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PALO ALTO ISSUES

School supporters dismayed by Council vote

The prospect of local schools losing $1.8 million in annual payments from the City of Palo Alto as part of its lease of the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by high cost of supporting illegals, on Feb 28, 2014 at 9:35 am | 37 comments | 3013 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad looks to help Canadian national team

Stanford grad Rachel Quon was named to Canada's women's national soccer team and will play with the Canadians at the Cyprus...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by correction, on Feb 28, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council skeptical about high bids for Cal Ave work

Chastened by recent experiences with the Mitchell Park Library, Palo Alto officials on Monday questioned the unexpectedly...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robot no ops, on Feb 28, 2014 at 7:20 am | 15 comments | 3404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$300-million Open Space bond wins approval

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors unanimously approved placing a $300-million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:17 am | 8 comments | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on with El Camino Park????

When will El Camino Park be finished? Was supposed to open in the summer of 2013. Every time I drive by there, there does...

Original post made by Jim H. on Feb. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board mulls search for Skelly replacement

Opening a search to replace Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly, school board President Barb Mitchell said Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Skung, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 2152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rain does little to dent drought concerns

With drought conditions still plaguing California, Palo Alto has a simple message for its water customers: There is no need...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Digress, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 4 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto looks to scrap Cubberley covenant

Palo Alto officials on Monday took a firm stance against a two-decade-old provision in the city's lease of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making high school happier, funnier

In the academically intense culture of Gunn High School, a class where students gather in "gratitude circles" and practice...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 20 comments | 11541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police sergeant sues police department, city

An East Palo Alto police sergeant who reported another officer's March 2012 misconduct – a racial slur in reference...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 27, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 2734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekend water outage raises concerns

A routine replacement of an old water meter at a Palo Alto home conducted by the Utilities Department on Friday, Nov. 15,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by parishilton, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:40 am | 22 comments | 35050 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain with a store in East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve a credit...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 20 comments | 8726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto launches 'apps challenge,' deadline Feb. 28

Calling all geniuses and creative types. The City of Palo Alto is looking for someone to create software applications to...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 2057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is famous for its love of data and wealth of jobs. But when it comes to data about jobs, city officials often find...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 40 comments | 5977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja seeks to boost enrollment by 70

Castilleja, an independent middle and high school for girls on Bryant Street, says it will seek permission from the City...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Broken Covenant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 66 comments | 4840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1928 Views

SPORTS

Stackhouse leads Stanford women to golf tournament title

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford's Mariah Stackhouse held on to win the UC Irvine Invitational by shooting a final-round...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto prepares for storm

The City of East Palo Alto is preparing for two rain storms anticipated to hit the Bay Area this week, hoping to avoid any...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car crashes into El Camino apartment building

A woman crashed her car Monday morning into a Palo Alto apartment complex behind two El Camino Real businesses, the fire...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eugene, on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 3356 Views
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