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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 4565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/17/a-dining-renaissance...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 44 comments | 14756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Light-and-sound art coming to University Ave tunnel

What's more emblematic of Palo Alto than a Stanford University graduate designing an interactive LED-light-and-sound art...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by bill g, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 10 comments | 3182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Linda Sher, artist and political wife, dies at 82

Artist Linda B. Sher, a former Palo Alto and Stanford resident and wife of former State Sen. Byron Sher, died Sunday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Klein, on Jan 21, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 4054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek man for indecent exposure

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who was seen masturbating in his parked car on a busy street...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 21, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 11 comments | 3327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Woodside High basketball coaches dismissed following alleged hazing incident

As the 2014 high school basketball season gets underway, the varsity and junior varsity teams at Woodside High School will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Joinpa, on Jan 21, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 3679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: two newcomers, four goners downtown

NEW BLOOMIES UNDERWAY AT MALL ... A new Bloomingdale's is scheduled to open at Stanford Shopping Center later this year....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Davis fan, on Jan 21, 2014 at 11:18 am | 51 comments | 19990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal fire on Embarcadero deemed accidental

The house fire on Embarcadero Road that claimed the lives of two people Friday night was accidental and started in the kitchen,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by certainly sad, on Jan 20, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 9 comments | 6022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two events to mark MLK Day in Palo Alto

Palo Altans will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two community events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by opus, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 1331 Views

MOVIES

Review: The Nut Job

OK, so you didn't plan ahead, but don't worry. The new animated flick "The Nut Job" has squirreled away enough lame nut puns...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cathy, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 7987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zone changes bridge gap between city, critics

Palo Alto's elected officials and land-use watchdogs rarely walk in stride on zoning issues but as the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 20, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 47 comments | 9378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United head Lynda Steele to retire

Lynda Steele, executive director of the Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United, will retire by June, the organization's board...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jan 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 3398 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Liquid-gas machinery plant could create 900 East Palo Alto jobs

A proposed facility to manufacture machines that make liquid natural gas could break ground in East Palo Alto within a year....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 20, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 6130 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two seriously injured in Menlo Park accident

A man and a woman were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident at Bayfront Expressway and Chrysler Drive at around 8:30...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by Martha, on Jan 20, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 4 comments | 4581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans unveiled for new Pope-Chaucer bridge

Even during a prolonged drought, the threat of flooding rarely strays far from the minds of residents around the fickle San...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Stephen, on Jan 20, 2014 at 5:11 am | 17 comments | 10530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sports, teen social issues, personal growth & behavioral risks

Hi all, As a parent with children at Paly, I wanted to share with the community some thoughts I hope will be helpful...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mom of Senior, on Jan 19, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 63 comments | 5699 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto chooses new interim police chief

A former San Bruno police chief who has assisted numerous Peninsula cities while they searched for new chiefs will step into...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jan 19, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation Feb. 6

Well, it's that time again, time for Dana Tom, Barb Mitchell, Camille Townsend, Melissa Caswell, and Heidi Emberling to decide...

Original post made by Thumbs up or down? on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Jan 19, 2014 at 10:25 am | 6 comments | 646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Run race could cross finish line

The 18-year run of a popular Palo Alto foot race that raised money for local schools could come to an end in February if...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Barron Park parent, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 6637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yellowish cold tap water in last few days

Anyone else noticed that in Palo Alto?...

Original post made by Hamid F. on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by Yessiree Bob, on Jan 18, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 444 Views
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