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RESTAURANTS

Off the Grid bringing food trucks to Palo Alto

Bay Area food-truck market operator Off the Grid is setting up shop in Palo Alto this month, helping to fill a mobile-eats...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 9886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD principals shuffled

Looks like superintendent Max McGee is trying to solve a few thorny issues by initiating a dance of the principals: Below...

Original post made by Tip of iceberg on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tip of iceberg, on Mar 22, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Doughnuts shops duel, happy feet get happier

Happy Donuts and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue go head-to-head on doughnut sales, Addison Antique closes and Happy Feet Foot Spa...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 22, 2015 at 10:56 am | 12 comments | 4989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Losing Faith That Palo Alto Has The Will to Do What is Takes to End The Suicides

I began to lose confidence in the school board and Dr. McGee's ability to manage the suicides when I watched him at the last...

Original post made by Discouraged on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by not blame but shame, on Mar 21, 2015 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts for lighter touch in new Baylands bridge

Palo Alto's design competition for an iconic bike bridge leading to the Baylands reached a dramatic and surprising conclusion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 65 comments | 8894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands Bridge Decision

Kudos to the council for pivoting away from the "iconic" concept of a gateway to Palo Alto. Selecting a bike bridge design...

Original post made by Grace on Mar. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 168 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman interrupts home burglary in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident thwarted an attempted burglary of her home, according to Palo Alto police. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 21, 2015 at 2:13 am | 6 comments | 5015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second suspect in armed robbery at Fry's Electronics arrested

A Hayward man who allegedly committed an armed robbery at Fry's Electronics in late January, stealing gaming consoles, has...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 3877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program delayed after union criticism

Palo Alto's long-awaited downtown parking-permit program will be delayed by at least three months because of concerns from...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Disguisted, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 46 comments | 5402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto reaches settlement with Turner Construction over delayed library project

Months after Palo Alto ended its feud with the contractor responsible for the delayed reconstruction of the Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Hue E. Long, on Mar 20, 2015 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments | 1918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista rally brings hundreds to City Hall

With a cloud of uncertainty looming over their homes, residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park and hundreds of their...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:35 am | 44 comments | 5986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Online Editor, on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:01 am | 8 comments | 7972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Health professionals urge board to consider later school start times

Thirty-five local and regional health professionals sent a letter to the Palo Alto school board and superintendent Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by and for learning, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 am | 63 comments | 5449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn community deserves support, not blame

My name is Chloe Sorensen, and I'm the sophomore class president at Gunn High School. Throughout my first year and a half...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 24 comments | 4550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All kids should be asleep at 7:00am

All kids, especially teens, should be asleep at 7:00am according to the clear, concise and undisputed, data-driven and scientifically-proven...

Original post made by Minshin Lee on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by new sleep news, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 362 Views

BOOKS

Community Notebook: Stanford alumna, Palo Alto resident to head Sempervirens Fund

Stanford alumna and Palo Alto resident Shelley Ratay has been appointed as Sempervirens Fund's executive director, the board...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 20, 2015 at 12:35 am | 3 comments | 2894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School needs more limits on courseload

We read with sadness the email sent reporting the death by suicide of yet another student at Gunn. As parents of two current...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 19, 2015 at 10:26 pm | 98 comments | 8662 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Uhhhh, on Mar 19, 2015 at 6:17 pm | 82 comments | 6119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police investigating two deaths in south Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating two deaths this afternoon at the low-income senior housing complex Alta Torre Apartments...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Rose A, on Mar 19, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 10 comments | 17914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto man arrested on suspicion of home burglary

An East Palo Alto man was arrested during a Menlo Park traffic stop for allegedly burglarizing a home and stealing a bottle...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Mar 19, 2015 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2410 Views
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