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RESTAURANTS

Blue Chalk Cafe quietly shuts down

After 15 years in business, the Blue Chalk Cafe on University Ave. quietly goes out of business. Article in the Mercury-News:...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 31, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 5546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man dies surfing in Santa Cruz

A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk, 47,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Fellow Boogier, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 5545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto goes 'carbon neutral' with electricity

Palo Alto's green community buzzed with excitement Monday night as the city joined an elite club of municipalities that draw...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:46 am | 38 comments | 5538 Views

MOVIES

Oscars 2008 -- Share your thoughts

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 28, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 16 comments | 5537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Begging Scam?

We were driving today around doing errands and saw 3 different women begging. One was at the Bryant St. Post Office, the...

Original post made by RichardCheney on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 40 comments | 5536 Views

SPORTS

Astro Turf/Higher fences needed on El Camino

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Original post made by Mayfield child on Aug. 25, 2006
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:03 pm | 14 comments | 5534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

On-call nurses allege they must sleep in cars

The Jan. 23 burglary of a Lucile Packard Children's Hospital nurse's car while she slept in it has become a lightning rod...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by PRN, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:35 am | 17 comments | 5534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto speeds ahead with new electric-vehicle requirements

Faster than a speeding Tesla, Palo Alto has dramatically expanded its requirements for electric-vehicle chargers, which thanks...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Rakesh, on Jul 8, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 26 comments | 5533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault on pedestrian - what should I have done?

I witnessed a disturbing incident yesterday afternoon. A pedestrian was crossing Bryant Street in a crosswalk and was about...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by DC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 29 comments | 5533 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Desi Jean, on Dec 14, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 5524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FYI - Mandarin Immersion back on the School Board Agenda

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Apr. 28, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2007 at 7:55 pm | 61 comments | 5523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School stakeholders clash over math

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday struggled to find common ground between district staff's enthusiastic support of a...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 25, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 142 comments | 5519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom needs PAMF primary care physician recommendations for 16-year-old son w/ ADHD

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Original post made by Mom on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Gigi, on Oct 20, 2009 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 5517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic board pans plan to move Hostess House

A proposal to relocate the historic Julia Morgan-designed building at 27 University Ave. to make way for four office towers...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 9, 2012 at 10:04 am | 50 comments | 5516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 5515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save the Crossing Guards: Charge for Highschool Parking

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but do Palo Alto high schools really provide free parking for students who...

Original post made by Alex Green on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by ha_farloungtzen, on May 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 5515 Views

SPORTS

Carter runs the 400 hurdles as a professional

==B USA Track and Field Championships== Stanford junior Kori Carter decided to forego her senior season in track and field...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Terry Parks, on Jun 22, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 5515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New proposal to treat city's waste takes aim at sewage

Palo Alto may still be years away from building a state-of-the-art facility to process local food waste and yard trimmings,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 5512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs Off Leash in our Parks

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Original post made by Carol on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Fido, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:41 pm | 22 comments | 5511 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 anonymous, on Apr 23, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 14 comments | 5510 Views
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