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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 84 comments | 2748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Antenna angst unwarranted

The debate over whether to allow ATT to improve cell service in Palo Alto using small antenna positioned on the top of existing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by CellTowerOutsideMyWindow, on Oct 9, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 29 comments | 6015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman dies in crash on I-880

A woman who was killed in a crash on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Fremont Saturday morning has been identified by...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by sad too, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen tree in Palo Alto delays Caltrain commuters

A tree has fallen on the train tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto, delaying the commute, Caltrain reported shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Miyake Gone for Good?

It looks like the long-time, much-evolved sushi restaurant has closed its doors. Was it finally a victim of its own bad...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 3449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter Hovers over PA for an Hour

Does anyone know why a helicopter would hover over Palo Alto between 4:30 and 5:30 pm on Tuesday October 10 ? The noise...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new middle school for Palo Alto?

A potential new school for Palo Alto will be a topic of discussion tonight as the Palo Alto Board of Education meets for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parenting Tip, on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 18 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students report better mental health

Palo Alto youth are emotionally healthier than they were two years ago, according to newly released data from the California...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 13 comments | 2123 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why Do So Many Crimes and Incidents not Show Up on the Police Report Log?

there have been several crimes and incidents witnessed and reported by Palo Alto reside ts lately that never even make it...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crumpled Car Towed from Railroad Tracks at East Meadow

Does anyone know what happened the evening of Thursday, October 4 on the railroad tracks at East Meadow and Alma? A horribly...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1138 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inflation for real families

I went down to my local grocery store, today, and purchased a typical basket of groceries. I was shocked! I have also been...

Original post made by Keri on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 60 comments | 2774 Views

AROUND TOWN

High Street neighbors remember cut-down oak

In Anne and Chris Sigler's front yard on High Street stands a barren oak tree, cut down to four great but stunted branches...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 1573 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Donkey' sign not stolen from Bol Park after all

A large wood sign emblazoned with a portrait of one of the Bol Park donkeys that residents thought was stolen was actually...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 10 comments | 1773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell

Seeking re-election for a second term on the school board, Melissa Baten Caswell cites her business background and "deep...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by District Mom, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 11 comments | 1206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to weigh in on new 'arts district' in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto voters could have a say as early as next spring on a sweeping proposal by billionaire developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Save Palm Drive, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 85 comments | 6418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Sunday, a bicycle fest, for the average resident

There's been pingpong, bocce ball, yoga and tennis. And now, the latest event to spur Palo Altans to meet their neighbors:...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Stanford grad, on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 1718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cannabis smoking 'permanently lowers IQ'

"Teenagers who regularly smoke cannabis are putting themselves at risk of permanently damaging their intelligence, according...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 20 comments | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the SAT a good measure of College Readiness

I am interested in asking parents of recent PAUSD grads about how they feel about this in light of this report http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/is-the-sat-a-good-measure-of-colleg...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1173 Views
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