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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 RobertN, on Jan 18, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 36 comments | 6835 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 | 783 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 | 1332 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 | 4579 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 | 2740 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 | 314 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 | 1876 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 | 6862 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 | 8660 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 | 2173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by A Counselor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 324 comments | 173814 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 | 2725 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 | 256 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 | 246 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 | 1771 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 | 3718 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 | 1928 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 | 12732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss renewed parcel tax, enrollment committee

In advance of the quickly approaching expiration date of the school district's current parcel tax, the Palo Alto Board of...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 15, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 27 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eurydice in the underworld

Playwright Sarah Ruhl's 2007 "Eurydice" is a modern re-imagining of an ancient myth. The play takes an intimate look at loss...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Petgrew, on Jan 15, 2015 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views
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