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AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 1368 Views

SPORTS

SHP water polo standouts make their commits

Sacred Heart Prep seniors Will Runkel and Zach Churukian have taken steps to continue their water polo careers in college...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by sportsguy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 1226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA real estate agents - selling out PA to the highest bidder

Just want to throw out a question to the community: do you think the ever-growing phenomenon of Palo Alto homes being bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 38 comments | 1689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oshman Family JCC chooses interim CEO

A seasoned corporate and nonprofit leader will serve as interim chief executive officer at the Oshman Family Jewish Community...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by E. Seaman, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eco-friendly furnishings

Most have heard of the 100-mile Thanksgiving, shopping at a farmers market or other "buy local" trends. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by kind of boring, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Bridging the flood control debate

It has taken more than a decade, but finally work is set to begin that ultimately will protect Palo Alto, Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 27 comments | 1979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens enthusiastic about new school calendar

High school students soundly endorsed recent reforms to the Palo Alto's academic calendar in informal interviews conducted...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:18 am | 67 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sid Espinosa will not seek second term on City Council

After four years on the Palo Alto City Council, Sid Espinosa is preparing for the next chapter in his life. Espinosa, who...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by gbell, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:59 am | 19 comments | 2852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes fresh look at downtown growth

With commercial developments blooming and parking spots in short supply, Palo Alto officials will start laying the groundwork...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Renovate, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 18 comments | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher bonus, boundary change on board agenda

A bonus for teachers and a boundary change between Addison and Walter Hays elementary schools are among topics on the agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 1362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In praise of tomorrow

<B>"The Art of Procrastination: A Guide to Effective Dawdling, Lollygagging and Postponing," by John Perry, Workman Publishing...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 35993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: It is the whole person who matters in Newtown

</B>I grew up in Newtown, Conn. It was so painful to watch the aftermath of the tragedy there last month. Yet seeing the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Newtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 13 comments | 3365 Views

AROUND TOWN

The travesty of Caffe Verona

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Original post made by Danny on Aug. 8, 2006
Last comment by Patrick, on Jan 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 23 comments | 9948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Survey Monkey to anchor 'gateway'

The online survey company Survey Monkey has signed on to be the anchor tenant for one of Palo Alto's newest and most ambitious...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by makin' da moola, on Jan 15, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football receives commitment from top tight end

Stanford football may lose two top tight ends to the NFL this year, but those losses could be offset by the commitment of...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 1132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finally, high speed rail will start, thanks to President Obama

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-06/local/35673787_1_high-speed-rail-public-money-first-project We are very...

Original post made by Brock on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brock, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District explores buying Bowman campus

In search of more space for growing middle-school enrollment, the Palo Alto school district is exploring the idea of buying...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 15 comments | 2080 Views
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