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AROUND TOWN

Water musician teaches one drop at a time

Friday, March 22, is forecast to be a mild, sunny day. But when Herb Moore sits down with residents at Heritage Park in Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by shazbar, on Mar 21, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos man tries for new city record

Thomas Andrew Cronin, a Los Altos resident, has allegedly been on a one-man crime wave this year. The Los Altos Police recently...

Original post made by resident on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jun 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board to Discuss "Next Steps" Toward Bullying Policy on Jan. 28

In School Superintendent Kevin Skelly's January 17 "Weekly" communication to the board, he reports that the agenda for the...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:03 pm | 16 comments | 923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clothes dryer causes Palo Alto house fire

A malfunctioning clothes dryer caused a home fire on Moreno Avenue on Friday afternoon, according to the Palo Alto Fire Department. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by stop, on Nov 21, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 5 comments | 922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Delegation from China visiting East Palo Alto

A group of Chinese government officials visited East Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 21, to learn about the city's rent stabilization...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Lucas, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few sign up for new 'transitional' program

Despite its origins in Palo Alto, a new law compelling California school districts to offer "transitional kindergarten" has...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent-exposure incident in Palo Alto

For the second time in two days, a man has exposed himself to a woman in Palo Alto. Police believe it is likely the same...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by stevil, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 922 Views

SPORTS

former Stanford basketball star Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week

Read the article here if you don't subscribe to the magazine: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/20130429/jason-collins-gay-nba-player/ "I...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by So Happy and...., on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have a happy and gratitude-filled Independence Day!

Heat or no heat, I am looking forward to the BBQ and relaxing in gratitude to our founding mothers and fathers who birthed...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto close to decision on binding arbitration

Palo Alto's November ballot could expand Monday night when the City Council decides whether to give the voters a say on changing...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jul 20, 2011 at 9:33 am | 7 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fruit pickup?

Is there a group that will come over to pick fruit from my backyard?...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by bru, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Facebook apps to spearhead emergency support

Three Facebook applications designed to help people get support from their friends and family in an emergency are winners...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Mar 3, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County sees drop in Memorial Day DUI arrests

DUI arrests over the Memorial Day holiday weekend were down in Santa Clara County compared to the same three-day weekend...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Gas-Will-Soon-Be-Ten-Dollars-A-Gallon, on May 30, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 6 comments | 921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revised 'Park Plaza' wins staff endorsement

A controversial quest by Harold Hohbach to build a three-story development on Page Mill Road could finally reach its terminus...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan sixth-grader back after health case settled

A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by editing?, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city — it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yonkel Goldstein: At Ground Zero

From the vantage point of a decade after 9/11 it seems as fate wanted me to be in New York City -- not just in New York City,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 5 comments | 920 Views
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