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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community connections make theater work

The New York City Opera was forced to close its doors in 2013, and the San Jose Repertory Theatre filed for bankruptcy just...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto prisoner reentry center saved through September

East Palo Alto's landmark prisoner reentry program received financial backing from the City Council on Tuesday night to stay...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: historic preservation, 385 Sherman Ave.

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/27/public-agenda posted Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:49...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sense, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 5 comments | 574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police search for six-figure Bentley

Police are looking for a blue 2013 two-door Bentley Continental GT convertible -- which has a manufacturer's suggested retail...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Richard , on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 19 comments | 4150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deal reached to save Mountain View's Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bad Design, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Department unveils new ladder truck

Dozens of firefighters and community members gathered outside of Palo Alto City Hall on Monday afternoon to welcome the fire...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jul 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Checking out naughty websites at the Mitchell Park Library

I was at the library last night with my family, and as I walked by one of the Internet-connected PCs, I noticed a 50- or...

Original post made by Yecchh on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 157 Views

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Top debater from Paly wins many arguments, but not all

This spring, experienced debater Travis Chen concluded his high school career as a national quarterfinalist in the Lincoln-Douglas...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Member, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 1817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Leashed dog (pit bull?) attacks small leashed dog at El Carmelo Elementary

Today at 5:30PM our family of four stopped at the corner of Loma Verde and Bryant, after hearing a man screaming in alarm....

Original post made by R Thomas on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:59 am | 24 comments | 1491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Express moving into former Zibibbo space

Three-year-old American Express Ventures Strategic Investment Group is taking over the downtown space formerly occupied by...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sad, sad, sad, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 3918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance looks for new home outside Stanford

For the first time in 38 years the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance auto show is searching for a new home outside its past venue...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Haha, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:38 am | 16 comments | 2147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percentage of kids who drive themselves to school?

We regularly are told bike counts of how many kids ride bikes to school. Do we have the same figures for those juniors...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Biking Mom, on Jul 2, 2014 at 12:35 am | 4 comments | 214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA executive to head Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United

Charlie Weidanz, longtime head of the Bay Area YMCAs, will take the helm of Palo Alto nonprofit Abilities United, the organization...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 1, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 1329 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guilty verdict in high-speed-chase murder case

An East Palo Alto woman who killed her friend after she evaded police has been convicted of all charges, including second-degree...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by domanique, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto developers could pay low-income-housing fee

East Palo Alto developers could be required to pay a fee for low-income housing if the City Council approves a staff recommendation...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Archer, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1055 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto's free shuttle to change routes July 1

Starting July 1, East Palo Altans on the west side of the city will gain a free shuttle route while those on the east side...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Jul 1, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 3138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto lawyer takes aim at California's 'broken' education-funding system

Nancy Krop had built a notable career as a civil rights lawyer when her child reached school age and she stumbled upon a...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris_long, on Jul 1, 2014 at 12:14 am | 22 comments | 5695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to review plan for new animal shelter

A proposal to rebuild and greatly expand Palo Alto's aged animal-services center got off to a promising start Monday night...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bunny Wunny, on Jun 30, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 30 comments | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A year late, Stanford grad gets her shot at the crown

Kori Carter did not get a chance to compete for a national title last year, despite having the fastest time in the world....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by robert, on Jun 30, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1044 Views
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