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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates air issues in forum

Incumbents touted the academic and fiscal strength of Palo Alto schools while challengers said the school district could...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest transient for attempted robbery

A Sunnyvale man was arrested for an attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto Saturday after he repeatedly struck another man...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Highway crash in Palo Alto shuts down lanes

A multi-vehicle crash involving a large bus left at least one person injured and shut down three lanes on U.S. Highway 101...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Careful, on Oct 16, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 5 comments | 1478 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$10,000 in eyeglasses stolen in Palo Alto

Burglars stole $10,000 in eyeglasses and sunglasses from a downtown Palo Alto optometrist Thursday, Oct. 11, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 982 Views

SPORTS

Come PA Knights play this Sunday 2pm at Paly!!!

The #6-ranked Pop Warner Football team in the country - The Palo Alto Knights Jr Midgets - are playing the only other undefeated...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Football fan, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plows ahead with more pension reforms

Palo Alto's effort to curb the exploding costs of employee benefits will hit a milestone this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 28 comments | 2079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley entrepreneur starts 'Repair Cafe'

A new Palo Alto nonprofit organization that aims to help non-tinkerers solve the minor mysteries of repairing broken small...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 14 comments | 1665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assembly race: Software engineer challenges legislative veteran

The incumbent served three terms as a San Mateo County supervisor before being sent two years ago to Sacramento, where his...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 16, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 4 comments | 1610 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$8,550 Rolex stolen at Stanford Shopping Center

An expensive Rolex watch was snatched from the Shreve & Co. jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday, Aug. 14, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by lostjewelryrewards.com, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women with Infants Begging at Midtown Safeway Tonight

Before I get tons of hate responses, I am not a cold-hearted rich person who ignores his fellow man. Regularly (and usually...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by nobody, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tight school board race sparks lively discussion

A competitive race for Palo Alto Board of Education has stirred spirited discussion this fall, unlike the last school board...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:53 am | 51 comments | 2993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caswell leads, Dauber trails, in fundraising

School board incumbent Melissa Baten Caswell led and challenger Ken Dauber trailed in fundraising for next month's election...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chedabob, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Talk of new Palo Alto schools gets more concrete

Launching one -- or even two -- new elementary schools in Palo Alto was at the heart of discussion this week as the Board...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Emily Renzel, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:13 am | 12 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Magical Bridge Playground - Palo Alto Mitchell Park

I want to forward this information on to the Palo Alto community and make sure you are aware about a "NEW" playground slated...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Diann, on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2062 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two homicides reported in East Palo Alto Friday

Police are investigating two fatal shootings that occurred three blocks apart in East Palo Alto Friday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by msalexism, on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler eludes police in Duveneck manhunt

A prowler in the backyard of a home on Tulip Lane eluded Palo Alto police on Tuesday after a homeowner spotted him hopping...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by AMR, on Oct 15, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 11 comments | 2391 Views

MOVIES

United Nations film festival comes to Palo Alto

In a film still from a documentary about his life, Gene Robinson stands in his elegant bishop's vestments, a pointed miter...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Betty Meissner, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to tighten parking requirements downtown

When Palo Alto officials decided to ease the parking rules for downtown developers nearly three decades ago, they did not...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by jm, on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 16 comments | 2386 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents march against violence

East Palo Alto community organizers held a "Stop the Violence" march and rally Sunday, Oct. 14, in the wake of a pair of...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 15, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 856 Views
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