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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 | 259 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 | 2788 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 | 883 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 | 3791 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 | 2722 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 | 1790 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 | 137 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 | 3238 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 | 3336 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 | 18724 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 | 2347 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 | 2461 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 | 2595 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 | 9055 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 | 2731 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 | 4682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redistricting still splits Menlo, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jetman, on Jun 24, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 1124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoking ban spreads to Palo Alto business districts

From local parks and nature preserves to business districts, shopping centers and outdoor dining tables, Palo Alto's smoking...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 25 comments | 3223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new homeless: laid-off and middle-aged

A disturbing trend in laid-off middle-aged workers is growing on Palo Alto's streets, homeless advocates said. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by kg2095, on Jun 24, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 1861 Views

SPORTS

District 52 Little League Majors 11-12 All-Stars

==B At Red Morton Park, Redwood City== ==B SATURDAY== ==B Game 1 -- ==Palo Alto American vs. Menlo-Atherton (Kiwanis Field),...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sean Giffen, on Jun 24, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 750 Views
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