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AROUND TOWN

Unfair 'City Planner Review Comments--Advice?

Yes, look around, we are like the families you see around you, rebuilding or even knocking down and rebuilding. Our block...

Original post made by Midtown Family on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by The Real Slim K, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:15 am | 30 comments | 1306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Staffing shuffle aims to boost Palo Alto Fire Department's medical response

With medical response calls on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department last week adjusted its staffing so that every fire...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ross, on Jan 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 3854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wireless facilities meet fuzzy reception in Palo Alto

When it comes to equipment to boost wireless reception in Palo Alto, the city's planning effort is struggling to keep up...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by get it right, on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:14 am | 18 comments | 5533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents allowed to appeal park's closure

Palo Alto officials set the stage on Monday for an emotional battle over the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park when...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jan 19, 2015 at 12:12 am | 88 comments | 7778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Larry Page and Max McGee spotted!

Heard from a PAUSD teacher that Larry Page ($28 billion) is getting a personal tour of Ohlone elementary with Max McGee today,...

Original post made by gohard on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 18, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 14 comments | 1644 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lift the Hood' event offers opportunity to learn about county government

Want to get a behind-the-scenes look at county government operations? Santa Clara County is accepting applications for the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2731 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 7050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vote paves the way for electric trains

Caltrain's effort to replace its diesel trains with electric ones hit a milestone on Thursday morning when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 18, 2015 at 9:07 am | 17 comments | 5498 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small venue, huge flavors: Revelation-inducing burritos and artful tacos abound at Taqueria La Cazuela

On the first day of preparation before each school year begins, Principal Tami Espinosa of Brentwood Academy in East Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2334 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small venue, huge flavors

East Palo Alto's Taqueria La Cazuela serves fresh, flavorful dishes without fanfare. Among the house specialties: enchiladas...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Happy on this side of 101, on Jan 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 3707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Caltrain trench could cost $1 billion

Digging a trench for Caltrain in the southern half of Palo Alto could cost as much as $1 billion, according to a study that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Jan 17, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 81 comments | 9840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain 'modernization' to worsen Alma congestion

Caltrain's plan to power its trains by electricity rather than diesel is expected to improve service. But for Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by ODB, on Jan 17, 2015 at 11:07 am | 88 comments | 13612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee to take broader look at enrollment in Palo Alto schools

The third time's the charm, the school district hopes, as it moves toward creating the third committee in two years that...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:58 am | 10 comments | 4833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical marijuana club opens in Mountain View

The City Council decided Tuesday to take legal action against the first known storefront pot club in Mountain View, located...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by JakeP, on Jan 16, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 14 comments | 3643 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pommard Deli gone?

Discovered that my fave sunny day deli beside Phils appears to be gone. Loved buying a sandwich and eating under the vines....

Original post made by Pommard Customer on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pommard Customer, on Jan 16, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mailer about 101 HOV lane

Questions. Is this going to have exit and entrance places? Can we continue to have 2 people in the car and not have to pay?...

Original post made by Driver on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 16, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Toward greater transparency

We are all for a proposal to be considered next Tuesday by the Palo Alto City Council that would require an affirmative vote...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 3364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar bitten by K-9, arrested

A Palo Alto police dog helped officers in locating and arresting a man who allegedly burglarized a vacant commercial building...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Love crescent park dad, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:10 am | 20 comments | 5585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greening up the dinner table

Eat your vegetables. Like most people, Menlo Park resident Julie Shanson knows that eating healthy is no great mystery. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by JC, on Jan 16, 2015 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 3657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altan dies from injuries sustained in brawl

He was a young, athletic tennis instructor at Kim Grant Tennis Academy. His wife of two years said he was a peaceful person...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barron Park, on Jan 16, 2015 at 12:13 am | 64 comments | 18404 Views
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