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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 | 7002 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 | 2593 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 | 2369 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 | 2188 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 | 2230 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 | 3798 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 | 2547 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 | 4794 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police plan DUI checkpoint tonight

The Palo Alto Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint tonight (Aug. 20) from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:34 am | 26 comments | 3135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charleston narrowing is working well

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Original post made by Sonya Bradski on Sep. 5, 2006
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 23, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 4 comments | 5383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Emotions high at briefing on Lewis homicide

On a scale of one to 10, San Mateo Police Department investigators are at about a two or three in solving the David Lewis...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by I LOVE TO SHOP, on Aug 23, 2010 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 2406 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto shuttle schedules begin Aug. 23

Riders of two Palo Alto shuttle buses will experience improved service on one line and will have to wait a half hour longer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Delores Eberhart, on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals, new construction to greet students

Palo Alto students and their families will be greeted by new principals on six campuses when they go back to school Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 2890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Parents of East Palo Alto plane crash victim file suit

The parents of a man who died in a plane crash in East Palo Alto in February filed a lawsuit Tuesday (Aug. 17) alleging that...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by daniel, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:50 am | 65 comments | 4551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gerhart can't help Vikings win on his return

It wasn't quite the same kind of performance that Toby Gerhart was used to during his record-breaking days at Stanford University....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 2320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Balancing student emotional health, academics

Around a table littered with napkins, stacks of documents, car keys and carafes of iced tea, Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Greer Stone, on Aug 22, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 46 comments | 5470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traveling con man arrested in Menlo Park

There's your run-of-the-mill bad boyfriend, and then there's Simon Gann. A Menlo Park woman suspected that the man she'd...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Maddie, on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 13 comments | 3829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma: the last straw on high-speed rail?

If the issues weren't so serious, last week's meeting of the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors in San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Life's meaning, on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 37 comments | 4150 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Palo Alto restored by 'hero' with a light touch

The spray-paint vandalism of El Palo Alto, the "living landmark" of the City of Palo Alto, has been delicately removed by...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 22, 2010 at 10:08 am | 9 comments | 4036 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Police Activity

Today Friday August 20, 2010 I came home to a dozen police cars at the end of my street and lots of yellow crime scene tape....

Original post made by Bellesearching on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:30 am | 9 comments | 2644 Views
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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