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AROUND TOWN

Oregon Expressway slowdown to speed up

Motorists and residents wondering when the Oregon Expressway traffic crawl will come to an end should get relief by early...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by BudS, on May 21, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 20 comments | 3612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss contract renewals, salary bump for subs

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to discuss Tuesday night proposed contract renewals for three key district employees:...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on May 21, 2014 at 10:02 am | 17 comments | 1975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Critical mass lives? Bike riders still selfish?

Years ago when living in S.F., there was this regularly scheduled event called critical mass, where bike riders essentially...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by to to sorry, on May 21, 2014 at 8:53 am | 17 comments | 822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New condos planned for El Camino site

A pair of three-story buildings that are slated to go up on vacant lot in the Barron Park neighborhood have some area residents...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on May 21, 2014 at 8:47 am | 151 comments | 8726 Views

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 | 2693 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 | 8158 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 | 5005 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 | 921 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 | 1045 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 | 3409 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 | 1129 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 | 3550 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 | 5232 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 | 595 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 | 398 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 | 2627 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 | 2513 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 | 1165 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 | 3369 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 | 719 Views
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