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AROUND TOWN

Pedantic politics

Playwright Kenneth Lin focuses his newest work, "Warrior Class," on the smarmy backroom of politics, where deals are made...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 23263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car pins boys against wall in downtown Menlo Park

A warm fall afternoon turned dangerous for 6-year-old twins when a car jumped a curb, trapping the boys against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cat Mom Leonorilda, on Oct 22, 2013 at 11:09 am | 49 comments | 10572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arata’s Pumpkin Farm And The Grinch(es) Who Stole Halloween (Or At Least Part Of It)

http://www.almanacnews.com/blogs/p/2013/10/16/aratas-pumpkin-farm-and-the-grinches-who-stole-halloween-or-at-least-part-of-it...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto races against the clock on infrastructure fixes

When Palo Alto officials began their journey nearly three years ago to refresh the city's aged infrastructure, their expansive...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 22, 2013 at 9:16 am | 32 comments | 14438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man shot in East Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man was shot and seriously injured this afternoon while driving on University Avenue, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 12 comments | 6017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors give thumbs up to Castilleja traffic efforts

Neighbors once critical of Castilleja School for generating traffic and parking problems have acknowledged that new traffic-control...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Current Parent, on Oct 21, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 23 comments | 2659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Leash Dogs at Foothills Park

Due to the recent scrutiny on the off leash dog problem in Palo Alto public spaces, Foothills Park is now subject to a surge...

Original post made by Hiker on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 666 Views

SPORTS

SHP rallies from 12 points down to topple Menlo-Atherton

Sacred Heart Prep had not faced much pressure in the early part of their schedule this season, as the Gators defeated their...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Was at the game too, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malala Yousafzai

http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130110-france-honours-pakistani-schoolgirl-malala-yousafzai This young girl will...

Original post made by Susan on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 11 comments | 1631 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water flowing freely again in San Francisquito Creek

A century-old concrete barrier in the San Francisquito Creek has been removed, a triumph for the steelhead trout, conservationists...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Interested Citizen, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:55 pm | 13 comments | 6403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: Upsurge in teen crisis, drug referrals reported by counseling service

There has been an upsurge in crisis-level referrals in the past year to therapists at the Adolescent Counseling Service,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Third-graders are targeted for bicycle education

Big enough to balance on a two-wheeler but still little enough to be impressionable, third-graders long have been the focus...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by DogsNeed2Walk2, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Purse snatcher bagged in downtown Palo Alto

A 17-year-old girl who police said punched a woman from behind and stole her purse on Waverley Street on Saturday night was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 21, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 3881 Views

SPORTS

Critical call costs Cardinal in soccer loss

Stanford spent 85 minutes alternately turning back No. 1 California's best chances and delivering blows of its own but a...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma

"I looked out that window, saw that same tall green plant outside and told the real estate agent that I wanted to buy the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Raymond R. White, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Utilities Home Energy Reports

Are we the only PA residents who find the Palo Alto Utilities Home Energy Report a bit intrusive? The information on our...

Original post made by Ken Krechmer on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ditto, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Outrageous BART salaries

Here is a link to the database of BART salaries http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area?Entity=Bay%20Area%20Rapid%20Transit and...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by BTW, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:13 am | 11 comments | 1033 Views

SPORTS

Stanford sixth in first BCS rankings

Stanford found itself in sixth place of the first Bowl Championship Series standings released Sunday, its highest opening...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Seelam Prabhakar Reddy, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto 15 year old reported missing

A 15-year-old Palo Alto resident, Annie Shark, has gone missing, and the police department is requesting help in finding...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 21, 2013 at 2:34 am | 13 comments | 2727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Cycling Accident Settlement

I'd like to apologize in advance if this offends or hurts anyones feelings about this incident. I am very sorry to read...

Original post made by Anon. on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mario, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 2316 Views
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