religious congregations have taken an active role in community discussions about the social and emotional health...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Sep 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework over Thanksgiving Break

With all the discussions about student stress and homework free winter break, I am just wondering about the coming Thanksgiving...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by kmom, on Nov 28, 2010 at 8:00 am | 8 comments | 1894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident on California and Hanover Thursday evening

While driving home on Thursday evening, there were a lot of police cars and fire trucks at the corner of California and Hanover....

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 1894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase nets four arrests in Menlo Park

Four men believed to have been involved in a shooting in East Palo Alto early Monday were arrested after a police chase and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by ghs, on May 5, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1894 Views
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