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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile-home park closure would displace 400

The planned closing of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto to make way for an apartment complex took a step forward...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Literally, on Dec 18, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 5 comments | 1320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A needed step back

A growing public concern about the magnitude of a proposal made by developer and Stanford benefactor John Arrillaga and the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Perla Ni, on Dec 18, 2012 at 12:01 am | 22 comments | 2076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Children murdered in Connecticut grade school

Earlier today there was a story from China that 22 children in a grade school were wounded by a nut with a big knife. The...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mensch, on Dec 17, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 1276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

please slow down when driving in the rain

Sections of both Hwy 101 and Hwy 280 were closed this morning due to serious car crashes. Please folks, slow down when the...

Original post made by reckless driving is not an accident on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 17, 2012 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students riding bikes on wrong side of Churchill

Paly students do ride their bikes the wrong way down Churchill but not excusing them, it is quite apparent why they do it....

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 7 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault on pedestrian - what should I have done?

I witnessed a disturbing incident yesterday afternoon. A pedestrian was crossing Bryant Street in a crosswalk and was about...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by DC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 29 comments | 5419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why would anyone, with a mentally challenged child, have weapons in their home?

Mentally unbalanced kids cannot be trusted around weapons, of any type, including hammers and knives. What was this mother...

Original post made by Sally on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto poised to embark on trash experiment

Those black carts filled with trash may soon disappear from the curbside of one Palo Alto neighborhood as part of the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Dec 17, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 24 comments | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 1299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Walgreens to pay $16.57 million for violations

Walgreen Co. has settled a lawsuit by 42 California counties for illegally dumping hazardous waste and unlawfully disposing...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 1907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Interests collide over Buena Vista's future

There has been a certain inevitability to the situation now unfolding at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, located behind...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by w. dean, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 1007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feature story: Power of the people

All year long -- not just during the holiday season -- volunteers quietly work behind the scenes, providing nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 22 comments | 9260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Dec. 18)

[http://www.smcl.org/en/node/6067 Holiday Concert: Mary McLaughlin] Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will perform...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: Giving hope to the homeless

Tucked at the end of an industrial lot, East Palo Alto's only homeless shelter occupies an unassuming warehouse that's been...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1564 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Palo Alto Grill opening downtown

When the Lavanda Croatian restaurant and wine bar closed its doors last summer at 185 University Ave. in Palo Alto, the closure...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 1513 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by danielle you-know-who, on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights will play for third place in nationals

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets extended their season for one more game following a 16-14 win over the Detroit Dolphins...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by the MAN, on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto in final stage of California Avenue redesign

After two years of revisions, lawsuits and squabbles with area business owners, Palo Alto officials are now putting the finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 20 comments | 3897 Views
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