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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 | 11458 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 | 2782 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. 201 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 | 465 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 | 292 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 | 261 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 | 4099 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 | 2706 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 | 4860 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 | 261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board could delay new elementary school

In light of falling kindergarten enrollment rates, the Palo Alto school board could put off long-time plans to build a 13th...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:29 am | 15 comments | 3257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire new contractor for Mitchell Park library

After firing the contractor responsible for the botched construction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 41 comments | 6904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor, 49ers doctor dies

Daniel Garza, the medical director and team physician for the San Francisco 49ers died in his home Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 5 comments | 5670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks comment on supe search

The Palo Alto Board of Education will seek public comment at a meeting Monday, March 10, as it launches a search to replace...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Oops, We are going to do it Again!, on Mar 10, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education family sues district

The family of a special education student sued the Palo Alto Unified School District in federal court this week, alleging...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 1595 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golf course, flood projects on hold

A 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. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RIP Safeway?

As you may have heard, the Safeway corporation was recently bought up by Cerberus Capital Management. Most of Safeway's stores...

Original post made by shopper on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto reaches labor deal with largest union

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:56 am | 28 comments | 2595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, bus drivers honored with 'Sweetheart Awards'

At the annual "Sweetheart Awards" ceremony Wednesday, special education parents paid tribute to teachers and other school...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD Professional Violations, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:06 am | 28 comments | 7893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing drops retail, senior homes

Senior housing, offices and room for a hardware store have been scrapped from a controversial downtown Palo Alto proposal...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 9, 2014 at 11:42 pm | 22 comments | 2145 Views
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