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MOVIES

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Writer-director Scott Frank brings clever writing and moody atmosphere to this crime thriller centered on ex-cop and recovering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 9668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell Phone Tower in Midtown Parking Lot going in without a murmur

All the talk over the past couple of years about cell phone towers on lampposts and Little League, I am surprised but very...

Original post made by Midtown on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 4 comments | 699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why no mention of the celebrations for Mitchell Park Library Opening?

Just drove past Mitchell Park Library, something going on. Is it opening day? A little publicity and letting us know about...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by dates, on Sep 27, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B><B>15 and GIFTED ...</B> He isn't old enough to drive or vote, but this week <B>Arun Jambulapati</B>, 15, started his...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Nice Story, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 1183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Palo Alto mayor Alan Henderson dies at 89

Alan Henderson, former Palo Alto mayor, businessman and environmental advocate, died on Sept. 13 from complications related...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cathy, on Sep 26, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 4 comments | 3067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches business registry

It's no secret that Palo Alto's population either doubles or triples every weekday afternoon, with thousands of workers making...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by now you don't want data??, on Sep 26, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 21 comments | 5083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens create video tutorials for fellow students in online 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill Zukerberg, on Sep 26, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 8552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man convicted of murdering girlfriend

A 49-year-old man who stabbed and slashed his girlfriend to death in a jealous rage was convicted of first-degree murder...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Previous Neighbor, on Sep 26, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers put their hands on their students in PAUSD?

I would like to see what other parents with kids who attend school in PAUSD think about this issue. My seven year old son...

Original post made by PAconcernedmom on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Off My Lawn, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resilience, relationships mark Athena winner's success

Like many women in the 1970s, investment adviser Jane Williams faced significant career challenges in what was deemed a man's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 2831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board ratifies goals

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday unanimously ratified five goals for the new school year that reflect the assessment...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:57 am | 9 comments | 3613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Finding balance in a new world

Few places in the world epitomize the juxtaposition of the global and local as does Palo Alto. Our region has the most active...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2014 at 7:42 am | 13 comments | 3639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tap water smells and tastes terrible

A few weeks ago I noticed a pronounced change in the water pressure in our house. In my shower I'd guess that there is 50%...

Original post made by Duveneck Dad on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 20 comments | 1713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman reportedly groped in College Terrace neighborhood

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman after walking with her for several blocks along California...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by y gentle soul is recovering, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 22015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two found dead in possible gas leak in Mountain View

What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Sep 25, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 4899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears finish line on new housing vision

The last time Palo Alto adopted a new housing vision for the city, the feeling around City Hall was more relief than satisfaction....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 25, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 82 comments | 13997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Platform? To Sign for Healthy Schools!

I am collecting signatures for a friendly signature drive to ask PAUSD to adopt an indoor air quality (IAQ) management plan...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do I need a permit to put in an rv hookup in my backyard?

My mother is traveling around the country in her 30 foot rv. She is comin gout here in August and wants to stay with me...

Original post made by daughter on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by sauce for the goose, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 21 comments | 25624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel appointed for Comprehensive Plan update

Palo Alto has selected a new citizens panel that is charged with helping the city update its land-use bible, the Comprehensive...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:06 am | 40 comments | 3894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested in Palo Alto for allegedly stealing mail

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 4222 Views
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