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AROUND TOWN

What's open on Thanksgiving?

Hoping to receive some suggestions for a restaurant open this Thanksgiving...... It will be a sad day, & I don't feel like...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school principals share plans for the year

The principal of Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School in Palo Alto has ordered campus-wide use of the school communication...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Get Real, on Nov 21, 2012 at 9:14 am | 49 comments | 1734 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit and killed by Caltrain in Palo Alto

Caltrain service was back on schedule this morning after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks in Palo Alto earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:52 am | 24 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist collides with deer on I-280

A man on a motorcycle was struck by a deer Wednesday, Oct. 31, after the animal ran onto an Interstate 280 exit ramp and...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Highway 280 Steward, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 3762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cleaner arrested following burglaries of Palo Alto homes

A house cleaner has been arrested for burglary after three Palo Alto residents who shared the same cleaning team noticed...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto reflects on Ellen Fletcher's legacy

The life of Ellen Fletcher, a longtime Palo Alto councilwoman who helped transform the city into one of the nation's most...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 2469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 20, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteer opportunities

Any suggestions for volunteer opportunities in Palo Alto (or close by) for a group of 3rd and 4th graders? ...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by "Neighbor Helping Neighbor" Food Drive, on Nov 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter over midtown this morning

Does anyone know why there's a helicopter hovering over our neighborhood this morning?...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 978 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Liberals Commitment to Taxes and Government to be put to the test

In California, based on the results of the recent election when combined with Obama's re-election at the national level,...

Original post made by Anna on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 20, 2012 at 2:32 am | 15 comments | 1028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Barron Park neighborhood outraged over donkey attack

Barron Park's beloved donkeys have been attacked by a dog for the second time. The donkeys, Perry and Miner Forty Niner,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Odo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 75 comments | 2660 Views

SPORTS

Championship finish by Stanford in Oregon

==B No. 14 Stanford 17, No. 1 Oregon 14 (OT) == Kevin Hogan passed for 211 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for another...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: School of Rock rolling into Midtown

Palo Alto resident Hansel Lynn is bringing a new music school to the Midtown neighborhood of Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by moi, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 8 comments | 1391 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets win NorCal title, qualify for national championships

It was only a few weeks ago that the Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets' football team suffered its first loss of the season....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mama B, on Nov 19, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 10 comments | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

New flashing speed sign on Middlefield.

A wonderful new flashing speed indicator has appeared near the Winter Lodge on Middlefield. One problem, it is right in the...

Original post made by Whose idea was that? on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by MIchael Bechler, on Nov 19, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diverse views sought for calendar committee

Hoping for a calmer discussion when it's time to adopt future school calendars, the Board of Education Tuesday called for...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 60 comments | 2958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Update (x2!) forum this Saturday

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, Saturday will host Education Update...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by pa parent, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Palo Alto spends too much on office supplies

Poor management over office-supply expenditures may have cost the City of Palo Alto close to $390,000 between November 2007...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 40 comments | 4698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1049 Views
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