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AROUND TOWN

Drowning in Restoration Hardware catalogs

Nancy Reyering and six other volunteers from Woodside and Portola Valley made a delivery to the Restoration Hardware store...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 72 comments | 57159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Flood-protection delay continues threat of a 'mini-New Orleans' calamity

Seemingly endless delays in approval of a $37.5 million flood-control project for the San Francisquito Creek may at last...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Well, then, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 5623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree lighting to kick off holiday season

Downtown Palo Alto will launch the holiday shopping season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with the annual holiday tree lighting at...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anneke, on Dec 4, 2014 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 5711 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Highway 101 bike/pedestrian bridge design discussion tonight

The proposed designs for a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto will be discussed during...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 4, 2014 at 8:42 am | 5 comments | 2525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adobe Creek bike path is closed

People trying to bicycle to work this week have learned that the bike path under Hwy 101 at Adobe Creek is locked closed...

Original post made by parent on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:37 am | 1 comment | 449 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls fall in NorCal Division I volleyball title match

It was suppose to be a birthday celebration for Menlo-Atherton senior outside hitter Devin Joos. As it turned out, it wasn't...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ethel Mertz, on Dec 3, 2014 at 10:46 pm | 7 comments | 3074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New committee addresses Palo Alto Unified's achievement gap

From seasoned school administrators and special education teachers to parents of color, the first meeting of Palo Alto Unified's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 3, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 14 comments | 4819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Telling votes Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Dec 3, 2014 at 8:43 pm | 5 comments | 757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three-story building proposed for Olive Garden site

In the latest sign of the construction boom happening around California Avenue, Palo Alto planners are considering a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Long time PA resident, on Dec 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As If It Didn't Happen

The Mercury-News covered it, the Chronicle covered it, but not a word in the news columns of our local weekly: Yesterday...

Original post made by March on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 8 comments | 788 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara Valley Water District extends call for conservation

Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Egos Gratification, on Dec 3, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 27 comments | 5247 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SSC worker, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:51 am | 31 comments | 32076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North County to receive pilot satellite social services offices

Santa Clara County's Social Services Agency has launched a pilot program to staff "satellite offices" at nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ray Bacchetti, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delight Lighting store goes dark

Delight Lighting, Inc., once proud to be the only store on its block, is boxing up to head elsewhere. Delight was the one...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 12 comments | 4584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 4984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 Books A Home invests in young learners

What can a bookcase and 10 books do for a child? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/28/10-books-a-home-invests-in-young-learners...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Dec 2, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 6689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Inhabiture to close in Palo Alto

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of eco-friendly furniture store Inhabiture and the time warp that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 2, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 3561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has the highest rental prices in the USA

According to the SF Chronicle, these are national rankings based on median home rental prices: 1. Palo Alto 2. San Francisco ... 5....

Original post made by Palo Alto is number 1 on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:37 am | 18 comments | 1216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 5 comments | 10422 Views
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