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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: A measure of his heart

Lawrence Viariseo has survived falling off a 100-foot cliff and breaking his back, paralysis from the waist down and bladder...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by niecekins, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 12 comments | 2373 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief

A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 17, 2015 at 7:09 pm | 14 comments | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership change at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto

Barbara Gross, the general manager of Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, is stepping down from her position after 15 years...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Martinson, on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 2195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD kids -- what are your fond memories of your school years?

The other day I got an opportunity to ask a group of high schoolers about the fun times they remember about their school...

Original post made by FondMemories on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by James, on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Status of Brock Turner (ex-Stanford Swimmer) Case?

I thought Brock Turner's latest court hearing was suppose to be March 30. I have not seen anything in the press about the...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 17, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 39 comments | 911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Make finals optional this spring

Hello Palo Alto onliners, Much has been said about kids and parents obsessing about grades. Well, many kids are happy...

Original post made by Kids need options on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 1654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Body found Thursday believed to be missing Palo Alto hiker

Searchers have found a body believed to be that of a Palo Alto man who went missing while hiking in the the Sunol Regional...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 17, 2015 at 11:47 am | 5 comments | 480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:56 am | 82 comments | 5501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's bike bump form now available online

People with bicycles who are bumped off Caltrain due to overcrowding issues can now make reports online. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rational, on Apr 17, 2015 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where has the $ (good teachers) gone?

With heated discussions on Measure A, I remembered some incident couple of superintendents ago. We did not have the parcel...

Original post made by $PAUSD$ on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:35 am | 13 comments | 472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate over schools delays Buena Vista's closure

The fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park remains cloudy, but residents of the sprawling park received a sliver of good news...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 106 comments | 5534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bill Glazier, on Apr 16, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 78 comments | 3021 Views

RESTAURANTS

Back to basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to make all new homes 'solar ready'

All new homes in Palo Alto will have to dedicate roof space to solar panels under a new law that the City Council is preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Lindsay Joye, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 33 comments | 3123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unsafe Teen Parties

Parents, please, please monitor your teen's party. The unfortunate tend in town is for parties held in the homes of loving...

Original post made by PA Parent on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:00 pm | 18 comments | 785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested for indecent exposure

Police have arrested an East Palo Alto man on charges that he exposed himself to at least three people last month at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by feed up, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents make final plea to save their homes

In a last-ditch push to preserve their homes, hundreds of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into City Hall on...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 37 comments | 4348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 15, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 22 comments | 3621 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men extend tennis winning streak with win over Dons

==BI Cardinal corner == The Stanford men's tennis team, ranked among the top 25 for the first time in over two years, upped...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 15, 2015 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel: No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Legacy, on Apr 15, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 77 comments | 5855 Views
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