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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking News - PAUSD miscalculated tax revenue in teacher contract negotiation!

Not sure what to say about this. Hopefully the papers will dig in and explain it. But the bottom line seems to be that...

Original post made by Parent of 2 on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 15, 2016 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents say robot knocked down child

The parents of a 17-month-old boy say a Stanford Shopping Center security robot knocked down their son and ran over his foot...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Got Message?, on Jul 14, 2016 at 11:47 pm | 36 comments | 8386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain Lion spotted

This morning a fellow on a bike saw a large mountain lion on Arastradero Creek trail at Arastradero Preserve. He said it...

Original post made by Hiker on Jul. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

AROUND TOWN

IRS Scammers at it again

Received a call today that we owe money to the IRS and that the IRS is about to file a case against us. Don't fall for this...

Original post made by scammers on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 5 comments | 460 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students and Tuition

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/08/us/public-colleges-chase-out-of-state-students-and-tuition.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by The Way It Is, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 21 comments | 572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cuckoo's Nest sues ex-chief sales and marketing officer

A lawsuit has been filed by Cuckoo's Nest, a private, invitation-only club in Menlo Park that mingles tech entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Noni, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 2355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off the hook

Sea Forager, a homegrown San Francisco seafood subscription service that delivers to Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 2522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park plan calls for more restrooms, dog parks and native habitats

Pingpong tables at Lytton Plaza. Three new athletic fields near the Baylands. Six dog parks and seven restrooms scattered...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by pooch, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 17 comments | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do Church's have a moral obligation to contribute to affordable housing?

A few months ago, Cornerstone Community Church at 701 East Meadow in Palo Alto had a sign advertising three lots for sale....

Original post made by Church Responsibilities on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Question, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:54 am | 19 comments | 404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents gather to plan future of Bol Park

With its meandering paths, great expanse of green, vintage agricultural tools and venerable donkeys, Bol Park has remained...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 14, 2016 at 9:11 am | 20 comments | 4981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Joe King, on Jul 13, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 25 comments | 15253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 9659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Palo Alto homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer

A Palo Alto woman whose body was found in her home on July 7 was identified Tuesday as Jenny Shi, 65, according to police,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmmmmmm, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 9 comments | 14036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts to trim trees, not budget

Money doesn't grow on trees, even in Palo Alto, which has plenty of both. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/palo-alto-opts-to-trim-trees-not...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Urcan forestry dept is a joke., on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:31 am | 14 comments | 2967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FPPC to fine Palo Alto school board member for late campaign filing

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)'s Enforcement Division has recommended the agency fine Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carl Thomsen, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 1714 Views

SPORTS

Meehan gives classic effort for Alpine-West Menlo in loss

Sal Meehan and the Alpine-West Menlo 10-11-year-old Little League all-star team played as hard as they could and gave everything...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by TJ, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To get more affordable housing, city may charge developers stiff fees

In their latest attempt to address the city's worsening housing crisis, Palo Alto officials are preparing to sharply raise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Jul 13, 2016 at 8:56 am | 49 comments | 5844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion shot and killed

The mountain lion that strayed into Palo Alto residential areas Monday morning was shot and killed by a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marcus, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:05 am | 10 comments | 16771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former teacher to run for school board

Jennifer DiBrienza, a former teacher, Palo Alto school district parent and now education consultant, will be running for...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by All that glitters, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:29 am | 19 comments | 7267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

Unhealthy air conditions forecasted because of hot, still weather combining with vehicle exhaust have prompted the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 888 Views
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Pokéworks opens in Mountain View
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