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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning department proposal draws fire

In most cities, the job description of the city's deputy planning director wouldn't cause a ripple of opposition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 1338 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thinking of moving?

Roger and Margaret Smith had always thought of themselves as in the "we're going to die in the house" scenario. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 29, 2015 at 5:28 am | 11 comments | 3532 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAP launches high-tech cafe at historic Palo Alto theater

Seeking to breathe new life into a venerable downtown landmark, software giant SAP on Tuesday unveiled a product guaranteed...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Apr 29, 2015 at 12:08 am | 49 comments | 15844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure A

It is hard to imagine a worse time for the Palo Alto school district to go to the voters for the renewal and a 20 percent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Parent voting NO, on Apr 28, 2015 at 11:52 pm | 103 comments | 6111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Stanford employee arrested for sexual battery

A Stanford Hospital operating-room technician was arrested for sexual battery after he allegedly inappropriately touched...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3398 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn junior plans benefit concert

On Sunday, May 3, Gunn High School junior Lina Karamali will present a benefit concert to raise funds for the creation of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by kirk miller, on Apr 28, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Burglary suspect arrested after leaving driver's license

Palo Alto police arrested a woman Monday morning for residential burglary after she accidentally dropped her driver's license...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 28, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 4426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Never a drop to waste

Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp has long since turned off her automatic watering systems and tends by hand to the plants and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 28, 2015 at 11:40 am | 36 comments | 7349 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Campbell splashes to a pair of school records

==BI Prep swimming== Jenna Campbell has been known as a 200- and 500-yard freestyler for the Gunn High swim team throughout...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Student , on Apr 28, 2015 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford University to boost psychological services

With a new injection of recently approved funding, Stanford University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) plans...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by LCSW, on Apr 28, 2015 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 3771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: girl groped in Palo Alto market

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly followed and groped a 12-year-old girl while she was shopping with her...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Great Photo!, on Apr 27, 2015 at 11:28 pm | 6 comments | 4387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Engineer, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 39 comments | 7993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union defends decision to file grievance against Gunn principal

Citing "misconceptions and misinformation" surrounding the union grievance filed late last year against Gunn High School...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Redonculous, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 138 comments | 10099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by MJP_Cyclist, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 99 comments | 10995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palantir Technologies is taking over public streets for two weeks

As I understand it, the city of Palo Alto gave permits to Palantir to block the entire 100 block of Forest Avenue and Emerson/Forest...

Original post made by Palo Alto on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Need nore Sunshine, on Apr 27, 2015 at 6:43 pm | 12 comments | 1912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water Board, on Apr 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 92 comments | 7927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike path on Alma?

We got a post card from the city for a meeting about bike paths including a planned one on Alma in South Palo Alto. This...

Original post made by CHW on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Apr 27, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds turn out for Magical Bridge opening in Palo Alto

The Magical Bridge playground, one of few in the nation geared to the needs of adults and children with disabilities, opened...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Sallie Tasto, on Apr 27, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 9 comments | 1651 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please list-support orgs helping in NEPAL earthquake

abc7news.com just reported that they are keeping a list of organizations accepting donations to help earthquake relief efforts...

Original post made by Disaster survivor from the past on Apr. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why VOTE NO on MEASURE A?

A blogger has kept a running record of Yes statements saying there is a No blog already, but there doesn't seem to be, and...

Original post made by It\'s about trust on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by It's about TRUST, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 32 comments | 2810 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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