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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto managers get raises under new contract

More than 200 managers and professionals in Palo Alto received raises on Monday night under a plan that also sets a cap on...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 11, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 9 comments | 2064 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to stop sales calls?

I am a stay-at-home mom and am receiving about two sales calls per day. Most irritating is that often I don't answer after...

Original post made by Peace Please on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jon Botelho, on Dec 11, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 11 comments | 309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Discussion of federal-information request questioned

Palo Alto schools Superintendent Max McGee admitted Tuesday night to a possible "inadvertent" violation of the Brown Act,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunset campus sold to real estate investment firm

A little more than a month after employees were first told that the landmark Sunset campus was up for sale, the property...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by willowsgrrl, on Dec 11, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Strong storm expected to hit Wednesday, Thursday

The Bay Area can expect heavy rain and strong winds that could uproot trees, down power lines and cause flooding and mudslides...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 44 comments | 9388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 4652 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Ashton Carter nominated to be next Pentagon chief

President Barack Obama on Dec. 5 nominated Asthon Carter, a visiting scholar at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis , on Dec 11, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 1288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hold summit to develop new growth vision

Palo Alto's frustrating eight-year climb toward adopting a new land-use vision is now heading for a summit -- a community...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 2006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district communication strategy meets concern

A new element of the Palo Alto school district's communication strategy to each week gather and categorize all media coverage...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 11, 2014 at 2:05 am | 26 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto: flood-threat alert

The City of East Palo Alto is encouraging residents to be prepared for the upcoming storm, which is expected to peak on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kumar, on Dec 10, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 3394 Views

AROUND TOWN

A holiday to build 'a beloved community'

"All great religions encourage their followers to love their neighbors," Evergreen Park resident Samina Sundas said of the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by polypaly, on Dec 10, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 13 comments | 4171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County set to approve new trails around Stanford campus

A proposal by Stanford University and the City of Palo Alto to install new recreational trails along the major thoroughfares...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 15 comments | 3202 Views

SPORTS

2014 All-MTAL Eight-Man Football Team

==B Player of the Year: ==Aidan Lucero (Pinewood) and Jackson Hill (Trinity Christian) ==B Coach of the Year: ==Frank Leonard...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jason Mize, on Dec 10, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 654 Views

SPORTS

M-A boys hold off SHP in final seconds to open hoop tourney

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== Menlo-Atherton sophomore guard Eric Norton converted a three-point play with five seconds...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fourteen plead not guilty to gang indictments

Fourteen defendants, indicted in March for crimes related to their alleged involvement with East Palo Alto gangs, pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto: New school board to discuss student survey results, enrollment

Newly elected school board members Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber will take their seats behind the dais for the first time...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 10, 2014 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 1523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residentialists lose out in commission shuffle

Days after Palo Alto voters elected three slow-growth proponents to the new City Council, the existing council took a step...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:05 am | 90 comments | 8051 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Altos official blasts Palo Alto planning commissioner

Palo Alto planning Commissioner Michael Alcheck is perhaps the city's most strident advocate of growth, but his pro-development...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto couple pleads no contest to theft of wallet at funeral

An East Palo Alto couple pleaded no contest Friday to identity theft charges tied to stealing a wallet while working as caterers...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 6 comments | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police told to check out persons based on race

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Dec 9, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 88 comments | 3718 Views
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