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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FEMA is disaster

FEMA is boondoggle federal bureaucracy. The American Red Cross is much more effient. Individuals and neighbors and religious...

Original post made by James on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside woman uninjured when oak hits car

A woman narrowly escaped serious injury or death in Portola Valley Tuesday when a large oak tree fell onto the car she was...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LETTING TEEN DRINK UNDER PARENT"S WATCH BACKFIRES

"Letting teen drink under parent's watch backfires Those who drank with supervision more prone to problems than those...

Original post made by don\'t touch the stuff until you\'re 21 on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hunter, on May 4, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Tasting Week' aims to get kids beyond pizza

Borrowing from a French tradition, students in five Palo Alto schools next week will mark "Tasting Week," with cooking demonstrations...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by RussianMom, on Oct 16, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn/Paly vs. Menlo, Castilleja, etc.

On another forum, someone who graduated from Paly more than 20 years ago wrote a very thoughtful post comparing Gunn/Paly...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by horizons, on Dec 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friend doubted Schipsi wrote him a message

Jaber Al Suwaidi had known Bulos "Paul" Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi for more than two years and over that time he had exchanged...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 27, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 1294 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls ready for the next big step

==BI NorCal basketball== Of the five local prep basketball teams that will take the floor on Thursday night in the second...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 10, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football receives verbal commitment from top strong safety

Plant High (Tampa, Fla.) senior strong safety Drew Madhu competed at Stanford's recent football prospect camp and impressed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by random, on Jun 26, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Positively Green

As a child of the '50s, I remember chasing the city trucks that came by our streets at dusk spraying chemicals to kill the...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Royal Wedding Fever- What was it abou?

Now that I’ve returned to Palo Alto its time to sum up my experience of royal wedding fever in London and seek to make...

Original post made by Alice L. Glass on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Glass, on May 13, 2011 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The 70-year-old San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1293 Views

SPORTS

It's a Big Game scheduling surprise for 2012

==B Stanford football == The Big Game hasn't always been the final game scheduled but it was usually one of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 8, 2012 at 6:29 am | 5 comments | 1293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes 2014 for infrastructure repairs

Palo Alto's quest toward a 2014 ballot measure officially kicked off Monday night when the City Council approved a process...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on May 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 1292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree removals eyed near Palo Alto golf course

The renovation of Palo Alto's golf course isn't set to begin until next year, but local golfers should see plenty of hard...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lorax, on Aug 18, 2013 at 8:15 am | 16 comments | 1292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1292 Views
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