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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes data, evaluation as key to this year's goals

Palo Alto's top school officials kicked off the school year Tuesday with an enthusiastic discussion of five draft goals for...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sanity, on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:29 am | 21 comments | 21016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where everybody knows your name

For 50 years residents of Jackson Drive have organized a block party that includes not just old timers and new neighbors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 3982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to modify traffic signals on Embarcadero Road

Seeking to relieve traffic congestion and respond to years of residents' complaints, Palo Alto is preparing to remove a traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:31 pm | 76 comments | 7779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Irrigation upgrades deliver crucial water savings in time of drought

In the midst of California's driest year on record -- and $500 fines for sprinkler runoff as of Aug. 1 -- residents with...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greg G, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 10 comments | 2779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New nonprofit to manage downtown Palo Alto's traffic problems

From a "satellite lot" on Embarcadero to new garage technologies, Palo Alto officials this month have been busily brainstorming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Midtown, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 4083 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood of brackish water mosquitoes

We've noticed a flood of brackish water mosquitoes and bites. Anyone else? Did some area of the baylands flood recently...

Original post made by Mosquito Bitten on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Laying blame, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zipcars - adding to the parking congestion?

Just saw this. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=2765&TargetID=268 How did this get by us without...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 8 comments | 411 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford MBA, startup CEO joins East Palo Alto council race

Three new faces have joined the quiet East Palo Alto council race, challenging the two incumbents who are running for two...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by What the devil?, on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 9 comments | 3400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cynderfigg, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 2079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand Opening Exhibition of The Pacific Art League

The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto invites all to attend their Grand Opening Celebration in honor of the completion of their...

Original post made by The Pacific Art League on Aug. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for hate crime, cane attack in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they say committed a hate crime Saturday night when he yelled racial epithets and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 4827 Views

SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis pulls a stunning upset in at the US Open

==BI Gibbs wins her opener== American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:51 am | 1 comment | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss revised goals in first meeting of the year

In the Palo Alto Board of Education's first meeting of the 2014-15 school year tonight, members will continue to discuss...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 3190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Closure Tentative Decision

Labadie finds that the owner's mitigation is sufficient. From the City's web site: On August 27, 2014 Hearing Officer...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent emphasizes need for review, unity, proactivity

On the second day of the Palo Alto school board's annual retreat, new Superintendent Max McGee introduced six ambitious goals...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Aug 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 50 comments | 23430 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Six arrested in fatal Shoreline Ampitheatre shooting

Six people were arrested after a 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Who, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 16 comments | 5939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Off-duty detective spots downtown robbery suspect

A man suspected of robbing a person he'd just befriended in downtown Palo Alto earlier this month was arrested for the crime...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by biker, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 2148 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 legal fees, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:51 am | 16 comments | 8939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated

A century-old house at 221 Kingsley Ave. described as an "anchor" of the historic Professorville neighborhood will be lifted...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by RomShady, on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:55 am | 23 comments | 7383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

USGS warns strong aftershock could follow Napa earthquake

There is a 25 percent chance of a strong and potentially damaging aftershock in the next seven days following Sunday's 6.0-magnitude...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 27, 2014 at 3:25 am | 6 comments | 3044 Views
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