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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 59 comments | 5650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 4389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet

After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 3601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 23, 2014 at 8:31 am | 21 comments | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's own gelataio

There's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop and the first retailer to open at brand-new development...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh uses for new Foothills Park land

In a moment acknowledged to be three decades overdue, an enthusiastic City Council on Monday night officially dedicated as...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 47 comments | 4703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 1201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work on Oregon Expressway to close lanes tonight

Construction crews will be installing new roadway markings on Oregon Expressway Friday night, prompting lane closures in...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 22, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 7 comments | 948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airport gets ready to fly solo

Even as Palo Alto's airport risks losing $150,000 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant money, one representative...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by can't wait, on Aug 22, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 34 comments | 5858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Billing errors lead to higher assessments for Palo Alto businesses

A "clerical error" has prompted the City of Palo Alto to send incorrect bills to downtown businesses as part of their assessment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Aug 22, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 7 comments | 1327 Views

SPORTS

Stanford fills baseball coaching vacancies with familiar faces

The Stanford baseball program named three assistant coaches Friday. Brock Ungricht rejoins Mark Marquess' staff this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 22, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real-world PA Town Square?

I've been thinking it'd be fun to have a real-world gathering of PAOnline Forum posters/members, a civil, friendly gathering...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:50 am | 47 comments | 591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run/Walk celebrates 30th year

Pull out those running shoes and hop on the Internet — it's time to register for the 30th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

A place to be

Just a few blocks away from the bustle of downtown Palo Alto, there is a house whose old-fashioned style, blue hues and slender...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Sara Taylor, on Aug 21, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 14 comments | 4329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown

In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ed Keyani, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 6779 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 140 comments | 8366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 49 comments | 4718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Members of Page Mill YMCA look to city for help

Calling the proposed closure of the Page Mill YMCA a colossal loss for the Palo Alto community, patrons of the gym on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 78 comments | 5663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district seeks input on new, consolidated middle school

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is launching an "intensive listening campaign" to solicit community...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by muttiallen, on Aug 21, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 842 Views
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