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Ronald McDonald House expansion clears final hurdle

The Ronald McDonald House, which offers shelter to families of children with life-threatening illnesses, will roughly double...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood premium reduction services - is it worth a try?

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Original post made by Natalie G on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ken , on Jun 4, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 5596 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos man tries for new city record

Thomas Andrew Cronin, a Los Altos resident, has allegedly been on a one-man crime wave this year. The Los Altos Police recently...

Original post made by resident on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jun 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly named best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly took top honors at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner Saturday, June 1, receiving first-place...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by cosco, on Jun 4, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 1216 Views

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City to honor Lynne Johnson for years of service

Former Palo Alto police chief Lynne Johnson, whose comments Oct. 30 prompted widespread accusations of racial profiling,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by D Wilson, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2025 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget: Ten ways the city may change in 2014

Since the world economy tanked in late 2008, budget season has been the dreariest of times in Palo Alto, but something changed....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 15 comments | 1324 Views

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Families flock to Palo Alto's 'civic hacking' celebration

Outside Palo Alto, the phrase "civic hacking" may sound like an oxymoron. But here, it's a cause to for the city to promote...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Green with envy, on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 4801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mysterious object that hit car confirmed as train part

A mysterious object that slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto earlier this week has been identified as part...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by engineer from UPRR, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:26 am | 11 comments | 4545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 3701 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A different kind of justice

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by john, on Jun 3, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 3622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

PIAZZA EXPANSION COMPLETE ... A sigh of relief has swept over Piazza's Fine Foods at 3922 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Open minded, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 15 comments | 1105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: From fast to slow on 27 University?

Just last fall, John Arrillaga's vision for building huge office towers and a theater where the MacArthur Park restaurant...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bag ABAG, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 38 comments | 1303 Views

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Five Fantastic Dog Parks Across the U.S.

Palo Alto Community Services Dept: Read this article on five dog parks in the US. The are great examples for the city to...

Original post made by David on Jun. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of graduates from local high schools

Included below are the lists of graduating seniors from the area's local high schools. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29800...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School Class of 2013

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29794&approved=yes posted Wednesday, May...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 3 comments | 1571 Views

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New Stanford Live season to feature Jazz, world music, dance

After a season focusing on classical music, Stanford Live is planning a lineup with a broader range of dance, jazz, world-music...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation 2013: Thinking back and looking ahead

A few days before their high school graduation Wednesday, a handful of prospective grads from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 3094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer school fees are being refunded

Just got an email that parents can request a refund of summer school fees to conform to the laws. Or we can let that money...

Original post made by another mom on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 966 Views
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