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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl Demolition Hearing and Vote on December 14th!

Hi you all, Well, here we are ... the final vote on the Palo Alto Bowl! I urge you to please please "please" come on out...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 30, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 14 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy pedal

A bicyclist rides on the pedestrian and bike path alongside Adobe Creek under Highway 101 Wednesday (May 26). The path will...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by bicycle commuter, on May 28, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Urge Bicyclists To Use Lights at Night

With the time change, 5 o'clock rush hour means poor visibility for bicyclists. Please require your student to have a light....

Original post made by Midtown Man on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by True, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 4 comments | 1584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace developer offers revisions

Days before the City Council is scheduled to review a controversial plan to rebuild JJ&F Food Store, and put up offices and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by cieboy, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 1583 Views

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 | 1583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

22-30+ year old kids living with Mommy and Daddy in Palo Alto

When local parents allow their kids to live with them, well after their education is complete (or should be completed), they...

Original post made by James on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 18 comments | 1583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hard at work: transforming the Palo Alto Bowl site

Crews are building townhomes at the site of the Palo Alto Bowl at 4329 El Camino Real. The site will hold 26 homes and a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime, and the learning is fun

More than 2,000 students have been pursuing enrichment, remedial or skill-building this summer on four Palo Alto campuses....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ohlone Family, on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1583 Views

SPORTS

Paly continues banner track year at CIF State Meet

Jason Fung was sitting in the Palo Alto High gym last Friday with Athletic Director Earl Hansen, staring up into the rafters...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homebuilder signs deal for Alma Plaza

An ambitious plan to redevelop Alma Plaza in south Palo Alto took another leap forward Tuesday when builder D.R. Horton signed...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1582 Views

SPORTS

Gunn softball teams get a GIant(s) head start

They have yet to play games, but the Gunn varsity and JV softball teams already are off to a good start after having a chance...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Megan Gillis, on Feb 17, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bankrupt California Considering Paying Citizens Dividend Checks for Energy Savings

Arnold really is losing his mind. It's bizarre that he claimed he'd save us from left wing lunacy in the election. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/0...

Original post made by George on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by disgusted, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:42 am | 2 comments | 1582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herbal Supplements to be outlawed to E.U., U.S. next

In less than a year, virtually all medicinal herbs will be illegal in the European Union. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2002/sep/14/medicineandhealth.lifeandhealth In...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 1582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to review Gunn, Paly buildings

Architectural details of major renovations set for Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are coming into focus. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 1582 Views
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