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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A solid parking plan

Like most outcomes built on compromise, the journey of creating a program to begin addressing downtown Palo Alto's parking...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 8, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 18 comments | 2645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to expand Palo Alto's shuttle program speeds ahead

Seeking to reduce car congestion, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday night a plan to dramatically expand the city's shuttle...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, on Dec 8, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

From bread-baking in the morning to 'Taps' in the evening

The rituals of morning bread-baking, Shabbat dinners and the U.S. Army's nightly "Taps" were among the many traditions discussed...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ex Scout, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 2108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mysterious school policy proposal becomes hot potato

Palo Alto school board Vice President Melissa Baten Caswell is asking her colleagues to consider adopting additional conflict-of-interest...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by kludged, on Dec 8, 2014 at 8:36 am | 44 comments | 6708 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Who let the (hot)dogs out?

It's not easy turning an old, used bookstore into a new, modern restaurant, but Jacquetta Lannan is apparently up to the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Expiry, on Dec 7, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 27 comments | 5806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council not sold on proposed College Terrace Centre grocer

The developers behind the College Terrace Centre believe they have found a grocer to replace the beloved JJ&F Market, but...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 7, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 30 comments | 5310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Managers set to get raises in Palo Alto

With the city's financial recovery in full swing, Palo Alto is set to approve on Monday raises for more than 200 managers,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 7, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 30 comments | 3223 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal water polo season ends in sudden-death overtime

USC's all-time leading scorer, Kostas Genidounias, found the back of the net with less than five seconds remaining in the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2014
Last comment by Katie, on Dec 7, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning empathy through Everytown

Gunn High School sophomore Xander Burch has one word to describe Camp Everytown: emotional. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/learning-empat...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Dec 6, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 4044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches downtown parking-permit program

Marking a new era in parking policies, Palo Alto on Tuesday night approved a long-debated permit program that officials hope...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Johnny, on Dec 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 47 comments | 5394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Broad action' encouraged to fix district's achievement gap

The Palo Alto school board and members of the public Tuesday night looked back at the district's history of attempts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Dec 6, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 2154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Sea Scouts get new Navy boat

The Palo Alto Sea Scouts' days of rebuilding decks and maintaining four ship engines is about to walk the gang plank. A newer...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Chris M, on Dec 6, 2014 at 10:40 am | 6 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ming's, Bargain Box set to close

Ming's, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, isn't closing yet. It's the end of an era for the Bargain Box,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 6, 2014 at 5:02 am | 20 comments | 10138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let their imaginations soar!

Where can kids find magic and science, art and writing, history and holidays, and inspiration galore? Why, in the pages of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Booklover, on Dec 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

MOVIES

'Wild' woman blues

<B> (Guild) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/wild-woman-blues posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 5, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly Fiery Arts: glass creations for the holidays!

Hi Everyone! I happened to be on the Paly campus this afternoon, and discovered a treasure trove of beautiful blown glass....

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 93 Views

SPORTS

SHP football goes from humble beginnings to CCS elite status

Pete Lavorato didn't quite know what to expect when he took over the Sacred Heart Prep football program prior to the 2003...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by SHP Alum Parent and Fan, on Dec 5, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 1203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Securities and Exchange Commission charges Palo Alto man with scamming investors, venture capitalists

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former Palo Alto owner of several defunct investment entities with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by mark Weiss, on Dec 5, 2014 at 9:58 am | 9 comments | 3865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

<B>Performance Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/worth-a-look posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Testing the waters: Pace Gallery courts Silicon Valley collectors

With the Silicon Valley Contemporary art fair held last April in San Jose and the Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco art fair...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1446 Views
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