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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some Palo Alto parks may get 'smoking havens'

Two weeks after the passage of the Palo Alto's landmark law to ban smoking at all local parks, the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 2, 2013 at 8:14 am | 40 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto district to offer summer school refunds

The Palo Alto school district will offer refunds to families who have paid fees for the district's 2013 summer school program...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Jun 2, 2013 at 7:18 am | 42 comments | 1695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sixth-graders learn 'the JLS way' in Panther Camp

Palo Alto students went back to school Tuesday, but at week's end the campus of JLS Middle School still resembled a summer...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tuba, on Jun 1, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 2119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul development wins its first zoning battle

In a city teeming with major development applications, few fuel hopes and stir anxieties like Jay Paul's grand plan for 395...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Please no rezoning, on Jun 1, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 19 comments | 801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD to refund illegal summer school tuition charges

Palo Alto schools superintendent Kevin Skelly said today that the district is barred by law from charging tuition for summer...

Original post made by Curious on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 1, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supt. Skelly's Performance Review Survey Does Not Work

I have made multiple attempts to access the survey that gives us an opportunity to comment on Supt. Skelly's performance...

Original post made by More Curious Than Ever on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congdon and Crome to close after 109 years

Downtown office-supply store Congdon and Crome will close, nearly 110 years after its opening in Palo Alto in 1904. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by A Palo Alto kid, on May 31, 2013 at 11:44 pm | 48 comments | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD student fee policies run contrary to state law

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to adopt Tuesday policies on gym uniforms and summer school classes that violate...

Original post made by Curious on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 31, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 60 comments | 2166 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Robinson, Menlo's Price reach state meet finals

==B Prep track and field== Sarah Robinson and Maddy Price are unquestionably two of the best juniors in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by trackfan, on May 31, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pizzeria Delfina Taking Over Empire Tap Room Space

Good luck finding parking - almost as difficult as in The Mission! http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2013/05/31/pizzeria-delfina-inks-a-lease-in-palo-alto/...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 739 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekends events (June 1-2)

[http://www.evols.org/index.php?page=photography-exhibit---salvatore-ventura Photography: 'A Place of Magic'] A photography...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by jocelyn dong, on May 31, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorneys challenge report on Buena Vista conversion

Residents who would be displaced by the conversion of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a complex of high-end apartments...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 31, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 876 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver files suit against parents over child's death

An East Palo Alto driver who fatally hit a second-grader in 2011 filed a counter-lawsuit against the child's parents on May...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mean momma, on May 31, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 36 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hackers to take over downtown Palo Alto today

Palo Alto will celebrate all things tech today, June 1, as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by William White, on May 31, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mtn. View barbecue spot serves ribs at car wash

If Mountain View had a resident ribs master, it would be Harold Willis. And you won't find him -- or his ribs -- in a local...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rib Meat, on May 31, 2013 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 2652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain plans signal-safety upgrades at Palo Alto

Two of Palo Alto's most important Caltrain crossings could receive safety improvements to train-approach warning systems...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Omar Chatty, on May 31, 2013 at 10:48 am | 23 comments | 2680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Facing breast cancer- even checking for it - is an act of courage

The recent revelations by superstar Angelina Jolie and locally famous Liz Kniss that they have had breast-cancer-related...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 31, 2013 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 2411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Floridas new Cyber-bullying law.

Florida gov. just signed a bill (HB 609) which allows schools to punish cyberbullying on school-owned computers or networks...

Original post made by Terry on May. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prescribed Burn

Why no story about the prescribed burn in the Palo Alto foothills? I'm disappointed with our local reporting. ...

Original post made by David on May. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pressure cooker causes scare at San Antonio Shopping Center

Police evacuated nearby residents and businesses after a pressure cooker was spotted in bushes outside a building at San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by gina, on May 30, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 12 comments | 1229 Views
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