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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tiny mouse looms large over levee project

It stands less than an inch tall, sports a cinnamon belly, munches on pickleweed and spends its nights dodging owls and raptors...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by JustMe, on Aug 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 23 comments | 4537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students honored for community service

More than 150 students at Palo Alto High School will be recognized for their service to the community in a presentation Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Truth Be Told, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:17 am | 11 comments | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers, students return to school this week

Palo Alto's 800-plus teachers return to work today, Monday, Aug. 12, to ready their classrooms for the first day of school...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hit or Miss, on Aug 14, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 69 comments | 3433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crescent Park gets a ban on overnight parking

Crescent Park residents seeking a cure for their parking pains received a Band-Aid on Monday night, when Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 38 comments | 2278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Forum: Can downtown Palo Alto have growth without gridlock?

Subject: Can downtown Palo Alto have growth without gridlock? People in Palo Alto enjoy the city as a great place to live,...

Original post made by Community Forum on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 14, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 15 comments | 3574 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ambulances, evacuation drill at Stanford Stadium today

Local emergency responders will be gathering at Stanford Stadium today to practice an evacuation drill and train teams for...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Good to Drill, on Aug 14, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party bus driver arrested after fatal collision

The driver of a party bus that crashed into a tree on Aug. 11 has been arrested after a passenger died during the incident,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by DUI watcher, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1349 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify victim in Newell stabbing

Police have identified the woman who was found stabbed to death in an East Palo Alto apartment as 47-year-old Philomena Ashford-Anderson,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs tax increases for infrastructure fixes

Faced with a laundry list of infrastructure needs and lukewarm support for a bond measure to pay for these repairs, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:12 am | 57 comments | 4289 Views

AROUND TOWN

FOUND: Verizon Google htc Cell Phone @ Cubberley

Respond back in this forum as to the specifics of this phone to claim. Screen cracked, probably run over but powers up....

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Aug 14, 2013 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 766 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity prepares to buy East Palo Alto apartments

Despite protests from the community and concern from the City Council, Wells Fargo Bank is now finalizing its sale of more...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 33 comments | 3310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's lost vision

The crowd arrived early June 11 and quickly filled every seat in the Council Chambers of Palo Alto City Hall, including the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jayna Sheats, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible armed robbery occurs near downtown

A robbery that may have involved a handgun occurred last night at Bryant Street and Poe Avenue, according to Palo Alto Police. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police investigate Newell homicide

East Palo Alto police are investigating the homicide of a woman found stabbed to death at 45 Newell Road this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 9 comments | 1697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artist makes point with pencils

Harriete Estel Berman's current installation in the Anita Seipp Gallery at Palo Alto's Castilleja School hangs like a colorful...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Harriete Estel Berman, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek project will help endangered fish run free

Steelhead trout are expected to be able to swim more easily between the Searsville Dam and the San Francisco Bay after a...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 14 comments | 3800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 1254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council to review Sister Cities program

Turning a cultural-exchange program into one of strategic business and technology partnerships, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 1535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto contractor faces felony charges

The owner and chief financial officer of a Palo Alto construction company have been charged with several felonies in a scheme...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:28 am | 26 comments | 2606 Views
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