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AROUND TOWN

Rats -- The first step in solving a problem is admitting you have one.

We have a lot of healthy trees and shrubbery in our yard and have (mostly) enjoyed the company of the various squirrels in...

Original post made by Retired Engineer on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by garbage bin lids?, on Dec 18, 2016 at 12:43 pm | 11 comments | 434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to snuff out smoke in apartments

Palo Alto struck another blow against tobacco on Monday night, when the City Council decreed that every apartment building...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Dec 17, 2016 at 8:28 pm | 18 comments | 4557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program coming to Evergreen Park

Residents of Evergreen Park are about to get some relief from the deluge of commuter vehicles that arrive en masse every...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by be positive, on Dec 17, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 22 comments | 3870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeze warning issued for much of Bay Area

A freeze warning was issued for much of the Bay Area for this weekend, National Weather Service officials said Friday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Dec 17, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton football one of the last teams standing

Menlo-Atherton is ready to play the most significant football game in school history: a 6 p.m. game Saturday at Antelope...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by MA, on Dec 17, 2016 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 4048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carols for a cause

On Sunday, Dec. 18, Palo Altan Jeff Barnett will be taking the stage at First Congregational Church in Palo Alto with his...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by John Robinson, on Dec 17, 2016 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For carbon-reduction plan, Palo Alto leans on electric vehicles

The goal is clear: an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. Palo Alto's path to getting there, however, is anything...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 16, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 36 comments | 2792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford marching band, suspended, to appeal decision

The Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band is fighting a decision university administrators announced Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by jr, on Dec 16, 2016 at 3:38 pm | 33 comments | 9212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida drops appeal, settles dispute with Avenidas

The nonprofits Avenidas and La Comida have reached a settlement in their dispute over dining space for seniors, a resolution...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Active Member, on Dec 16, 2016 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 3110 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ambassador of 'Arabology'

Tune into KZSU 90.1 (Stanford University's radio station) and you'll hear hip-hop, electronica, folk songs, indie pop, rock...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by DJ SOL*MAX*ION, on Dec 16, 2016 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 5582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student wins art award

Avelyn Jing, a Palo Verde Elementary School kindergartner, has won first prize in her age group in the 2016 Peace Pals International...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer , on Dec 16, 2016 at 7:52 am | 10 comments | 1204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local family gives $100,000 to Holiday Fund

A Palo Alto family has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund in hopes of inspiring other donors to...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jasper Ridge Farm connects kids with animals

After 14 brain surgeries over the past three years — including three this past month — few things can get 11-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

This year, Palo Alto wasted 140 million gallons of groundwater

Why save water when the Palo Alto is allowing this to occur? This year 140 million gallons of groundwater were pumped...

Original post made by Resident with a dead lawn on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Obvious, on Dec 15, 2016 at 9:22 pm | 8 comments | 313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto prepares to plumb the mysteries of groundwater

The millions of gallons of water that have been pumped out of Palo Alto sites this year and sent toward the city's storm...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Save Palo Alto's Groundwater, on Dec 15, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 34 comments | 5758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone get a smartphone alert for flash flooding just now?

I just got an alert on my smartphone about flash flooding in this area ... By the time I looked at it it was gone and I...

Original post made by Where's My Waterwings on Dec. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy rain, winds, king tides expected Thursday

A new storm will bring rain, wind and possible flooding to the Bay Area on Thursday afternoon but is expected to taper off...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by PM, on Dec 15, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 2186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan for animal shelter concerns city workers

As Palo Alto braces for the next chapter for its aged but popular animal shelter, city workers who staff the East Bayshore...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Robinson, on Dec 15, 2016 at 11:59 am | 26 comments | 5511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Children's Health Council aims to aid community's teens

Earlier this year, the Palo Alto Children's Health Council launched the CHC Teen Mental Health Initiative, designed to meet...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views

RESTAURANTS

Happy Donuts to close on Friday

It's the only place in Palo Alto were one can hang out or satisfy a 3 a.m. craving, and the Happy Donuts at 3916 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jle, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 54 comments | 46421 Views
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