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SPORTS

Bike underpass open?

Does anyone know whether or not the bike HWY 101 underpass will be reopened tomorrow 04/15/2015??? Thanks, Mark...

Original post made by Mark on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 14, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Francisco woman allegedly steals from local school, Palo Alto church

A 70-year-old San Francisco woman was arrested by Palo Alto police and charged with burglarizing a church and being in possession...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by ethel jean hays the artist, on Apr 14, 2015 at 10:39 am | 11 comments | 4299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New York Times article: Palo Alto is now known for its suicides.

Well there is a sad irony here. Selfishly pressuring our kids to improve our own social status and improve our own self...

Original post made by Sol on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Glory, on Apr 13, 2015 at 11:35 pm | 9 comments | 1237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

what the heck is going on at Mitchell Park

more and more and more pavement....new sidewalks on paths i've used my entire life without need for hardening and killing...

Original post made by Margaret on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Onkline Name, on Apr 13, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Pedestrian Bridge needs suicide barrier

I mentioned it several times on various threads, but any new bridge over 101 needs to have a suicide barrier. This is what...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board to hold special meeting to amend parcel tax language

After being informed that Santa Clara County Counsel perceives as illegal the Palo Alto school district's inclusion of a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael Wolk, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 38 comments | 3793 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remembering kindness amid atrocities

Liliane Kuhn was just 1 1/2 years old when a strange woman took her away from her parents. Hitler's henchmen were tightening...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Apr 13, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 3764 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Pederson gets his first MLB homer as Dodgers win

Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson slammed his first home run in Major League Baseball to help the Los Angeles Dodgers post...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2015
Last comment by This is GIANTS country, on Apr 13, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 4 comments | 2037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes eyed for Palo Alto's animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter is no longer in danger of closing, but city officials agreed on Tuesday night that it's time to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Apr 13, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 66 comments | 4654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting in East Palo Alto kills one

An East Palo Alto resident died after being shot on Friday night, April 10, police said. East Palo Alto police arrived at...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community examines rail-crossing hazards in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Hilary, on Apr 13, 2015 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 3401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: No academic classes during zero period

Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee has decided that the district's two high schools should not offer academic classes during...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Apr 12, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 190 comments | 9513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to hear appeal over Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

In what could be the decisive battle in the two-and-a-half-year war over closing the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by m2grs, on Apr 12, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 15 comments | 4541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to approve new signage at City Hall

Seeking to make it easier for the public to find, and get around, the freshly renovated City Hall, Palo Alto plans to spend...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by disconnected, on Apr 12, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 31 comments | 3606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/08/reclaiming-californias-natural-ae...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can We Tolerate the Best Kind of Diversity in Palo Alto?

Iím a Palo Alto parent of teens. I think, as many do, that there is a problem in our community of academic pressure. Iím...

Original post made by PA parent on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by lesliefunk, on Apr 12, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look: bluegrass musical, landscape paintings and more

This week, catch the toe-tapping tunes of bluegrass musical "Fire on the Mountain," catch tranquil landscape paintings and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto music fan, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown affordable-housing complex officially opens

A decade-long effort to build a downtown Palo Alto affordable housing project officially came to fruition Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Apr 11, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 53 comments | 9389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Caution on parcel tax

Palo Altans have stepped up time and time again to support the schools, through generous donations, bond measures to upgrade...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Sometimes the right thing to do is say NO, on Apr 11, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 105 comments | 7656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas to speed up council meetings

Palo Alto's elected officials disagree on many issues, but they are united in their belief that they need to talk less and...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by spike, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 26 comments | 2595 Views
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