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AROUND TOWN

Bald eagle plants herself in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has been known as many things over the decades, but it's safe to say that a retirement...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jane Chaikin, on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 2682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss annual goals Thursday

The Palo Alto Board of Education will discuss its annual goals in an all-day retreat at the Garden Court Hotel Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do your kids think about the new school schedule

What do you kids think about finishing the semester before break. Here's what I hear from high schoolers: --Teacher's didn't...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 11:45 am | 67 comments | 6112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent-exposure incident in Palo Alto

For the second time in two days, a man has exposed himself to a woman in Palo Alto. Police believe it is likely the same...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by stevil, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to change affordable-housing law

Seeking to comply with changes in state law and encourage construction of more affordable housing, Palo Alto is considering...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by trainspotting, on Jan 11, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 26 comments | 2181 Views

MOVIES

The year 2012 in film

From a pint-sized girl surviving storms on the wrong side of the levee to a CIA agent planning to rescue a band of hostages,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by David Lieberman, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 4064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

#1 priority for our city council

The top priority for our council should be to pass a mandatory occupancy law. A concerned citizen, on another thread, has...

Original post made by Not an issue on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't you tell this is sarcasm?, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress group holds annual conference this weekend

High schools around the country that have shifted their first-semester exams to before the December break "will not go back,"...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Whatever, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:36 am | 35 comments | 2822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents split at meeting over Newell Road bridge

A crowd of community members from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto jammed into the theater at the Lucie Stern Community Center...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Rs, on Jan 11, 2013 at 8:08 am | 59 comments | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying true to original vision

Near Middlefield and Oregon Expressway is a house originally designed by a Palo Alto legend and recently remodeled by the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:48 am | 5 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 1177 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any Low-Noise Restaurants?

Noisy restaurants are making it impossible to enjoy talking to people over a meal. Are there any moderately priced places...

Original post made by Please stop the racket on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:56 am | 20 comments | 1573 Views

RESTAURANTS

Recommend a good year round CSA?

I'd like to sign up for a year round CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Pick up anywhere in Palo Alto or Menlo Park is...

Original post made by Organiclaws on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 2123 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Natural-gas incident prompts road closure in Palo Alto

El Camino Real in Palo Alto between Charleston Road and Ventura Avenue, which was briefly closed Thursday afternoon due to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

AROUND TOWN

gas leak at El Camino / Los Robles

http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28187 Why was there no emergency notification of any sort? No email or...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police release sketch of suspected residential burglar

Palo Alto police have released a color sketch of a man wanted in connection with the burglary of a home in the 1000 block...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:19 am | 17 comments | 1710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Indecent exposure reported near Cal Ave

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman while she was sitting in a parked car near California...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by confused, on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest in decades-old Mtn. View murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be served in the death of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found strangled...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1153 Views
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