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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents confront school board about bullying

Amid tearful recountings by parents of painful school bullying situations, Palo Alto school board members and district Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by big, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 23 comments | 2089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto fights state mandate for more housing

In what one council member called a fight "for the soul of our city," Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday, Feb. 11, to formally...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 50 comments | 20330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter

Anyone know why a helicopter has been hovering for 1/2 hour?...

Original post made by Marilyn Green on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Feb 16, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 8 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

former HP engineer threatens to assassinate pro-gun-control State Senator

California State Senator Leland Yee is pushing for tougher gun control in this state. In response, former HP engineer Everet...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ah, yes, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman mugged, robbed in downtown Palo Alto

A woman was thrown to the ground and robbed of her purse in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, and the robber...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 49 comments | 4112 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto raises red flags about rail funding

Nearly a month after California legislators passed a bill to begin construction of high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by choo choo charlie, on Feb 15, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 21 comments | 1923 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by FollowUpInfo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 28 comments | 3887 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 16-17)

[http://www.paphil.org Music: Palo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra concert] The Orchestra will play Glinka's "Overture to Ruslan...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 3290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov Chris Christie holding fundraiser in Palo Alto tonight

Stop by Mark Zuckerberg's house and say hi. CBS News report: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2013/02/13/protest-planned-as-facebook-founder-hosts-chris-christie-fundraiser/...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:07 am | 20 comments | 1035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Bullying case reveals systemic problems in school district

Palo Alto school district leaders and parents should be shocked and saddened by the portrait painted in a scathing investigative...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:04 am | 141 comments | 8365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Potential gift for Paly gym: $20 million

School board members Tuesday lauded an anonymous family who is considering a possible $20 million donation to renovate Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Right on Time. , on Feb 14, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 980 Views

AROUND TOWN

Late night phone ring

Recently I've been hearing a phone ring late night / early morning. It rings just once. Has an electronic tone not a bell....

Original post made by Simon on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Simon, on Feb 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 1289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car accident on Webster and Forest

There was a nasty accident on Webster and Forest last night (2/13) Cadillac t-boned an Audi dragging it over 60 feet! Part...

Original post made by PAresident1 on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Curtain up on TheatreWorks' 44th season

TheatreWorks, the veteran Peninsula group, announced its 44th season this week. Five plays and three musicals, including...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Love Theatre, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 2072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family explores 'largest gift ever' for Paly athletics

An anonymous Palo Alto family is considering making a "major" donation to help transform indoor athletic facilities at Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by JA3+, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 73 comments | 4847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What happened to PANDA = Palo Alto Neighborhood Disaster Activities

This CERT activity seems to be defunct with a 404 error on the City of Palo Alto website. A victim of budget cuts? http://www.citizencorps.gov/cc/showCert.do?id=13043...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 874 Views

SPORTS

Gunn wrestlers just miss pinning down another title

==B SCVAL Championships== Gunn senior Eric Cramer (126) and sophomore Ian Cramer (132) both won their respective weight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 14, 2013 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1524 Views
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