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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eco-friendly furnishings

Most have heard of the 100-mile Thanksgiving, shopping at a farmers market or other "buy local" trends. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by kind of boring, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Bridging the flood control debate

It has taken more than a decade, but finally work is set to begin that ultimately will protect Palo Alto, Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 27 comments | 1897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens enthusiastic about new school calendar

High school students soundly endorsed recent reforms to the Palo Alto's academic calendar in informal interviews conducted...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:18 am | 67 comments | 2468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sid Espinosa will not seek second term on City Council

After four years on the Palo Alto City Council, Sid Espinosa is preparing for the next chapter in his life. Espinosa, who...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by gbell, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:59 am | 19 comments | 2725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes fresh look at downtown growth

With commercial developments blooming and parking spots in short supply, Palo Alto officials will start laying the groundwork...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Renovate, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 18 comments | 2374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher bonus, boundary change on board agenda

A bonus for teachers and a boundary change between Addison and Walter Hays elementary schools are among topics on the agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 1311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In praise of tomorrow

<B>"The Art of Procrastination: A Guide to Effective Dawdling, Lollygagging and Postponing," by John Perry, Workman Publishing...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 21381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: It is the whole person who matters in Newtown

</B>I grew up in Newtown, Conn. It was so painful to watch the aftermath of the tragedy there last month. Yet seeing the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Newtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 13 comments | 3234 Views

AROUND TOWN

The travesty of Caffe Verona

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Original post made by Danny on Aug. 8, 2006
Last comment by Patrick, on Jan 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 23 comments | 9806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Survey Monkey to anchor 'gateway'

The online survey company Survey Monkey has signed on to be the anchor tenant for one of Palo Alto's newest and most ambitious...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by makin' da moola, on Jan 15, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football receives commitment from top tight end

Stanford football may lose two top tight ends to the NFL this year, but those losses could be offset by the commitment of...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2019 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 1067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finally, high speed rail will start, thanks to President Obama

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-06/local/35673787_1_high-speed-rail-public-money-first-project We are very...

Original post made by Brock on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brock, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 1028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District explores buying Bowman campus

In search of more space for growing middle-school enrollment, the Palo Alto school district is exploring the idea of buying...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 15 comments | 1992 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women see long winning streak end

The lack of depth from Stanford's bench was the sore spot Sunday, as the fifth-ranked Cardinal dropped its first Pac-12 Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jan 14, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1355 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Moderately severe' flu season expected

The influenza virus, which is hammering states in other parts of the country is slowly moving into Northern California, officials...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by medical question, on Jan 14, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 4730 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two-alarm fire damages MV mobile home

A two-alarm fire damaged a residence in a Mountain View mobile home park Sunday morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28219&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martha , on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

SPORTS

PALO ALTO LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STAR ROSTERS

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Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by hi guy, on Jan 14, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 7 comments | 2655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents named to site-selection panel

Eight Palo Alto parents and four school administrators have been named to a committee to advise the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by questions, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to debate future of old landfill site

Palo Alto's landfill in Byxbee Park officially closed in the summer of 2011, but the defunct facility continues to puzzle...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jan 13, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 17 comments | 2336 Views
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