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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kill High-Speed Rail in favor of Self-Driving Car Autobahn?

I listened to the governor's speech and his comments about high speed rail (HSR), and it occurred to me that maybe HSR isn't...

Original post made by Forward on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 5 comments | 1354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students arrested on weapons charges

Two Palo Alto High School students have been arrested in separate incidents involving a stun gun and a homemade, cork-shooting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Feb 18, 2013 at 9:20 am | 53 comments | 3545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

On-call nurses allege they must sleep in cars

The Jan. 23 burglary of a Lucile Packard Children's Hospital nurse's car while she slept in it has become a lightning rod...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by PRN, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:35 am | 17 comments | 5666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Less puns in headlines please

Am I the only one getting tired of all the puns in news headlines. It detracts from the news itself and often gives the wrong...

Original post made by PAW Reader on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Grammar, on Feb 17, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 1165 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hollywood leftist oppression.

The recent movie "Zero Dark Thirty" explained the truth that waterboarding, and related enhanced interrogation methods, produced...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 17, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused Stanford mall fraudster had assault weapon

Palo Alto police said a man who allegedly used counterfeit credit cards to defraud stores at Stanford Shopping Center had...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 17, 2013 at 6:41 am | 11 comments | 10154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tech Savvy Students Hold One-on-One Tutoring Sessions for Moldaw Residents

High school students from Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton were among a group of tech savvy teenagers who volunteered...

Original post made by lew697 on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by big, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 1059 Views

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 | 2109 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 | 20620 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 | 1166 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 | 913 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 | 4130 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 | 1928 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 | 3948 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 | 3305 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 | 1044 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 | 8484 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 | 1137 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 | 988 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 | 971 Views
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