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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery at California Avenue train station injures one

Police are looking for a man who allegedly punched a commuter in the face and robbed him as he waited for a train on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jinga, on Nov 13, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 9 comments | 2870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Updating Comprehensive Plan, protection of historic barn

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 3. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/31/public-agenda-updating-comprehensive-plan-...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 13, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 1855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, school district reach breakthrough on Cubberley

After two years of uncertainty, the City of Palo Alto and the Palo Alto Unified School District have reached a breakthrough...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 4033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school life: To whom it may concern

A veteran Palo Alto educator reflects on the challenges of high school -- and how teachers, students and parents can help. ■...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Parenting 100, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 130 comments | 48927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google backing Earth, Air & Space Collaboratory at Moffett

An ambitious plan for a museum and collaborative educational space at Moffett Field is taking shape, thanks to Google's lease...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 11 comments | 4878 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's basketball loads up with top national recruits

Displaying an expansive international recruiting reach, Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer filled nearly every...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Nov 13, 2014 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 4654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State declines to review Santa Clara County election

Santa Clara County's election will not be reviewed by the Secretary of State after all, despite public speculation about...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 13, 2014 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 2922 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Long Timer…., on Nov 13, 2014 at 5:16 am | 8 comments | 6101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek window-smashing auto burglars

Burglars broke into 14 vehicles in and around the restaurant corridor on El Camino Real in Palo Alto over four days this...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:05 am | 7 comments | 5497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A howl of a Halloween

Two dozen crows circling above Santa Rita Avenue on Tuesday afternoon suddenly appeared like a spooky omen of Halloween to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 20 comments | 9573 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Man killed in officer-involved shooting

A man who allegedly drew a gun during a police pursuit is dead this afternoon after being shot by a Menlo Park police officer....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 4585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford grad Buscaglia overcomes a lot for his bid for the Summer Olympics

At an age when many young men might have fallen into bad habits and spiraled out of control, Stanford grad Alex Buscaglia...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Alex B, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 2079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves new housing vision

Without a peep of public protest or a single dissenting vote, Palo Alto adopted on Monday night a new vision document aimed...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 12, 2014 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 3086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Council: the battle for the fifth seat

Lydia Kou and Cory Wolbach, candidates for Palo Alto City Council, have been locked in a razor-thin contest for the fifth...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 53 comments | 7298 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women earn a No. 1 seed in NCAA soccer tournament

Stanford, which won the national title three years ago, received one of four No. 1 seeds into the NCAA women's soccer tournament...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 1652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Makeover eyed for Junior Museum and Zoo

Palo Alto's Junior Museum and Zoo, a popular Rinconada Park destination for children to take classes and gaze at bobcats,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by A Reader, on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 17 comments | 4755 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Mothers Against Murder helps ISIS victims

The letter from ISIS crisply enumerated the choices "Shoshan," 26, and her family had if they wanted to stay in their hometown...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by ISIS-IS-PURE-EVIL!, on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4034 Views

AROUND TOWN

What IS That Musical Racket? Edgewood?

We came home to some loud, live music that sounds like it's coming from the Edgewood area. A neighbor checked, thinking maybe...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:42 am | 8 comments | 1063 Views

SPORTS

CCS water polo up next after six local teams win playoff titles

While more difficult opponents already have been faced during regular-season tournaments, 10 local water polo squads nonetheless...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Polo Guy, on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 2389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre market operator named

The convoluted evolution of the College Terrace Centre and the market that will replace the beloved JJ&F Market took another...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jayne, on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:57 am | 20 comments | 8867 Views
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