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AROUND TOWN

Child poverty on the rise, local foundation says

In a sign of how the recession has affected California's children, statewide enrollment in the Free or Reduced Price School...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 17 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Banning Happy Meal Toys in Santa Clara County

I just read about this - Ken Yeager of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has proposed banning free toys that come...

Original post made by G-M on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 10 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oregon Expressway Vegetation Chaos

Many Palo Alto residents and visitors pass through Oregon Expressway. This street has the potential of being one the most...

Original post made by @Resident on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 6, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 5 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Shinola, b8ta open in Palo Alto

Luxury watch retailer Shinola and East Coast-based salad chain Sweetgreen move in to downtown Palo Alto, as does the hands-on...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Dec 20, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident killed

10 o'clock news identified this man as a Palo Alto resident http://www.ktvu.com/news/18669292/detail.html...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to donate old magazines?

Does anyone know of a nonprofit organization or business in Palo Alto that would like to have old magazines? I've got general...

Original post made by Magazine fiend on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 2096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View council bans pot dispensaries

Mountain View City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama beginning to get the picture, on a personal level

His Emptiness is starting to feel the heat. He can no longer be Mr. Cool, becasue he is now in the bubble of the press and...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lockheed Fire could be contained this week

The "Lockheed Fire" in the Santa Cruz Mountains could be contained by Thursday and fully controlled by Aug. 30, Cal Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 10 comments | 2096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fatality in San Mateo slows/stops trains

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Caltrain in San Mateo this afternoon, causing delays in train schedules, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Dec 9, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 11 comments | 2096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letter: City employees should volunteer pay cuts

Here's a letter that was posted in the Almanac that I wanted to repost here. I believe it has direct relevance to Palo Alto...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by manager, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 8 comments | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cheap, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate Tuesday on Palo Alto's ballot measures

The two city ballot measures that Palo Alto voters will decide upon in the Nov. 8 election will be the subject of a forum...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 2095 Views

SPORTS

SHP football goes from humble beginnings to CCS elite status

Pete Lavorato didn't quite know what to expect when he took over the Sacred Heart Prep football program prior to the 2003...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by SHP Alum Parent and Fan, on Dec 5, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2095 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mike's in Menlo Park looks closed

Drove by there and found sign in front missing and what looked to be construction workers swarming....

Original post made by Food on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Basic changes needed to fix school crisis, Assembly candidates agree at Saturday forum

Basic changes are needed to fix California's ailing K-12 education system, Democrats vying to succeed Ira Ruskin in the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 20, 2010 at 7:51 am | 4 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

@recent and frequent commentators - will you kindly share why you stop posting when threads become available only to those who are logged in?

Will you kindly share the reason that had you stop posting once a thread becomes restricted only to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 2094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police investigate two robberies

Menlo Park police are investigating separate robberies in the city Monday evening, including an armed robbery of a local...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 17, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto firefighter gets probation

Former Palo Alto firefighter Tanya August, 39, could have spent four years in state prison for fraudulent worker's compensation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 28, 2009 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight hospitalized for monoxide poisoning

Eight people, including five children, are recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning at two local hospitals after Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Another Parent, on Dec 21, 2008 at 1:22 am | 9 comments | 2094 Views
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