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AROUND TOWN

Scam telephone call

Just a heads up there is a telephone scam from a Dennis Qway (PA) who leaves a message that we are in trouble with the US...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by to pares, on Apr 14, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 10 comments | 692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expect delays during Foothill Expressway bridge-widening project

Commuters using Foothill Expressway can expect traffic delays starting Monday, April 13, at Loyola Corners as work begins...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Rick Schwartz, on Apr 14, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Job Opportunities for Palo Alto High Schoolers?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Teen on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Spark, on Apr 14, 2015 at 11:26 am | 26 comments | 12452 Views

SPORTS

Bike underpass open?

Does anyone know whether or not the bike HWY 101 underpass will be reopened tomorrow 04/15/2015??? Thanks, Mark...

Original post made by Mark on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 14, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 86 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Francisco woman allegedly steals from local school, Palo Alto church

A 70-year-old San Francisco woman was arrested by Palo Alto police and charged with burglarizing a church and being in possession...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by ethel jean hays the artist, on Apr 14, 2015 at 10:39 am | 11 comments | 3758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure A ballots - OUT TODAY, strict interpretation ??

I received the Measure A mail-in ballot this afternoon. The instructions are very specific and I am wondering typically...

Original post made by Measure A ballots & possible \"funnyness\" on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Don't read the Unscrupulous Blogger, on Apr 14, 2015 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New York Times article: Palo Alto is now known for its suicides.

Well there is a sad irony here. Selfishly pressuring our kids to improve our own social status and improve our own self...

Original post made by Sol on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Glory, on Apr 13, 2015 at 11:35 pm | 9 comments | 713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on Apr 13, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 50 comments | 4995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

what the heck is going on at Mitchell Park

more and more and more pavement....new sidewalks on paths i've used my entire life without need for hardening and killing...

Original post made by Margaret on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Onkline Name, on Apr 13, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Pedestrian Bridge needs suicide barrier

I mentioned it several times on various threads, but any new bridge over 101 needs to have a suicide barrier. This is what...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 79 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board to hold special meeting to amend parcel tax language

After being informed that Santa Clara County Counsel perceives as illegal the Palo Alto school district's inclusion of a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael Wolk, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 38 comments | 3464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Little foxes: One Palo Alto man's quest to protect the baylands' gray fox

In the early evening sunset of the Palo Alto Baylands, a pair of small, furry creatures peered from the brush, watching intently....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by The Fox Guy, on Apr 13, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 4396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remembering kindness amid atrocities

Liliane Kuhn was just 1 1/2 years old when a strange woman took her away from her parents. Hitler's henchmen were tightening...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Apr 13, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 3043 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Pederson gets his first MLB homer as Dodgers win

Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson slammed his first home run in Major League Baseball to help the Los Angeles Dodgers post...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2015
Last comment by This is GIANTS country, on Apr 13, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 4 comments | 1324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes eyed for Palo Alto's animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter is no longer in danger of closing, but city officials agreed on Tuesday night that it's time to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Apr 13, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 66 comments | 4093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting in East Palo Alto kills one

An East Palo Alto resident died after being shot on Friday night, April 10, police said. East Palo Alto police arrived at...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3783 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community examines rail-crossing hazards in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Hilary, on Apr 13, 2015 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 2916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: No academic classes during zero period

Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee has decided that the district's two high schools should not offer academic classes during...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Apr 12, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 190 comments | 7940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to hear appeal over Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

In what could be the decisive battle in the two-and-a-half-year war over closing the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by m2grs, on Apr 12, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 15 comments | 3766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon wins approval for cell antennas at Little League ballpark

Opponents of Verizon's plan to install a cell antenna at the Little League ballfield on Middlefield Road suffered a second...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julianne, on Apr 12, 2015 at 8:10 pm | 20 comments | 2770 Views
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