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Pedal power taxis in Palo Alto

What's the scoop on the free bicycle taxis in Palo Alto. They ask for a tip for the driver (?), but how much?...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 5, 2010
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Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 1622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays and pays

This is the -per month- cash payout to former Palo Alto employees. Here is the link: http://database.californiapensionreform.com/database.asp?vttable=calpers JOHNSON,...

Original post made by Fed Up on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, has too much info on the crooks, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 1621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A College Terrace Improvement Project

An item on the City Council Agenda for Monday nights meeting caught my eye: "Approval of Construction Contract With Granite...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates expansion milestone

After years of plans, negotiations and design work, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials celebrated a major milestone...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Listening for inspiration

East Palo Alto participants in the after-school program Foundation for a College Education got a chance to meet U.S. Supreme...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by npr, on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1621 Views

SPORTS

Stapp replaces Horpel as Gunn's athletic director

Gunn High girls' basketball coach Sarah Stapp, 37, has a new job description -- athletic director. "She is a professional...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Don't Miss the Opening of the Kevin Bean Exhibition at CSMA's Mohr Gallery!

There will be an opening reception and artist talk with artist Kevin Bean on Friday, October 9, from 6-8 pm in CSMA's Mohr...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Community School of Music and Arts, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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do hairdressers have specialities?

I'm a 63 year old woman who has always had baby fine hair, and now it is even thinner and finer. Do hairdressers ever specialize...

Original post made by thinning hair on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by GW, on Nov 30, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Caltrain offering free rides New Year's Eve

Caltrain is offering free rides to passengers after 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve to encourage revelers not to drive, according...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1621 Views

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Briones House

I want to respond to a bit of downputting of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's choosing the Juana Briones house...

Original post made by Jeanne McDonnell on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 22, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 5 comments | 1621 Views

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Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by SteveU, on Apr 28, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 11 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accused of testing fraud

A family is accusing the Palo Alto Unified School District of testing fraud, claiming their daughter's teacher for two years...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by No sympathy, on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 1620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber Endorsed by 3 More Student Publications

Hello Palo Alto: Have you voted yet? If not, please take a look at these informative editorials about your choices. Thanks...

Original post made by Student Advocate on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by The facts, on Nov 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 17 comments | 1620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fast food

Fast food just got a whole lot fresher. On Thursday, a mobile food bank stopped by the Onetta Harris Community Center in...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jan 10, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

College enrollment suffers under budget cuts

California's community colleges saw a drop in enrollment for the 2009-10 school year, but not due to lack of demand, according...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Shadenfreude- NOT, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:06 am | 3 comments | 1620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shell station on Embarcadero robbed at gunpoint

The Shell gas station on Embarcadero Road off Highway 101 in Palo Alto was robbed at gunpoint early this morning, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 15 comments | 1620 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gerhart can't help Vikings win on his return

It wasn't quite the same kind of performance that Toby Gerhart was used to during his record-breaking days at Stanford University....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: 'Style Wars' a result of too much, too fast?

Palo Alto's latest architectural controversies center on questions of massing, density and style. And misconceptions about...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1619 Views
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