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Fugitive escapes police manhunt in Palo Alto

A man who is wanted by police for burglary escaped a manhunt in Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on May 28, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 851 Views

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Palo Alto reboots its dream of a fiber network

For more than 15 years, Palo Alto's drive toward a citywide fiber network flickered on and off like a faulty dial-up connection,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 28, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 62 comments | 219558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to ponder calendar, Cubberley, new school

As the Palo Alto school board approaches the touchy subject of determining an academic calendar for the school year 2014-15...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on May 28, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 9 comments | 2541 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Gibbs repeats as singles champion

==B NCAA tennis== Stanford junior Nicole Gibbs defeated Nebraska's Mary Weatherholt, 6-2, 6-4, on Monday in Urbana, Ill.,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on May 28, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City hopes to bring back second school-resource officer

With its financial picture brightening, Palo Alto is looking to bring back a school-resource officer position that was slashed...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1322 Views

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VIDEO: Stanford Laptop Orchestra

Musicians of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra share their current experimental works, reflect on the interactions of humans...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gethin, on May 28, 2013 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Overdevelopment: learning from the past - RECALLS

I just wanted to share this article about the 1967 Recall Election. http://www.paloaltohistory.com/1967-palo-alto-recall.php "For...

Original post made by Remember on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>SMOKED OUT ... </B>Palo Alto took a giant swing at tobacco earlier this month when the City Council swiftly approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 27, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Just how high can rent be increased?!?

I have been a great tenant for almost 16 years. The landlord (now in property management) is not the greatest, & maintenance...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by John, on May 27, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 40 comments | 132992 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Antonio Shopping Center evacuation lifted

Mountain View police evacuated nearby residents and businesses after a suspicious package was reported at San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by reader, on May 27, 2013 at 12:36 am | 2 comments | 1539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No reporters available

A suspicious item was found at the San Antonio shopping center. Streets are closed and the bomb squad has been called in....

Original post made by Where is the weekly? on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by reader, on May 27, 2013 at 12:07 am | 2 comments | 704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sad News

I received this in my email today, my heart goes out to Ms. Elsbernd and her family friends and the Jordan community. 5/24/13 Hi...

Original post made by Jon S on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on May 26, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury finds Woodside man guilty of murdering his wife

The jury in the murder trial of former Woodside resident Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh reached a verdict this afternoon, declaring...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by isez, on May 26, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 1621 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police roll out strategies against East Palo Alto gang violence

Outraged by the Cinco de Mayo Day shooting of five people at a bus stop, East Palo Alto Police Chief Ronald Davis and Mayor...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by some guy, on May 26, 2013 at 9:15 am | 19 comments | 1923 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1362 Views

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Police locate missing Alzheimer's patient

Palo Alto police said they have located an 85-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease and dementia who had been missing since...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by moi, on May 25, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tennis and tutoring, anyone?

Hidden from view beneath the bleachers of Stanford University's Taube Tennis Center is a cavernous, oddly shaped space, which,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
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