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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to calm cars on bustling bike route

Palo Alto's busiest bike route may soon be furnished with wider bike lanes, enhanced crosswalks and a host of traffic-calming...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by A Walker, on Apr 22, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 44 comments | 8561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Score/Kumon

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Original post made by WonderingParent on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Andrea, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 8561 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blue Chalk Cafe quietly shuts down

After 15 years in business, the Blue Chalk Cafe on University Ave. quietly goes out of business. Article in the Mercury-News:...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 31, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 8557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools usher in new era of testing

Students across the Palo Alto Unified School District are sitting down to computers over the next few weeks to take the state's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Engineer, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 39 comments | 8556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 8552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks consultant for traffic-reduction programs

Palo Alto is preparing to solicit proposals this month for a consultant who would help the city form a Transportation Management...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 17, 2014 at 9:16 am | 45 comments | 8548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto initiative aims to shift drivers to trains, buses

After months of debate about new garages and permit programs, Palo Alto officials shifted gears on Monday in their search...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Troilus and Cressida, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:04 am | 73 comments | 8543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Did Paly baseball coach fabricate resume?

Jordan French claimed he was the starting right fielder at the University of Michigan for four years and worked as a manager...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Dec 16, 2009 at 11:22 am | 97 comments | 8543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library upgrades jump to $80 million

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Original post made by Over Taxed on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Get real, on Mar 13, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 117 comments | 8542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Motorists ignoring new Middlefield turning restrictions

New signs to prohibit left-hand turns from Everett and Hawthorne avenues onto busy Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Karen Marincovich, on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 59 comments | 8540 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin just a phone call away from the NBA

Jeremy Lin is waiting for a phone call, but not just any phone call. This call will begin a process that could change his...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 22, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 8539 Views

AROUND TOWN

New AT&T 'hotzone' opens on University Ave.

Seeking to provide local technophiles with faster and easier Internet access, AT&T on Wednesday launched a "hotzone" initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jim Larkin, on Sep 11, 2011 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 8539 Views

RESTAURANTS

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Kavita Bali, on Jun 28, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 8537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police chief explains Children's Theatre probe

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Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:07 pm | 110 comments | 8536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Drone"-d out

While many have heard Amazon's Jeff Bezos assert that in five years drones will be used to deliver its packages, right now...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 8536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victor Frost, well-known panhandler, has died

One of Palo Alto's most colorful characters, Victor Frost, has died, according to the San Mateo County Coroner. Frost, who...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Timekeeper, on Feb 20, 2016 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 8536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying case spurs school district to examine response

The Palo Alto school board plans to take a closer look at how staff are implementing policies and procedures for addressing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:57 am | 34 comments | 8533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 19 comments | 8529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 6, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 36 comments | 8525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto nonprofit funds education around the world

Matt Severson his father, Denis Severson, and Paly friend Andrew Perrault launched The School Fund website, inviting people...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Solon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 8524 Views
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