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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on May 23, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 4553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto crossing guard does his part to make kids feel safe, joyous

Charles Gaters' gregarious presence as a local crossing guard since 2010 has been gratefully received by his manager, parents,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on May 23, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 24 comments | 3944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Driving School closed; other options?

My oldest child used Stanford Driving School to learn how to drive, along with most of her friends. I went to book lessons...

Original post made by Mom on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 23, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 7 comments | 661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New city jobs prove a tough sell in Palo Alto

The budget climate may be as sunny as ever in Palo Alto, but the city's elected officials have been casting clouds over proposals...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 2599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by short period of time, on May 23, 2015 at 9:26 am | 40 comments | 2009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Lin brings home bronze from state diving meet

Palo Alto High junior Mimi Lin capped a stellar diving season by finishing third in the first-ever CIF State Swimming and...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on May 23, 2015 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford fraternity loses housing indefinitely

Stanford University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has lost its house indefinitely after a university investigation found...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on May 22, 2015 at 2:55 pm | 24 comments | 5836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 3787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council redirects City Hall's proposed sign program

Is A,B,C really as easy as 1, 2, 3? When it comes to labeling the three levels of the City Hall underground parking garage,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on May 22, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 2013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Models and experts lean toward strong El Nino forecast for the fall

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2015/05/22/models-and-experts-lean-toward-strong-el-nino-forecast-for-the-fall/ I...

Original post made by Slow Down on May. 22, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto businesses to participate in Bike to Shop Day

If you ride on two wheels and like to shop, Saturday is going to be your day. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, in celebration...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by For Nick of Time, on May 21, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 15 comments | 2203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Richard, on May 21, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 23 comments | 4727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is BETTER? PAUSD or Los Altos?

Having many friends in the surrounding districts, I am still really wondering if we aren't missing the real problem here....

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 20 comments | 930 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple

A woman who was driving drunk when her car struck and killed a Menlo Park couple in 2013 was convicted of murder this morning,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by typical, on May 21, 2015 at 3:21 pm | 6 comments | 2735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/21/shop-talk-parking-...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 21, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local mental health program receives WASC accreditation

El Camino Hospital's After School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education (ASPIRE) program for local teenagers with...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Partial Fix, on May 21, 2015 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford set to roll out ambitious trail project

After more than two years of planning and designing, Stanford University is looking to break ground this month on an ambitious...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Stanford Employee, on May 21, 2015 at 9:45 am | 20 comments | 5374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Our City Manager's Salary Compares

Can we have a discussion about the salary of our city manager? Any ideas about why he gets more money than any other in...

Original post made by Wha? on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Me, on May 20, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Halloween mask-wearing robbers sentenced for 7-Eleven robberies

Two men who wore Halloween masks and robbed a 7-Eleven store of $45 and another convenience store of $3,600 at gunpoint received...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on May 20, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cantor Arts Center digitization to wrap up this fall

Since launching its digitization and inventory project in May 2010, the Cantor Arts Center has photographed the majority...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on May 20, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views
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