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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hoover School principal announces retirement

Susanne Scott, principal of Herbert Hoover Elementary School for the past eight years, will retire in June, the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Marielena, on Mar 12, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 10 comments | 1470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's Make PA A Drone-Free City

It seems clear as day to me that domestic drone use must be stamped out before it gains a foothold: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/21/coming-drone-attack-ameri...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 59 comments | 2277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Begging Scam?

We were driving today around doing errands and saw 3 different women begging. One was at the Bryant St. Post Office, the...

Original post made by RichardCheney on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 40 comments | 4964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime dim sum spot, Cho's on California Avenue, to close

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a 35-year-old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant on California Avenue, will be serving potstickers,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Marty, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 141 comments | 21766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford volleyball setter is named national player of week

==BI Cardinal corner== The awards continue to roll in for Stanford volleyball setter James Shaw as he has been tabbed the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Volleyball Fan, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why two traffic lights on Embarc at Town and Country

I suppose this has been asked and answered before but I can't find an answer. Sitting thru a green light because the next...

Original post made by Giraffe on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Count your blessings, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 13 comments | 302 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 6509 Views

SPORTS

Madsen set for induction into Pac-12 hoop Hall of Honor

Former standout Mark Madsen will be honored as Stanford's representative for induction into this year's Pac-12 Men's Basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's newest hotel, Epiphany, opens downtown

The first in a spate of planned Palo Alto hotels -- the Epiphany -- is debuting today at 180 Hamilton Ave. in downtown. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:33 am | 41 comments | 5781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Their rights to speech

Ukraine was governed by probably the most financially corrupt regime in the history of the world, which by the end of its...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III on Mar. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 79 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board deals a blow to flood-control effort

An long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:41 am | 66 comments | 6288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Juana Briones property up for sale

The embattled property where Palo Alto pioneer rancher Juana Briones once built her home is up for sale for $5.3 million,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:03 am | 47 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the evenings at John's Cafe

Our corner café now has some booze and music - John himself doing the honours on a 12-string with some quite passable Cohen,...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse injuries slow Menlo School girls

Despite losing nine seniors to graduation, the Menlo School girls' lacrosse team had its best offensive player returning...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Samson, on Mar 11, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malaysian Flight: Arken Thinking

The Malaysian flight tragedy and mystery makes me wonder if they could track phone signals of those passengers who left their...

Original post made by Arken on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by 502.11N, on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino Park latest - LATE 2015!!

El Camino Park was originally scheduled to open by last summer. It is now scheduled to open in late 2015, over 2 years after...

Original post made by Jim H. on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority Palo Alto graduates reflect on the good and the bad

The power of teachers and coaches — and of early, clear communications about college requirements — emerged in "exit interviews"...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by full disclosure, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 33 comments | 3643 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto fires displace 14 persons

Two house fires in the past four days have displaced two East Palo Alto families totaling 14 people, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 11, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

New project could transform entrance to Gunn

Architects are sketching plans for Gunn High School that supporters say could give the school a "much more open and welcoming...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Explosion Tonight Vicinity Of 101?

Somewhere around 9:00pm, we heard what sounded like an explosion. It sounded like it was in the 101 area. Did anyone else...

Original post made by Hmmm on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Safety last PA, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 178 Views
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