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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students advance in Intel science contest

More than a dozen local teens, including three from Gunn High School, are among 300 students from across the country named...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by bump, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 7 comments | 5844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beating the flu bug

It was a terrifying way to start the new year. Feeling wiped out and congested, Menlo Park resident Candace Peterson took...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wife of M.D., on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 11 comments | 4531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyclist's account of Woodside road-rage event

A Portola Valley resident said he was among 100 or so cyclists at the scene of a road-rage incident involving a pickup truck...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 130 comments | 5310 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Housing Bubble in Palo Alto blown by Chinese money

Housing prices are going through the roof again. Although people say that Palo Alto prices never go down that is not true....

Original post made by Calder on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by values, on Feb 9, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 51 comments | 2242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avenidas salutes community contributors

Six accomplished community members, selected from a list of more than 40, can add being winners of the annual Avenidas Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sends massive office proposal back to drawing board

An ambitious proposal to build a dense office complex next to the AOL building on Page Mill Road received a cool reception...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by belrt, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 9608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City racks up costs as Cal Ave streetscape project evolves

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a controversial plan to reduce lanes and make a host of streetscape...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by nailed by a car, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:14 am | 62 comments | 4747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: PaloAltoGreen program; 'Student connectedness'

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28551...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Disconnected, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Saturday

A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times Saturday night, Jan. 26, in East Palo Alto and died of his wounds on the scene,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Karan, on Feb 8, 2013 at 9:53 pm | 49 comments | 3862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District responds to 'testing fraud' charge

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly expressed confidence the school district will be able to resolve charges of...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by mp parent, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 61 comments | 2963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP football standout signs letter of intent to Georgetown

==B Local college commitments== Sacred Heart Prep senior Derek Hunter closed the door on his excellent high school football...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Good going, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Eichler building demolished at Edgewood Plaza

One of two historic Eichler commercial structures scheduled for renovation at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 87 comments | 14500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council aims for less talk, more action

The topic of too much talking at City Council meetings has become an irksome problem for Palo Alto's council members, prompting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Scharff and Klein, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math, music are passions for home-schooled Intel finalist

The world is a classroom for 15-year-old Palo Alto resident Sahana Vasudevan. On a given day the home-schooled teen -- recently...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kasi's Coworker, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 6602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:33 am | 40 comments | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopes to spur affordable housing

With affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto's planning officials debated on Wednesday night ways to fulfill this need...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero arson suspect deemed unfit for trial

Damon Luce, the man accused of setting several fires at the Arastradero Preserve in Palo Alto, was found mentally unfit to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:28 am | 2 comments | 1384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents debate Greer Road traffic-calming project

The results of a neighborhood traffic-calming trial are in, but residents along Greer Road in Palo Alto are wondering what...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:56 am | 43 comments | 1829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One way to combat crime

With burglaries on the uptick throughout Palo Alto in 2012, Crescent Park stands out among the most targeted neighborhoods....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paralyzed cyclist, champion against cancer, dies at 54

Lawrence Viariseo, who survived a fall off a 100-foot Sierra cliff, triumphed over bladder cancer and became an avid bicyclist...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 7 comments | 1388 Views
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