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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on Sep 6, 2014 at 8:50 am | 10 comments | 2754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi at Palo Alto files motion to dismiss lawsuit

The Vi at Palo Alto has filed a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by residents of the retirement community,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 6, 2014 at 3:23 am | 15 comments | 7888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk takes place tonight under the full Harvest Moon in the Palo Alto Baylands. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Samantha, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 3813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group raises fresh concerns about Hamilton Avenue development

Months after losing an appeal, Palo Alto neighborhood leaders are voicing new concerns about an approved development at 240...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 37 comments | 5653 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek man in pepper-spray assault

Police launched a manhunt on the Stanford University campus on Friday morning after a person working in a parking lot was...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Small earthquake hits Peninsula

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Betsy, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 5027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wells Fargo robber arrested after shedding clothes

A wig-wearing woman who police said robbed a Wells Fargo bank on California Avenue on Wednesday afternoon before discarding...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by fuck, on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 11 comments | 5098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:44 am | 61 comments | 8813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto massage therapist arrested for sexual battery

An East Palo Alto man who has been allegedly running an unregulated massage-therapy business from his home for the past 30...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by lms, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 3962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Janeen Phillips, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 6420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senator hosts 'Java with Jerry' Friday

State Sen. Jerry Hill will host "Java with Jerry," a meeting and discussion with District 13 residents, on Friday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by BrownStreak, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants file class action lawsuit against East Palo Alto's largest landlord

Three tenants who live in the Woodland Park Apartments in East Palo Alto filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm | 5 comments | 6732 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto celebrates a special 50th football anniversary

It was Oct. 4, 1963. With one minute left in the third quarter, the Cubberley Cougars scored a touchdown and extra point...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by David T (SEQ), on Sep 4, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 3925 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies

Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tony Carrasco, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 4695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Lib Opens Dec 6th

According to the Mercury News, the temporary Mitchell Park Lib closes Sept 26 and the new one opens Dec 6th. Card holders...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does Common Core leave our kids behind?

As we are coming to terms with Common Core in our classroom there is criticism that it is dumbing down our kids' education. In...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:34 am | 5 comments | 1253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another Earthquake Sept 3

Not as long as the Napa one but a little more abrupt - anyone else feel it? (Called across the house and heard, "yup!") ...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please rate Paly teachers

I have found these ratings to be helpful and accurate. Please help others by rating teachers you have had at ratemyteachers.com http://www.ratemyteachers.com/palo-alto-high-schoo...

Original post made by Student on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Blech, on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 11 comments | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure

The closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park became more imminent Wednesday, when an administrative judge upheld the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Sep 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 53 comments | 5728 Views
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