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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council skeptical about high bids for Cal Ave work

Chastened by recent experiences with the Mitchell Park Library, Palo Alto officials on Monday questioned the unexpectedly...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robot no ops, on Feb 28, 2014 at 7:20 am | 15 comments | 2505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$300-million Open Space bond wins approval

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors unanimously approved placing a $300-million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:17 am | 8 comments | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on with El Camino Park????

When will El Camino Park be finished? Was supposed to open in the summer of 2013. Every time I drive by there, there does...

Original post made by Jim H. on Feb. 27, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board mulls search for Skelly replacement

Opening a search to replace Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly, school board President Barb Mitchell said Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Skung, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 1770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rain does little to dent drought concerns

With drought conditions still plaguing California, Palo Alto has a simple message for its water customers: There is no need...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Digress, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 4 comments | 1053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto looks to scrap Cubberley covenant

Palo Alto officials on Monday took a firm stance against a two-decade-old provision in the city's lease of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 1189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making high school happier, funnier

In the academically intense culture of Gunn High School, a class where students gather in "gratitude circles" and practice...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 20 comments | 7050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police sergeant sues police department, city

An East Palo Alto police sergeant who reported another officer's March 2012 misconduct – a racial slur in reference...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 27, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 1983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekend water outage raises concerns

A routine replacement of an old water meter at a Palo Alto home conducted by the Utilities Department on Friday, Nov. 15,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by parishilton, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:40 am | 22 comments | 19378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by AT&T SUCKS, on Feb 27, 2014 at 12:30 am | 20 comments | 5414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain with a store in East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve a credit...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 20 comments | 3957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto launches 'apps challenge,' deadline Feb. 28

Calling all geniuses and creative types. The City of Palo Alto is looking for someone to create software applications to...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 1824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is famous for its love of data and wealth of jobs. But when it comes to data about jobs, city officials often find...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 40 comments | 3733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja seeks to boost enrollment by 70

Castilleja, an independent middle and high school for girls on Bryant Street, says it will seek permission from the City...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Broken Covenant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 66 comments | 3897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion

The best for our best friends Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/14/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 776 Views

SPORTS

Stackhouse leads Stanford women to golf tournament title

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford's Mariah Stackhouse held on to win the UC Irvine Invitational by shooting a final-round...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 973 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car crashes into El Camino apartment building

A woman crashed her car Monday morning into a Palo Alto apartment complex behind two El Camino Real businesses, the fire...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eugene, on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 2919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clinical trials: To participate or not?

Advances in medical care are dependent on the results of clinical trials. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/11/08/clinical-trials-to-participa...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by trial participant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 199 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grads head to Portugal with USA women's soccer team

Stanford grads Christen Press and Kelley O'Hara will join with 22 other players on the U.S. National Team that will travel...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Soccerfan98, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 889 Views
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