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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teens arrested for arson

Two teenage boys who allegedly set a 4-foot-high orange plastic construction fence and a Krispy Kreme doughnut box ablaze...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by disgusted, on Sep 9, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 13 comments | 1374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New trail proposal wins backing of Palo Alto City Council

An eleventh-hour request from Palo Alto and Stanford University for a grant that would greatly accelerate the city's ambitious...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by jim sullivan, on Sep 9, 2012 at 8:24 am | 7 comments | 3046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you drive your kid to school?

I am interested in having a good discussion about why those who drive their kids to school do so. Is it because you think...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by safety, on Sep 8, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 64 comments | 4881 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Dinah's Shack

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 5, 2006
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 8, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 17 comments | 13861 Views

SPORTS

Big plays lead unbeaten Gunn to a second straight win

==B Friday's prep football== The Gunn High football team went into Friday night's home opener with the possibility of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Plaza does not feel welcoming to many

As I have driven along Alma and watched the work nearing completion on the new Plaza, I don't like what I see. I wonder if...

Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anymouse, on Sep 8, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA Hospital Opens New Mental Health Center

A crowd of active military personnel, veterans, hospital staff and community members looked on as a pair of golden shears...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Drake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 1198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Auto Burglars Strike Palo Alto Parking Lots and Parking Garages

17 car burglaries in Palo Alto in the last couple of days. Press release from the Palo Alto Police Department: http://cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=786...

Original post made by car owner on Sep. 7, 2012
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates expansion milestone

After years of plans, negotiations and design work, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials celebrated a major milestone...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Road could see commercial influx

The bustling block of Page Mill Road just east of El Camino Real looks like an unlikely place for quiet single-family homes,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 22 comments | 3045 Views

BOOKS

Dynasty-scale dining

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Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Betty Dunworth, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trim managers' benefits

While Gov. Jerry Brown and Sacramento legislators scramble to contain pension expenses for state employees, Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 11:09 am | 19 comments | 3077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Marshals, CHP arrest teen in East Palo Alto

A teen boy believed to have been one of two people in a car that rammed and shot at a California Highway Patrol vehicle in...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:44 am | 10 comments | 1456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost - Woman's Wedding Ring

Lost – Woman’s gold wedding band at the Ross Road “Y” or the Midtown area Tuesday, September 5th. The ring was lost at...

Original post made by William Warren on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by JSD, on Sep 6, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

<B>SUMMER SOIREE ... </B>As a kick-off to the Oct. 5-13 San Francisco Litquake, four authors will mingle and chat at the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Vidya, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 2109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dinah's Poolside Grill may change hands

The future is murky for Sharon Magnuson, the operator of Dinah's Poolside Grill, whose 40 years of running the iconic Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:39 pm | 17 comments | 1585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE announces 2012-13 fundraising goal

An independent, parent-led foundation that raises funds for Palo Alto's public schools Tuesday announced a 2012-13 fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Stop Pensions First, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 24 comments | 1694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 1172 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed phone lines snarl traffic on Highway 101

Traffic in both directions was disrupted for about 45 minutes on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City this morning after phone...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by PG&E or AT&T, on Sep 6, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat."

Will Rogers got it right. This Democratic convention is turning into a real zoo. God, Jerusalem, or not, or possibly, or...

Original post made by Kenneth on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:37 am | 7 comments | 862 Views
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