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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barbara Carlitz

Barbara Carlitz recently offered a visitor a cup of coffee and a chocolate-chip cookie perched atop a napkin imprinted with...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ann DeBusk

The success of any organization, business or community is largely dependent on how its top leader provides inspiration and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pedestrian struck by bicycle in Palo Alto dies

A woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has died, the Santa Clara County Coroner has confirmed....

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by brkaplan, on May 1, 2015 at 7:22 am | 96 comments | 12735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto May Fete Parade could be 'out of this world'

Tiny aliens are expected to invade downtown Palo Alto on Saturday. The invasion, also known as the 93rd annual City of Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on May 1, 2015 at 7:04 am | 5 comments | 2647 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018

Palo Alto joined a regional trend toward a higher minimum wage when City Council committee endorsed a goal of requiring every...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Charles White, on May 1, 2015 at 3:43 am | 40 comments | 2666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Bravo CC Student!, on May 1, 2015 at 1:09 am | 344 comments | 209204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contentious road project heads toward final phase

After more than a decade of work, a deeply controversial effort to transform the Charleston-Arastradero corridor into a "complete...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by share the road, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 8 comments | 2070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shots fired at officers in Menlo Park during police chase

Suspects from a Fremont home invasion fired at police officers near Willow Road during a pursuit across the Dumbarton Bridge...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 2466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund doles out $350K in grants

Representatives from local nonprofits gathered on Monday evening as the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $350,000 in grants to 54...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Willows

While Carl Hesse sat on his front porch to talk about living in The Willows, his young son burst outside and ran joyfully...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

We Need Your Opinion On A Bicycle Skills/Sport Facility!

It is without a doubt, an unbelievable amount, of Palo Altans that have bicycles. In that region, quite a few cyclists...

Original post made by GunnBarrel on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Silicon Valley Mountain Bikers, on Apr 30, 2015 at 10:15 am | 11 comments | 534 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Green Acres Kid, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:33 am | 1024 comments | 154226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More action urged to save Buena Vista

With one month left until the final verdict, Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents and their supporters on Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by GoneOnTooLong, on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:01 am | 29 comments | 2252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most Likely to Succeed - FEEDBACK - What did you think?

The filmmaker seemed amazed. Last night's audience for the education documentary Most Likely to Succeed was filled to overflowing...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Apr 30, 2015 at 3:56 am | 3 comments | 158 Views

SPORTS

Pederson homers, makes big defensive play in Dodgers' win

Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson had the biggest moments on Monday night as the host Los Angeles Dodgers finally won in their...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 29, 2015 at 10:02 pm | 3 comments | 750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 3475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Resident 2, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 45 comments | 4060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district ranks sixth in state

The Palo Alto school district ranked sixth among California K-12 districts in standardized test results released Thursday....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Miranda C., Gunn High School Graduate, on Apr 29, 2015 at 5:07 pm | 92 comments | 14827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Longer hours proposed for new Palo Alto libraries

It may not have a gripping plot, but the City of Palo Alto's latest publication will have local bookworms riveted. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Love the Library, on Apr 29, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 21 comments | 2692 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor proposes new water-conservation enforcement powers for local agencies

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced legislation Tuesday that would authorize penalties of up to $10,000 a day against those...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1126 Views
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