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AROUND TOWN

Growing Encampment Homer Street Underpass

The number of people seemingly living under the tracks at the Homer Street Underpass is growing. This is a school route...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 12 minutes ago | 12 comments | 286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board approves redeveloping University Ave building, exceeding city height limit

The Architectural Review Board on Thursday approved a plan to redevelop the 1950s style, one-story building at the corner...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Resident, 17 minutes ago | 34 comments | 9989 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

One injured in carport fire

A two-alarm blaze injured one person and damaged 12 vehicles in a carport in Mountain View Saturday evening, fire officials...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Midtown, 21 minutes ago | 1 comment | 11 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Spanish Textbook

Can anyone tell me what textbook Paly uses for Spanish 3H? I could not find the answer on the Paly or PAUSD websites....

Original post made by Incoming Paly Parent on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by iSez, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 4326 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor 2, 1 hour ago | 37 comments | 2072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Worried sick, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 1944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Weiss voter, 4 hours ago | 24 comments | 4038 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Mary Carlstead, 6 hours ago | 967 comments | 112499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Damage control at the Y

Many organizations have an immensely difficult time conveying bad news to their customers. Out of a desire to not displease...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by PageMillTown, 7 hours ago | 80 comments | 5485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Former Member, 8 hours ago | 134 comments | 7054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations

The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 13 hours ago | 40 comments | 3134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing? http://live105.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-america-list-followed-by-san-rafael-and-...

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, 20 hours ago | 26 comments | 811 Views

RESTAURANTS

Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 17 comments | 3440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 61 comments | 3253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto youth program aims to build qualities for success

Curiosity, persistence, resilience. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/25/east-palo-alto-youth-program-aims-to-build-qualities-for-success...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Megan Fogarty, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school math textbooks & tutoring

When my child was in 6th grade last year another student had pointed out to my child that there is a website available for...

Original post made by Parent of middle schooler on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Incoming Paly Parent, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 2081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council race expands

Former Gunn High School teacher John Fredrich, who has made four prior bids for the Palo Alto City Council, filed a candidate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 22 comments | 2198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 19 comments | 4028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?

Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:37 am | 79 comments | 6693 Views
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