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Southgate

Lush, fragrant vegetation and lazily oscillating rope swings characterize Southgate, where life is quiet and relaxing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 3, 2013 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 8636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Independent nationally recognized newspaper urges you to vote Yes on D

Yes, the San Jose Mercury News provides an in-depth analysis and challenges Palo Altans to not do what they did to homeless...

Original post made by Independent Review on Nov. 3, 2013
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All 3 Palo Alto papers agree: Vote AGAINST D

Today, November 1, the Palo Alto Daily News joined the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily Post in urging voters to vote NO on...

Original post made by Vote Against D on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:00 am | 25 comments | 972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wreaths: a sign of something special

As a child, Lanette Anderson's mom would hang a wreath on the door around Thanksgiving, "a symbol in our house that something...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by farrah, on Nov 3, 2013 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 844 Views

SPORTS

Four teams wrap up league titles in water polo

Winning league water polo titles has seemingly been routine for the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep boys plus the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 2638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In absence of state test, Palo Alto wants to give one anyway

Worried about a loss of continuity in standardized testing, members of the Palo Alto school board say they want local students...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Middle Schools, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 20 comments | 5994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seize weapons, arrest 16-year-old gang member

East Palo Alto Police conducted a probation search of a 16-year-old gang member's East Palo Alto residence on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by westy pa, on Nov 2, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 2361 Views

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Palo Alto to install dozens of defibrillators

A network of defibrillators -- devices that restore regular heart rhythm to victims of cardiac arrest -- will soon be installed...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hamilton, on Nov 2, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 3724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A backwards process on Maybell project

Imagine making a substantial family investment in something before determining its value, how other family members felt about...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 50 comments | 3105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 5835 Views

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Why Not Help Save The Last Orchard in Palo Alto?

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.” Henry David Thoreau “There were...

Original post made by Margo Davis on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:44 am | 38 comments | 1908 Views

SPORTS

Best teams in four sections head to NorCal tournament

==BI Girls water polo== The most competitive girls' water polo tournament in Northern California gets under way this weekend...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student arrested in fatal DUI crash

A 24-year-old Stanford student was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after he drove the wrong way onto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Soldevila15, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 16 comments | 5217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tries to stem norovirus outbreak

After a reported outbreak of norovirus infected 52 Stanford students, the university put its infectious disease protocols...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funds started to aid orphans of tragic Menlo Park crash

As an alleged drunken driver awaits arraignment, the Menlo Park community is raising funds to help the three teenage children...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by What a shame it ended up like this, on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 3172 Views

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Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 17195 Views

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Stanford professor who needed bone-marrow match dies at 54

A Stanford professor whose students and friends rallied to help her find a bone-marrow match has died. Nalini Ambady, 54,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Goolrukh Vakil, on Nov 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 20638 Views

SPORTS

Stanford takes a football break before taking on Oregon

There's no Stanford football game scheduled this weekend and that's just as well. The No. 6 Cardinal (5-1 in the Pac-12,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by John , on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Reich at the Aquarius - a must see

Inequality For All is described in a superb documentary at the Aquarius. Don't miss this outstanding look at the rise of...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:28 am | 8 comments | 676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County investigates wave of Stanford illnesses

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four who were treated at a hospital...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Update, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 2820 Views
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