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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What kinds of cars are students driving these days?

My son will have his driver's license at the end of summer and we only have two cars so will have to buy him a car. Sure,...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on May 10, 2012 at 11:10 am | 28 comments | 1963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Congressional candidate Carol Brouillet arrested

Congressional candidate Carol Brouillet was arrested Saturday, June 2, after failing to show up for a court appearance, which...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 13, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 28 comments | 1355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans for Rinconada Park renovation underway

Plans for a renovated, better-connected Rinconada Park in Palo Alto are underway, but residents won't see major changes any...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:41 am | 28 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report urges more funding for Palo Alto nonprofits

Palo Alto may be best known as the land of high incomes and soaring housing prices, but affluence is far from universal within...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:42 am | 28 comments | 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission approves Arastradero traffic plan

The plan to permanently turn Arastradero Road's four lanes to three lanes and add shared left-turn lanes and other improvements...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by I like it., on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 28 comments | 1883 Views

SPORTS

Bravo to Danny Boyle and the Brits

An opening ceremony with heart, soul, symbolism and lots of real people. Bringing the construction workers into the ceremony...

Original post made by stephen levy on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 28 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto gymnastics teacher drowns in Yosemite

A popular children's gymnastics teacher drowned in Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, Aug. 1, his family has confirmed....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 28 comments | 1978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees shrinking pool of City Council candidates

When Palo Alto made the switch from odd- to even-year City Council elections in 2010, one of the goals was to generate more...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2012 at 1:16 am | 28 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began Thursday, Aug. 23, at about 7...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Brian Schmidt, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 28 comments | 10255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legal questions muddle Palo Alto's pot debate

With California's marijuana laws still immersed in a legal cloud, a group of Palo Alto's elected officials is urging voters...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Legit Patient, on Sep 26, 2012 at 9:41 am | 28 comments | 2056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plows ahead with more pension reforms

Palo Alto's effort to curb the exploding costs of employee benefits will hit a milestone this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 28 comments | 2070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by FollowUpInfo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 28 comments | 1886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council wants public opinion on infrastructure

When it comes to Palo Alto's aging buildings and other infrastructure, there appears to be no shortage of projects the city...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by South PA Neighbor, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:14 am | 28 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beloved Former Paly Principal Dresses Down School Board and Superintendent Over PR Hire

Buried in the "packet" for last night's school board meeting was a letter from Sandra Pearson, the former Principal of Paly....

Original post made by Silence Dogood on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:42 am | 28 comments | 3172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange acres of property -- including its own headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ebonni Black, on Apr 29, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 28 comments | 1059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of committees divides Palo Alto council

A surge of pressing issues and an ambitious 2013 agenda have caused a proliferation of new committees on the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doreen, on May 6, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 28 comments | 1517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials to present 'lessons learned' from civil rights probe

Palo Alto school officials will present "lessons learned" from a federal civil rights investigation into a bullying case...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Answers, on May 9, 2013 at 1:20 am | 28 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils plans for perimeter trail

Stanford University officials won praise for plans to build a biking and pedestrian trail leading from El Camino Real to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2013 at 3:48 am | 28 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama visits Palo Alto for fundraising today

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit two Palo Alto homes on Thursday, June 6, to raise funds for the Democratic Senatorial...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 1097 Views
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