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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New voices join Palo Alto's growth debate

Palo Alto's aggressive push to get the public more involved in upgrading the city's official land-use vision appeared to...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:31 am | 252 comments | 9472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board discusses vision, role in annual retreat

The Palo Alto school board met in its annual retreat Tuesday, and with the added opportunity of a new superintendent's fresh...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:27 pm | 12 comments | 1929 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women ranked third in preseason volleyball poll

The Stanford women's volleyball team begins the season ranked No. 3 nationally as the American Volleyball Coaches Association...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 13, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in Palo Alto car crash ordered to retest for license

The elderly driver who [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/07/31/three-critically-injured-after-car-crashes-into-downtown-coffee-shop...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by SRL, on Aug 13, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 28 comments | 4543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support President Obama to stay OUT of Iraq!

We need to support President Obama. Iraq should not be invaded, again. It always ends up about being about women and children...

Original post made by Julia on Aug. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 72 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue work prompts road closures this week

A segment of California Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic between Tuesday and Thursday as work crews reconstruct...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by barking mad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 14 comments | 2151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: 'Style Wars' a result of too much, too fast?

Palo Alto's latest architectural controversies center on questions of massing, density and style. And misconceptions about...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:40 am | 43 comments | 6487 Views

SPORTS

Atherton golfer advances to match play at U.S. Amateur

Atherton resident Jonathan Garrick, a junior on the men's golf team at UCLA, finds himself in a six-way tie for second place...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Falk, on Aug 13, 2014 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the evenings at John's Cafe

Our corner café now has some booze and music - John himself doing the honours on a 12-string with some quite passable Cohen,...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by music lover, on Aug 13, 2014 at 1:10 am | 2 comments | 293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man holds up "Free Hugs" sign at WBC's Apple picket

A man combated WBC's hateful signs with a hand lettered sign of his own....

Original post made by Monica Dhandapani Mallon on Aug. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens should be able to learn from mistakes, new Gunn principal says

As a chemistry teacher in suburban Chicago, Denise Herrmann teamed up with a biology teacher to create a project-based curriculum...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by feedback, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 48 comments | 4380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly English teachers skirt BOE ruling

This year, Paly is only offering one English 9 class; all other students will take English 9A, including all of those in...

Original post made by TEAM parent on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by labels, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 9 comments | 386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls chain restrictions on California Avenue

As the commercial stretch of California Avenue continues its transformation into a fancier business district with fewer driving...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 31 comments | 4171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Members of Page Mill YMCA look to city for help

Calling the proposed closure of the Page Mill YMCA a colossal loss for the Palo Alto community, patrons of the gym on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 77 comments | 4071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library close to complete, but legal battle looms

Since a new contractor was brought on last February to finish the long-stalled Mitchell Park Library project, a "night and...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sea-SEELAM REDDY, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 36 comments | 3889 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto city manager leaving for Half Moon Bay post

Beleaguered East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez has found a new job in Half Moon Bay, the city has announced. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: 101 bike bridge, JJ&F replacement, school board retreat

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/08/08/public-agenda-101-bike-bridge-jjf-replacement-school-board-retreat...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by bike bridge, on Aug 12, 2014 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may take stance against Prop. 13

Palo Alto officials may soon join their counterparts in Berkeley, Oakland and Burlingame tonight in taking a formal stance...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by boscoli, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:47 am | 82 comments | 5145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help the real estate developer who is now suing him...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by larapiller, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:27 am | 17 comments | 7614 Views
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