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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighbors reviewing street safety after fatal crash

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Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:30 am | 13 comments | 2840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dance Canceled?

Why would Mitchell Park cancel the dance that was scheduled for Friday at the drop? I know lots of kids that were planning...

Original post made by Midtown Mom on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:17 am | 16 comments | 2178 Views

AROUND TOWN

What makes the Campus 'Jewish'?

"... a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig trees, pomegranates, olive oil and honey" -- Deuteronomy 8:8 Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by A non Jewish PA resident, on Oct 27, 2009 at 9:08 am | 14 comments | 2623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman accused of torching parent's house

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Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by friend, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:35 am | 8 comments | 2707 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Witnesses to history

One by one, they tell their war stories directly to the camera. They all weep. Mirako Sano, a little girl from Tokyo at the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 2014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to study Fire Department costs, staffing

After six years of talking about it, Palo Alto is preparing a new analysis of staffing levels at its Fire Department -- information...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:57 am | 20 comments | 3041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may impose new SEIU contract tonight

The five-month dispute between Palo Alto and its largest labor union over a new contract is expected to hit a climax tonight,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by A. Martian, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 15 comments | 2119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by HP address, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 3189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bells to ring Saturday, 11 a.m., as global climate warning

Seven Palo Alto churches will ring their bells 35 times on Saturday, Oct. 24, as part of a global effort in more than 140...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by You Can't Fool A Knowledgeable Scientist, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 16 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

87 Palo Alto seniors earn National Merit honors

Nearly 10 percent of next June's graduating classes of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kmom, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 20 comments | 2713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revelations: Why the City Council wages War Against Its Own Employees

REVELATIONS IMPORTANT & DISTURBING HISTORY BEHIND THE CURRENT 2009 NEGOTIATIONS – September 30, 2009 IS THIS...

Original post made by EdgeoftheKnife on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 26, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

TONY THE BARBER: RETIRED ... When Tony Nicosia, who owned the barbershop at Charleston Shopping Center in Palo Alto, went...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Oct 26, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search home, find marijuana farm

Palo Alto police discovered an "elaborate" indoor marijuana farm when executing a search warrant at a home in the 300 block...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nuno, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:56 am | 39 comments | 4304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: It takes an 'urban' village

Sunday's grand opening of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, at the corner of Charleston and San Antonio roads in...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:44 am | 11 comments | 3677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resources and support in the wake of tragedy

In the wake of Monday's teen suicide, school officials and community groups have offered the following information. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent 3, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 2575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Town Hall Monday the 26th - Attend/Watch or Email Questions in Advance

Ever wondered if . . . ? Now you can ask in person (or by email (TownHall@paloaltopta.org)) at the Palo Alto PTA Council's...

Original post made by Lauren Janov for PA PTA Council on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2009 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten, robbed in Mountain View mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 26, 2009 at 8:07 am | 4 comments | 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

How did the huge new Jewish Center get approved?

If you've seen the new Oshman Famkly Jewish Community Center at San Antonio and Charleston roads, you've probably asked yourself...

Original post made by Paul C on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Old Mother Hubbard, on Oct 26, 2009 at 6:23 am | 48 comments | 3717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumpkin patch with bounce houses/jumpers?

There used to be a great pumpkin patch every fall in the parking lot near Broadway and 84 in Redwood City (next to the Denny's)....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by $$$$$, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 1992 Views
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