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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family files claim against school district

The family of a Palo Alto special education student who was previously the focus of an Office for Civil Rights investigation...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:06 am | 83 comments | 3961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen lawsuit aims to stop Maybell project

A coalition of Palo Alto residents have filed a lawsuit against the city, seeking to overturn the City Council's June approval...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 61 comments | 2753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City eyes new trails between Baylands, foothills

Palo Alto is flanked by pristine landscapes, from the sprawling Baylands in the east to the rolling foothills in the west,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by missing the point, on Aug 5, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 24 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorist kidnapped at Palo Alto gas station

A motorist pumping gas at the Shell gas station on Embarcadero Road was kidnapped and forced to drive an allegedly drunk...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Edgewood Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 4099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto considers suspending PaloAltoGreen

Palo Alto is eyeing scaling back or suspending one of its most popular and successful renewable-energy programs, PaloAltoGreen,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 19 comments | 1976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell decision heads to referendum

The signatures have been counted and Palo Alto voters will have a chance to reverse a recent decision by the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 9:16 am | 10 comments | 907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit settled, plane-crash victim looks to rebuild

The owner of an East Palo Alto day care center who lost her home and livelihood after a plane slammed into her house in February...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 5, 2013 at 7:34 am | 57 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citizen analysis shows parking woes deepening

In three years, the parking shortage in downtown Palo Alto will be nearly three times as bad as it is today as the problem...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 5, 2013 at 7:04 am | 62 comments | 5863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents Nursery School Open House 8/10

Parents Nursery School Open House Saturday, August 10th, 10 am - 12 pm 2328 Louis Rd., Palo Alto Looking for that special...

Original post made by Parents Nursery School on Aug. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 866 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County's ambulance woes unlikely to hurt Palo Alto

As Santa Clara County looks for ways to cope with the massive losses suffered by its private ambulance provider, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Retired Staffer, on Aug 4, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Buddhist temple to host Obon Festival

Eimi Okano and Jeanette Arakawa and hundreds of other volunteers are busily working at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple on Louis...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 4, 2013 at 2:59 am | 5 comments | 1802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is Obstructionism an American value?

Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell has told America he will do anything to obstruct progress, no matter what the issue...

Original post made by Kentucky Mitch on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Aug 3, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 4 comments | 664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holocaust survivors share stories for Yom HaShoah event

Luba Keller vividly remembers tracing the number 143683 in the snow with her toe outside a Nazi concentration camp. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mary Ruth, on Aug 3, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 3744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at narrow sidewalks

There are few places in Palo Alto where dreams and reality clash as starkly as on El Camino Real. Envisioned as a "Grand...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 3, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 53 comments | 21771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Overnight-parking ban eyed for part of Crescent Park

Crescent Park residents whose blocks are inundated at night by cars from neighboring East Palo Alto may soon have a solution...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 2, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 51 comments | 5104 Views

SPORTS

Two Stanford boys' teams settle for silver

==B Junior Olympic water polo== The Stanford Boys' Water Polo Club took nine teams to the National Junior Olympics, which...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wopo fan, on Aug 2, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic, parking top residents' concerns with Jay Paul project

When community members came to the city to discuss how to shape the environmental report for a proposed commercial development...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Monserrat F, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 9846 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Unanonymous, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers: Ethics concerns hard to broach

The ethical climate at Palo Alto City Hall is generally sunny, though many city workers feel the city can do better when...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Aug 2, 2013 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opponents of Maybell project complete signature drive

A grassroots effort to stop a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue in Palo Alto hit another milestone Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 2, 2013 at 6:48 am | 66 comments | 2654 Views
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