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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may toss out City Council term limits

Days after three members of the Palo Alto City Council proposed extending the council's term limits from two to three, the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 40 comments | 7292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to rule on divisive senior-housing plan

After two emotional public meetings, Palo Alto officials are preparing to make a major ruling tonight on a development that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 23 comments | 43455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (June 11)

[http://lecolededanse.net/ Dance: L'Ecole de Danse Performances] Mountain View ballet school L'Ecole de Danse hosts performances...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ellen, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 1547 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hook, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:02 am | 10 comments | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school administrator tapped to lead Belmont district

Michael Milliken, director of secondary education for the Palo Alto school district and former principal of Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by isez, on Jun 10, 2013 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 3021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

why are Spare The Air days not announced here?

Today and tomorrow are Spare The Air days. When heavy air pollution is forecasted for the Bay Area, we can make a difference...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 10, 2013 at 2:00 am | 4 comments | 890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

@recent and frequent commentators - will you kindly share why you stop posting when threads become available only to those who are logged in?

Will you kindly share the reason that had you stop posting once a thread becomes restricted only to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 1566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto civic hackathon aims to spur innovation

From lasers and marshmallow shooters to tech workshops and TED-style talks, Palo Alto's colorful and eclectic celebration...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 9, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 5 comments | 18425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto allocates $167K to study Newell Bridge Replacement

Maybe this 112 year old structure should just disappear. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23351497/palo-alto-consider-studying-other-options-newell-road...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 9, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 32 comments | 1278 Views

SPORTS

Youth soccer teams enjoy success in area tournaments

A pair of local youth soccer teams, the RYSC Elite and the Palo Alto Raptors, each came away with top performances in their...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jun 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 1900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike accident on Park Blvd on 11/5

I saw the mangled bike on my way to work today around 7:40. Does anybody know if the rider is OK? This was on Park Blvd...

Original post made by Bikes2work on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 9, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 2770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood hires new superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district will become the new superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bryan, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>PIZZERIA DELFINA TO REPLACE EMPIRE TAP ROOM ... </B>The unexpected closing last month of the <B>Empire Tap Room</B>,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 3821 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Gunn coaches receive CCS honors

Menlo School baseball coach Craig Schoof and Gunn swim coach Mark Hernandez have been named recipients of the Central Coast...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Swimmer, on Jun 8, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2293 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 52 comments | 4907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protracted lawsuit against Stanford Blood Bank ends

A five-year legal battle between Stanford Blood Bank and a man who claims he developed a severe infection as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Grad, on Jun 8, 2013 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 4218 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Sushi restaurant Miyake closes

Add Miyake and Cafe Renaissance to the growing list of restaurant closings in Palo Alto. Miyake, the noisy, flashy, busy...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 8, 2013 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 6041 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula College Fund names 2013 honorees

Fifteen local high-school graduates will be honored June 18 by the Peninsula College Fund, a nonprofit aimed at helping low-income,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by moi, on Jun 7, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 4008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new vision for central downtown site

After crashing into a wall of community opposition last year, Palo Alto officials on Monday formally hit the restart button...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 12 comments | 1628 Views
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