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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat."

Will Rogers got it right. This Democratic convention is turning into a real zoo. God, Jerusalem, or not, or possibly, or...

Original post made by Kenneth on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:37 am | 7 comments | 870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to rule on major changes to Edgewood Plaza

The dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto would undergo a major transformation, including 10 new homes and a Fresh Market...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim_H, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 1064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trail to close Wednesday for mosquito-abatement repairs

A popular Palo Alto Baylands trail will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 5, while crews repair a hole beneath a floodgate that...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 17 comments | 3441 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mike's in Menlo Park looks closed

Drove by there and found sign in front missing and what looked to be construction workers swarming....

Original post made by Food on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students narrow achievement gap

Palo Alto's African-American and Hispanic elementary and middle school students made significant achievement gains between...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Someone Who Knows, on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 7 comments | 1635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed in Middlefield Road crash identified

A man who was killed when his car drifted off of Middlefield Road in Palo Alto Monday morning has been identified, the Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 17 comments | 1660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt's Kick-Off Party is this Sunday

Pat Burt will be holding his campaign kick-off party and ice cream social this Sunday from 4-5:30 pm at Hoover Park. ...

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resign, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Beauty boom in Midtown

There is no reason for anyone to have a bad hair day in Midtown Palo Alto. With the recent opening of two new hair salons,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 3098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party crasher fires shots at Menlo Park house

A San Jose man was arrested Saturday morning on six counts of attempted murder after he allegedly fired shots at a house...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by even stranger, on Sep 4, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales tax increase poll

Ha Ha, I love this poll NewsPoll Would you vote in favor of a one-eighth-of-a-cent sales-tax increase in Santa Clara...

Original post made by Annie on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by poll watcher, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CHP Officer critically wounded

A CHP Officer was critically wounded this morning after being shot by a suspect on 680, about 40 miles from PA. Another CHP...

Original post made by Terrible news on Sep. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Locals plead not guilty to pornography charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo Park resident Charles Vela Reyes Jr. have pleaded not guilty to charges...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 4, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by GoodLaw, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law: Landlords need to disclose foreclosures

If an apartment or home for rent is in danger of foreclosure, would-be renters could soon have the right to be told about...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 1213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber enters Palo Alto school board race

Parent activist Ken Dauber announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, he will run for the Palo Alto school board in this November's election,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Sep 4, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 62 comments | 3533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner out, Townsend in for fall school board race

This fall's election for Palo Alto's Board of Education came into sharper focus this week as two incumbents declared their...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 4, 2012 at 11:48 am | 5 comments | 1121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford appoints online-learning vice provost

Stanford University has appointed computer scientist John Mitchell its first vice provost for online learning. The appointment...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"if youíve got a business, you didnít build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County tuberculosis rate one of highest in nation

Santa Clara County continues to have one of the highest tuberculosis rates in the nation and the state, the Tuberculosis...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 8 comments | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: School districts, education supporters balance dread with hope on Prop. 30 tax vote

Palo Alto schools have felt the bite of the Great Recession and severe cuts in state funding for local districts. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by frivolous whim, on Sep 3, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 23 comments | 1412 Views
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Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,152 views

Most Seniors do not Need Senior Housing But Could Benefit from other Choice to Remain in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 31 comments | 1,431 views

"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
By Anita Felicelli | 0 comments | 1,133 views

I Spy
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 981 views

The Cinderella ride
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