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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree disparity grows between north and south Palo Alto

Grass may always be greener on the other side, but when it comes to street trees it's the north side of Palo Alto that actually...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 14, 2015 at 10:12 am | 50 comments | 4372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mercedes dealership planned for Ming's site

A glassy, three-story Mercedes dealership would go up next to the Baylands at the Embarcadero Road site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on May 14, 2015 at 9:05 am | 38 comments | 5214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto passes urgency law to protect retail

Seeking to shield local shops against an office incursion, Palo Alto officials unanimously passed late Monday night an emergency...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 14, 2015 at 8:46 am | 20 comments | 4017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto 'Bike to Work Day' rolls out Thursday

Members of Palo Alto's community are expected to put on their bike helmets and put away their car keys on Thursday morning...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama's new visa law opens the American door to Chinese buyers

In November, President Obama announced a new plan to further open the American door to the Chinese and predicted that this...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kirk, on May 13, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 8 comments | 569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista appraiser blasts council's direction, threatens to resign

An appraiser tasked by Palo Alto officials with recalculating how much assistance residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by to bill, on May 13, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 4705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn explores scheduling changes

Changes for Gunn High School's bell schedule seem likely in the next school year, but it was made clear at a block-schedule...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 13, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 43 comments | 6463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn schedule change wins support

Despite mostly broad support expressed at Tuesday's school board meeting for the structure of a new bell schedule for Gunn...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by A student died while in zero period, on May 13, 2015 at 7:23 pm | 60 comments | 3288 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College AD inducted into wrestling hall of fame

==BI Oaks report == Menlo College not only hosted the 2015 National Wrestling Hall of Fame/California Chapter induction...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Menlo_Football_Forever, on May 13, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was this your kid?

Around 9.40am this morning, while driving on Channing, I came across a girl, appearing to be of high school age, biking down...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 13, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 9 comments | 477 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman scares off late-night burglar

Palo Alto police say a woman frightened off a burglar who broke into her home on Hopkins Avenue Tuesday night. Read the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Whiskers, on May 13, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 2777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Door to Door Solicitation Scam is back

Just FYI, our family recently got a visit from one of those door to door scammers that come by the house every once in a...

Original post made by Fed up with scammers on May. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 98 Views

SPORTS

Diepenbrock returns to coach Paly boys basketball

The start of the 2015-16 school year will find Palo Alto High with a new athletic director and the framework for the school's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Paly Hoop Faithful, on May 13, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Flat isn't fair Read letters here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/03/27/letters-to-the-editor posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Wouter Dito, on May 13, 2015 at 8:39 am | 3 comments | 545 Views

AROUND TOWN

We Need Your Opinion On A Bicycle Skills/Sport Facility!

It is without a doubt, an unbelievable amount, of Palo Altans that have bicycles. In that region, quite a few cyclists...

Original post made by GunnBarrel on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Darrin, on May 13, 2015 at 8:36 am | 12 comments | 610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

resources for homeschoolers

I have recently started homeschooling my kids and I was wondering if any veteran homeschoolers ever use tutors. I suspect...

Original post made by amom on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by I'm a bhomeschooler and I LOVE it!, on May 13, 2015 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 4993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista Appraiser to Council: No Trailer Values Change

Beccaria & Weber, the appraisers of the Buena Vista mobile home park, wrote to the Palo Alto City Council that no adjustment...

Original post made by Joe on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on May 13, 2015 at 6:52 am | 26 comments | 726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tsay helps Stanford women reach the Round of 16 in NCAA tennis

Ellen Tsay got one final chance to play on her home court and she made the most of it, winning her match at No. 5 singles...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo tennis a step closer to tying historic CCS mark

It has been another season of tests for the Menlo School boys tennis team, which has in most cases reduced opponents to pop...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steffens, Neushul among top three Cutino Award finalists

Stanford's Kiley Neushul and Maggie Steffens were named two of three finalists for the prestigious Peter J. Cutino Award,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 323 Views
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