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AROUND TOWN

Does the Utilities Dept. have an 'unlimited' budget

The latest commandment mailing from Utilities is a prime example of a big budget and "mailed brochures' telling us what...

Original post made by Kate on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by opt out, on Jul 10, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 27 comments | 682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Media Center to offer broadcast camp for East Palo Alto teens

East Palo Alto students will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with broadcasting in a camp to be offered by...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Bad-Use-of-Tax--Money, on Jul 10, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 2231 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants' rights group demands East Palo Alto records

A statewide organization for renters' rights has filed a Public Records Act request with the City of East Palo Alto after...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 10, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 7 comments | 2615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PAGE MILL YMCA

We believe that our efforts and passion will keep us alive. Though we are San Mateo Y members Page Mill Y is our home base....

Original post made by theresa bruno and raul carmonA on Jul. 10, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve Mitchell Park trees to get the axe

Twelve trees in Mitchell Park in Palo Alto will be removed next week to ensure safety on the new Magical Bridge Playground,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by John, on Jul 10, 2014 at 6:46 am | 14 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

July Fourth chili competition to heat up Mitchell Park

On a summer afternoon calling for lemonade and Popsicles, Palo Alto's avid chili chefs will fire up their stoves, hover over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by MR, on Jul 9, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 4581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

British Bankers Club's liquor license indefinitely suspended

Until another owner takes over operations at the landmark British Bankers Club, at the corner of El Camino Real and Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Losers All, on Jul 9, 2014 at 5:49 pm | 10 comments | 2950 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto credit union robber gets 13-year sentence

A 53-year-old man who in January robbed the San Mateo Credit Union in East Palo Alto received a 13-year prison sentence on...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Johns, on Jul 9, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jets everywhere this morning??!!

Anyone know what is happening? Have heard jets roaring an whining overhead since 7am this morning -- are these Google jets...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 9, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 1371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Prez Buries OCR Report, Cancels Discussion of PAUSD Bullying Policy

In a hastily scheduled Tuesday morning "study session," the PAUSD school board will hear the first public report on the district's...

Original post made by Curious on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by former Addison parent, on Jul 9, 2014 at 9:40 am | 10 comments | 3341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local vets laud, decry Palo Alto VA system

At a meeting hosted at the Palo Alto VA Hospital Monday, an auditorium full of veterans, their children and spouses spoke...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by SNAFU 100% DV, on Jul 9, 2014 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 3016 Views

AROUND TOWN

A rich legacy

Most family albums don't include photos of Dad with Queen Elizabeth, and Mom at the hospital that was named after her. But...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Pamela Heidinger, on Jul 9, 2014 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 269 Views

SPORTS

Gunn hires veteran Navarro as new head football coach

When Dan Navarro walked off the field last fall following a first-round loss to Wilcox in the Central Coast Section football...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barbara Navarro Dix, on Jul 8, 2014 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 2229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ninth Starbucks opens, boutiques shuffle

This week's Shop Talk is a highly caffeinated one. The ninth Starbucks is opening in Palo Alto and a new tea shop, David's...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 8, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 17351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Chili wins July Fourth Chili Cook-Off

Rich Chili, a team largely comprised of professional chefs for Google, took the top prize of Best Overall in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Martin, on Jul 8, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 7 comments | 1807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City braces for financial uncertainty in airport takeover

As Palo Alto prepares to take full control of its namesake airport for the fist time in nearly half a century, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 3740 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to widespread...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 7, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 4380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman gives birth on Palo Alto street Monday afternoon

A woman who gave birth on a secluded Palo Alto street on Monday was aided by residents who heard her scream and saw her running...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by wayne, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 6288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Undocumented East Palo Altan aims to give others a leg up

Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca, a 24-year-old East Palo Alto resident, has garnered attention for a website she created to provide...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jerry99, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 9 comments | 3170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bungled launch

I got a fundraising letter from Nancy Shepherd a week ago, directing interested persons to her website at http://www.reelectnancyshepherd.com. As...

Original post made by Guy_Fawkes on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 330 Views
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