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AROUND TOWN

Byxbee Park plans still uncertain, but restoration goes on

The 126-acre Byxbee Park, located at the center of the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve, is perhaps the most emblematic of the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 5 comments | 7462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police look for DUI crash witness

The Menlo Park Police Department announced Nov. 6 that it is seeking a specific witness who may have watched a grisly fatal...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test results, new spending on tap for school board

The Palo Alto school board will hear reports on school construction spending, SAT and Advanced Placement test results and...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 23 comments | 5859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many mail-ins, little drama in Palo Alto election

The fire station on Arastradero Road in Palo Alto had all the trappings of a precinct on Election Day on Tuesday -- a table...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by KP, on Nov 7, 2013 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 2481 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/05/recent-home-sales posted Tuesday, November 5, 2013,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 7, 2013 at 3:45 am | 5 comments | 2635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks at trenches for Caltrain

Commuting by train may be on the rise in job-rich Palo Alto, but when the City Council meets on Monday to discuss the local...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 6, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 37 comments | 20352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dewatering after October

Anyone else notice the water is still running into the drain on the 2100 block of Bryant in front of the church? Groundwater...

Original post made by Anonymous on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 5 comments | 562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Saving the Baylands

The Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve marshlands, home to the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse and the California clapper...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Nov 6, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 15 comments | 20434 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I convince my husband to vote?

His parents came from a different country and don't vote because their country was corrupt. So every election, my husband...

Original post made by American on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 1566 Views

SPORTS

Robinson leads Gunn girls to division title in cross country

Gunn senior runner Sarah Robinson capped off her league cross-country career with her best performance ever on the rolling...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Congrats!, on Nov 6, 2013 at 3:09 am | 1 comment | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor

Evaluate the facts Read the letters here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/11/01/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Nov 5, 2013 at 11:08 pm | 8 comments | 3707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone Hear Low Flying Jet Engines at Full Power Tonight?

Just now: Thought a crash was imminent! Lasted 30-45 seconds, very low and close. Lowest I have ever felt a Jet over...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 7 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

55% against vs 44% for

we win, we win, we win! power to the people!...

Original post made by Yay, NO on D on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three masked men rob Midtown 7-Eleven

Three masked robbers, one of whom was carrying a rifle or shotgun, robbed the 7-Eleven in midtown Palo Alto early Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 47 comments | 9535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Indoor cycling, more mall openings, tutoring centers

<B><B>INDOOR CYCLING AT STANFORD ... </B>An indoor cycling studio is riding into Stanford Shopping Center, with construction...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Soul Enthusiast!, on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 6809 Views

MOVIES

Review: '12 Years A Slave'

This is the story of a man: another tale of physical and emotional survival that, unlike "All is Lost" and "Gravity," derives...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 4 comments | 8647 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'All Is Lost'

Batten down the hatches for the unusual new sailing drama "All Is Lost." The only actor on screen for 106 minutes is Robert...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 13103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to decide Measure D's fate tomorrow

After months of contentious battles between senior-housing advocates and rezoning hawks, voters tomorrow will decide the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:22 am | 24 comments | 4295 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/23/recent-home-sales posted Wednesday, October 23,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by well, on Nov 5, 2013 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 1040 Views
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