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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto scales back summer school plans

Palo Alto school officials are scaling back their plans for summer school next year following a court settlement and state...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 55 comments | 27386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car-camping ban suspended for a year

Faced with citizen anxieties, threatened lawsuits and a pending court case in southern California, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wrong again, craig, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 41 comments | 3867 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to protect merchants during construction

With California Avenue's long-awaited renovation set to begin in about a month, city officials are considering ways to support...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:12 am | 30 comments | 8210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Shut It, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 45 comments | 8655 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Bullet" Train: What Does It Say About Our State Government?

The following blog appears in The Almanac: Even if you supported the "bullet train" five years ago, you should think about...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 1969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Midtown

Midtown Palo Alto is a place where people come to stay. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/12/19/midtown...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wish I had Stayed, on Dec 19, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 2185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek witnesses to hit and run

A 78-year-old East Palo Alto man has broken bones and a possible injury to his head after a car hit him in a University Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Tori , on Dec 19, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2634 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul Withdraws Application to Construct Office Project/Public Safety Building

�The Jay Paul Company has notified the City of Palo Alto that it is withdrawing its application to construct an office...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 19, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department braces for retirement wave

More than a dozen Palo Alto firefighters, including many in leadership positions, are expected to retire in the next year...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46@yahoo.com, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 3336 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal defense helps lead to a big men's hoops victory

Chasson Randle scored 22 points, Joshn Huestis and Dwight Powell combined for 23 points and 25 rebounds and the Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by chris burford, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2968 Views

SPORTS

NFL coaching rumors continue to swirl around Shaw

David Shaw, despite playing for Stanford coaches such as Denny Green and Bill Walsh, wasn't necessarily convinced he would...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by garbage news, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 2815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to Recall City Councilmembers?

Can anyone please tell me where are the instructions on how to recall City Councilmembers? Where are the instructions...

Original post made by Government Question on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon,I agree - go for it!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 16 comments | 1261 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Shelter in place" alert issued due to fire

Palo Alto police are urging residents to stay indoors and keep windows and doors closed if they smell or see smoke this afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 53 comments | 47340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students face college-readiness gap

Palo Alto school district officials Tuesday night reported progress in the percentage of high school graduates who are "college...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Asianne, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 55 comments | 12710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mother struck, seriously injured by car

A woman who was walking her young child to school was struck by a car in Barron Park Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cindy, on Dec 18, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 103 comments | 48229 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Lobdell, artist and former Stanford professor, dies at 92

Frank Lobdell, a notable Bay Area abstract expressionist artist and former Stanford University professor, died on Dec. 14...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cid Young, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 3005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park: Three arrests tied to drive-by shootings

Police made three arrests on Wednesday evening (Nov. 27) in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park in connection with...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Most Delighted!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 5162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building on Waverley survives appeal

An eclectic block of Waverley Street is about to get an infusion of glass-and-concrete modernism, a development that has...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 18, 2013 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 5184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Elton Sherwin, venture capitalist turned climate change entrepreneur

Elton Sherwin, former cleantech venture capitalist turned accidental climate change entrepreneur talks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 6468 Views
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