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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to strengthen massage law

Palo Alto is plowing ahead with its plan to firm up regulation of local massage practices, but several City Council members...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ken, on Jun 16, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 2032 Views

RESTAURANTS

A culinary hipster comes to the 'burbs

Tacolicious could have been yet another San Francisco culinary hipster, condescending to do business in the 'burbs with a...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2013 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1163 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto Breakfast House, in Midtown.

Has anyone tried this place yet? Has anyone seen any advertising, I only found it yesterday by chance and it was in the...

Original post made by Midtown on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jun 16, 2013 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sacred Heart Prep graduate shot and killed in Oakland

Aya Nakano, who graduated from Sacred Heart Prepatory in 2008, was fatally shot in North Oakland late Wednesday, an hour...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by RU Kidding?, on Jun 15, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laptop stolen from Packard Hospital

A laptop computer that might have contained limited medical information on pediatric patients has been stolen from a secure...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by J. Cierra, on Jun 15, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 26 comments | 1551 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Mitchell Park Library, school board retreat, Mayfield

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29989 posted Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:17...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Popular crossing guard 'Charles on Charleston' retiring

He greets everyone, no matter their age, their mode of transportation or their occupation. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29828...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern, on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 917 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bloomberg to headline Stanford commencement

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will speak at Stanford University's 122nd commencement ceremony Sunday, June 16, from...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large in Palo Alto armed robbery

A masked man wielding a handgun robbed a 7-Eleven store in Midtown early Wednesday morning, Palo Alto police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Yogi Berra, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 20 comments | 5947 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in string of 8 Los Altos robberies

A 26-year-old man has been charged in a string of eight robberies in Los Altos since February, including four banks, a liquor...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jessica, on Jun 14, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 12 comments | 1078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

PARTY CITY, USA ... If a food-truck gathering, a campout or a yoga session suddenly pops up in your neighborhood, don't be...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fellowship in 'all things Palo Alto' aims to create pipeline of leaders

A hopeful crop of aspiring civic leaders celebrated a Palo Alto graduation last week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19067...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb landlords may owe Palo Alto taxes

Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has exploded in popularity. Its website states that there are listings available in 33,000...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 46 comments | 2282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

7 cars broken into

http://paloalto.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/seven-vehicles-burglarize-in-palo-alto-wednesday 7 cars were broken...

Original post made by Beware on Jun. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs Gunn counseling plan

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday approved Gunn High School's plan for reforms to its guidance counseling program...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:26 am | 49 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caravan House to close after 30 years

A distressing announcement came to Caravan House on Wednesday. The Palo Alto group home, which has provided shelter and therapy...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by barron park resident, on Jun 13, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, district staff again defy school board on counseling

Three months after being told by the PAUSD school board to develop a 3-year plan to fully implement the recommendations of...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by gunn site council , on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 31 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blood transfusions drop at Stanford Hospital

Stanford University Medical Center and other hospitals are substantially reducing the number of transfusions they give to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by XDM, on Jun 13, 2013 at 8:49 am | 17 comments | 1403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to arson, vandalism

A 34-year-old Palo Alto man was charged with vandalizing and setting two fires at a business he co-owns in San Carlos pleaded...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 13, 2013 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1169 Views
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