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AROUND TOWN

Gran Fondo and Taste of Palo Alto to celebrate bikes and food in downtown

Palo Altans will have the opportunity in September to participate in what event organizer Hunter Ziesing called "the latest...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek Ratings of Paly & Gunn

Newsweek's rating system is a hodgepodge of numbers that give only a general indication of school "quality." An significant...

Original post made by Noel on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 13, 2009 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Robotripping' bill to become law Jan. 1

It took more than seven years, but a proposal by two Palo Alto officers to restrict sale of certain cough medicines to minors...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What message are you sending when you vote NO on Measure A?

Many parents are frustrated with the School Board, the Union Rebuke of Principal Herrmann, the way they are treated by district...

Original post made by Reason on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Listen, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:56 am | 56 comments | 1875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for City Hall shooting suspect postponed

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Douglas K. Southard Thursday postponed a preliminary hearing for two men charged...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by proofreader, on May 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone else had power outage?

We just had all our electricity go out with a strange noise......experienced total darkness for a few seconds, and then everything...

Original post made by Sw on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by city says, on Feb 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 14 comments | 1875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malala Yousafzai

http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130110-france-honours-pakistani-schoolgirl-malala-yousafzai This young girl will...

Original post made by Susan on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 11 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

The Adobe Meadow and Meadow Park neighborhoods, nestled just east of Middlefield Road between East Meadow Drive and Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by mutti, on Sep 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Properties buildings face auction

Notices of sale went up on the Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto apartment buildings yesterday morning at 9:30 a.m., adding...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by brassservices@yahoo.com, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA prepares for Page Mill lawsuit negotiations

East Palo Alto officials and the city's biggest landlord will begin negotiations next week in hopes of settling more than...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans recall lasting effects of war

This Memorial Day, veterans throughout the Peninsula will pause to reflect on their experiences serving the United States....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by the flag, on May 30, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 1875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City skeptical about Children's Hospital's new design

A revised plan to expand the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital ran into a skeptical group of Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Adrrveey, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Buena Vista appeal, teachers union contract, Comprehensive Plan summit

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/05/22/public-agenda-buena-vista-appeal-gunn-bell...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a city, one block at a time

Xander Hughes, a third-grader with a knack for engineering and constructing elaborate Lego structures, is one of 48 elementary-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent Alum, on May 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 3 comments | 1874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

baylands scoop

This morning about 8 police cars were speeding to the baylands. Then a crashed car was towed away. What's the scoop?...

Original post made by Stacy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 1874 Views
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