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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Update (x2!) forum this Saturday

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, Saturday will host Education Update...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by pa parent, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Palo Alto spends too much on office supplies

Poor management over office-supply expenditures may have cost the City of Palo Alto close to $390,000 between November 2007...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 40 comments | 4142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may turn down the sound at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's most prominent downtown gathering spot may become a bit more subdued under a new proposal to restrict amplified...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Loudness, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 12 comments | 1071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great gourds

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 18, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 1168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group calls for more rail crossings, parks around Caltrain tracks

For Palo Alto residents who live near the Caltrain corridor, the tracks are both a blessing and a curse -- a way to get around...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Go back to the drawing board, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 20 comments | 1643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What you and your family can do to prepare for a major emergency

If you are reading this, my second column, you have already taken the first step towards becoming prepared. You have changed...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Divya, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 9864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood-control project flows ahead

Fifteen years after water from the San Francisquito Creek swept through the neighborhoods of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 43 comments | 3960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Timeline set for decision on new elementary school

Facing the politically fraught prospect of redrawing school attendance boundaries, Palo Alto school officials this week laid...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 17, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 6 comments | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents fear another California Ave. tree debacle

Two large California Avenue redwood trees slated for removal by the City of Palo Alto are being defended by neighborhood...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Reaching out to the streets

Ken Pierre was living on the streets for more than 15 years, spiraling downward amid drug and alcohol addiction. Every time...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds sue Meg Whitman for fraud and conspiracy

Meg is currently CEO of a large Palo Alto company, but is accused of crimes with a previous company. Mercury-News report:...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Address Dauber issues Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17970 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by All District Student Supporter, on Nov 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16898...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's All About The Shizit

(An Open Letter to Liz Kniss) (The following was inspired by a conversation with Aram James wherein we both realized what...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jonathan Brown, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 965 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

<B>Lucy Tashman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17979 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Finola, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cat returned as if by Magic

When Nicola Keating moved from Cupertino to Los Altos six years ago, she kept all of her important belongings, but lost her...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Brian Null, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 6084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Live now. Share deeply,' Gunn grad counsels

Shortly after learning of her early admission to Stanford University, a Gunn High School senior last December spiraled into...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Nov 16, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 33 comments | 4441 Views
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