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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most impressive school board meeting ever

I've never been more proud of the Gunn Students. Well spoken, mature, humerus at times. Goes to show you how well Gunn...

Original post made by keep zero period on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by C, on Apr 22, 2015 at 2:47 am | 1 comment | 223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dee, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 40 comments | 8129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area to celebrate Earth Day

Several cities and nonprofit organizations are hosting events and activities this week in honor of Earth Day, which is on...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto man faces felony charges tied to burglaries

A 61-year-old East Palo Alto man charged with burglarizing four Menlo Park restaurants has been held to answer after a preliminary...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

75% increase in driving cost is coming!

Pertinent to Palo Alto Sustainability / Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) discussion: Unique in our 50 states, the draft 2040...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Apr 21, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto breaks ground on California Avenue

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd will join other council members, local residents and dignitaries Monday afternoon in celebrating...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Roland, on Apr 21, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 22 comments | 8492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to move ahead with minimum-wage hike

Following in the footsteps of its neighbors in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a new law raising...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Paco, on Apr 21, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 12 comments | 2991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month

As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by member, on Apr 21, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 35 comments | 4495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better beans

Started in 2004 by coffee lovers Rekha Shivapa and Vikram Shrivastava, Moksha is a customized roasting company that helps...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Foley-Hughes, on Apr 21, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP Way?

I have a new high-end HP Laser Color Printer. In less than two months, it suddenly died. No light or any display. My computers...

Original post made by Frustrated on Apr. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 67 Views

SPORTS

Pederson, Dodgers face Giants riding a seven-game win streak

Of local note Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson hopes to be celebrating more than just his 23rd birthday when he and his...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by This is GIANTS country, on Apr 21, 2015 at 11:17 am | 7 comments | 1000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents march against gentrification

In a show of solidarity and to build a greater coalition of families throughout East Palo Alto, residents marched to City...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Thomas, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:19 am | 85 comments | 6231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Huge income 'gender gap': a conspiracy or just socioeconomics?

The blockbuster headline news out of this year's "State of the Valley" conference and detailed "Index" report was that the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by sea reddy, on Apr 21, 2015 at 5:42 am | 21 comments | 2526 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Desalination Plant

Here is a map of proposed desalination plants in California. There is nothing planned near the peninsula. http://www.mercurynews.com/portlet/article/html/imageDisplay.jsp?content...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by WilliamR, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure A ballots - OUT TODAY, strict interpretation ??

I received the Measure A mail-in ballot this afternoon. The instructions are very specific and I am wondering typically...

Original post made by Measure A ballots & possible \"funnyness\" on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:06 pm | 12 comments | 611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans must reduce H20 use by 24%

The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) came out Saturday with proposed city-by-city water reduction requirements:...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 20, 2015 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education

In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Desert Jack, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 63 comments | 5118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The Buena Vista imperative

Constrained by advice from the city attorney aimed at keeping council members narrowly focused on their legal responsibilities,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 20, 2015 at 1:26 pm | 31 comments | 3608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuation high school picks up those who fall through the cracks

Alta Vista High School in Mountain View has a reputation as a "bad" school, one with failing students and lower-quality teachers. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Apr 20, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 3423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' pleas heard by El Camino Hospital Foundation

On April 15th, Donna and John Shoemaker publicly announced that El Camino Hospital's plans for a new mental health services...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:51 am | 7 comments | 400 Views
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