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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 | 399 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 | 1575 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 | 903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman scares off intruder during attempted home burglary

A burglar who posed as a construction worker and tried to enter a guest house in Midtown on Monday morning left empty handed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on May 20, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 2886 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Some Fugitives Are Finding Luxury in U.S.

From today's online NYT, the headline reads: "Charged With Graft in China, Some Fugitives Are Finding Luxury in U.S." http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/16/world/asia/china-hunts-fugit...

Original post made by Is this a PA problem? on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by And next.., on May 20, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents find themselves victims of tax scam

When Ken and Michele Dauber tried to file their tax return in April, the Palo Alto couple learned that someone else had beaten...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 20, 2015 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 4197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board members debate superintendent's authority

A flap erupted at the Palo Alto Board of Education meeting Tuesday over Superintendent Max McGee's recent decision to ban...

Original post made on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 20, 2015 at 9:57 am | 70 comments | 3473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's longtime preK principal to retire

Longtime Palo Alto educator Sharon Keplinger is retiring from her post as the district's preK principal at the end of this...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by star, on May 20, 2015 at 8:03 am | 7 comments | 2438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment — and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Nearby Resident, on May 20, 2015 at 7:16 am | 25 comments | 6382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway Invaded by young men late afternoon today.

Did anyone else notice the two tour buses offload a large number of teen boys dressed in black dress pants, white long sleeved...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jusr Guessing, on May 19, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments | 290 Views

AROUND TOWN

CCS Open Division a comfortable draw for Palo Alto

==BI Baseball playoffs== The Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs can be a virtual mine field in any sport. In baseball,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford lacrosse players earn All-American honors

Stanford juniors Lucy Dikeou and Adrienne Anderson were named All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Lacrosse Coaches Association...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Next stop for track and field will be the CCS semifinals

The next step has been sprinted, run, thrown or jumped as local track and field athletes head into the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford lacrosse contingent invited to U.S. team tryouts

==BI Cardinal corner== Three Stanford lacrosse players and one assistant coach have been invited to the U.S. women's national...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford players take their shots at NCAA individual honors

While the team portion of the season is over for the Stanford men's and women's tennis teams, the Cardinal nonetheless will...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto club soccer team falls in NorCal State Cup

==BI Of local note== The U18 Palo Alto Soccer Club team, PA 97B Blue, saw its season come to an end following a 3-2 loss...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football gets commitment from top high school tackle

==BI College recruiting == Clark Yarbrough, one of the top offensive tackles in the nation according to several scouting...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo girls, SHP and Paly boys win lacrosse titles

The final day of the 2015 high school lacrosse season was a busy one with four league championship matches being held. In...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sheridan resident, on May 19, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 40 comments | 4610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to limit chain stores on California Avenue

Days after they celebrated the dramatic renovation of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials are bracing for their next challenge:...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Quoi?, on May 19, 2015 at 11:30 am | 58 comments | 4917 Views
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