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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike improvements eyed around Palo Alto high schools

With about two dozen bike projects already in the works in Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to sign off on two more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by just wondering, on Jan 21, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 30 comments | 5428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protesters block traffic on San Mateo bridge

More than 100 Stanford University students and community members stormed the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in a "Reclaim MLK"...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Keep-The-Roads-And-Bridges-Open, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 34 comments | 8054 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Securities and Exchange Commission charges Palo Alto man with scamming investors, venture capitalists

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former Palo Alto owner of several defunct investment entities with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Jan 21, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 11 comments | 4477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Sea Scouts get new Navy boat

The Palo Alto Sea Scouts' days of rebuilding decks and maintaining four ship engines is about to walk the gang plank. A newer...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Gordon Hansen, on Jan 21, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 2244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic blocked off after crash in downtown Palo Alto

A two-vehicle crash has traffic blocked off from eastbound Lytton Avenue and Alma Street in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by You said it., on Jan 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 3630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

<B>Carl Degler Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/01/09/obituaries posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Robbie Jenkins, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents ask: What's with the water?

Palo Alto residents have noticed a change in their tap water lately, The drought, in part, is to blame, according to Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 20, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 14 comments | 4898 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men accused of fatal downtown Palo Alto fight appear in court

The two men who were involved in the fatal altercation outside The Patio bar in downtown Palo Alto on Dec. 21 made their...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 20, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 2995 Views

SPORTS

Stanford rally falls short in Pac-12 setback to Sun Devils

==BI Women's basketball== Amber Orrange and Lili Thompson helped trigger a fierce second-half comeback, but the rally fell...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jan 20, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfair 'City Planner Review Comments--Advice?

Yes, look around, we are like the families you see around you, rebuilding or even knocking down and rebuilding. Our block...

Original post made by Midtown Family on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by The Real Slim K, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:15 am | 30 comments | 815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Staffing shuffle aims to boost Palo Alto Fire Department's medical response

With medical response calls on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department last week adjusted its staffing so that every fire...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ross, on Jan 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 2697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pearl, on Jan 19, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 7 comments | 6215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher pens book on innovative education

When Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki told one of her classes what her new book, "Moonshots in Education:...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jan 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 6450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wireless facilities meet fuzzy reception in Palo Alto

When it comes to equipment to boost wireless reception in Palo Alto, the city's planning effort is struggling to keep up...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by get it right, on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:14 am | 18 comments | 3925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents allowed to appeal park's closure

Palo Alto officials set the stage on Monday for an emotional battle over the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park when...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jan 19, 2015 at 12:12 am | 88 comments | 5805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by RobertN, on Jan 18, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 36 comments | 7345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Larry Page and Max McGee spotted!

Heard from a PAUSD teacher that Larry Page ($28 billion) is getting a personal tour of Ohlone elementary with Max McGee today,...

Original post made by gohard on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 18, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 14 comments | 868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lift the Hood' event offers opportunity to learn about county government

Want to get a behind-the-scenes look at county government operations? Santa Clara County is accepting applications for the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 4921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vote paves the way for electric trains

Caltrain's effort to replace its diesel trains with electric ones hit a milestone on Thursday morning when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 18, 2015 at 9:07 am | 17 comments | 3289 Views
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