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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking In Professorville

I live in Professorville, on a corner where there are theoretically 10 on-street parking spaces bordering my property....

Original post made by Ken Alsman on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 27 comments | 3879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A section of Mitchell Park claimed by JLS?

The School District have posted signs in Mitchell Park next to the path on the West side sternly warning people not to trespass...

Original post made by Jenny on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 2142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigating four indecent exposures in one week

Four reports of indecent exposure in the past week have Palo Alto police on guard. Although one person has already been arrested,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Calm the hysteria, on Sep 30, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 18 comments | 3084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major-injury crash closes El Camino Real

Atherton police are investigating a major injury crash on southbound El Camino Real in Atherton today. Southbound El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by What?, on Sep 30, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 2845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How has the school commute been this new school year?

There have been many factors this year which could potentially change the smooth commute. These included, altered bell...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 3351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why the lock down?

I completely support your right and obligation to monitor threads and lock them down if needed, but I am wondering, why did...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:35 am | 15 comments | 2389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honoring a PreSchool matriarch

Children and their parents flooded to Greendell School in Palo Alto Saturday evening (Sept. 25) to honor Eleanora Jadwin,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harassed by Homeless

I'm tired of being harassed by the homeless in downtown. I admit some of them are perfectly polite and friendly, but there...

Original post made by Mr. M. on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 29, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 17 comments | 2823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents give yellow light to Cal. Ave. plan

A city vision to revitalize California Avenue in Palo Alto was met Thursday evening with both vocal opposition about changing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 42 comments | 3506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's landfill may stay open until 2015

Park lovers anxiously awaiting the closure of Palo Alto's nearly full landfill in the Baylands may now have to wait until...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Waste of money, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 9 comments | 3443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto will still publish agendas -- but shorter

Palo Alto will continue to publish City Council agendas in a local newspaper, though these agendas will soon look a little...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black & White Ball may be less gray this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less gray this year. Organizers are offering...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jaco, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coyote menaces dogs in Arastradero Preserve

Aggressive coyote or coyotes that have been challenging hikers with dogs at Palo Alto's Pearson-Arastradero Preserve has...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by ulogoni, on Sep 29, 2010 at 11:05 am | 42 comments | 4418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly proposes shift to pre-holiday final exams

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools should shift their academic calendars to hold first-semester final exams before the December...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 29, 2010 at 10:50 am | 65 comments | 4409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stephanie Smith receives local DAR medical scholarship

Stephanie Smith, recipient of the Alice W. Rooke Daughters of the American Revolution medical scholarship, was the guest...

Original post made by El Palo Alto Daughters of the American Revolution on Sep. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool Family Alumni thank you

Thanks to the many attendees at the Preschool Family Alumni barbeque and film premiere this past Saturday (September 25)....

Original post made by Friends of Preschool Family on Sep. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outage hits 1,400 Barron Park homes, and Gunn

More than 1,400 utilities customers in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood lost electric power Friday afternoon -- including...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 29, 2010 at 7:49 am | 10 comments | 2806 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail: On the wrong track?

Midpeninsula city officials are assailing California's high-speed rail project, which state officials hope will connect San...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 63 comments | 4611 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail Authority's Conflict of Interest

Here is an interesting legal opinion about conflicts of interest amongst the leaders of HSR. http://www.calhsr.com/resources/incompatible-offices-conflict-of-interest/ ...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Sep. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How much does your teen text?

My daughter seems to text all the time, she recently got a Blackberry which admittedly was a bad idea and now we can't peal...

Original post made by Rachel on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto Parent, on Sep 28, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 15 comments | 3181 Views
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