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Texting while driving becomes illegal Jan. 1

A new California law authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes it illegal beginning Thursday for people to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 1873 Views


Are the roach coaches at Edgewood Plaza licensed and inspected?

Who's responsible for "policing" the food trucks at Edgewood Plaza? Do they each have a Palo Alto business permits Do they...

Original post made by Bob on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Dont worry about it, on May 7, 2011 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1873 Views


22-30+ year old kids living with Mommy and Daddy in Palo Alto

When local parents allow their kids to live with them, well after their education is complete (or should be completed), they...

Original post made by James on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 18 comments | 1872 Views


Around Town

<B><B>FLOATING AWAY ... </B>It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the <B>plastic bag</B> is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 1872 Views


Stanford offers to admit 7 percent of applicants

Stanford University today sent e-mails to 1,673 high school students from "around the world," inviting them to join the undergraduate...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Emma, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:38 am | 7 comments | 1872 Views


Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1872 Views


Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views


Mistrial in case involving threat against principal

A San Mateo County judge has declared a mistrial in a case against an East Palo Alto mother who allegedly threatened to kill...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by tired of the BS, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 1872 Views


Palo Alto considers ban on 'last-minute proposals'

Palo Alto should ban last-minute submissions by developers and require city staff to release reports earlier, three City...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by It's a good idea, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1871 Views


'Path to Purpose' talk coming to Gunn Nov. 17

"The Path to Purpose: Helping Our Children Find Their Calling in Life" is the topic of a Nov. 17 presentation by William...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randy, on Nov 9, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1871 Views


homework for palo alto elementary schools

I have visited a few elementary schools and am getting mixed messages on what the homework policy is. Seems like some schools...

Original post made by incomingk on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:42 am | 4 comments | 1871 Views


It's time for Stanford football to go bowling

==B Cardinal fourth in AP, BCS polls == Stanford beat Notre Dame, 28-14, in a nonconference football game on Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Paye Pal, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 1871 Views


White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Peter Pennoyer, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:16 am | 1 comment | 1871 Views


Better safe than sorry

10 steps to a safer home Read the full story here posted Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by gfi question, on Oct 9, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 1871 Views


Electric cars charge into Palo Alto

Visitors to Palo Alto's annual celebration of electric vehicles this Saturday could detect a special buzz in the air. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Aug 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 12 comments | 1871 Views


Obama's speech

Is PAUSD going to broadcast Obama's speech aimed at the children? Is this left upto individual schools? I am all for...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 6, 2009 at 10:11 am | 24 comments | 1871 Views


Palo Altan Alfred Pepper receives French war decoration

Palo Alto resident Alfred Pepper has been a man of few words all of his life. The 96-year-old World War II veteran spoke...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Thank you, on Jan 13, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views


When life gives you lemons ...

A yard full of fruit trees can offer fragrant blossoms, lovely looks and healthy snacks. But what to do when a yard is so,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2011 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 1871 Views


Palo Alto Knights' Coach

In case you haven't picked up PA's other daily newspaper, there is a frontpage article today describing how the Knights'...

Original post made by Made Me Want To Vomit on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by PA Dad, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 15 comments | 1870 Views


School board candidates' forum set for Sept. 27

Candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education will share their views Thursday, Sept. 27, in the first of several public...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 1870 Views
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