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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where has the $ (good teachers) gone?

With heated discussions on Measure A, I remembered some incident couple of superintendents ago. We did not have the parcel...

Original post made by $PAUSD$ on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:35 am | 13 comments | 502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate over schools delays Buena Vista's closure

The fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park remains cloudy, but residents of the sprawling park received a sliver of good news...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 106 comments | 5801 Views

RESTAURANTS

Back to basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to make all new homes 'solar ready'

All new homes in Palo Alto will have to dedicate roof space to solar panels under a new law that the City Council is preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Lindsay Joye, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 33 comments | 3322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unsafe Teen Parties

Parents, please, please monitor your teen's party. The unfortunate tend in town is for parties held in the homes of loving...

Original post made by PA Parent on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 18 comments | 804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested for indecent exposure

Police have arrested an East Palo Alto man on charges that he exposed himself to at least three people last month at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by feed up, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents make final plea to save their homes

In a last-ditch push to preserve their homes, hundreds of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into City Hall on...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 37 comments | 4547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 15, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 22 comments | 3992 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men extend tennis winning streak with win over Dons

==BI Cardinal corner == The Stanford men's tennis team, ranked among the top 25 for the first time in over two years, upped...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 15, 2015 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents: Keep calm and parent on

I am a psychiatrist. After the tragedy last week, my phone has not stopped ringing with calls from concerned fellow parents....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:48 am | 206 comments | 232339 Views

SPORTS

M-A boys have plenty to celebrate with another title

Normally at this time of year, the Menlo-Atherton boys are wrapping up another PAL Bay Division tennis title, which they...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Stats, on Apr 14, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water Waste

There are two lots in my neighborhood of Old Palo Alto that are excavating for basements and the water is being pumped right...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Apr 14, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 7 comments | 194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One or more shots fired at person on Abelia Way in East Palo Alto

A gunfire detector recorded three to four shots fired late Monday in East Palo Alto with at least one meant to hit a person,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scam telephone call

Just a heads up there is a telephone scam from a Dennis Qway (PA) who leaves a message that we are in trouble with the US...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by to pares, on Apr 14, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 10 comments | 767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expect delays during Foothill Expressway bridge-widening project

Commuters using Foothill Expressway can expect traffic delays starting Monday, April 13, at Loyola Corners as work begins...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Rick Schwartz, on Apr 14, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Job Opportunities for Palo Alto High Schoolers?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Teen on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Spark, on Apr 14, 2015 at 11:26 am | 26 comments | 12496 Views

SPORTS

Bike underpass open?

Does anyone know whether or not the bike HWY 101 underpass will be reopened tomorrow 04/15/2015??? Thanks, Mark...

Original post made by Mark on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 14, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Francisco woman allegedly steals from local school, Palo Alto church

A 70-year-old San Francisco woman was arrested by Palo Alto police and charged with burglarizing a church and being in possession...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by ethel jean hays the artist, on Apr 14, 2015 at 10:39 am | 11 comments | 3823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New York Times article: Palo Alto is now known for its suicides.

Well there is a sad irony here. Selfishly pressuring our kids to improve our own social status and improve our own self...

Original post made by Sol on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Glory, on Apr 13, 2015 at 11:35 pm | 9 comments | 765 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on Apr 13, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 50 comments | 5080 Views
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