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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why two traffic lights on Embarc at Town and Country

I suppose this has been asked and answered before but I can't find an answer. Sitting thru a green light because the next...

Original post made by Giraffe on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Count your blessings, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 13 comments | 290 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 6473 Views

SPORTS

Madsen set for induction into Pac-12 hoop Hall of Honor

Former standout Mark Madsen will be honored as Stanford's representative for induction into this year's Pac-12 Men's Basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's newest hotel, Epiphany, opens downtown

The first in a spate of planned Palo Alto hotels -- the Epiphany -- is debuting today at 180 Hamilton Ave. in downtown. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amelia, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:33 am | 41 comments | 5553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Their rights to speech

Ukraine was governed by probably the most financially corrupt regime in the history of the world, which by the end of its...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III on Mar. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 68 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board deals a blow to flood-control effort

An long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:41 am | 66 comments | 5658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Juana Briones property up for sale

The embattled property where Palo Alto pioneer rancher Juana Briones once built her home is up for sale for $5.3 million,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:03 am | 47 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music in the evenings at John's Cafe

Our corner café now has some booze and music - John himself doing the honours on a 12-string with some quite passable Cohen,...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 106 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse injuries slow Menlo School girls

Despite losing nine seniors to graduation, the Menlo School girls' lacrosse team had its best offensive player returning...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Samson, on Mar 11, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malaysian Flight: Arken Thinking

The Malaysian flight tragedy and mystery makes me wonder if they could track phone signals of those passengers who left their...

Original post made by Arken on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by 502.11N, on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino Park latest - LATE 2015!!

El Camino Park was originally scheduled to open by last summer. It is now scheduled to open in late 2015, over 2 years after...

Original post made by Jim H. on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority Palo Alto graduates reflect on the good and the bad

The power of teachers and coaches — and of early, clear communications about college requirements — emerged in "exit interviews"...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by full disclosure, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 33 comments | 3580 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto fires displace 14 persons

Two house fires in the past four days have displaced two East Palo Alto families totaling 14 people, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 11, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

New project could transform entrance to Gunn

Architects are sketching plans for Gunn High School that supporters say could give the school a "much more open and welcoming...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 3008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Explosion Tonight Vicinity Of 101?

Somewhere around 9:00pm, we heard what sounded like an explosion. It sounded like it was in the 101 area. Did anyone else...

Original post made by Hmmm on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Safety last PA, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board could delay new elementary school

In light of falling kindergarten enrollment rates, the Palo Alto school board could put off long-time plans to build a 13th...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:29 am | 15 comments | 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire new contractor for Mitchell Park library

After firing the contractor responsible for the botched construction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 41 comments | 5150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor, 49ers doctor dies

Daniel Garza, the medical director and team physician for the San Francisco 49ers died in his home Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 5 comments | 5351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks comment on supe search

The Palo Alto Board of Education will seek public comment at a meeting Monday, March 10, as it launches a search to replace...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Oops, We are going to do it Again!, on Mar 10, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 2098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education family sues district

The family of a special education student sued the Palo Alto Unified School District in federal court this week, alleging...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 790 Views
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