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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Social worker to stand trial in sex-abuse cases

A former San Mateo County Child Protective Services Agency social worker accused of molesting two East Palo Alto girls was...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City payroll on the rise as workforce, salaries grow

A growing workforce and rising salaries have spurred a 6.8 percent jump in Palo Alto's employee costs last year, according...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by jg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 23 comments | 2514 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New earthquake forecast shows greater chance of magnitude-8 temblors

A new California earthquake forecast predicts that the state will experience a decrease in magnitude-6.7 earthquakes in the...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Safety first, on Mar 12, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 3804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage leaves Palo Alto residents without power

Palo Alto's Utilities Department is in the process of restoring power to hundreds of residents in the Duveneck/St. Francis...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Terry, on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laura Martinez to serve on Sequoia school board

East Palo Alto Councilwoman and Palo Alto High School graduate Laura Martinez was selected to serve on the governing board...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Margaret Row, on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 2 comments | 2422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent drivers behaving badly

Dear (insert Palo Alto middle school name here) parents: 1. The school did not post the "no left turn until 8:30 a.m." sign...

Original post made by Truthseeker on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by iSez, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inteesting SJ Merc Article from 2009 and Caltrain Suicide Study 2010

In this article http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_13195853 Kevin Skelly states that the district is "considering changing...

Original post made by Jim H. on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 12, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar steals from Palo Alto home while residents sleep

Palo Alto police are looking for a burglar who broke into a home on Sunday night, March 8, while the residents were asleep...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments | 3867 Views

SPORTS

Priory, SHP boys advance in NorCal hoop playoffs

Priory senior Andy Isokpehi stole the ball at midcourt, flew down the lane and dunked the ball as the capacity crowd cheered...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Go Corbin, Tony and SHP, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's get some fun activities for teens in town.

Let's get some pure fun activities for teens in town. Do we need more basketball hoops in our parks? Do we need more...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 25, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Mar 12, 2015 at 10:09 am | 29 comments | 986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program

Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 2132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 11, 2015 at 8:29 pm | 147 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh Market grocery store to close

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 129 comments | 13970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power Outage

The power has been out since 2:30 a.m. today - and no word from the City. Does anyone know what is going on ? I live near...

Original post made by Jeny on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Answer, on Mar 11, 2015 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking people who knew John Baker, PA fire fighter in 1955

On evening of January 25, 1955 Palo Alto Fire Captain John Baker suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting a fire at Covenant...

Original post made by Barry Marchisio on Mar. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Korean restaurant set to take over old Apple Store

A Korean restaurant with a rooftop terrace is setting its sights on the former Apple Store in the heart of downtown Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 11, 2015 at 9:03 am | 34 comments | 6094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts not to regulate Airbnb rentals

A proposal in Palo Alto to start regulating and taxing rooms rented out through sites such as Airbnb quietly fizzled on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by how?, on Mar 11, 2015 at 7:21 am | 13 comments | 3372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local mom launches app to help kids lose weight

Joanna Strober's 11-year-old son had a weight problem. Looking for advice and specific weight-loss tools, she took her son...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 1:01 am | 11 comments | 6246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown North

Walkability is what attracted Eric Rosenblum and his wife Titi Liu to their Downtown North neighborhood in 2012. They loved...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by @ resident, on Mar 10, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 22 comments | 1894 Views
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