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PALO ALTO ISSUES

With a kick and a snip, El Camino Park re-opens in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's kick-off ceremony for the new El Camino Park was, quite literally, a kick off. Mayor Karen Holman scored the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 12 comments | 4870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council open to new Marriott hotels

It's still a long way from the finish line, but a proposal to build two Marriott hotels on the southern edge of Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 21 comments | 10514 Views

SPORTS

2015 boys and girls All-CCS water polo teams

Sacred Heart Prep junior Maddy Johnson, the Most Valuable Player in Division II, is among a total of 11 local boys and 15...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 2282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 25 comments | 10118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR Evidently to Make Findings Against PAUSD in Sexual Harassment Cases

Today Superintendent McGee sent a Weekly Communication to the Board indicating that OCR would be making findings against...

Original post made by Alert Reader on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent2, on Dec 14, 2015 at 9:24 am | 38 comments | 2031 Views

SPORTS

Former Palo Alto basketball great Loscutoff passes away

Before there was Jeremy Lin, there was Jim Loscutoff. Before there was "Linsanity", there was "Jungle Jim." Loscutoff, who...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Douglas Nareau, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:59 pm | 6 comments | 5636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs

As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 6899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two men wounded in East Palo Alto shootings

East Palo Alto police are investigating separate Thursday night shootings that injured two men. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto house 'completely destroyed' in morning blaze

An Eichler home in Palo Alto's Fairmeadow neighborhood has been "completely destroyed" in a morning blaze, according to fire...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gary Martin, on Dec 13, 2015 at 12:16 am | 45 comments | 12661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Becoming a part of the culture of music

Each school day, about 90 students from East Palo Alto travel across county borders to the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2015 at 11:59 am | 6 comments | 4627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celebrate with suds

The traditional alcoholic beverage to serve with holiday meals may be wine, but local beer purveyors say beer can offer just...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by Belgian's the Best, on Dec 12, 2015 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 8268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal, local officials gear up for coming El Nino

Citing a worrying El Nino storm pattern that could rival 1997-98's flooding this winter, the Federal Emergency Management...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Newcomer, on Dec 12, 2015 at 6:09 am | 12 comments | 4501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area better for Housing Than Many Parts of the Country

This recent study on rental housing http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/americas-rental-housing concludes that the Bay area is...

Original post made by BayAreaBetter on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 11, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 17 comments | 3438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our beautiful backyard

Photographs now on view at the Environmental Volunteers EcoCenter gallery showcase the flora and fauna of Stanford University's...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Of tinsel and memories

When the Christmas season begins, Palo Alto resident Nicole Macuil always remembers the most beautiful holiday tree she has...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 10144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/11/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>FABMO FINDS ...</B> Browse and gather designer fabric, tiles and more on <B>Friday, Dec. 11</B>, 4:30-6 p.m., and <B>Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch

Q Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/11/rent-watch posted Friday, December 11, 2015,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here