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PALO ALTO ISSUES

VTA proposals could save Caltrain -- for now

With Caltrain considering eliminating nearly half of the Peninsula's train service to fix a $30 million deficit, VTA general...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 9, 2011 at 10:35 am | 8 comments | 3441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain board: 'The crisis is at hand'

The board that oversees Caltrain is calling for a public hearing on March 3 to declare a fiscal emergency and to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:27 am | 59 comments | 6329 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's fate now in jury's hands

Depending on which attorney the jury believes, the case against Bulos Zumot is either a clear example of a toxic relationship...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by getitstraight, on Feb 9, 2011 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 2283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash reported on Embarcadero and Highway 101

Paramedics, firefighters and CHP officers are responding to the scene of a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 just south...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by speeders, on Feb 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking-permit program a success, residents say

A long-awaited parking-permit program in College Terrace is finally relieving residential woes, according to residents. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Barlas- CT Resident, on Feb 8, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 2869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents of strong-willed teens gain strategies

As a police officer, April Wagner has responded to countless calls from desperate Palo Alto parents whose teenagers have...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Formerly out of control teen, on Feb 8, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 21 comments | 5753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens should see this

Remember Rick Springfield's success in the 80s? He battles depression and has a memoir. He wants to tell teenagers that things...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond this winter: A Palo Alto teacher's reflections

A few weeks ago, all of our hearts were pierced again, to learn of the death, by her own hand, of a Palo Alto student. She...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by I agree, on Feb 8, 2011 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 3998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Chinese mothers superior" article

Most of you have read or heard about Wall Street Journal article by a Yale law professor "Why Chinese mothers are superior"...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by VoiceOfReason, on Feb 8, 2011 at 10:35 am | 147 comments | 10422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

stalker on the loose in College Terrace

Apparently, the victim had his Facebook privacy setting set too low. Will a restraining order help? Photos of the stalker...

Original post made by Facebookie on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Facebookie, on Feb 8, 2011 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group seeks to stem Caltrain 'death spiral'

More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 8, 2011 at 9:46 am | 50 comments | 4308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot concludes testimony in his own murder trial

When Bulos Zumot arrived at the scene of his burning cottage on Oct. 15, 2009, he began making calls to friends, co-workers...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Domanica, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:07 am | 9 comments | 2127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, Palo Alto forge 'smart' partnerships

Amit Narayan and Shiva Swaminathan arrived at their partnership from opposite directions. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14340...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 2411 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Palo Alto sends its top athletes off to college

It was a special day for thousands of high school athletes around the nation as they signed their national letter of intent...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 4330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Merge Palo Alto fire stations, consultants say

The Palo Alto Fire Department should merge the Hanover Street and Arastradero Road fire stations, reorganize its top management...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Concerned in Foothills, on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 39 comments | 5721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighboring cities eye regional services

These days, city borders aren't what they used to be. Palo Alto began signing mutual-aid agreements in 1951, and it's not...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by who cares, on Feb 7, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 3876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Ave will be one lane through Thursday

Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto will be reduced to one lane today (Feb. 7) through Thursday (Feb. 10) due to sidewalk repairs....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by w.o. earth, on Feb 7, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Pride

It is clear that, while we may often disagree with our city council and employees on many topics, we all have a particular...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Feb. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google exec is held captive, Egyptians say

Google executive Wael Ghonim may be held captive in Egypt, and despite his unknown whereabouts, he has been named a spokesperson...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by twit, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 2079 Views

RESTAURANTS

For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 5096 Views
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