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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto family launches relief effort for Japan

As Palo Alto officials explore ways to help the residents of Tsuchiura, Japan, a local family has launched a relief fund...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:16 am | 12 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with Ben Lee

Ben Lee, the U.S. Olympic Badminton coach and Palo Alto Police Department Patrol Officer, talks with Lisa Van Dusen before...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by David , on Jul 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Eichler and Not Greenmeadow?

I don't get it. Two south Palo Alto swim clubs about a half a mile apart, both old and Eichlerish, both competing with...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Former Green Meadow Family, on Jul 22, 2014 at 11:01 am | 16 comments | 1420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens voice concern over extracted groundwater

Old Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp saves water by the cup in her kitchen to use in her garden. When she noticed a fire-hose-sized...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda Siri, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 1419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands buildings - old becomes new and new left to rot?

Why, I wonder, at the Baylands have they just redone the old Scout building and opened it as something new and special and...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

WiFi to go live at Cogswell Plaza

Flipping a giant switch at Elinor Cogswell Plaza today, Mayor Greg Scharff and City Council members will juice up the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Neelan, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Group proposes new East Palo Alto charter school

A group that runs three high-performing charter schools in San Jose is circulating a petition to open a new charter elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Resident One, on Dec 23, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 1419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn graduates 491 on football field

In a community pageant at times serious, sentimental and raucous, Gunn High School Wednesday awarded diplomas to 491 seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Humble Mom, on Jun 11, 2012 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remodel or move?

A dozen years have passed since Susan and Hugh Daniels found their perfect neighborhood in Mountain View. At the end of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by M Levy, on Apr 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

MOVIES

Stanford film makers awarded by Academy

A pair of Stanford alumni have claimed the top two prizes in the documentary category at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewelry salesmen robbed in Los Altos

Two jewelry salesmen were robbed by a group of masked men in Los Altos Wednesday evening, the latest in a series of jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1418 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto looks to renew, change Cubberley lease

The future of Cubberley Community Center may still be in flux, but Palo Alto officials sent a strong signal on Monday night...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Progressive?, on May 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans to reduce service, raise fares

SamTrans announced Wednesday that due to a budget deficit of $28.4 million, there will be a 7.5 percent cut in services starting...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 12 comments | 1418 Views

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A haunting tale

Written by Lanford Wilson in the mid-1980s and currently in production at Dragon Theatre, "Burn This" is the story of four...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Theater fan, on Mar 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto advised to change its ambulance service

Palo Alto's emergency medical services are already among the best in the region, but the city's program could benefit from...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Also..., on Jan 26, 2012 at 1:01 am | 10 comments | 1418 Views

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East Palo Alto prepares for storm

The City of East Palo Alto is preparing for two rain storms anticipated to hit the Bay Area this week, hoping to avoid any...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

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Around California Avenue: Here comes construction

Palo Alto's effort to encourage more development near California Avenue is already bearing fruit. Here are some of the new...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1418 Views
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