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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brutal day of plane noise over North Palo Alto

Today was an exceptionally bad day of plane noise over North Palo Alto. I had 25 planes over my home in 2 hours. That's about...

Original post made by tiredofthenoise on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 11, 2015 at 8:29 pm | 147 comments | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh Market grocery store to close

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 129 comments | 16072 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power Outage

The power has been out since 2:30 a.m. today - and no word from the City. Does anyone know what is going on ? I live near...

Original post made by Jeny on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Answer, on Mar 11, 2015 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking people who knew John Baker, PA fire fighter in 1955

On evening of January 25, 1955 Palo Alto Fire Captain John Baker suffered a fatal heart attack while fighting a fire at Covenant...

Original post made by Barry Marchisio on Mar. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Korean restaurant set to take over old Apple Store

A Korean restaurant with a rooftop terrace is setting its sights on the former Apple Store in the heart of downtown Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 11, 2015 at 9:03 am | 34 comments | 7116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local mom launches app to help kids lose weight

Joanna Strober's 11-year-old son had a weight problem. Looking for advice and specific weight-loss tools, she took her son...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 1:01 am | 11 comments | 6697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 4475 Views

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Downtown North

Walkability is what attracted Eric Rosenblum and his wife Titi Liu to their Downtown North neighborhood in 2012. They loved...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by @ resident, on Mar 10, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 22 comments | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss Paly, Gunn self-studies

Palo Alto's two high schools will be the main focus of Tuesday night's school board meeting, with the board set to approve...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 10, 2015 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private, alternative K-8 school opening in Palo Alto this fall

AltSchool, a new private K-8 school set to launch this fall in downtown Palo Alto, prides itself on actively operating on...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Julie Myers, on Mar 10, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 781 Views

AROUND TOWN

The silent victims of CalTrain tragedies

Sadly we have experienced a number of recent tragedies on the CalTrain right of way in Palo Alto and Menlo Park in recent...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Acres

When Catherine Shen moved into her Green Acres home in 2008, she was welcomed with open arms by the other residents who she...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by life could be simpler, on Mar 10, 2015 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 15794 Views

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Chopper in neighborhood

Any idea why chopper circling?...

Original post made by Chopper on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 10, 2015 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 481 Views

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High priest travels to bless Palo Alto mosque

With much fanfare and excitement, the leader of the Dawoodi Bohra, a sub-sect of Shia Islam, arrived from India in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bru, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:51 am | 9 comments | 9847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 9, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 30 comments | 6897 Views

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The examined life

Irvin Yalom's latest book, "Creatures of a Day," circles around the crisis of our mortality and finds redemption in our capacity...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2015
Last comment by Nietzsche Weeps, on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District announces elementary leadership shuffle

Four of Palo Alto's 12 elementary school principals will be moving to new positions next school year, with most of them leaving...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tiger Moms, on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 5652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grief and legacy: Mining memories helps retiree clarify what's important to do now

After the death two years ago of her husband, Susan Vogel could not bear to listen to the violin string quartets they had...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 9, 2015 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 3580 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Cramer pins down some goals at state meet

Gunn senior Ian Cramer didn't win a title at the CIF State Wrestling Championships that wrapped up Saturday night at Rabobank...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Carla, on Mar 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 2157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greenfield's clutch effort makes Stanford's night sparkle

==BI Pac-12 tournament == Taylor Greenfield scored a career-high 20 points to help the 19th-ranked Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 9, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1660 Views
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