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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 39 comments | 1667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police to host Twitter 'virtual ride-along'

For anyone who has ever wondered what a day (or night) in the life of a police officer is like, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:09 am | 6 comments | 1146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's marijuana measure goes down in defeat

Marijuana laws may remain hazy in California but Palo Alto residents made their position clear on Election Day when they...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by JuliusS, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 40 comments | 1730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With one new member, school board looks ahead

Following a hard-fought election for three spots on the Palo Alto Board of Education, newcomer Heidi Emberling, a parent...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by soccerdad, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm | 20 comments | 1460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 972 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David Petraeus resigns

Patraeus has been a very good militaty leader. He says he had an extramarital affair. Was this affair known of by the White...

Original post made by James on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments | 832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Fazzino farewell packs Palo Alto pantheon'

Palo Alto's political luminaries, activists and residents packed into St. Albert the Great Church Thursday afternoon to celebrate...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Nov 9, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

AROUND TOWN

RIP Ellen Fletcher

Former Palo Alto city council member Ellen Fletcher passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. Ellen was a long time...

Original post made by Sally on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Dee Wanger, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 19 comments | 1783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Fazzino farewell packs Palo Alto pantheon'

Palo Alto's political luminaries, activists and residents packed into St. Albert the Great Church Thursday afternoon to celebrate...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Anne Taylor, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 772 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Nov. 10-11)

[http://www.rainwaterharvesting.eventbrite.com Class: Rainwater Harvesting] Residents can prepare for the coming dry season...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters bring political veterans back to council

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Nov 9, 2012 at 1:40 am | 26 comments | 1920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at knifepoint in Menlo Park

If you go walking after midnight, keep an eye out. Late Wednesday night, two men robbed a third who was strolling through...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 8, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 886 Views

SPORTS

Gunn needs one more big victory for a CCS football berth

Palo Alto has an invitation. So does Menlo-Atherton, Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School. All are headed to the big dance...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ice Queen, on Nov 8, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan sixth-grader back after health case settled

A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 20 comments | 2299 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls advance in CCS polo

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls will play another day in their respective Central Central...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

The streets of downtown Menlo Park were nearly empty late Tuesday afternoon -- perhaps people were still waiting in line...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creating a 'foolproof' Thanksgiving

"She is the modern day Julia Child," claims Sur La Table chef Hilary Freeman. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27384...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by I Like pie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Election Prediction Thread

No rhetoric, no noise. Just your prediction for electoral vote count, Senate +/-, and House pick ups. First prize? Why,...

Original post made by PK on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 26 comments | 1082 Views
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