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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five years after crash, city still looking to safeguard power

On the foggy morning of Feb. 17, 2010, Palo Alto plunged into darkness at the beginning of the morning commute. All 28,000...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by PatrickD, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 3460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 5346 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls put finishing touches on PAL hoop title

Girls' prep roundup Menlo-Atherton did exactly what it was expected to do on Thursday night as the Bears romped to a 61-32...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yoga for every body

At 77 years old, yoga instructor Lily Anne Hillis is devoted to making yoga work for everyone, no matter their physical limitations....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Carlab, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2092 Views

SPORTS

Local rowers bring home medals from indoor competition

More than 300 High school and middle school rowers converged on Canada College this past Sunday to compete in the Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 13, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

The legal, financial and political obstacles to saving 117 units of low-income housing at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Feb 13, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 107 comments | 5655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford University approves tuition hike

Starting next school year, undergraduate Stanford University students will foot a $45,729 tuition bill – 3.5 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Stanny Alum, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 3969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite objections, Palo Alto prepares to cap office growth

Responding to community criticism about the rapid pace of office growth, Palo Alto officials on Monday offered measured support...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:09 am | 74 comments | 5748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs Mandarin immersion program expansion

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday night that expanding an elementary school Mandarin immersion program to Jordan...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by concerned american, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 3115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police: Man groped in Macy's restroom

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say groped another man in a restroom at the Macy's department store, at 180...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Eeeeeeek!, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 2654 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football standout Bill Tarr passes away

Bill Tarr, the former Stanford football captain who passed away Jan. 29 at age 80, completed his collegiate career in 1955...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Dick Stark, on Feb 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School isn't only stressful for our kids—it's depressing.

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Let's think clearly—and we'll find solutions sooner! Our school leadership says, "Stress is...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 12, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joe Lonsdale answers sexual-assault claims with defamation suit

Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale has filed a defamation lawsuit against Ellie Clougherty, a former girlfriend who last month...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 12, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 6765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police begin using license-plate reader

The Palo Alto Police department began using an automated license-plate reader mounted atop a patrol car on Tuesday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by CAMD, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:33 am | 101 comments | 27149 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Last Days of The Good Ship 1601

Its aging mates had already been leveled and its prominence obscured by green, fence-meshing around the 17-acre site. And...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 1:46 am | 88 comments | 3147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport Operations Staffing Services

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Airport Operations Staffing Services for the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 129 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested in connection with burglaries of Menlo Park restaurants

A 61-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday in connection with burglaries at Cafe Zoe, Jan's Deli, Menlo BBQ, Galata...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 11, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is PAF Ageist?

"Palo Alto, [PAF's Kate] Downing observed, is “more small townish” than San Francisco. But it shares the big city’s political...

Original post made by 50-something PA homeowner on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Garyh, on Feb 11, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 21 comments | 675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School Starting Time

Last night I noticed a post on Facebook by the Gunn Student Activities page where I caught a glimpse of the schedule, and...

Original post made by Roni C on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by No Pal of Paly, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 486 Views
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