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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 | 208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Boomers will 'age differently,' Avenidas director says

A "boot camp on aging" for Baby Boomers is under consideration at Avenidas as the senior services agency braces for a spike...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Unhealthy influence, on Jul 7, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 7 comments | 3143 Views

AROUND TOWN

At 99 years old, Palo Altan recalls a ship's sinking

Seventy-two years after a Japanese ship fired 8-inch shells into the USS Houston, Palo Alto resident Ned Gallagher still...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Teri, too, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:46 am | 60 comments | 3125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More PAUSD turnover

Some surprises in the board packet for tonight. RESIGNED for another position: Bhavna Narula after one year as a Terman assistant...

Original post made by Better or worse on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Yikes, on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:19 am | 43 comments | 1964 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto American advances in district 12-year-old all-stars

The Palo Alto American Little League 12-year-old all-star team remained alive for at least one more day as it produced 21...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Andy Mutz, on Jul 7, 2014 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The burning question

A short stroll from the marshy sanctuaries of the Palo Alto Baylands, inside a concrete tower off Embarcadero Road, lies...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 6, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 53 comments | 4902 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI crack-down set for Fourth of July weekend

Santa Clara County's Avoid the 13 DUI Task Force and the California Highway Patrol announced plans to crack down on drunken...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by safety first, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: For developers, tough sledding

For real-estate developers in Palo Alto, 2014 may be looked back on as a turning point in how things work for them at city...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 80 comments | 4548 Views

AROUND TOWN

A guide to the Fourth

Those hankering for a hunk of watermelon, piping hot chili or a dazzling fireworks finale need wait no longer. The Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ectoplosive, on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 13 comments | 8943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to remove five trees as part of California Avenue project

The City of Palo Alto Tuesday posted 14-day notices on five trees along California Avenue that will be removed as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 34 comments | 3180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested for prostitution ring

The FBI carried out search and arrest warrants across the Bay Area Wednesday, including at a residence on Houghton Street...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 1720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fire gets new $1.2 million ladder truck

The Palo Alto Fire Department will today officially induct a new $1.2 million aerial ladder truck into its fleet at an afternoon...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Woo, on Jul 3, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 23 comments | 3298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto endorses affordable-housing fee for developers

The East Palo Alto City Council unanimously endorsed Tuesday night a new stipulation for developers in the area, requiring...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 3, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls' basketball team has a new head coach

The Gunn High girls basketball program has a new varsity head coach, Cass Taylor, who formerly coached the JV girls and assisted...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Coach, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 5 comments | 1166 Views

SPORTS

Local volleyball teams look to finish strong at Junior Nationals

Menlo-Atherton senior Alyssa Ostrow and the rest of the City Beach 17 Black team look to finish strong at the Girls' Junior...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by CB coach, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 560 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo and Speier to host community meeting on VA issues

Congresswomen Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a town hall meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community connections make theater work

The New York City Opera was forced to close its doors in 2013, and the San Jose Repertory Theatre filed for bankruptcy just...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto prisoner reentry center saved through September

East Palo Alto's landmark prisoner reentry program received financial backing from the City Council on Tuesday night to stay...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: historic preservation, 385 Sherman Ave.

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/27/public-agenda posted Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:49...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sense, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 5 comments | 563 Views
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