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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area flu death toll reaches 30, officials say

At least 30 people in the Bay Area have died from the flu this season and 202 are confirmed to have died statewide, according...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Feb 10, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 1857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Saturday afternoon, can anyone else hear all the planes?

Is this usual? NON-STOP airplane noise???...

Original post made by What is going on? on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by What is going on?, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 123 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View trapped in squirrel debate

Recently announced plans to trap and kill aggressive squirrels at Cuesta Park has resulted in visceral reactions, including...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where did all these large black crows come from?

Has anyone else noticed the large amount of black crows in the Mid-Town / El Carmelo area? Some of these birds are enormous!...

Original post made by PA Mom on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 3282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mercury Story about "Our Children Are Hurting"

The Mercury News ran a front page story this morning about how depression, anxiety and stress are seriously affecting greater...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Oh, please, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 37 comments | 2755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite financial risks, golf course revamp moves ahead

When Palo Alto officials first proposed in 2011 a dramatic reconfiguration of the city's golf course in the Baylands, the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 5789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds Nursery closes after 97 years

After 97 years in the same location in Menlo Park, Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop "has closed its doors for the last...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Owen Artworks, on Feb 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 23 comments | 5026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto couple presses for 'sense of urgency' in relieving academic stress

It seemed to come like a shot from nowhere. Ken and Michele Dauber, Palo Alto parents of five, called for "new leadership"...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:21 am | 167 comments | 9567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Well, did Palo Altans protest Keystone pipeline, or did they not ?

On the front page there is a headline: >> Palo Altans protest Keystone pipeline >> Local activists held...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 13 comments | 782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

Hey Vikings, Titans or anybody else who's spent time in the Paly gym, Did you play donkey basketball in that old gym?...

Original post made by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly Staff Writer on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Musty, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit Corp. names semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. named 49 students from Gunn High School and 31 students from Palo Alto High School as...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by A Gunn Student, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 68 comments | 8533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Wojcicki takes over as YouTube CEO

Susan Wojcicki, a Palo Alto native known for renting her Menlo Park garage out to Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Unaffected?, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 5 comments | 4701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of recent crimes, Palo Alto police may consider public surveillance

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Diff'rent Strokes, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living with mental illness

"Kaitlin Chan" was working toward her doctorate in clinical psychology when she tried to end her life. She was taken to the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bravo!, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 2863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gas Outage In Crescent Park or nearby? Anyone else?

I am not sure when this started by but I am not getting any gas to my residence as of this afternoon. This was apparently...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Little Green Apples, on Feb 9, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh differing visions for composting

More than a year after Palo Alto voters approved a plan to set aside 10 acres in the Baylands for a possible composting plant,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 9, 2014 at 11:01 am | 15 comments | 4081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In baby step, PCs are put on hold

After years of hearing citizen complaints about Palo Alto's practice of allowing developers to exceed zoning limits by offering...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 9, 2014 at 9:07 am | 30 comments | 3290 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood a win away from the WBAL Foothill Division title

==BI Girls prep basketball== Pinewood opened up a two-game lead in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) girls'...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bill Walsh, on Feb 9, 2014 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto prepares for weekend storms

With wet weather expected to bring two inches of rain to the area over the weekend, the City of East Palo Alto and the Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Feb 8, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Superintendent serves dinner, links funders and programs

Wealthy philanthropists, school principals and nonprofit leaders mingled Wednesday in an unusual session to "map resources"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by ryan, on Feb 7, 2014 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 10589 Views
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