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AROUND TOWN

Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze at Arbor Real

A kitchen fire that started in a two-story apartment at Arbor Real in Palo Alto was kept from turning into a structure fire...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelly, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 8177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain new parking system out of control

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Original post made by Philippe Bossut on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 8174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ambulance-crash driver doesn't remember crash

The driver in the ambulance crash on University Avenue "does not recall the incident and could not provide any information...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Maria Ivanova, on Oct 31, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 74 comments | 8168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blockish, arch-shaped sculpture...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rethink the 1%, on Nov 25, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 81 comments | 8164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electrical outages planned for south Palo Alto

A City of Palo Alto electrical upgrade project will cause intermittent power outages in south Palo Alto through June, the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 24, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 8162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI letter to school board

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Original post made by Board Observer on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by pa resident, on May 10, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 137 comments | 8154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District unveils sweeping 'vision plan'

Bay Area residents could gain access to much more open space, including more family-friendly areas, according to a new Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 8152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters knock down Ventura neighborhood house fire

Firefighters quickly controlled a house fire on the 400 block of Fernando Avenue on Wednesday evening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by watts, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 13 comments | 8150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documents: CalPERS' $100 million Page Mill loss

Retirement fund CalPERS released nearly 1,200 pages of documents this week detailing memos and correspondence between CalPERS...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 30 comments | 8147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain priest was former Saint Francis High School chaplain

Saint Francis High School and its alumni are mourning the death of their former chaplain, Rev. Eric Freed, after his body...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Atheist, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 8146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Before graduation, an 'exit interview'

Wearing their best dress-up clothes, eighth-graders at JLS Middle School practiced firm handshakes and conversation skills...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on May 19, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 19 comments | 8142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn students launch 'Humans of Palo Alto'

What is your definition of happiness? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/gunn-students-launch-humans-of-palo-alto...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Feb 22, 2014 at 1:42 am | 5 comments | 8129 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train victim, 17, identified as Gunn senior

The 17-year-old girl who ended her life Tuesday night at a Caltrain crossing was identified today by friends as Sonya Raymakers,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by scoop, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 164 comments | 8127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent shares her history, plans

Although she's the U.S.-born daughter of a U.S.-born Air Force employee, Gloria Hernandez — the new superintendent of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by been there, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 8126 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 8124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dispute over Jewish tradition could nix Christmas trees

Every autumn, for more than a decade, Abraham Berman's sukkah made an appearance on the second-floor patio of Sheridan Apartments,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by saichele, on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 135 comments | 8121 Views

AROUND TOWN

President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 18 comments | 8121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State of emergency declared for East Palo Alto levees

California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in San Mateo County due to damage caused by heavy rains and flooding...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Overdue, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 8115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Celebration of life set Saturday for fifth-grade teacher

A celebration of life has been set for George Flath, a popular fifth-grade teacher at Hoover Elementary School in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 64 comments | 8110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Reasonable' accommodations?

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 19 comments | 8110 Views
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