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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire chief: Veterans' home was not up to code

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Edgewood Plaza wins final approval

Edgewood Plaza, the only shopping area created by Palo Alto homebuilder Joseph Eichler, will soon welcome a new grocery store...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Compliant, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands boardwalk closes due to unsafe conditions

The Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center Boardwalk, which runs between the center and the bay, has been closed...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accused of testing fraud

A family is accusing the Palo Alto Unified School District of testing fraud, claiming their daughter's teacher for two years...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by No sympathy, on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No more 12th grade honors English next year

My son (11th grader at Paly) was told today that next year there will be no English H offered for seniors. So that leaves...

Original post made by yet another one on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by yet another one, on Jan 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Weiner's Pickle

So, he finally got caught with his pants, but not his tighties, down. Sending his 'stuff' to women on the web. His problem...

Original post made by Cherry on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Peach, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Potential train death averted by engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pushing for state law to restrict Palo Alto Utilities

Interesting article in the Mercury-News today about PG&E spending millions of dollars for a state initiative to scuttle city-owned...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:45 am | 6 comments | 1486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: historic preservation, 385 Sherman Ave.

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/27/public-agenda posted Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:49...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:43 am | 6 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement data on school board agenda tonight

Average SAT scores and college-going rates of Palo Alto students far exceed those of students in California or the nation...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 1486 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto can't handle No. 2 Mitty in baseball

==BI Monday's prep roundup== Palo Alto's tough preseason baseball road continued on a cold Monday night with a 7-3 loss...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Player, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peas, piece, peace Prize

President Obama's award for the Peas, Piece, Peace Prize has reduced the nobility of every past winner to a joke. He should...

Original post made by Willis on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 12, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 1486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching parents how to teach kids bicycle safety.

Bringing Up Bicyclists class details. Teaching children the skills and habits they need to avoid the most common...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing Park breaks ground

The transformation of Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto from a toxic wasteland into a nature park for recreation seekers and...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by I love Palo Alto, on Dec 7, 2011 at 11:01 am | 5 comments | 1485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Animal shelter to move into downtown Palo Alto post office

Editor's note: This story was part of Palo Alto Online's April Fools' Day Express. In their latest effort to raise revenues...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Heather A., on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 22 comments | 1484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Does 'Planned Community' really mean 'Unplanned Community' or 'Negotiated Zoning'?

When I was first introduced to a "Planned Community" zone in the mid-1960s it was with an enthusiastic assessment by a professional...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1484 Views
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