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AROUND TOWN

Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Paris Baguette signage

WOW I was surprised to see the new bright signage next to the Cheesecake Factory open. Feels a little like little Las Vegas....

Original post made by bambi on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:08 am | 6 comments | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 1437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Train horns increasing in frequency; response to volume criticism?

My Lord, it's like the train engineer blows the horn every three seconds, over and over. In the morning commute (7:30-9:30)...

Original post made by Midtown Male on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk & Roll days roll out throughout Palo Alto

Palo Alto schools are celebrating Walk & Roll Week this week, with activities designed to encourage students to walk, bike,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by bike racks, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1436 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student jailed after assault in school garage

A 19-year-old student at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City has been jailed on suspicion of assaulting...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 29, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 20 comments | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Councilwoman pushes school board on Cubberley

Palo Alto City Council member Nancy Shepherd Wednesday (Dec. 8) sharply questioned school district officials about their...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Dec 12, 2010 at 11:13 pm | 4 comments | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Shared campus' could be model for Cubberley

A new public high school that shares Cubberley Community Center with child care centers, dance studios and other local organizations...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 3, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 13 comments | 1435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto for having burglary tools

Two men who were spotted climbing a fence on Oxford Avenue were arrested Sunday, July 8, for possession of burglary tools,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:45 am | 21 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help Palo Alto Get Google Fiber!

http://www.paloaltoaction.org/ On Feb 9, Google unveiled it's plan to choose a community to build the fastest Home to...

Original post made by HelpPA on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1435 Views

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Around Town

<B>FEELING THE HEAT ... </B>Palo Alto firefighters took part in an unusual rescue operation last week after they learned...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by animal lover, on Dec 7, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design Services Contract for California Avenue Project

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Design Services for the California Avenue-Transit Hub...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Train Tracks.

I passed by the train tracks and saw police on Meadow and one in Charleston right at the entrance of the tracks, it was after...

Original post made by Wondering on Dec. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1434 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls advance to state basketball finals again

Two special achievements will be on the line when the Pinewood girls' basketball team defends its state championship next...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rich Altmaier, on Mar 20, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins De Anza Division baseball title

Palo Alto baseball coach Erick Raich had plenty to celebrate on Friday as his Vikings wrapped up the regular season with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views
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