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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 1088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council wants public opinion on infrastructure

When it comes to Palo Alto's aging buildings and other infrastructure, there appears to be no shortage of projects the city...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by South PA Neighbor, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:14 am | 28 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Counseling, Paly gym on school board agenda tonight

One of the sharpest critics of the guidance counseling program at Gunn High School says she is "cautiously optimistic" that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:10 am | 23 comments | 1415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 47 comments | 5755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly you need a Daily

Editor, The Daily Post today ran a headline story today which I thought was shoddy and mean spirited. "Bully confesses"...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by anecdote annie, on Mar 19, 2013 at 12:18 pm | 11 comments | 1013 Views

SPORTS

2012-13 girls' all-league basketball teams

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Joeseta Fatuesi ==B Senior of the Year: ==Jackie Hudepohl...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Daniel, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying recommendations delayed until April 9

The Palo Alto school district will unveil its recommendations for a new policy on bullying April 9, Superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:00 am | 127 comments | 3975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: So far, all take, no give on Cubberley site

We had high hopes in November, 2011 when the Palo Alto City Council adopted an ambitious work plan aimed at determining a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Alex Panelli, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:18 am | 44 comments | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by stevenjv, on Mar 19, 2013 at 8:59 am | 43 comments | 8067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locals commemorate Iraq War 10th anniversary

Locals on Saturday, March 16, gathered in front of Palo Alto City Hall to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by WMD, on Mar 18, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 8 comments | 1053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian sworn in as Santa Clara County supervisor

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Joseph Huber officially swore in former state Sen. Joe Simitian as Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old P.A. Grouch, on Mar 18, 2013 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 3194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for stealing 10,000 pills from PAMF

Police arrested a man March 5 for stealing more than 10,000 pills of prescription narcotics from a closed pharmacy at the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:50 am | 19 comments | 6131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lessons from a tragedy

Looking back on his daughter's short life, George Ting sees many turning points where things might have been different. Today,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by Most tragic, on Mar 18, 2013 at 8:43 am | 13 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to build new downtown garage

Palo Alto officials are considering a slew of solutions to downtown's shortage of parking, including more spots for permit...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 51 comments | 9984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firms protest plan to close mobile park

A controversial proposal to turn Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park into a dense housing development is facing opposition...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 17, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 34 comments | 1924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Police look for 'suspicious' man in van

Menlo Park Police are looking for a man who tried to communicate with young girls on the 1200 block of Almanor Avenue while...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 17, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A champion for charter schools

Six years after rocking the Palo Alto education scene with a threat to petition for a charter school here, Grace Mah finds...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 100 comments | 5693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robots: Tomorrow's technology is still tomorrow

With a rotating head and two strong arms, the Personal Robot 2 from Menlo Park-based Willow Garage can navigate by itself...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by oliver, on Mar 17, 2013 at 2:52 am | 6 comments | 15513 Views

SPORTS

Keeping it all in the family

The past and present came together in a big bear hug this past weekend as Gunn High grad Joanne Reid celebrated with her...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2013
Last comment by Amos Irwin, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen places tenth in national science contest

A Palo Alto teenager has placed tenth in a national math and science competition, taking home $20,000 in the 2013 Intel Science...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Raman, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 13 comments | 1165 Views
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