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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market burglarized

Palo Alto police arrested two men on Feb. 20 for their alleged involvement in a late-night burglary of The Fresh Market on...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by cincy, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 21 comments | 5848 Views

AROUND TOWN

The coffee-beer buzz

The romantic adage "we go together like peanut butter and jelly" should be amended to "we go together like coffee and beer." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Belgian Mare, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 7333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School supporters dismayed by Council vote

The prospect of local schools losing $1.8 million in annual payments from the City of Palo Alto as part of its lease of the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by high cost of supporting illegals, on Feb 28, 2014 at 9:35 am | 37 comments | 3889 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad looks to help Canadian national team

Stanford grad Rachel Quon was named to Canada's women's national soccer team and will play with the Canadians at the Cyprus...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by correction, on Feb 28, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council skeptical about high bids for Cal Ave work

Chastened by recent experiences with the Mitchell Park Library, Palo Alto officials on Monday questioned the unexpectedly...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robot no ops, on Feb 28, 2014 at 7:20 am | 15 comments | 4224 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$300-million Open Space bond wins approval

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors unanimously approved placing a $300-million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:17 am | 8 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on with El Camino Park????

When will El Camino Park be finished? Was supposed to open in the summer of 2013. Every time I drive by there, there does...

Original post made by Jim H. on Feb. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board mulls search for Skelly replacement

Opening a search to replace Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly, school board President Barb Mitchell said Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Skung, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 2660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rain does little to dent drought concerns

With drought conditions still plaguing California, Palo Alto has a simple message for its water customers: There is no need...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Digress, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 4 comments | 2264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto looks to scrap Cubberley covenant

Palo Alto officials on Monday took a firm stance against a two-decade-old provision in the city's lease of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 3111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making high school happier, funnier

In the academically intense culture of Gunn High School, a class where students gather in "gratitude circles" and practice...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 20 comments | 55519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police sergeant sues police department, city

An East Palo Alto police sergeant who reported another officer's March 2012 misconduct – a racial slur in reference...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 27, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekend water outage raises concerns

A routine replacement of an old water meter at a Palo Alto home conducted by the Utilities Department on Friday, Nov. 15,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by parishilton, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:40 am | 22 comments | 46125 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain with a store in East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve a credit...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 20 comments | 11919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto launches 'apps challenge,' deadline Feb. 28

Calling all geniuses and creative types. The City of Palo Alto is looking for someone to create software applications to...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 2556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is famous for its love of data and wealth of jobs. But when it comes to data about jobs, city officials often find...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 40 comments | 8218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja seeks to boost enrollment by 70

Castilleja, an independent middle and high school for girls on Bryant Street, says it will seek permission from the City...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Broken Covenant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 66 comments | 7326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 4154 Views

SPORTS

Stackhouse leads Stanford women to golf tournament title

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford's Mariah Stackhouse held on to win the UC Irvine Invitational by shooting a final-round...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views
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