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AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board president: Public education key to state's future

Like many couples with young children, Dana Tom and Nancy Kawakita moved to Palo Alto mainly because of its reputation for...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Damn kids get off my lawn, on Jan 7, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 12 comments | 3560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly semester grades not available until January 17

It was so great to look forward to a stress-free, finals before Winter Break but how can Paly administration think it is...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

Preserve Buena Vista Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18250 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Annoying horn sound at 3:30am?

This morning at about 3:30am, I heard this horn sounding in the distance. I thought it might be from CalTrain, but then...

Original post made by Adobe on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by S Marinos, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 am | 11 comments | 2035 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Steffens is named the world's best

==B Women's water polo== Stanford freshman Maggie Steffens, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist and Olympic Games MVP, has been...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by David, on Jan 6, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New DA restoring 'Conviction Integrity' and 'Cold Case' units

Criminals who never got caught for past crimes in Santa Clara County should be looking over their shoulders, while persons...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joanie S., on Jan 6, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 5 comments | 1740 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man grazed by bullet in East Palo Alto

A man apparently grazed in the head by a gunshot in East Palo Alto Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, refused to cooperate with police...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Just tell the truth..., on Jan 6, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 967 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Radio in the Bay Area, Anyone remember KGO's mass firing last year ?

Hey Palo Altans and others. I just happened to be reminded of the changes at KGO radio about a year ago when KGO, fired...

Original post made by Former Radio Listener on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 5, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 8 comments | 2698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver to go to trial for fatal Mountain View crash

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing Mountain View resident William Ware last June, will stand trial...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jimmy, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air alert issued for New Year's Day

The Bay Area will ring in the new year with a Spare the Air Day on Tuesday, Jan. 1, air quality officials have announced. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 19 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

How did horses get on Interstate 280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 2243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2013: The Year of the Future

With the post-recession triage now in the past and local sales-tax revenues climbing, 2013 promises to be a year of regrouping,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Boring, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 1788 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fiscal cliff: estate tax opinions?

Can someone who thinks the estate tax is a good thing tell me why they think so? As I'm examining fiscal cliff impacts, the...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 52 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands buildings - old becomes new and new left to rot?

Why, I wonder, at the Baylands have they just redone the old Scout building and opened it as something new and special and...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest three people for burglary

Three people from Albania were arrested Thursday, Dec. 27, on commercial burglary and conspiracy charges at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:34 am | 30 comments | 2475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Palo Alto liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Two men armed with handguns robbed a liquor store in Midtown Palo Alto on Saturday night, Dec. 29, and absconded with alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:45 am | 21 comments | 6197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain board elects new officers

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), which owns and operates Caltrain, unanimously elected Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views
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