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SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will pay to extend 'Track Watch' guards

Three recent emergencies at the Caltrain tracks have sparked official worries that the "contagion period" for five Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by heather, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 24 comments | 2382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Roberts blasts media accounts of his departure

Public Works Director Glenn Roberts, who retired from Palo Alto after reaching a legal settlement with the city in October,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:08 am | 24 comments | 2030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Gunn seniors semi-finalists in Intel contest

"You guys are rock stars," Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos said Wednesday to four Gunn seniors just named among...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 3028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Freak accident traps man between parked cars

A freak accident trapped an older man between two parked cars in the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot Sunday afternoon....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 24 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Booze dispute at Safeway nets four arrests

Three men and a juvenile were arrested after failed attempts to buy -- and later, steal -- alcohol from a Safeway in Midtown...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 24 comments | 1301 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

WAR - number 3

WAR U.S. military officials have confirmed today the "first" American tomahawk cruise missiles have been fired on targets...

Original post made by Terascale Idiocy on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by The real sharon, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:39 am | 24 comments | 2889 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama coming to Facebook April 20

President Barack Obama will visit Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto April 20, where he will host a "town hall" meeting that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Telly Man Up, on Apr 11, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 1896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may merge police, fire

Seeking to curb costs in a time of tight budgets, Palo Alto is considering merging its Police and Fire departments. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on May 24, 2011 at 9:29 am | 24 comments | 1862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched by alleged lawnmower thief

A would-be thief who was caught allegedly stealing a lawnmower from a Palo Alto gardener was arrested Thursday (May 26) after...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by mercy, on May 30, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto History Museum permit challenged

A founding member of a Palo Alto group dedicated to preserving the city's history has filed an appeal of a permit to build...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katie Christman, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 24 comments | 2056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted armed robbery leads to high-speed chase

A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery at Sears in Mountain View was arrested after he flipped his car during a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to connect Main Library, Art Center draws ire

A proposal to improve the connection between Palo Alto's Main Library and its Art Center, both on Newell Road, is infuriating...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 24 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crow cacaphony

Are you the someone disbursing food in piles on Kipling Street so your friends, the crows, can swarm-- cawing, crying,...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by report, on Jul 20, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 2084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto tries to stanch violence

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis looked determined as his department faced investigating the city's sixth homicide this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sekou Black, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:13 am | 24 comments | 1547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City banks on Stanford cash for major projects

Palo Alto officials are just starting the long process of allocating about $40 million that the city is scheduled to receive...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by pa parent, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 24 comments | 1360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto settles Taser suit for $35K

The City of Palo Alto has reached a tentative $35,000 settlement agreement with Tony Ciampi, a Palo Alto man on whom police...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 24 comments | 1895 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11 Power to the Truthful

Not too long ago, I went to Berkeley to watch John Pilger�s �banned� film �The War You Don�t See,� a damning...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hire An Engineer, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:23 am | 24 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Making connections with our teens

Every teenager is an aerialist of sorts, and we on the ground below -- parents and teachers, counselors and doctors and cops,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jobber, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"The 21st Century may be American after all, just like the last"

The title of this thread is the last line of an article in the Telegraph, about the coming turnaround for America. There...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 24 comments | 1206 Views
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Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
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Most Seniors do not Need Senior Housing But Could Benefit from other Choice to Remain in Palo Alto
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"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
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I Spy
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The Cinderella ride
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