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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Rooster network aims to foster neighborliness

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aaron, on Dec 20, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 9 comments | 8309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is buying 10c bags?

Like many other people, I have been doing more than the regular amount of shopping over the past couple weeks. My purely...

Original post made by Shopper on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crossings turning to zebra stripes around town

I have noticed that our crossings are being painted to black and white stripes - what in Britain are called zebra crossings....

Original post made by Brit on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by pedestrian, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 9 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Youth Theatre teaches confidence and compassion

For more than two decades, the work of a local nonprofit has enabled children to have fun and be creative, all while learning...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Former PACH Mom, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2836 Views

SPORTS

Pederson's return helps spark Paly girls to soccer win

Weekend prep roundup Palo Alto's Jacey Pederson finished her freshman soccer season in 2012-13 on suspension for competing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 3023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto scales back summer school plans

Palo Alto school officials are scaling back their plans for summer school next year following a court settlement and state...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 55 comments | 27407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car-camping ban suspended for a year

Faced with citizen anxieties, threatened lawsuits and a pending court case in southern California, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wrong again, craig, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 41 comments | 3871 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to protect merchants during construction

With California Avenue's long-awaited renovation set to begin in about a month, city officials are considering ways to support...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:12 am | 30 comments | 8215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Shut It, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 45 comments | 8660 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Bullet" Train: What Does It Say About Our State Government?

The following blog appears in The Almanac: Even if you supported the "bullet train" five years ago, you should think about...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 1974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Midtown

Midtown Palo Alto is a place where people come to stay. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/12/19/midtown...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wish I had Stayed, on Dec 19, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 2187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek witnesses to hit and run

A 78-year-old East Palo Alto man has broken bones and a possible injury to his head after a car hit him in a University Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Tori , on Dec 19, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul Withdraws Application to Construct Office Project/Public Safety Building

�The Jay Paul Company has notified the City of Palo Alto that it is withdrawing its application to construct an office...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 19, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department braces for retirement wave

More than a dozen Palo Alto firefighters, including many in leadership positions, are expected to retire in the next year...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46@yahoo.com, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 3338 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal defense helps lead to a big men's hoops victory

Chasson Randle scored 22 points, Joshn Huestis and Dwight Powell combined for 23 points and 25 rebounds and the Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by chris burford, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2973 Views

SPORTS

NFL coaching rumors continue to swirl around Shaw

David Shaw, despite playing for Stanford coaches such as Denny Green and Bill Walsh, wasn't necessarily convinced he would...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by garbage news, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 2817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to Recall City Councilmembers?

Can anyone please tell me where are the instructions on how to recall City Councilmembers? Where are the instructions...

Original post made by Government Question on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon,I agree - go for it!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 16 comments | 1262 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Shelter in place" alert issued due to fire

Palo Alto police are urging residents to stay indoors and keep windows and doors closed if they smell or see smoke this afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 53 comments | 47363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students face college-readiness gap

Palo Alto school district officials Tuesday night reported progress in the percentage of high school graduates who are "college...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Asianne, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 55 comments | 12715 Views
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