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PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 49 comments | 4631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Members of Page Mill YMCA look to city for help

Calling the proposed closure of the Page Mill YMCA a colossal loss for the Palo Alto community, patrons of the gym on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 78 comments | 4117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district seeks input on new, consolidated middle school

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is launching an "intensive listening campaign" to solicit community...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by muttiallen, on Aug 21, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 616 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grads invited to play in Champions Tour golfing event

Recent Gunn grads Jack Jaffe and Anna Zhou, both of whom represent The First Tee of Silicon Valley, were invited to play...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Old Paly Stone Cold Player, on Aug 21, 2014 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

I wonder if the spam string is on purpose

A few posters have sounded unhappy with some of the issues discussed on the threads, I wonder if the spam is on purpose?...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 21, 2014 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: historic preservation, 385 Sherman Ave.

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/27/public-agenda posted Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:49...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:43 am | 6 comments | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mosquitoes?

Anybody else finding them bad this last day or so? Last time it was because of problems in the Baylands. Anything going...

Original post made by Itchy in South Palo Alto on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by I, on Aug 21, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 319 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas names new president and CEO

Amy Andonian, a nonprofit executive with experience in services to seniors and caregivers, will become the new president...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:42 am | 2 comments | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

The next generation

Mandarin Roots, the revamped version of Palo Alto's longtime Chinese standby Hunan Garden, is fresh, contemporary and inviting....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bikes crossing Oregon with new lights and safety islands

I would love to hear comments from those who use these intersections today and for the new school year, bikes, drivers, pedestrians....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 20, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 13 comments | 356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council Candidate Ballot Order

The Secretary of State's office has conducted a drawing of the letters of the alphabet to determine the order of candidates...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to appeal ruling from labor board

The City of Palo Alto will appeal a recent ruling by the Public Employment Relations Board, which has said that the city...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 20, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four charged with perjury in 'Operation Sunny Day' cases

Four people who testified in cases relating to the San Mateo County District Attorney Office's "Operation Sunny Day" case,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council looks to technology to fix parking problems

Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 19 comments | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students return to school

About 12,600 Palo Alto students went back to school Monday and Tuesday, and school district officials said they expected...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 2686 Views

SPORTS

Zhang takes the bronze medal at Youth Olympic Games

Recent Palo Alto grad Lily Zhang won the bronze medal in the women's singles table tennis competition at the Youth Olympic...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by cardfan, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 74 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Labor board: Palo Alto violated law in firefighters' negotiations

In a stunning victory for Palo Alto's firefighters union, the state Public Employment Relations Board has determined that...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wilson, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:23 am | 51 comments | 3703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to get scientific equipment for science fair project?

Hi, I would like to do a science experiment on skin health. in order to take good data, I really need to get real scientific...

Original post made by ER on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 20, 2014 at 3:45 am | 16 comments | 465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 20, 2014 at 1:16 am | 57 comments | 5043 Views
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