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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Agility at Mitchell Park?

I'm interested in feedback on the dog agility trial that was at Mitchell Park last weekend (June 6/7). I am one of the organizers,...

Original post made by Karey on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Valerie Driscoll, on Jun 6, 2015 at 1:20 am | 8 comments | 3177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Summit spurs debate about Palo Alto's future

The festival that took over Mitchell Park Community Center on Saturday featured no music but plenty of musings, maps and...

Original post made on May. 30, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 74 comments | 8768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD not texting urgent information - just emails.

Yesterday Paly had an urgent message to send out to parents. They used email rather than texting. How many parents check...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 6 comments | 771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed in East Palo Alto car crash

A two-vehicle accident on East Bayshore Road in East Palo Alto Thursday left one person dead and two others injured, according...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 7622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net prepares for new direction

Hobbled by a leadership vacuum and insufficient resources, a Palo Alto coalition that formed in 2009 in response to a string...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Big picture, on Jun 5, 2015 at 11:50 am | 16 comments | 3765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's Morris joins U.S. National Team for soccer friendlies

U.S. Men's Senior National Team soccer forward Jordan Morris from Stanford has been added to the roster for the USA's friendlies...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jeffrey, on Jun 5, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 1744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The take-away for Paly grads: life lessons

Palo Alto High School graduated 472 seniors on Wednesday, June 3, in a ceremony that was marked by jubilation but also deep...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:34 am | 4 comments | 5800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Driving School closed; other options?

My oldest child used Stanford Driving School to learn how to drive, along with most of her friends. I went to book lessons...

Original post made by Mom on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ben Lenail, on Jun 4, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 20 comments | 4978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

UA761 buzzes Paol Alto every day

Last week I flew into SFO for the first time this year. I occupied a window seat on right side of UA761 from ORD. I was...

Original post made by DonnaA on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Noisiest routing, on Jun 4, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 55 comments | 1532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nick Beeson: The Volunteer

School was never really Nick Beeson's thing. But outside of the classroom, through community service, he found his drive....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jun 4, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 8 comments | 2889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Weekly's Story: Congrats, Class of 2015!

I'm so impressed with the Gunn class seniors who voted to NOT decorate their caps with college logos! What an EXCELLENT...

Original post made by Um, Really? on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 774 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens crash

Editors, Please advise why you took down photo and story of elderly driver crashing into midtown Walgreens. This is a...

Original post made by Gunn Mum on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Class of '15 profiles: Taking the roads less traveled

It takes courage to walk to the beat of your own drum at any point in life, but perhaps particularly so during high school. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by thank you, on Jun 4, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 5750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn seniors celebrate empathy, connection, imperfection

On their black graduation caps, in student speeches and with each other, Gunn High School's Class of 2015 celebrated their...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Best Wishes, on Jun 4, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 5285 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bizaree crash Mon p..m. Embarcadero

Wed. South Bound El Camino drivers were not allowed to turn left onto Embarcadero; Galvez drivers not allowed on Embarcader;...

Original post made by chrisC on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gunn mum, on Jun 4, 2015 at 8:46 am | 16 comments | 844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Changes underway at hazardous Menlo intersection

A six-month trial of changes to the Alma Street-Ravenswood Avenue intersection starts this week, according to the city of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by cross walker, on Jun 4, 2015 at 8:02 am | 9 comments | 4317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 3, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 41 comments | 12086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/21/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Move It!, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:54 am | 14 comments | 3231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Donna James, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 23010 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Exponential technologies will lead to a prosperous future AND improved environment

There is so much negative talk about scarcity and near doom among Palo Alto leaders. This fear mongering is not a harmless...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:06 am | 4 comments | 720 Views
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