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AROUND TOWN

Around Town

A PERFECT MATCH? ... The intricate courtship between Palo Alto and Yangpu, a district within Shanghai, started to get serious...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Janet F, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Save a Life, Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive for Palo Alto Mom

What: Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive When: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 2:00 pm-5:30 pm Where: Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made by Melissa Baten Caswell on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by A.Neck Dote, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2768 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Charges dropped in Palo Alto bus fatality

A SamTrans bus driver facing a vehicular-manslaughter charge after her bus struck a pedestrian in Palo Alto in 2010 was exonerated...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by ndnorth, on Dec 15, 2012 at 10:47 am | 21 comments | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit-and-run driver injures cyclist near Jordan

A driver fled a collision involving a bicyclist outside Jordan Middle School Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 11, and police are seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Victor, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:36 am | 54 comments | 2416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ponders design of new bike bridge

Emboldened by a $4 million grant and a freshly completed master plan, Palo Alto is rolling ahead with design work on a new...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lance, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:21 am | 24 comments | 10012 Views

SPORTS

Police post traffic advisories for Saturday and Sunday

Palo Alto police have issued traffic advisories for both Saturday and Sunday in connection with a sold-out Stanford football...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Thanks Stanford for traffic, on Dec 14, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 15 comments | 2656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend 28th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of people from Palo Alto and beyond ventured out to the Baylands Friday night for the 28th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ariel Hessing, on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 25 comments | 3161 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams has All-American season

Former Palo Alto High standout Davante Adams made quite an impact on the Fresno State football team this season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Strive, on Dec 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help make holiday bouquets for our hospitalized veterans Sunday, 12/16/12. Everyone welcome!

Sunday, December 16, you are invited to help make holiday bouquets and cards for our veterans at the Palo Alto Veterans...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 14, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to consider approving a pilot residential collection policy for compost; hear a "Year...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rare monoamniotic twins delivered at Packard Hospital

A dramatic delivery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has saved the lives of twin girls who might not have survived to...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking, infrastructure woes loom large in 2013

The glaring problems of insufficient downtown parking and decaying infrastructure will likely tower over other Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 1576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was later...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:49 am | 10 comments | 981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divided council beefs up parking requirements

With downtown residents up in arms about a dearth of parking in their neighborhoods, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Boo hoo, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 22 comments | 2260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Midtown 'elves' to deliver holiday bouquets

Calling themselves the "Midtown elves," residents of Palo Alto 's Midtown neighborhood have launched a grass-roots effort...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 1000 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Playing for Keeps'

"Playing for Keeps" is entirely undemanding, mostly unrealistic, not at all funny, and curiously disconnected, with supporting...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley cash to fund Stanford Hospital

Stanford University has launched a $1 billion fundraising campaign to build its new hospital and invest in medical research...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by venkatrao, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 5 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Synchronize the Traffic Light, Please!

When, if ever, will the new traffic light on Alma just north of the one at Meadow be synchronized with the other two in the...

Original post made by No more gridlock on Dec. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens being charged as adults in MV sex assault

The two 17-year-olds arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl at a Mountain View park are being charged...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 13, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 1561 Views
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