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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A muddled approach to downtown parking

Despite the clear evidence before them that 1,200 or so of the city's 3,000-plus downtown parking spaces are vacant much...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Future of Palo Alto's animal services to be debated tonight

The fate of Palo Alto's aged but popular Animal Services Center on East Bayshore Road will be the focus of a public hearing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Yvonne, on May 14, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 16 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow groundbreaking expected in January

Construction is expected to begin in January on a new two-story classroom building at Fairmeadow Elementary School. The Board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 27, 2011 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Take a second for our kids

I used to love reading "My Turn" in Newsweek magazine. This was an article submitted by a reader on a topic of choice. The...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Spreng, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost-and-found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto relaxes parking rules for holiday season

Palo Alto shoppers will get a slight reprieve from the city's parking laws this holiday season -- an extra hour of free parking...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 1240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by "Chief People Officer", on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 1240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full speed ahead on the bike bridge

Check out item 8 from monday's council meeting http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=31676 "8. Approve...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Duveneck/St Francis Grandad, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Texting while driving - you should lose your license

People who text and drive should lose their licenses. Period. Witnessed someone wandering into the oncoming lane of traffic...

Original post made by serious on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rule of Thumb, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 1240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested in downtown Palo Alto robbery

A man who police said robbed a woman at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto in October and then stole her car several days later...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 1240 Views

SPORTS

Verhulp's five RBI help Gunn baseball win again

==B Thursday's prep roundup== Senior Jake Verhulp helped Gunn complete its first home-and-home baseball sweep in the SCVAL...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by bob gardiner, on Mar 28, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1240 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hyperloop vs. HSR

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop The future vs. the past? Come on California, if you're going to invest that...

Original post made by Wheeee.... on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by blogger so lg, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:50 am | 33 comments | 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you, Mountain View!!

Thank you, Mountain View for hosting all the Palo Alto refugees yesterday! I went to Mountain View and picked up some lunch...

Original post made by Michele on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1240 Views
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