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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve Mitchell Park trees to get the axe

Twelve trees in Mitchell Park in Palo Alto will be removed next week to ensure safety on the new Magical Bridge Playground,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by John, on Jul 10, 2014 at 6:46 am | 14 comments | 2964 Views

AROUND TOWN

July Fourth chili competition to heat up Mitchell Park

On a summer afternoon calling for lemonade and Popsicles, Palo Alto's avid chili chefs will fire up their stoves, hover over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by MR, on Jul 9, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 4693 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

British Bankers Club's liquor license indefinitely suspended

Until another owner takes over operations at the landmark British Bankers Club, at the corner of El Camino Real and Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Losers All, on Jul 9, 2014 at 5:49 pm | 10 comments | 3030 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto credit union robber gets 13-year sentence

A 53-year-old man who in January robbed the San Mateo Credit Union in East Palo Alto received a 13-year prison sentence on...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Johns, on Jul 9, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jets everywhere this morning??!!

Anyone know what is happening? Have heard jets roaring an whining overhead since 7am this morning -- are these Google jets...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 9, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Prez Buries OCR Report, Cancels Discussion of PAUSD Bullying Policy

In a hastily scheduled Tuesday morning "study session," the PAUSD school board will hear the first public report on the district's...

Original post made by Curious on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by former Addison parent, on Jul 9, 2014 at 9:40 am | 10 comments | 3396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local vets laud, decry Palo Alto VA system

At a meeting hosted at the Palo Alto VA Hospital Monday, an auditorium full of veterans, their children and spouses spoke...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by SNAFU 100% DV, on Jul 9, 2014 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 3243 Views

AROUND TOWN

A rich legacy

Most family albums don't include photos of Dad with Queen Elizabeth, and Mom at the hospital that was named after her. But...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Pamela Heidinger, on Jul 9, 2014 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 294 Views

SPORTS

Gunn hires veteran Navarro as new head football coach

When Dan Navarro walked off the field last fall following a first-round loss to Wilcox in the Central Coast Section football...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barbara Navarro Dix, on Jul 8, 2014 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ninth Starbucks opens, boutiques shuffle

This week's Shop Talk is a highly caffeinated one. The ninth Starbucks is opening in Palo Alto and a new tea shop, David's...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 8, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 18930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Chili wins July Fourth Chili Cook-Off

Rich Chili, a team largely comprised of professional chefs for Google, took the top prize of Best Overall in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Martin, on Jul 8, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 7 comments | 1893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City braces for financial uncertainty in airport takeover

As Palo Alto prepares to take full control of its namesake airport for the fist time in nearly half a century, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 4033 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to widespread...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 7, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 4475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman gives birth on Palo Alto street Monday afternoon

A woman who gave birth on a secluded Palo Alto street on Monday was aided by residents who heard her scream and saw her running...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by wayne, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 6347 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Undocumented East Palo Altan aims to give others a leg up

Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca, a 24-year-old East Palo Alto resident, has garnered attention for a website she created to provide...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jerry99, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 9 comments | 3212 Views

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 | 343 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 | 4069 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 | 3547 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 | 2302 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 | 1151 Views
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