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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Alto Superintendent Phillips dies

Don Phillips, superintendent of the Palo Alto Unified School District from 1997 to 2001, died Friday morning (Dec. 3). He...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on Jan 13, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 7 comments | 3611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Roberts blasts media accounts of his departure

Public Works Director Glenn Roberts, who retired from Palo Alto after reaching a legal settlement with the city in October,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 2955 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board views mixed about planned Elks Lodge

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Thanks, Chris, on Jan 13, 2011 at 5:28 am | 22 comments | 9280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave. lane reduction 'won't impact traffic'

A controversial plan to cut California Avenue's four traffic lanes to two in the business district will have minimal impact...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by sigh, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:08 am | 64 comments | 3973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown says slash spending, keep tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today (Jan. 10) that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Tax debacle, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 23 comments | 3316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's attorney blasts withholding of texts

The attorney for Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto man charged with killing his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, and setting their...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by chrisc, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 2865 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Marecic wins Paul Hornung Award

Stanford two-way starter Owen Marecic was selected the inaugural winner of the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board backs Duveneck plan, even-year voting

In two rare split votes Tuesday night, the Board of Education approved "conceptual designs" for major renovations to Duveneck...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Erin Mershon, on Jan 12, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 2767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board of Education to decide on election timing

The Palo Alto school board will decide Tuesday whether to follow the City Council in aligning its elections with county and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nasty Stench this morning

Does anyone know what caused a nasty stench (like a sewage pipe burst or that which comes from a dumpster) this morning?...

Original post made by Vianica on Jan. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to review controversial Pardee Park plan

Six century-old eucalyptus trees at Palo Alto's Eleanor Pardee Park that several residents and an arborist have deemed hazardous...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 14 comments | 3430 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1892 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

suicide attempt closes bridge - again

For the second time in the past couple of months an important road bridge has been shut down due to a suicidal individual....

Original post made by driver on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Double -- no, make that quadruple -- trouble?

A Redwood City woman performed a rare feat recently when she gave birth to naturally conceived quadruplets at Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renovations planned for Duveneck campus

A new two-story classroom building, plus a new kindergarten play area and five new single-story classrooms, are proposed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Grandma, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 2993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Robbery in South Palo Alto

Last night I received an email indicating that there was an armed robbery on Ben Lomond, a few blocks from our house. Why...

Original post made by Observer on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1755 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teenage burglars busted in Menlo Park

While some teenagers are lamenting the end of holiday vacation, others are seizing the opportunity to enrich themselves --...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:28 am | 4 comments | 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Day of Service'

The City of Palo Alto will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of community service. Projects...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm in, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Energy Reports at the Utilities Advisory Commission

If you have criticism or praise for the Home Energy Reports in your utility bill, they’re on the Utilities Advisory Commission...

Original post made by Asher Waldfogel on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by pares, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Robbery Greenmeadow

Around 9 pm last night a pizza delivery man was robbed a gun point making an ficitious delivery to a neighborhood home and...

Original post made by Greenmeadow Resident on Jan. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1750 Views
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The Cost of Service
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
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