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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Finding asylum

Margaret Petros prayed in St. Mary's Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church in Campbell, a lace scarf covering her head. Light...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by almunday, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 6521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendation not unanimous, superintendent admits

Members of the High School Task Force, a group planning for the future of Palo Alto's high schools, are dissatisfied with...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:52 am | 4 comments | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Stanford survives, but AP Top 25 poll is not impressed

Survival. That's how you win football games on the road in the rain when seemingly everything is stacked against you. There...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Nov 1, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school district taps Palo Alto administrator as new Stevenson PACT principal

Following the sudden departure of former Stevenson PACT principal Tyler Graff, the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by APRIL, on Nov 1, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 5442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks greater voice in regional transportation projects

Palo Alto takes great pride in being a worldwide leader in technology and conservation, but when it comes to transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 1, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 11 comments | 4584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain hearings on changes to fares, parking fees

Early next month the public will be able to comment on the proposed changes to Caltrain fares and station parking fees, Caltrain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 1, 2015 at 9:35 am | 24 comments | 3057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson, reporter...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 31, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2633 Views

SPORTS

Rugby World Cup Final

Anyone know of anywhere local to watch it live, or watch parties?...

Original post made by Rugby World Cup on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 31, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who are the Assyrians?

The modern Assyrians are descendants of a people who date back nearly 7,000 years to before the rise of the ancient Mesopotamian...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 3994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in connection with three home burglaries in Palo Alto

Police on Tuesday, Oct. 27, arrested a man suspected of burglarizing three homes in Palo Alto, according to police department...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 30, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 3560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules target 'revolving door'

The revolving door between Palo Alto City Hall and the high-stakes world of private development is opaque and, for local...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Greg_H, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 34 comments | 3525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New appointments made for key Palo Alto commissions

With the relationship between the City Council and the Planning and Transportation Commission hitting a low in recent months,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 30, 2015 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth the wait?

A small Bay Area chain that serves sushi in burrito form, Sushirrito is the epitome of trendy food, and lunchtime lines out...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:04 am | 5 comments | 5801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walnut Grove

The Walnut Grove neighborhood looks a little different this week. White ghosts haunt the bushes of an Eichler home. Tombstones...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5422 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 Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2291 Views

BOOKS

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/30/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>LAST CALL ...</B> Submit your garden by <B>Saturday, Oct. 31</B>, for inclusion in the Going Native Garden Tour 2016....

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/10/30/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Driven by compassion

Margaret Petros is a tiny, dark-haired woman whose personal strength is immediately apparent when one meets her. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thirsty times

At its inception, Palo Alto was named after a 110-foot tall, over 1,000-years-old coast redwood tree called "El Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rickey, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 5841 Views
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