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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How much do you spend on groceries a month?

My fianc� and I are in a heated debate on how much we should spend on groceries/household items a month. He thinks we spend...

Original post made by Tryingtosave on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Jan 9, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 27 comments | 1640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family faces burglary charges after Dec. 27 arrest

A father, mother and daughter from Albania are facing burglary charges in Palo Alto after allegedly attempting to steal men's...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by arban, on Jan 9, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 49 comments | 3309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck swerves off Highway 101 near Moffett

No one was injured Tuesday morning, Jan. 8, after the driver of a truck heading southbound on Highway 101 lost control of...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 2676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to swear in new mayor, vice mayor

Palo Alto will elect its 2013 mayor and vice mayor tonight, as well as say goodbye to outgoing Mayor Yiaway Yeh and Councilman...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 6 comments | 3585 Views

SPORTS

Another Cardinal foregoes final year, declares for NFL

Stanford redshirt junior cornerback Terrence Brown became the third member of this year's football team to forego his final...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by best wishes , on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials declare emergency over EPA levee damage

East Palo Alto officials are seeking an estimated $2.6 million in government aid after pre-Christmas storms extensively damaged...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Mayor Sandy Eakins dies

Sandra Brown Eakins, a former Palo Alto mayor and civic activist, died Jan. 2 at her home in Oakland after a long illness....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by anne, on Jan 8, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 10 comments | 1566 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School's Edelman will be honored at hall of fame

Menlo School senior Drew Edelman will be honored during the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California induction ceremony...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Clay, on Jan 8, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smart phones in high school

I would like to open the topic of smart phones in high schools. DISCUSS I believe they are a bad idea because: 1. We...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials propose Addison school boundary change

Palo Alto school officials are recommending shifting the boundary between the attendance areas of Addison and Walter Hays...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Damn kids get off my lawn, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 1756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City probes excessive tree pruning on Cal Ave

California Avenue still has its trees, but this time it's the limbs that are missing. About 40 newly planted trees in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 8, 2013 at 8:42 am | 55 comments | 3750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab suspected package thief

A Union City man who police said stole packages from homes in Palo Alto and San Jose in recent weeks was arrested Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 15 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B>A NEW DAY ... </B>Palo Alto's mayoral election is typically a ceremonial affair, perfectly suited to the largely ceremonial...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by HighschoolDad, on Jan 7, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1896 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto carjacking Saturday

Palo Alto police have arrested two suspects in a Saturday night carjacking that took place near the intersection of California...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 21 comments | 5772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perhaps a better way to improve pedestrian and bike safety

Today, 1 January 2013, many communities in the UK introduced 20 MPH speed limits in areas where cars, pedestrians and bicycles...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Be fair, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 80 comments | 3124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's up with the Mitchell Park Library

I haven't seen much work going on at the Mitchell Park Library. Does anyone have a status update? I can't wait to see the...

Original post made by Middlefield driver on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Goose Boy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board president: Public education key to state's future

Like many couples with young children, Dana Tom and Nancy Kawakita moved to Palo Alto mainly because of its reputation for...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Damn kids get off my lawn, on Jan 7, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 12 comments | 3502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly semester grades not available until January 17

It was so great to look forward to a stress-free, finals before Winter Break but how can Paly administration think it is...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1167 Views
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