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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jury takes a bold stance on new Palo Alto bike bridge

Three different design teams came to Palo Alto City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, each with a bridge to sell to the city. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Ugliness problem, 4 minutes ago | 63 comments | 5147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An elusive history museum

The Palo Alto City Council once again provided a lifeline to a nascent Palo Alto History Museum group that has repeatedly...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by rick, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 2254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What gives the school the right to give my child homework?

This is a legitimate question. I called the California Department of Education today and they did not know the answer. What...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Parent, 1 hour ago | 61 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Land use tops Palo Alto council members' concerns for 2015

Names and faces will change but Palo Alto's official priorities should remain largely fixed when the new City Council convenes...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hal, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 1807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changing the conversation: Who, or what, is Palo Alto Forward?

Few local residents had heard of Palo Alto Forward before Sept. 30, when Cory Wolbach declared at a City Council candidates'...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 2 hours ago | 176 comments | 8456 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with Jane Shaw, dean of religious life and professor of religious studies at Stanford University

The Very Reverend Dr. Jane Shaw talks with Lisa Van Dusen having arrived on the Stanford campus this fall as the Dean for...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jozie, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto: One-alarm fire originated in oven, damages kitchen

Two people in Palo Alto were able to make it out of a house safely after the oven caught fire Sunday, fire officials said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by grandmakk, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 3057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students speak to challenges they face

A group of Palo Alto middle and high school students of color spoke Tuesday night about the good, the bad and the ugly inherent...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by iSez, 15 hours ago | 11 comments | 4732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Discovering a 'newfound sense of purpose'

Several years ago Norman Williams found himself released from a federal penitentiary with nowhere to turn. He lacked the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by work is good, 16 hours ago | 27 comments | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pure poetry

Palo Alto native Barbara Allen has loved poetry since childhood. Raised by an aunt who lived on Coleridge Avenue, she played...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by love it!, on Dec 21, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 1841 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 21, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 994 comments | 138974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical examiner seeking help to ID man struck by train in Mountain View

Officials from the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office are asking for the public's help in identifying a man killed...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by pay attention, on Dec 21, 2014 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School wellness center to consolidate all student services, except one

A plan to build a comprehensive wellness center at Gunn High School has evolved, with the most recent design moving the college...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by make it easy, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 3744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kid-friendly holiday

Happiness researchers consistently report that people find greater satisfaction from life experiences than from receiving...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bethlehemite, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 2334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New website to predict Palo Alto flooding to debut in January

A new website to predict flooding from local creeks could be available to the public as soon as late January, Len Materman,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 20, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 3 comments | 1765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Paly student's year in Brazil

Many teens wouldn't consider taking a year to go abroad, especially during high school. Maybe they're scared of starting...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 20, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 3358 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transportation chief's outside job raises concerns

Since he became Palo Alto's chief transportation official in 2009, Jaime Rodriguez has been an energetic, assertive and at...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 20, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 74 comments | 4211 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue work now set to stretch until March

Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 20, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 35 comments | 5806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ming's Restaurant to close Dec. 28

The absolute last serving of Ming's famous Chinese chicken salad will be Dec. 28. That's the day that Ming's Restaurant,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by veggie, on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 6358 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer

Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2014 at 7:44 am | 47 comments | 4422 Views
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