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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two robbed at gunpoint near downtown Palo Alto

A man and woman walking near downtown Palo Alto were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, Palo Alto police said. The victims...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 41 comments | 2251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss misuses credit cards

Both of our other local newspapers had a story yesterday about the fact that Liz Kniss misused her credit card while a county...

Original post made by Write the story on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Princess Liz is right, on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 1052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Arrillaga the philanthropist? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18312 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Anthropologist, on Jan 24, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palo alto parent, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:29 am | 14 comments | 1478 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Heisick takes over M-A swim program

Spieker Pool at Menlo-Atherton High is presently empty and undergoing repairs and renovation. It couldn't be more appropriate,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jesus Cristo, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noise pollution or music to your ears?

While picking up pastries this morning at Paris Baguette I couldn't help but notice loud, piped-in (piped-out?) music filling...

Original post made by Music Lover but... on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:10 am | 4 comments | 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail on tonight's council agenda

High-speed rail will be back on the agenda of the Palo Alto City Council tonight as members are asked to update the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Skin in the game, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 35 comments | 2390 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by skygal, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 2253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation makes sure no students left behind

Not everybody who lives in Palo Alto is wealthy, even though it sometimes can seem that way. Palo Alto High School journalism...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 27 comments | 3019 Views

SPORTS

State coaching honor for Sacred Heart Prep's Lavorato

==B Prep football notes== ==I Paly's Chryst earns All-American honor== It was a big year for head coach Pete Lavorato...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Trevor , on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 2292 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SamTrans buying 25 hybrid buses

The San Mateo County Transit District is adding 25 new hybrid buses manufactured by a Hayward company to its fleet by the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:48 am | 5 comments | 891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Home burglaries up 52 percent from 2011

Residential burglaries in Palo Alto jumped 52 percent in 2012, from 149 to 226, according to an annual crime-statistics report...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 22, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 1760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pensions back on Palo Alto City Council agenda

The City Council will consider ways to manage pension costs Tuesday, Jan. 22, when it discusses recently enacted state pension...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 22, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Mitzvah Day in Palo Alto

About 900 volunteers of all ages participated in Mitzvah Day Monday, Jan. 21, a day of volunteering activities for families...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stef, on Jan 22, 2013 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki's Market : Welcome to Palo Alto!

Stopped in Miki's on Alma over the weekend. It's exactly the market we were hoping for. Centrally located, farmers market...

Original post made by Anonymous on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Impressed, on Jan 21, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 1654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman dies in fiery Mountain View crash

A woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car struck a tree in Mountain View, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Very Sorry for her, on Jan 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto Fire Chief Eric Nickel sworn in

After two and a half years without a permanent fire chief, Palo Alto held a promotional ceremony Thursday, Jan. 17, for Eric...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by Welcome Wagon, on Jan 21, 2013 at 1:41 pm | 14 comments | 2378 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1072 Views

BOOKS

Vallejo Man Injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28304...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: Going 'carbon neutral'

In 2006, a year after Hurricane Katrina brought New Orleans to its knees and six years before Hurricane Sandy transformed...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Jan 20, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 8147 Views
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