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SPORTS

Stanford rally falls short in Pac-12 setback to Sun Devils

==BI Women's basketball== Amber Orrange and Lili Thompson helped trigger a fierce second-half comeback, but the rally fell...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jan 20, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2014: The year the game changed

In the defining act of 2013, Palo Alto residents rebuffed elected officials by rejecting Measure D in the November election,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Ethically Challenged, on Jan 20, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 10 comments | 3946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfair 'City Planner Review Comments--Advice?

Yes, look around, we are like the families you see around you, rebuilding or even knocking down and rebuilding. Our block...

Original post made by Midtown Family on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by The Real Slim K, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:15 am | 30 comments | 731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Staffing shuffle aims to boost Palo Alto Fire Department's medical response

With medical response calls on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department last week adjusted its staffing so that every fire...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ross, on Jan 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 2280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pearl, on Jan 19, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 7 comments | 5602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher pens book on innovative education

When Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki told one of her classes what her new book, "Moonshots in Education:...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jan 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 5695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wireless facilities meet fuzzy reception in Palo Alto

When it comes to equipment to boost wireless reception in Palo Alto, the city's planning effort is struggling to keep up...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by get it right, on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:14 am | 18 comments | 3674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents allowed to appeal park's closure

Palo Alto officials set the stage on Monday for an emotional battle over the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park when...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jan 19, 2015 at 12:12 am | 88 comments | 5439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by RobertN, on Jan 18, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 36 comments | 6971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Larry Page and Max McGee spotted!

Heard from a PAUSD teacher that Larry Page ($28 billion) is getting a personal tour of Ohlone elementary with Max McGee today,...

Original post made by gohard on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 18, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 14 comments | 802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lift the Hood' event offers opportunity to learn about county government

Want to get a behind-the-scenes look at county government operations? Santa Clara County is accepting applications for the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 4654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vote paves the way for electric trains

Caltrain's effort to replace its diesel trains with electric ones hit a milestone on Thursday morning when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 18, 2015 at 9:07 am | 17 comments | 2889 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small venue, huge flavors: Revelation-inducing burritos and artful tacos abound at Taqueria La Cazuela

On the first day of preparation before each school year begins, Principal Tami Espinosa of Brentwood Academy in East Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 349 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small venue, huge flavors

East Palo Alto's Taqueria La Cazuela serves fresh, flavorful dishes without fanfare. Among the house specialties: enchiladas...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Happy on this side of 101, on Jan 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Caltrain trench could cost $1 billion

Digging a trench for Caltrain in the southern half of Palo Alto could cost as much as $1 billion, according to a study that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Jan 17, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 81 comments | 6992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain 'modernization' to worsen Alma congestion

Caltrain's plan to power its trains by electricity rather than diesel is expected to improve service. But for Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by ODB, on Jan 17, 2015 at 11:07 am | 88 comments | 8793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee to take broader look at enrollment in Palo Alto schools

The third time's the charm, the school district hopes, as it moves toward creating the third committee in two years that...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:58 am | 10 comments | 2233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by A Counselor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 324 comments | 175559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical marijuana club opens in Mountain View

The City Council decided Tuesday to take legal action against the first known storefront pot club in Mountain View, located...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by JakeP, on Jan 16, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 14 comments | 2739 Views
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