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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 5 minutes ago | 42 comments | 4097 Views

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 | 17 comments | 359 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 JS, 20 minutes ago | 42 comments | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

NEW! Palo Alto Ballet School with Ramon Moreno

New ballet school in Palo Alto! Former Ballet San Jose Principal Dancer, Ramon Moreno is teaching ballet classes to children,...

Original post made by Palo Alto Ballet School on Jul. 28, 2014
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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 MaRie, 45 minutes ago | 18 comments | 3608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Emily Renzel, 49 minutes ago | 1 comment | 365 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 Silly, 51 minutes ago | 40 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Works from major American artists gifted to Stanford

Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center has acquired three significant gifts of American art, securing a solid place in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Traditional Art Lover, 57 minutes ago | 1 comment | 359 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 Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1992 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Waste, 2 hours ago | 38 comments | 3197 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 Curtis Parisi, 3 hours ago | 968 comments | 112575 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, 9 hours ago | 71 comments | 5978 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 pA, 12 hours ago | 62 comments | 3292 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 Wondering, 12 hours ago | 36 comments | 10023 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, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 496 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, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 178 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, 13 hours ago | 11 comments | 4343 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, 17 hours ago | 24 comments | 4139 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, 19 hours ago | 80 comments | 5535 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, 21 hours ago | 134 comments | 7087 Views
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