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AROUND TOWN

Explosion Tonight Vicinity Of 101?

Somewhere around 9:00pm, we heard what sounded like an explosion. It sounded like it was in the 101 area. Did anyone else...

Original post made by Hmmm on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Safety last PA, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board could delay new elementary school

In light of falling kindergarten enrollment rates, the Palo Alto school board could put off long-time plans to build a 13th...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:29 am | 15 comments | 3365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire new contractor for Mitchell Park library

After firing the contractor responsible for the botched construction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 41 comments | 7107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor, 49ers doctor dies

Daniel Garza, the medical director and team physician for the San Francisco 49ers died in his home Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 5 comments | 5757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks comment on supe search

The Palo Alto Board of Education will seek public comment at a meeting Monday, March 10, as it launches a search to replace...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Oops, We are going to do it Again!, on Mar 10, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education family sues district

The family of a special education student sued the Palo Alto Unified School District in federal court this week, alleging...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 1778 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golf course, flood projects on hold

A long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RIP Safeway?

As you may have heard, the Safeway corporation was recently bought up by Cerberus Capital Management. Most of Safeway's stores...

Original post made by shopper on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 695 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto reaches labor deal with largest union

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:56 am | 28 comments | 2729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, bus drivers honored with 'Sweetheart Awards'

At the annual "Sweetheart Awards" ceremony Wednesday, special education parents paid tribute to teachers and other school...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD Professional Violations, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:06 am | 28 comments | 8661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing drops retail, senior homes

Senior housing, offices and room for a hardware store have been scrapped from a controversial downtown Palo Alto proposal...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 9, 2014 at 11:42 pm | 22 comments | 2179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful Burmese fare

Just about everyone orders the profoundly beautiful tea leaf salad at Rangoon Ruby, downtown Palo Alto's upscale Burmese...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 9, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 5173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local agencies launch efforts to combat sea level rise

Given the slow pace of public agencies and the accelerated speed of sea level rise, the question must be asked: Can Bay Area...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 9, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 2368 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coursera blocks access in sanctioned countries

Coursera, the popular online education platform founded by two Stanford University computer science professors, recently...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by BILL GATES, on Mar 9, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 2840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bargain Box, other California Avenue tenants concerned about eviction

The recent sales of a number of family-held commercial buildings in the California Avenue business district are worrying...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:49 am | 21 comments | 2653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers to get 6.3 percent increase

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by say what say what say what, on Mar 8, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to Castilleja: 'apply for new permit'

City planners are urging Castilleja School to apply for an amended use permit as a way to resolve neighborhood traffic concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by another deep throat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 30 comments | 4101 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gov. Brown, Netanyahu sign partnership pact

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Mountain View Wednesday morning meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown at the Computer...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Noel, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 9 comments | 1569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls reach fourth straight CCS basketball title game

While the Gunn girls played only 15 regular-season basketball games this season, the numbers game evidently hasn't worked...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Fan, on Mar 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1134 Views

BOOKS

Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Congratulaltions, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 7618 Views
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