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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting creative with conservation

Five Midpeninsula students are being recognized for their entries in a water conservation-themed art contest hosted by the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Picture, on Jun 27, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 1126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eric Filseth enters Palo Alto's council race

Eric Filseth, a Downtown North resident who emerged over the last two years as a leading voice in Palo Alto's debate over...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 83 comments | 5745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto bar association hosts 'Community Law Night'

Worried about a legal matter or just curious about the fine points of law? The Palo Alto Area Bar Association is holding...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Drums of Autumn, on Jun 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire at SLAC?

TV news report a fire at SLAC so bad to divert traffic from highway 280 last night. In the light of recent reports of...

Original post made by TV News on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jun 27, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite permit snag, Palo Alto approves funds for golf course revamp

With little fanfare and much frustration, Palo Alto officials authorized this week spending more than $9 million on an ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Malika, on Jun 27, 2014 at 6:50 am | 14 comments | 2792 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police search for missing elderly man

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 79-year-old man who has been missing since the morning of Tuesday, June 24. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by jan, on Jun 27, 2014 at 12:34 am | 2 comments | 886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes two-story additions to historic building

Calling a developer's planned renovation of a historic downtown building "a tipping point," Palo Alto City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Naive, on Jun 26, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 28 comments | 3799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zone defense: Palo Alto tries to tackle unruly planning problem

A flood of development applications and ongoing disputes about "public benefits" have prompted Palo Alto officials to consider...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Community Bulletin Board, on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 39 comments | 2724 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto golfer Xie just misses out on prestigious honor

Palo Alto High senior golfer Michelle Xie was one of 14 finalists this month for the USGA-AJGA Presidents' Leadership Award,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn is celebrating 50!

On the weekend of September 12-14, Gunn High school is celebrating 50 years of existence. Events are planned throughout...

Original post made by SVmom on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by GunnMom, on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charges filed against teen after string of attacks

A Palo Alto teen who went on a naked rampage has been charged with felony assault, battery on a police officer, trespassing...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 9 comments | 3242 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton has a new head swim coach this season

==BI Prep notes== Just one season after guiding the Menlo-Atherton girls' swim team to a fourth-place finish at the Central...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by MA-Alum, on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 3342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drowning in Restoration Hardware catalogs

Nancy Reyering and six other volunteers from Woodside and Portola Valley made a delivery to the Restoration Hardware store...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 26, 2014 at 11:56 am | 68 comments | 18744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent Gunn graduate wins international biotech contest

A recent Gunn High School graduate Tuesday was awarded first place in an international biotechnology contest for high school...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Leanne Wang, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:49 am | 6 comments | 2351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gives green light to Stanford housing project

A resident's challenge of a proposed 180-unit housing development in Stanford Research Park won a few concessions from the...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by local parent, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 2463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools to stock non-prescription EpiPens

After an outcry by local doctors and parents, the Palo Alto school district will begin stocking its campuses with medication...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A sadly misguided board

For more than two years, the Palo Alto school board has been very intentional in keeping everything about its dealings with...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by don't know what name I published under, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:35 am | 210 comments | 9069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto breaks ground on Magical Bridge Playground

With a flash of golden shovels and a spray of dirt picked up on the wind, Magical Bridge Founder Olenka Villareal, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Excited about this magical park, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 7 comments | 2740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Boy Scout advocates for street safety

A local Boy Scout is trying to get city officials to change a Middlefield Road crossing he says is dangerous. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by H, on Jun 25, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 18 comments | 4685 Views
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