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AROUND TOWN

July Fourth chili competition to heat up Mitchell Park

On a summer afternoon calling for lemonade and Popsicles, Palo Alto's avid chili chefs will fire up their stoves, hover over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by MR, on Jul 9, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 5757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill development clears final hurdle

The sizzling construction climate around California Avenue turned even hotter Tuesday morning when the City Council narrowly...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:43 am | 48 comments | 5756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 13: The elephant is finally in the room

Calling California's tax system "broken," the head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation called this week for a re-examination...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by loopholes, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:41 am | 97 comments | 5756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook executive gives $1 million to East Palo Alto nonprofit

Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and his wife have donated $1 million to an East Palo Alto nonprofit group to help...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 13, 2015 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 5755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Don't let the bed bugs bite

Crows, leafblowers, incessant construction, parking and traffic problems and new airplane flight paths. They've all riled...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 3, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 52 comments | 5754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Dale , on Sep 20, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 13 comments | 5754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Criminal investigation of Children's Theatre over, police chief announces

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Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul Wanplus, on May 30, 2008 at 8:00 am | 80 comments | 5753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 5752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain increases horn volumes AND stress levels

It has been my personal experience, living in downtown Menlo Park, that the Caltrain horns have become outrageously louder...

Original post made by Pierced Ears on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pierced Ears, on Aug 2, 2009 at 11:16 am | 52 comments | 5751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to see fireworks on the Mid-Peninsula?

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Original post made by Frank on Jun. 22, 2006
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 5, 2006 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 5749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new fountain in place, California Avenue project nears finish line

With just weeks to go until the finish line, the reconstruction of California Avenue hit another milestone Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 5742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto's bicycle pioneer Ellen Fletcher dies

Ellen Fletcher, a former Palo Alto City Councilwoman who spearheaded the city's transformation into a nationally recognized...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Joe Breeze, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 am | 24 comments | 5742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View's Milk Pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 1 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by margaret brown, on Jul 14, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 17 comments | 5741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 5741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New OCR case opened as another is closed

Even as they found "insufficient evidence" in a disability investigation against the Palo Alto school district, federal investigators...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on May 6, 2014 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 5740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto welcomes new urban forester Walter Passmore

Nine weeks into his new position as Palo Alto's first city urban forester, Walter Passmore eschewed a stuffy City Hall office...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arborpower, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 42 comments | 5739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to upgrade downtown garages

Seeking to drive commuters out of downtown's residential neighborhoods, Palo Alto officials will shift their focus this week...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 16, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 5739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Maker's studio builds a passion for science and art

Smita Kolhatkar implores the lunchtime rush of elementary school students to wash their hands, but they're not listening....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 5738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 5738 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to seek new city manager

East Palo Alto will look for a new city manager to replace current manager Magda Gonzalez, the City Council announced at...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 5738 Views
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