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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second Harvest needs turkeys

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties needs turkeys so...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Donate now, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 28245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man causes minor injuries to four police in scuffle

A man got into a scuffle with police at Palo Alto's Opportunity Center and caused minor injuries to four police officers...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by bobgnote, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 3054 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls wrap up season with a fourth place in state finals

The Palo Alto girls golf team accomplished more in its first season of existence than most teams do in program history. The...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim H., on Nov 21, 2013 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 17420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valley Key to Chinese Tech Giant - PA on Page Mill Road

In the SF Chronicle 11/20/13, Bloomberg Report is an article about the Chinese Suning Commerce Group opening a temporary...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 21, 2013 at 8:45 am | 5 comments | 14440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is that smell?

Recently, Kris Newby and her family unknowingly hosted uninvited visitors in their Palo Alto home: a family of skunks. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by rathater, on Nov 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 26452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Challenge: let's have a healthy debate without the cloak of anonymity

In my opinion, one of the most dangerous sites that preteens/teens are on now is ask.fm because anyone can post anonymous...

Original post made by Danielle Laursen on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 21, 2013 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 18746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wednesday's heavy rain - usual problems?

I was driving in the worst of the rain on Wednesday, lots of water pooling on Oregon off ramp. Did we have problems with...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

A fresh verdict from a Sacramento County judge threatens the one source of money that high-speed-rail officials felt was...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 9 comments | 3756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly graduates reflect on their high school experiences

Graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools feel well prepared academically and socially for college, though more than a...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 59 comments | 41324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use project on El Camino wins approval

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a long-awaited vision for the eclectic neighborhood around Fry's Electronics, a group of dense,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by llfried, on Nov 20, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 7703 Views

AROUND TOWN

please don't park on the street on street sweeping days

Work crews try to sweep city streets once a week during the fall and winter. Unfortunately, scofflaws parking on the street...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs new penalties for stalled construction

Residents who take too long to remodel their Palo Alto homes, leaving sections of their blocks fenced off and mired in construction...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Wonderer, on Nov 20, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 29251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suit threatened over city's car-camping ban

A group of Palo Alto attorneys is threatening to sue the city over a recently adopted ban on vehicle habitation, a law that...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Nov 20, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 49 comments | 6153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza fine to pay for historical restoration

Those who destroy history are bound to restore it. So decreed the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night as it voted to use...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Silly, on Nov 20, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 13 comments | 35901 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award

==BI Of local note== Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams from Palo Alto High has been named as one of 10 semifinalists...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 22854 Views

SPORTS

A lack of making plays proved the difference in loss to USC

==BI Stanford football notebook== During the chaos that ensued after Saturday night after USC's 20-17 upset win against...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ben Factor, on Nov 20, 2013 at 12:45 am | 5 comments | 24565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anonymous bloggers?

Does anyone else think it is interesting that the weekly is allowing an anonymous blogger to post on educational issues...

Original post made by astonished on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 708 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by Caltrain Saturday is identified

A middle-aged man who was struck and killed by a train at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto Saturday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ramone, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 9277 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to spread smoking ban downtown

Palo Alto's ever-expanding ban on smoking is now drifting toward downtown and California Avenue. By an 8-1 vote, with Greg...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 18314 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys, girls take league titles into CCS playoffs

For the first time in school history, the Gunn boys and girls will head into the Central Coast Section water polo playoffs...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 4564 Views
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