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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cory Wolbach jumps into Palo Alto's council race

Seeking to bring a fresh voice to Palo Alto's simmering debate over growth and development, Sen. Jerry Hill's staff member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 37 comments | 4292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Board Priorities, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 68 comments | 21941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did anyone hear an airplane buzzing Palo Alto Mon. night / Tue. morning?

Last night I was up working and all of a sudden it sounded like the blitz, three was a noise like a plane was strafing my...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by complaint form, on Aug 24, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 160 comments | 3180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility

As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 24, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 3313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'

Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Someone told me....., on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 3455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In NSA-funded initiative, Palo Alto students sharpen their Mandarin skills

As Americans debate revelations about sweeping data collection by the National Security Agency, the secretive federal department...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by More important, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 4721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to adopt new vision for California Avenue

As jackhammers and excavators roar forth with an ambitious and expensive beautification of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 24, 2014 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 5248 Views

SPORTS

Ledecky sets another world record at Pan Pacific Games

Olympian Katie Ledecky broke the world, American and meet records in the women's 400-meter freestyle Saturday at the Pan...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Long slow earthquake

OK, that was a pretty long, slow, gentle shake -- did everyone else feel that?...

Original post made by Night Owl on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 24, 2014 at 4:52 am | 6 comments | 203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please rate Paly teachers

I have found these ratings to be helpful and accurate. Please help others by rating teachers you have had at ratemyteachers.com http://www.ratemyteachers.com/palo-alto-high-schoo...

Original post made by Student on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Aug 24, 2014 at 1:05 am | 10 comments | 769 Views

SPORTS

Fleener now a slam dunk as top-flight tight end

==B Stanford football== Some claim Stanford senior tight end Coby Fleener might be the second-fastest player on the football...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by GAM33GG, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peapod, on Aug 23, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 3 comments | 3663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art imitates style

A group of large, stainless steel, kinetic animal sculptures from first-time exhibitor Fredrick Prescott will populate Sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kim Leigh, on Aug 23, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 59 comments | 5710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 4404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet

After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 3689 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 23, 2014 at 8:31 am | 21 comments | 2735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's own gelataio

There's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop and the first retailer to open at brand-new development...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh uses for new Foothills Park land

In a moment acknowledged to be three decades overdue, an enthusiastic City Council on Monday night officially dedicated as...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 47 comments | 5102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 1218 Views
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