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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed in crash on Page Mill Road

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in unincorporated San Mateo County that occurred early this...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Joseph Tourino, on Aug 25, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 27 comments | 4096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hospital expansion concerns neighboring officials

Officials from Portola Valley, Menlo Park and San Mateo County have expressed concerns over impacts that might not respect...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents tapped for bond oversight role

Three Palo Alto parents were confirmed by the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday night to help oversee spending under the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sad Parent, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones

We just moved into our new house in Green Acres. I registered my third grader today. Our neighborhood school is Juana Briones....

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Vianica, on Aug 25, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 3895 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian 'FasTrak' privacy bill nears approval

A bill to protect the "locational privacy" of commuters who use the FasTrak system to pay bridge tolls and toll-road fees...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 2698 Views

SPORTS

Tosky a top seed in three events at Jr. Pan Pacs

School is back in session this week for students at Palo Alto High. One very elite athlete, however, is still enjoying her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by PASA Parent, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2740 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate small fire at Jordan school

Palo Alto police are searching for two teenage boys suspected of setting fire to a beach towel at Jordan Middle School Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 9 comments | 2655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: High-speed rail -- the Great California Perpetual-Motion Machine

Some People of Vision decided that it would be good to build a gigantic perpetual-motion machine in California that would...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Doctor jailed in open carry case

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15881585...

Original post made by open carry on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 2071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Art Center to undergo $7 million renovation

The nearly 40-year-old Palo Alto Art Center will be getting a mid-life revamp -- a long-awaited $7 million facility upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Another childcare center, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 23 comments | 4383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Ohlone Way' will include major construction this fall

When kids head back to Ohlone Elementary School Aug. 24, they'll encounter their new teachers, the pigs, goats and chickens...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Aug 24, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 3568 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto slab-foundation homes at risk for gas leaks

Homes with gas lines beneath slab foundations -- commonly built in Palo Alto in the mid 1900s -- are at risk of gas leaks...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 24 comments | 6856 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat wave sparks 'Spare the Air' alert

Warm weather is predicted to be even warmer throughout the region today (Aug. 24), prompting the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by cieboy, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2530 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

new wallet has label warning may cause cancer

I just bought a new wallet that I like, and it wasn't until later I saw a label on the box warning "may contain chemicals...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by pares, on Aug 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 4012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting leaves youth wounded

East Palo Alto police are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that left a 17-year-old male wounded in the leg. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Marksman, on Aug 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sweltering heat expected to hit Bay Area

The National Weather Service announced today (Aug. 23) that an excessive heat watch would be in effect from Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by baylands lover, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 2133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

MV man could get life in attempted homicide

Mountain View resident Reginald Ellis was arrested late last week for allegedly trying to choke his girlfriend to death in...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

woodworking classes for kids

Does anyone know of an after school woodworking class for a 12 year old kid?...

Original post made by amom on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by kobi, on Aug 24, 2010 at 11:22 am | 5 comments | 3699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cheap, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 2477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: 'Taking it to the next level'

Nearly 12,000 students head back to 19 Palo Alto public school campuses Tuesday. Along with the new backpacks, textbooks,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by soccer mom, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:38 am | 7 comments | 4701 Views
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