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AROUND TOWN

What is the Palo Alto Club on Melville?

I live not too far away, and I often bike or walk by this place, a huge beautiful house, at Melville and Webster. It's called...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by john bond, on May 17, 2014 at 7:15 am | 4 comments | 2163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Employers open health clinics at the workplace

Janice Posa knew something was wrong with her elbow when it became swollen, red and painful to the touch. But the HP employee,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Heather Smith, on May 17, 2014 at 7:07 am | 15 comments | 12963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Highway 101 construction - what is the latest?

I have been patiently (?) waiting for the work to end and all lanes to open. I have been trying to find out from the plethora...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Merge Late, on May 17, 2014 at 12:20 am | 18 comments | 1361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday: Benefit in memory of Amelie Le Moullac

A benefit will be held on Friday, May 16, in memory of Amelie Le Moullac, a 24-year-old Menlo School graduate who was killed...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 16, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments | 958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to cameras for traffic data

Seeking to gather more data about local bicyclists and pedestrians, Palo Alto has installed dozens of cameras around the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 16, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 63 comments | 4736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents, supporters ask for comparable compensation

The washing machines and dryers are infested with cockroaches, but Blanca Fonseca still wants to live in Buena Vista Mobile...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 58 comments | 5075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has submitted checklist for Google Fiber

Got this message from Google Fiber: "Good news! The City of Palo Alto has submitted its fiber-ready checklist, bringing...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Palo Alto homeless woman dies at age 73

She wore a large 1940s wig -- Loretta Young-style -- and kept her face down. She took shelter under a blue plastic tarp with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Latendresse, on May 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 6202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by in the know, on May 16, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 18 comments | 6023 Views

SPORTS

It's crunch time for the Stanford baseball team this weekend

Stanford has reached its weekend of no return as far as postseason baseball is concerned. After dropping a 10-8 nonconference...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent experience with Palo Alto paramedics

I'm a wheelchair user and frequent participant in Stanford's Continuing Studies Program. Last fall when leaving a classroom...

Original post made by Dan Logan on May. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas senior center head to step down

Lisa Hendrickson, president and CEO for the past 15 years of Avenidas, the Palo Alto senior-services nonprofit, has announced...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Thomas M. Pamilla, on May 16, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 5010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders changes to term limits, council seats

A proposal to cut the number of seats on the Palo Alto City Council continued to gather momentum on Monday night when Councilman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 16, 2014 at 11:50 am | 11 comments | 1864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to make new buildings electric-vehicle friendly

Seeking to get ahead of an expected and desired electric-vehicle revolution, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday endorsed a new...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by so , on May 16, 2014 at 11:04 am | 17 comments | 2876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents monitor Matadero Creek

Zebulon and Madeline Miller splashed water into the bug net in a shallow pool in Matadero Creek, gathering tiny aquatic insects....

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council reforms eyed for Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto's already crowded November ballot could soon see more expansion as the City Council considers asking voters to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | 41 comments | 4725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with organic-waste plan

Palo Alto's convoluted and contentious debate over organic waste trudged toward a hard-won compromise Monday night when city...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Composter, on May 15, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 22 comments | 4012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto murderer dies after 'compassionate' parole

Kenneth C. Fitzhugh Jr. had always claimed innocence after being convicted in one of Palo Alto's most brutal murders. After...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Escobito dad, on May 15, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 11 comments | 10768 Views

SPORTS

49ers' new stadium will host Pac-12 football title game

The Pac-12 Conference will stage its annual Football Championship Game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara for the next three...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on May 15, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying guidelines get school-board committee's OK

After 18 months of discussion, Palo Alto school board members appear to have reached agreement on a policy outlining steps...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Skung, on May 15, 2014 at 4:22 am | 4 comments | 1599 Views
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