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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Final school board candidate forum set for Wednesday

Candidates for the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will square off Wednesday at Nixon Elementary School,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:24 am | 21 comments | 1747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family surprises burglars on Fife Avenue

When a mother and her 5-year-old child returned home on Tuesday, Oct. 30, they heard voices in the house. The family fled,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 21 comments | 1549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public opinion sought on future of Cubberley Community Center

Public opinion on the future of Cubberley Community Center will be sought in a community forum scheduled for Thursday evening,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by betty schneider, on Nov 16, 2012 at 12:11 am | 21 comments | 2387 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prop 37 failing???

So strange, Californians vote for Obama yet against Prop 37? ...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:28 am | 21 comments | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board members to take oath

A public cake-and-punch reception to honor incoming members of Palo Alto's Board of Education will precede a swearing-in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:22 am | 21 comments | 2516 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 | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Palo Alto liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Two men armed with handguns robbed a liquor store in Midtown Palo Alto on Saturday night, Dec. 29, and absconded with alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:45 am | 21 comments | 5176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto carjacking Saturday

Palo Alto police have arrested two suspects in a Saturday night carjacking that took place near the intersection of California...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 21 comments | 5644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yet another Spare the Air alert ahead

Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy this weekend, prompting the fourth consecutive Winter Spare the Air...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Think About It, on Jan 20, 2013 at 6:43 am | 21 comments | 1640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toyota SUV crashes into house on Park Boulevard

A silver Toyota RAV4 sports utility vehicle smashed through a speed-limit sign this morning, crashed through the hedge and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 21 comments | 8231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: City proudly leads on 'carbon neutral'

As President Obama promised to take on the threat of climate change in his inaugural speech last week, Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Feb 20, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 21 comments | 1206 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congressmen: NASA Ames gave secrets to China

The director of Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center is embroiled in what is either a scandal or a witch-hunt over accusations...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by American Values, on Apr 6, 2013 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 15056 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's golf course redesign up for review

Palo Alto's evolving effort to bring a "Wow!" factor to its Baylands golf course and to build three athletic fields next...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Trees purify air, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 21 comments | 306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pal Alto's Ugliest Building Contest

Let's start a new contest - this one for "Palo Alto's ugliest building". I nominate the new low income apartments on Alma...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 5, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 21 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery Foundation grants $1 million for disability playground

The Peery Foundation will donate a $1 million matching grant to build a playground for disabled children and adults at Mitchell...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Apr 19, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Experts warn women leaders of nuclear risk

Had Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon contained nuclear material tens of thousands of people could have been killed,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Swelling cash reserves fuel Palo Alto's fiber effort

Palo Alto officials won't be popping champagne bottles this week, when their long-deferred dream of a citywide high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by just thinkin', on Apr 26, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 21 comments | 4034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not successful' in filling communication post

The Palo Alto school district so far has not been successful in its search for a new communication coordinator but the search...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Responsibility, on May 17, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 21 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 1901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Where have all the flowers gone?

Palo Alto's oldest florist is shutting its doors. After 19 years in business, Stanford Floral Design at 433 Hamilton Ave....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 21 comments | 4805 Views
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