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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to step in on Palo Alto summer school

Palo Alto recreation officials say they're looking to expand city youth programs next summer to help compensate for the expected...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by straight record, on Oct 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 4103 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Altans build field for fallen officer

More than seven years after East Palo Alto police officer Rich May was shot and killed while on duty, members of the Rich...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by speaktruth, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 2501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Paly student, horse fan dies from fall exercising polo horse

Ariel Shaker, 21, a 2005 graduate of Palo Alto High School and a horse enthusiast since she was 8, was pronounced dead Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Roxanne Pinto, on Oct 26, 2013 at 2:19 am | 16 comments | 5127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google buses for everyone - public transportation that works.

At last, innovative public transportation for everyone that has a realistic approach to getting commuters to where they work...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buena Vista owner hits another snag

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park must go back and further revise his plan for compensating the residents who would...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 37 comments | 17332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Forty years later, updating open space vision

From virtually anywhere on the Midpeninsula, Windy Hill's unique treeless contours dominate the Skyline ridge and provide...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 6645 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls capture SCVAL golf tourney title over Palo Alto

Gunn made some history by becoming the first team champion of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League girls' golf tournament...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by sue, on Oct 25, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foreclosures

Foreclosures are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 32 - Munger's & Siebel's Buddies Fined

Look what happened to Siebel and Munger's secret out of state friends - 2 nonprofits - who were funding Proposition 32 &...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs and owners invited to 'Dog-O-Ween'

A Palo Alto High School student is calling all dogs and their owners to come to Rinconada Park this Saturday for Dog-O-Ween,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 25, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 7 comments | 3921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skateboarder injured in Stanford collision

A skateboarder hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle Sunday on the Stanford University campus has been identified...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Oct 25, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 5782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal budget cuts raise affordable-housing rents

In July, a Palo Alto single mother of two who lives in affordable housing received a letter alerting her that the rent for...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:19 am | 25 comments | 20366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Merc outs the measure D donors

No surprise, Palo Alto Housing Corporation has " officially" pumped $111,000 into yes on D so far. [Portion removed.] They...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on Oct. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 513 Views

MOVIES

Gravity

Peter, you missed the whole plot of Gravity. (Spoiler alert!) The character Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) loses a child...

Original post made by Sarah on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 24, 2013 at 11:22 pm | 6 comments | 746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar consensus emerges

A consensus emerged on the touchy issue of the Palo Alto school calendar Tuesday as Board of Education members indicated...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Another Palo Alto Res, on Oct 24, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 21 comments | 28205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver gets one year for fatal Mtn. View crash

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on Oct 24, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 7870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City strikes down parking exemptions

Caught in a tug of war between angry residents and pleading developers, Palo Alto officials sided with the former on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ray, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 14930 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Riley to play for New Zealand against Team USA

Stanford grad Ali Riley was one of 20 players named to the New Zealand women's national soccer team that will compete in...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Football Fern Fan, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversy mars Newell Bridge debate

Residents on either side of Newell bridge, a 102-year-old structure that links Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, agree that it...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Andrew Kloak, on Oct 24, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 61 comments | 29150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission throws support, cash behind City Hall art

The city's Public Art Commission committed $50,000 -- half its annual budget -- over the next two years on Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 24, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 12348 Views
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