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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer school fees are being refunded

Just got an email that parents can request a refund of summer school fees to conform to the laws. Or we can let that money...

Original post made by another mom on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library

Much has been written over the last year or so about the delays with the library at Mitchell Park. It seems that most of...

Original post made by What\'s the story? on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Used to like libraries, on Jun 2, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 13 comments | 703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Superintendent's Survey (now through June 4)

I found this buried in eNews, and found it strange that parents did not get a specific email announcement to request input...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Jun 2, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 1562 Views

SPORTS

Two medals for Robinson in state track

Gunn junior Sarah Robinson will have every right to be a little tired on Sunday, after running the equivalent of three miles...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 2, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Police enforce one-night curfew

The one-night curfew enforcement that East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis announced at a community meeting Wednesday night...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 1103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some Palo Alto parks may get 'smoking havens'

Two weeks after the passage of the Palo Alto's landmark law to ban smoking at all local parks, the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 2, 2013 at 8:14 am | 40 comments | 1508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto district to offer summer school refunds

The Palo Alto school district will offer refunds to families who have paid fees for the district's 2013 summer school program...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Jun 2, 2013 at 7:18 am | 42 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sixth-graders learn 'the JLS way' in Panther Camp

Palo Alto students went back to school Tuesday, but at week's end the campus of JLS Middle School still resembled a summer...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tuba, on Jun 1, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 2106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul development wins its first zoning battle

In a city teeming with major development applications, few fuel hopes and stir anxieties like Jay Paul's grand plan for 395...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Please no rezoning, on Jun 1, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 19 comments | 795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD to refund illegal summer school tuition charges

Palo Alto schools superintendent Kevin Skelly said today that the district is barred by law from charging tuition for summer...

Original post made by Curious on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 1, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supt. Skelly's Performance Review Survey Does Not Work

I have made multiple attempts to access the survey that gives us an opportunity to comment on Supt. Skelly's performance...

Original post made by More Curious Than Ever on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congdon and Crome to close after 109 years

Downtown office-supply store Congdon and Crome will close, nearly 110 years after its opening in Palo Alto in 1904. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by A Palo Alto kid, on May 31, 2013 at 11:44 pm | 48 comments | 1769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD student fee policies run contrary to state law

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to adopt Tuesday policies on gym uniforms and summer school classes that violate...

Original post made by Curious on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 31, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 60 comments | 2159 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Robinson, Menlo's Price reach state meet finals

==B Prep track and field== Sarah Robinson and Maddy Price are unquestionably two of the best juniors in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by trackfan, on May 31, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pizzeria Delfina Taking Over Empire Tap Room Space

Good luck finding parking - almost as difficult as in The Mission! http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2013/05/31/pizzeria-delfina-inks-a-lease-in-palo-alto/...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekends events (June 1-2)

[http://www.evols.org/index.php?page=photography-exhibit---salvatore-ventura Photography: 'A Place of Magic'] A photography...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by jocelyn dong, on May 31, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorneys challenge report on Buena Vista conversion

Residents who would be displaced by the conversion of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a complex of high-end apartments...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 31, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver files suit against parents over child's death

An East Palo Alto driver who fatally hit a second-grader in 2011 filed a counter-lawsuit against the child's parents on May...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mean momma, on May 31, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 36 comments | 1897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hackers to take over downtown Palo Alto today

Palo Alto will celebrate all things tech today, June 1, as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by William White, on May 31, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 801 Views
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