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AROUND TOWN

City to honor Lynne Johnson for years of service

Former Palo Alto police chief Lynne Johnson, whose comments Oct. 30 prompted widespread accusations of racial profiling,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by D Wilson, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget: Ten ways the city may change in 2014

Since the world economy tanked in late 2008, budget season has been the dreariest of times in Palo Alto, but something changed....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 15 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Families flock to Palo Alto's 'civic hacking' celebration

Outside Palo Alto, the phrase "civic hacking" may sound like an oxymoron. But here, it's a cause to for the city to promote...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Green with envy, on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 7518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mysterious object that hit car confirmed as train part

A mysterious object that slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto earlier this week has been identified as part...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by engineer from UPRR, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:26 am | 11 comments | 6229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 4176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

PIAZZA EXPANSION COMPLETE ... A sigh of relief has swept over Piazza's Fine Foods at 3922 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Open minded, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 15 comments | 1455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: From fast to slow on 27 University?

Just last fall, John Arrillaga's vision for building huge office towers and a theater where the MacArthur Park restaurant...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bag ABAG, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 38 comments | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Fantastic Dog Parks Across the U.S.

Palo Alto Community Services Dept: Read this article on five dog parks in the US. The are great examples for the city to...

Original post made by David on Jun. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of graduates from local high schools

Included below are the lists of graduating seniors from the area's local high schools. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29800...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 1996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School Class of 2013

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29794&approved=yes posted Wednesday, May...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Stanford Live season to feature Jazz, world music, dance

After a season focusing on classical music, Stanford Live is planning a lineup with a broader range of dance, jazz, world-music...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation 2013: Thinking back and looking ahead

A few days before their high school graduation Wednesday, a handful of prospective grads from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 3790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer school fees are being refunded

Just got an email that parents can request a refund of summer school fees to conform to the laws. Or we can let that money...

Original post made by another mom on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 1197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library

Much has been written over the last year or so about the delays with the library at Mitchell Park. It seems that most of...

Original post made by What\'s the story? on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Used to like libraries, on Jun 2, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 13 comments | 982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Superintendent's Survey (now through June 4)

I found this buried in eNews, and found it strange that parents did not get a specific email announcement to request input...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Jun 2, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 1856 Views

SPORTS

Two medals for Robinson in state track

Gunn junior Sarah Robinson will have every right to be a little tired on Sunday, after running the equivalent of three miles...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 2, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Police enforce one-night curfew

The one-night curfew enforcement that East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis announced at a community meeting Wednesday night...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 1599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some Palo Alto parks may get 'smoking havens'

Two weeks after the passage of the Palo Alto's landmark law to ban smoking at all local parks, the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 2, 2013 at 8:14 am | 40 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto district to offer summer school refunds

The Palo Alto school district will offer refunds to families who have paid fees for the district's 2013 summer school program...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Jun 2, 2013 at 7:18 am | 42 comments | 2239 Views
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