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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Shuttle suit settles for $125,000

A Henry M. Gunn High School student who was thrown out of an unsecured city-bus door and tumbled onto El Camino Real in 2007...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Shuttle Diplomacy, on Aug 18, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 17 comments | 3787 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Filmmakers to document life of David Lewis

Two filmmakers are on a marathon journey to record every scrap of remembrance about David Lewis, the East Palo Alto community...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bob Cancilla, Belmont, on Aug 18, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2774 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who got it?

"Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on May 28, 2010 at 7:43 pm Walter_E_Wallis is a member...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:46 am | 21 comments | 2798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad wins medals at international math competition

Recent Paly graduate Lynnelle Ye won a gold medal at the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad, The Mathematical Sciences Research...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by real math, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:31 am | 5 comments | 13972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Elephant Pharm becomes animal hospital

Adobe Animal Hospital is moving this weekend from First Street in downtown Los Altos to a 14,000-square-foot building on...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:01 am | 16 comments | 3060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's long past time to ban 'vehicle dwelling'

"It ain't home till it's up on blocks" is a refrain from a contemporary Trailer Park Troubadours song. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Aug 17, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 46 comments | 4890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed rail could take homes, shrink Alma

California's planned high-speed-rail system could significantly narrow Alma Street in several sections of Palo Alto and cause...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 84 comments | 6272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new director of admission

Stanford University has named Bob Patterson as the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission. He joins Stanford from the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by MLK, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 3187 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Brown goes the mile in Falmouth

Stanford grad Russell Brown was the seventh fastest American at the Falmouth Road Race in Massachusetts on Sunday. The nine-time...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Pre, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left turn only on Churchill at Alma 7.30 - 8.00 am.

I watched the traffic at this intersection this morning. There was a considerable amount of traffic ignoring the signs and...

Original post made by Traffic Conscious on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Traffic Conscious, on Aug 17, 2010 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

North county Democratic headquarters to open

The Democratic Party will re-open north Santa Clara County campaign headquarters at 3898 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, with...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Vote Conservative, on Aug 17, 2010 at 7:45 am | 10 comments | 3586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider new high-speed-rail station

Palo Alto would have to build parking structures for 3,000 cars -- more than the total number of spaces currently in public...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 am | 60 comments | 5427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does the PAPD have a facebook page?

Our neighbors at Facebook set this page up with a city in New Jersey: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Marlton-NJ/Evesham-Township-Police-NJ/319370858258 Most...

Original post made by crime stopper on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Twitter info, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intensive summer school draws to a close

Nearly 100 high school students are immersed in a new summer-school offering in Palo Alto this year -- two-semester classes. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by PA mom, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 17 comments | 4215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays and pays

This is the -per month- cash payout to former Palo Alto employees. Here is the link: http://database.californiapensionreform.com/database.asp?vttable=calpers JOHNSON,...

Original post made by Fed Up on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, has too much info on the crooks, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal judge lifts stay on same-sex marriage

A federal judge in San Francisco today declined to block gay and lesbian weddings as a court battle over California's ban...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 26 comments | 3320 Views

SPORTS

Oaks' run in World Series ends with loss to defending champion

The Palo Alto Oaks had their stay in Houston shortened by a day or so after dropping a 5-0 decision to defending Stan Musial...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by oaksfan, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages library 'Friends' office, spares books

An early morning fire at Cubberley Community Center damaged the office of "Friends of the Palo Alto Library" Monday, destroying...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 7921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity at Stanford 8/15?

Anyone know what was going on when the PAPD pulled over a car in the shopping center parking lot facing El Camino last night?...

Original post made by Gardner on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown development prompts tree removal

Nine street trees will be removed from downtown Palo Alto later this month to make way for a new mixed-use building and two...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Leda Marritz, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 2421 Views
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