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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In search of a 'community conversation'

Palo Alto's new planning director, Hillary Gitelman, got her first dose of the Palo Alto process Monday night, as the city...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by crescent Park Dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 am | 45 comments | 4989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district bullying policies given 'green light' by feds and state

After spending 11 months working with federal and state agencies on developing new bullying policies and complaint procedures,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by This is so corrupt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 55 comments | 22546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools 2011”...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 5763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident gets veterans back in the swim

On a sunny day in Malibu, Jesse Billauer, belly-down on a surfboard, cruises swiftly across the water as surfers nearby enjoy...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by wayne lerrigo, on Dec 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two nonfatal shootings in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Sunday

Two nonfatal shootings -- one in East Palo Alto and one in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood -- occurred at nearly the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood spiderman, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blaze destroys East Palo Alto home

A two-alarm fire gutted an East Palo Alto home, causing the structure to collapse on Monday morning. The fire began at about...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood spiderman, on Dec 9, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 3576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:55 am | 11 comments | 463 Views

SPORTS

Undefeated East Palo Alto football team needs cash for championship

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds, a group of 21 boys, have an unblemished 33-0 record this year, but the team is facing a cash...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:42 am | 28 comments | 4916 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men finish water polo season with a trophy

==BI Of local note == Bret Bonnani scored five times, Forrest Watkins added three goals and the third-ranked Stanford men's...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Blatt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 3031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dickens Told the Tale of Today's Poor

Dickens Told the Tale of Today's Poor By Ted Rudow III, MA Friday December 06, 2013 In a very real sense, Dickens...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Dec. 9, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do electronic credit card readers require signatures?

Can we just put a dot or press OKAY or YES or whatever confirmation word? I suppose I could just try, but wondering if anyone...

Original post made by Germaphobe in Winter on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by no signature required, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A helmet saved my daughter yesterday

Gabi was riding her bike into Paly and swerved and crashed to avoid running into a boy who crossed her path. Even though...

Original post made by Carina Rossner on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1158 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Tech bike safety

Here's a great article about high tech gadgetry for keeping cyclists safe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25018543 But...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 7 comments | 699 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: The dough, re, mi's of pizza

On the Midpeninsula, there are more than 100 restaurants serving pizza between Menlo Park and Los Altos. The upshot is: Muscling...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Korea 'deports' Merrill Newman

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto resident detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall, has been released,...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Third Generation, on Dec 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 3615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A mover and shaker

Tom Foy calls joining Midtown Realty in Palo Alto "the best move I ever made." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2012/11/09/a-mover-and-shaker...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by Patrick, on Dec 8, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters: Students in good hands

Students in good hands Read the full letter-to-the-editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/12/06/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by furious, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:53 am | 25 comments | 1726 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California high-speed-rail project receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Unaffordable, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:42 am | 142 comments | 6418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving still most common commute mode to work, shop

Single-occupancy car trips remain the "preferred mode" of transportation for Palo Alto residents who commute to work, as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Like being safe, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:37 am | 6 comments | 3578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to decide fate of Maybell loan

The Palo Alto City Council will decide Monday whether to demand a $5.82 million loan to the Palo Alto Housing Corp. be returned...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Dec 8, 2013 at 7:58 am | 23 comments | 7200 Views
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