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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo College wants to buy, preserve Sunset campus

An idea that could preserve the existing Sunset Magazine buildings has been put forth by Menlo College, which has outgrown...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Look-At-The-Big-Picture, on Nov 21, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Fire quickly snuffed out at Communication & Power Industry

Palo Alto fire officials are investigating a fire that occurred Thursday afternoon at Communication & Power Industry, a Hansen...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by The Omen, on Nov 21, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Handmade, original gifts for the holidays

While Santa's elves have been chipping away at their annual mega-assignment, members of The Garden Club of Palo Alto have...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials defend $4.6M upgrade of City Hall

Five months after Palo Alto officials approved a $4.6 million renovation of City Hall, council members made a public case...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Big spender before Jan. 1, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:59 am | 27 comments | 3224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Questions and answers about mental health: Local experts offer their advice, guidance

As a community we are grieving. We have lost precious youth to treatable health conditions. We want our youth to feel encouraged...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by what about the $$ cost?, on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:15 am | 11 comments | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

The gift that keeps on giving: Chefs dish on how to transform your holiday leftovers

When Nov. 1 hits, so does the holiday-meal planning. Are you brining, roasting or smoking? Pumpkin or pecan? Will you stick...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Up for debate: Palo Alto nonprofit empowers students to have a voice

On a recent Thursday evening at Eastside College Preparatory School, 13 students' heads are bent intently over desks as a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto superintendent names members of achievement gap task force

Superintendent Max McGee announced Tuesday night the more than 20 faculty, parents, community members, alumni and administrators...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 21, 2014 at 2:19 am | 21 comments | 2751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by I Dont Check Back, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:05 am | 40 comments | 6902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents gather to talk, seek advice

In the days after Palo Alto's most recent student suicide, local mental health experts, school administrators and parents...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 5423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by True Blue, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 5 comments | 4434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day

A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Emi, on Nov 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 9 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto strikes down car-camping ban

Acknowledging a shift in the legal landscape, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to repeal the city's controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 76 comments | 4677 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 Ken, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 986 comments | 135387 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Highway 101 bike/pedestrian bridge design discussion tonight

The proposed designs for a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto will be discussed during...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking Guidance Systems & Parking Access Revenue

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal for Parking Guidance Systems & Parking Access Revenue Controls. ...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Nov. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 52 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use proposal for University Avenue meets mixed response

A proposal to demolish two stout commercial buildings at the heart of University Avenue's commercial district and replace...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by 35 year resident, on Nov 20, 2014 at 9:07 am | 44 comments | 3999 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep gets No. 1 seed for CCS Open Division

With a 10-0 record, Sacred Heart Prep has compiled the best regular season in program football history. No doubt about it....

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Coach Craig, on Nov 20, 2014 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cases of whooping cough high in Palo Alto

A rise in whooping cough cases in Santa Clara County, including many in Palo Alto, has prompted officials to issue a health...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 20, 2014 at 8:40 am | 11 comments | 11854 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls, boys lead water polo teams into CCS semis

The Gunn boys and girls made some water polo history this season by both going 12-0 in the SCVAL De Anza Division during...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Polo P, on Nov 19, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 8 comments | 1486 Views
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