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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking woes prompt permit push

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Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by gary, on Aug 6, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 57 comments | 5816 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal begins five-game stretch vs. top teams

==B Stanford football== Starting this week, Stanford embarks upon a series of football games that likely will make or...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 5816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens, philosophers deconstruct 'college rat race'

Is there a deeper meaning to the college rat race? Students from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools pondered that question in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Perry, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 16 comments | 5813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board releases superintendent contract

The Palo Alto school board released a contract for incoming superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee Friday afternoon, with his first...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by calling the kettle black, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:54 am | 55 comments | 5813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Robots fly, swim and mow lawns at 'block party'

They ranged from funky robot pirates to sleek, sophisticated surgical devices and a robotic guide for the blind that could...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Meds, on Apr 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 5812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

West Nile mosquitoes found in Palo Alto

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus were found in Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by To Bee or Not To Bee?, on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:49 am | 55 comments | 5811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn student remembered as 'smart, funny' classmate who loved music

The Gunn High School student who died in an apparent suicide Tuesday was remembered by friends as smart and funny, a boy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:11 am | 90 comments | 5811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Climate change and planning for our kids' futures

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Original post made by PA Concerned Mom on Feb. 5, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 18, 2007 at 10:15 pm | 77 comments | 5810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars ransack Menlo Park neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 5809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sears closing / Home Depot

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Original post made by chris on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by iCN3o, on Feb 2, 2007 at 2:21 pm | 4 comments | 5808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman booked for attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto

A woman who police said tried to rob a pedestrian at knifepoint in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday afternoon was arrested later...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 9, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 47 comments | 5807 Views

RESTAURANTS

jZCool in Menlo Park closes after 10 years

After 10 years in business, jZ Cool Eatery and Wine Bar on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park has closed. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by mmmmmmMom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 5803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gifts to PA Won't Buy Influence - What about gifts to PAUSD?

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Original post made by District Observer on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by Pauline, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 5801 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 Tom, on Apr 29, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 34 comments | 5800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD metrics -- focused on just 10-15% of our young kids

Please note that this is focused on elementary and middle school only. PAUSD is reviewing progress on some of its strategic...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Torquemada, on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 15 comments | 5800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago, when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 9, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 72 comments | 5799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Compost debate set to flare up again

Palo Alto's passionate debate over the future of composting will resume Monday night, when the City Council considers whether...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:09 am | 34 comments | 5799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for offices, retail at old Varsity Theatre move ahead

The Varsity Theatre in downtown Palo Alto represents, in many ways, the tension between the city's past and its future. Now,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lost Treasures, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:33 am | 43 comments | 5796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Up for debate: Palo Alto nonprofit empowers students to have a voice

On a recent Thursday evening at Eastside College Preparatory School, 13 students' heads are bent intently over desks as a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5796 Views

RESTAURANTS

Enough with word-of-mouth specials

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Original post made by Ray on Sep. 15, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Sep 15, 2006 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 5795 Views
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