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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Ashton Carter nominated to be next Pentagon chief

President Barack Obama on Dec. 5 nominated Asthon Carter, a visiting scholar at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis , on Dec 11, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 1741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hold summit to develop new growth vision

Palo Alto's frustrating eight-year climb toward adopting a new land-use vision is now heading for a summit -- a community...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 4631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district communication strategy meets concern

A new element of the Palo Alto school district's communication strategy – to each week gather and categorize all media coverage...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 11, 2014 at 2:05 am | 26 comments | 3430 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto: flood-threat alert

The City of East Palo Alto is encouraging residents to be prepared for the upcoming storm, which is expected to peak on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kumar, on Dec 10, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 3981 Views

AROUND TOWN

A holiday to build 'a beloved community'

"All great religions encourage their followers to love their neighbors," Evergreen Park resident Samina Sundas said of the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by polypaly, on Dec 10, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 13 comments | 6276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County set to approve new trails around Stanford campus

A proposal by Stanford University and the City of Palo Alto to install new recreational trails along the major thoroughfares...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 15 comments | 4100 Views

SPORTS

2014 All-MTAL Eight-Man Football Team

==B Player of the Year: ==Aidan Lucero (Pinewood) and Jackson Hill (Trinity Christian) ==B Coach of the Year: ==Frank Leonard...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jason Mize, on Dec 10, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

SPORTS

M-A boys hold off SHP in final seconds to open hoop tourney

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== Menlo-Atherton sophomore guard Eric Norton converted a three-point play with five seconds...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fourteen plead not guilty to gang indictments

Fourteen defendants, indicted in March for crimes related to their alleged involvement with East Palo Alto gangs, pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 3608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto: New school board to discuss student survey results, enrollment

Newly elected school board members Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber will take their seats behind the dais for the first time...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 10, 2014 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 1884 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residentialists lose out in commission shuffle

Days after Palo Alto voters elected three slow-growth proponents to the new City Council, the existing council took a step...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rainer, on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:05 am | 90 comments | 8647 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Altos official blasts Palo Alto planning commissioner

Palo Alto planning Commissioner Michael Alcheck is perhaps the city's most strident advocate of growth, but his pro-development...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto couple pleads no contest to theft of wallet at funeral

An East Palo Alto couple pleaded no contest Friday to identity theft charges tied to stealing a wallet while working as caterers...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 6 comments | 1886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police told to check out persons based on race

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Original post made on Oct. 31, 2008
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Dec 9, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 88 comments | 3925 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unpretentious French: Zola's high-quality cuisine a welcome addition to downtown Palo Alto

Menlo Park's loss is Palo Alto's gain, twice over. After closing his haute French restaurant Marche in 2011, Howard Bulka...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cassie Gay, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 2631 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Babbo's and Ramona's shutter

The venerable Babbo's Restaurant, a fixture for 24 years at the Stanford Shopping Center, closed last month. Ramona's Pizza...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:44 am | 16 comments | 9798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Compost debate set to flare up again

Palo Alto's passionate debate over the future of composting will resume Monday night, when the City Council considers whether...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:09 am | 34 comments | 5273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Measure C a new 4.75% mobile phone tax?

The text of measure C http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/documents/42827 reads like a new 4.75% tax on mobile...

Original post made by Bert on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by ryan billson, on Dec 9, 2014 at 1:52 am | 3 comments | 415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo's Lacy runs herself into national cross-country finals

The Menlo School girls soccer team will have to wait a little longer for Lizzie Lacy to join the team this season after the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Don Gosney, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 1505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SamTrans cuts peak Palo Alto-San Francisco bus service

A series of sweeping, system-wide changes for SamTrans means that Palo Alto residents now must hop-scotch through bus transfers...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Dumas, on Dec 8, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 25 comments | 8258 Views
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