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AROUND TOWN

Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by traveler, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son brandishes knife in parking-lot fight with father

A disagreement between a father and son that became physical in a south Palo Alto business' parking lot began with the son...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

University presidents gather to ponder higher ed

More than a dozen presidents of colleges and universities will gather in Palo Alto this weekend to brainstorm about the future...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 19, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 11530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An 'Oscar' of an idea

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Patty, on Jul 19, 2013 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1088 Views

SPORTS

Stanford signs VanDerveer to long-term contract

Stanford's women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, who turned 60 last month, received a belated birthday present by signing...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Emily Renzel, on Jul 19, 2013 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1464 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When the Knock Comes

When the knock comes, do not answer the door. It may be the man in the bowler hat and round glasses from the collection agency....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Yvonne, on Jul 18, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 4688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plasma arc gassification of solid waste

I have long argued that anaerobic digestion (AD) schemes are a fiasco for Palo Alto; plasma arc is a much more rational scheme....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 18, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 32 comments | 1126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Los Altos Hills Community Event: Hoedown

Los Altos Hills Hoedown at Westwind Community Barn Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road, is the location for the...

Original post made by LosAltosHillsParks on Jul. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest one after early-morning burglary

Police arrested a man early Friday morning for allegedly stealing $8,000 in construction equipment from a Crescent Park residence...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by jiiii, on Jul 17, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 6 comments | 1129 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell petition successful?

I heard that the petition to reverse the Maybell project in Barron Park was very successful. Can anyone verify this? If...

Original post made by Sean on Jul. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child abuse allegations against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jerky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Palo Alto man arrested in hit-and-run

Menlo Park police arrested and booked into county jail Friday night Michael Ford, 38, of Palo Alto on felony charges of leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 1911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Overall East Palo Alto crime down, despite violence wave

Despite a spike in violence experienced earlier this year, overall crime continues to drop in East Palo Alto, police Chief...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 17, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 7 comments | 1578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City's electric-wire program hangs in the balance

For nearly 50 years, the City of Palo Alto has slowly and steadily converted electric lines around town from overhead to...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ceri, on Jul 17, 2013 at 10:21 am | 81 comments | 5671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ken Dauber - please form Shadow PAUSD Board

I have posted the following under the thread dealing with Strategic plan - http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=20367 The...

Original post made by village fool on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 17, 2013 at 6:10 am | 42 comments | 7420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission lauds 'true mixed-use' project

A proposed mixed-use development at 3159 El Camino Real that has drawn attention for its high ratio of housing units to commercial...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by present tense, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 41 comments | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Electric Works to move to Mountain View

After 99 years of calling Palo Alto its home, Stanford Electric Works will move to Mountain View at the end of June, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Eddie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 20 comments | 2283 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP adds three new directors to board

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it added three new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cassie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Airplane crash puts hospitals' 'mass casualty plan' to the test

Within minutes of Saturday's crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport of an Asiana Airlines flight carrying 307...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by DE-myelinated, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 14426 Views
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