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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands Boardwalk Rotting Away

Spent some time this Labor Day at an old favorite family haunt and was very disappointed to see the state of the boardwalk...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2013 at 10:00 am | 5 comments | 1963 Views

RESTAURANTS

Best Restaurants

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30785&approved=yes posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 3, 2013 at 9:29 am | 11 comments | 5530 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Officials adopt plan for Bay Area growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by No thanks to "planning', on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sketch released of suspect in post-office robbery

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of one of the men suspected of robbing a couple at the Palo Alto Post Office on East...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 1153 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to make the perfect burger

At a Labor Day barbecue, it might be difficult to satisfy all guests' preferences, but with a few burger-crafting tips from...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by No thanks, on Sep 2, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto to celebrate 50th anniversary of March on Washington tonight

Fifty years ago this month, Martin Luther King Jr. called upon Americans to "let freedom ring ... from every village and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:35 am | 15 comments | 3866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless residents pan car-dwelling ban

Homeless residents and advocates pleaded with Palo Alto officials on Monday night to rethink their plan to ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 126 comments | 5380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As director leaves, Project Safety Net hones mission

A community coalition that sprang up in the wake of a Palo Alto student "suicide cluster" in 2009, 2010 and 2011 has lost...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by pspage, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 28 comments | 7018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ban Smart Phones in High Schools

The principal of Stuyvesant High School, one of New York City’s top public schools, mishandled the investigation into a large...

Original post made by Annie on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Other Paly Parent, on Aug 31, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 6 comments | 1563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto kicks bike-share system into gear

Commuters and traffic-weary residents can cruise Palo Alto on readily available rented bicycles, now that the city has 75...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 31 comments | 3300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto

Feeding the ducks in the Palo Alto Baylands was once a popular local pastime, as common as hiking in the foothills or hacking...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Not rocket science, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 38 comments | 2475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Protesting ABAG's housing goals

Like many cities up and down the Peninsula, Palo Alto is struggling to find the best strategy for standing up to the unreasonable...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by lcurtis, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 65 comments | 4342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford emergency helipad temporarily relocated

The emergency-transport helicopter that usually lands on the roof of Stanford Hospital will be relocated to a temporary helipad...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 30, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 5 comments | 3191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto refines plan to replace Baylands trees

As Palo Alto officials prepare to chop down more than 500 trees at the city's golf course and to plant hundreds of other...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Name the Names, on Aug 30, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 30 comments | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School shows off new gym

Kids, parents and community members showed up to Gunn High School on Sunday, Aug. 18, for the grand opening of its new gym....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jenny Bakos, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 2653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell neighbors launch campaign

Well, given how completely grassroots this is, I may as well announce this here as anywhere else! The neighbors who live...

Original post made by grassroots on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 30, 2013 at 11:42 am | 20 comments | 854 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Major shakeup planned at Ming's

Chinese Cuisine and Bar, Palo Alto's largest and oldest Chinese restaurant, is about to undergo a huge transition. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2013 at 11:27 am | 46 comments | 5881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hyperloop vs. HSR

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop The future vs. the past? Come on California, if you're going to invest that...

Original post made by Wheeee.... on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by blogger so lg, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:50 am | 33 comments | 1081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No checks requested, no school supplies requested

Has anyone else noticed that we have not had the usual glut of checks to write for school or the mad dash to get certain...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:41 am | 37 comments | 2059 Views
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