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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school campus rises on motel row

A surprising new enterprise has blossomed this month along El Camino Real's "motel row." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13888...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 21 comments | 4779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Watching 'the Creek' rise

A resident geared for bad weather pauses to observe San Francisquito Creek reach toward the top of an arch of the flood-prone...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 2493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police step up patrols after latest robbery

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 21 comments | 5115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High tech and teen usage

The average young American now spends practically every waking minute — except for the time in school — using a smart...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 9 comments | 2353 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown North

Downtown North, Palo Alto's northernmost neighborhood, is also one of its oldest. Soon after Palo Alto began as an offshoot...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Steve Frankel, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 5 comments | 2966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fallen trees, limbs block Skyline, Highway 84

Fallen trees and limbs have choked traffic in the Sky Londa area, the intersection of Skyline Boulevard and Highway 84, according...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 4 comments | 2378 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford taps UN ambassador for commencement

Stanford University students have chosen United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice, a 1986 Stanford alumna, to be their commencement...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 2593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers pick wrong place for crime

Mountain View police have arrested four suspects they say committed armed robbery with a semiautomatic assault handgun in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mountain view resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E customers lose power as storm continues

Thousands of PG&E customers are without power in the Bay Area today due to an onset of stormy weather that is drenching the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Fiscal Responsibility, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:42 am | 20 comments | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mitzvah Day draws 600 volunteers

Pouring rain and blustery wind didn't stop nearly 600 people from participating in Mitzvah Day on Monday, organized by the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power restored at Stanford's core campus

A storm-related power outage hit virtually the entire core campus of Stanford University this morning, disrupting classes,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enough, on Jan 19, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, other cities brace for incoming storms

In an e-mail alert to neighborhood leaders, Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene is warning of a "very real" potential for "significant...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 10 comments | 3097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joan Baez to speak at local Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

This Sunday in Palo Alto, famed folk singer Joan Baez lends her voice to a free local celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by NOT from Palo Alto -, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 19 comments | 3577 Views

AROUND TOWN

if Palo Alto is so bicycle-friendly, why don't we have a bicycle taxi service like in Mountain View?

Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5754...

Original post made by Steve on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 2117 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hennessy: Outdated export laws hurt U.S.

Restrictions on technology exports are hurting American innovation and scientific leadership, Stanford University President...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Arthur Bienenstock, on Jan 19, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 2632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park, injures driver

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Good Thing school wasn't in session, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advantages and Disadvantages of Pinewood

Hello all, The question about Menlo School prompts this one from me about Pinewood. We are considering sending my daughter...

Original post made by Just Looking for Now on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by GSB Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:17 am | 13 comments | 7450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union calls for new look at organizational structure

Palo Alto's largest labor union is calling on the city to reevaluate its entire organizational structure before both sides...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second $50,000 match offered for Haiti relief

A local drive to raise $50,000 to help victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti has been accomplished, the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 3008 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands lose power as storm rages on

Stormy weather has knocked out power to about 26,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area this morning, a PG&E spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1968 Views
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