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AROUND TOWN

What was going on with all the police around Alma/Middlefield at 5:45pm?

About 10 police cars raced down Alma and turned at East Meadow. What is going on?...

Original post made by CentralDriver on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by witness report, 3 minutes ago | 3 comments | 39 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 14 minutes ago | 4 comments | 385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek public input on trenching train tracks

Digging a trench for Caltrain would be a colossal undertaking with a price tag that could be higher than $1 billion, but...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by musical, 40 minutes ago | 31 comments | 1602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner releases identity of man killed on train tracks

A man who died on the train tracks in Palo Alto on Oct. 15 has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mary & Vic Ojakian, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 12110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City rejects developers' proposals for new garage

New parking garages may be an urgent priority in Palo Alto, but city officials balked Monday at giving private developers...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 1690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Online Parking Permit System

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Parking Website Design & Online Permit System Hosting prior...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 2684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historical Resources for Third Graders

The Palo Alto Historical Association program on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2-4 PM, will feature four high-school history interns who...

Original post made by Betty Gerard on Oct. 21, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by james smith, 3 hours ago | 972 comments | 129077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bargain Box, other California Avenue tenants concerned about eviction

The recent sales of a number of family-held commercial buildings in the California Avenue business district are worrying...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gary B, 4 hours ago | 22 comments | 3014 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Grand Cru of wine shops

Mention pinot noir and watch Victor Pugliese's eyes light up. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/17/the-grand-cru-of-wine-shops...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by LK, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, 5 hours ago | 18 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 2032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure D: No on reducing council size

Talk of reducing the size of the Palo Alto City Council from nine to seven has come and gone for decades, but has never generated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 2206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Poll in Palo Alto

I received another telephone "Poll" similar in nature to the fake poll a week ago regarding the Residentialist Slate. This...

Original post made by IGotThatCall on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by annoyed, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates pledge 'positive campaign' in heated race

With election season heading into its final stretch, the four City Council candidates endorsed by the group Palo Altans for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, 8 hours ago | 21 comments | 1708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, 9 hours ago | 23 comments | 3832 Views

SPORTS

SHP overcomes a big hurdle in quest for PAL Bay Division title

==BI Friday's prep football== For the past five years, Terra Nova has stood in Sacred Heart Prep's way of a PAL Bay Division...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 101 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys post impressive efforts in water polo

==BI Weekend prep roundup== There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by METERS AT MENLO, 21 hours ago | 11 comments | 684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Isn't there something we can do

To the Palo Alto community: I want to start off by saying that this is by no means an attempt to project my frustration...

Original post made by Desperate Plea on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 20, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 577 Views
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