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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to narrow down its infrastructure priorities

As Palo Alto marches toward placing a hotel-tax increase on the November ballot, city officials are still trying to figure...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 20, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 10 comments | 2742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B> HALF-PRICED PASTRIES, IF YOU'RE LUCKY ... </B> It's never announced ahead of time a sign is simply slapped on the front...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Misnomer, on May 20, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 8293 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Who let the (hot)dogs out?

It's not easy turning an old, used bookstore into a new, modern restaurant, but Jacquetta Lannan is apparently up to the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by No Show, on May 20, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 23 comments | 5148 Views

SPORTS

No NCAA tennis title repeat for the Stanford women

The No. 11 Stanford women's tennis team dramatic attempt at an NCAA championship repeat came to an end on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on May 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about expanding grant program

Palo Alto may be in the midst of a revenue boom, but officials are in no rush to share the newfound wealth with local nonprofits....

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 20, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pollen source - Chinese elm?

For the first time in over ten years I got severe hayfever symptoms this past weekend in Palo Alto. The symptoms tend to...

Original post made by Hayfevered on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by got rid of my own allergies naturally, on May 20, 2014 at 1:58 am | 17 comments | 3497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

KTVU investigates teacher and administrator misconduct

A couple of days ago, KTVU began showing an investigative report on the state revoking teaching and administrative credentials....

Original post made by KTVU viewer on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by KTVU Viewer, on May 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 1203 Views

SPORTS

Bay Area Senior Games to converge on Stanford, Palo Alto

The eighth annual Bay Area Senior Games will swing into full gear over the next two weekends, with a number of events in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 19, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 3694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Before graduation, an 'exit interview'

Wearing their best dress-up clothes, eighth-graders at JLS Middle School practiced firm handshakes and conversation skills...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on May 19, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 19 comments | 5665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To Marissa Mayer: Yahoo Redirect Virus or Not?

Hi, I just spent an hour trying to get someone at Yahoo to take this information, since every time I have tried online,...

Original post made by AJ on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by AJ, on May 19, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 618 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Girl Scouts and Palo Alto Fire Department Food And Supplies Drive to Benefit the Ronald McDonald House

Posting this message on behalf of our daughter, who is a student at JLS and a Cadette Girl Scout. She is working towards...

Original post made by Dipti Joshi on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dipti Joshi, on May 19, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge accepts Mi Pueblo reorganization plan

Mi Pueblo supermarkets received a thumbs-up from a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday, May 14, after he affirmed the company's...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cur Mudgeon, on May 19, 2014 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 2702 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, UCSF launch drug-development partnership

As part of a new Food and Drug Administration-funded partnership, Stanford University and the University of California at...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by SF/PA bi-resident old-timer, on May 19, 2014 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2588 Views

SPORTS

Brooks sets triple jump mark to win event at Pac-12 championships

Stanford junior Darian Brooks won the Pac-12 men's triple jump title on the last jump of the competition Sunday at Washington...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Allen Mereditn, on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board selects top candidate to lead Palo Alto schools

A top candidate to replace Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly has been selected and will be publicly identified "in the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2014 at 7:34 am | 25 comments | 3441 Views

SPORTS

Liang, Howe close out standout swimming careers at CCS finals

Andrew Liang and Ally Howe have a lot in common as they head into their final Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Noel, on May 19, 2014 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 777 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Hunan Garden?

They said they were on a long vacation, but the phone number is disconnected. Does anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by barron park resident on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on May 18, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 554 Views

SPORTS

Gunn claims first outright softball title by beating Paly

Thursday's prep roundup With the SCVAL El Camino Division softball championship on the line, host Gunn came through like...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Keith PETERS , on May 18, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP's Howe makes swim history, Paly boys just miss

There was history to be made at the 2014 Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at the George...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on May 18, 2014 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need College Advisor

Can anyone recommend a good college advisor? We want somebody who has a calm and low key approach and focuses on finding...

Original post made by HS mom on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by College Grad, on May 18, 2014 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 384 Views
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