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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA to add 40 elementary classrooms in 5 years

Decisions may come by June on where to build up to 30 new elementary school classrooms in Palo Alto in the next five years,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Erin, on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 39 comments | 6028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public invited to discuss 'achievement gap'

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Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 26, 2008 at 9:10 pm | 99 comments | 6027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown merchants feeling the recession

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by time to enjoy, on Nov 5, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 29 comments | 6027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 6025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest suspect following manhunt

Palo Alto police arrested Cameron Conley, 19, of Oakland after a nearly three-hour manhunt near downtown Palo Alto Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 6025 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure

The closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park became more imminent Wednesday, when an administrative judge upheld the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Sep 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 53 comments | 6024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 5, 2015 at 10:20 am | 28 comments | 6024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living in a multi-culture community

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Original post made by Resident on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 25, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 47 comments | 6022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman crashes car into Midtown building

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Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Brit, on Nov 29, 2007 at 9:27 am | 40 comments | 6022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special meeting set to address Lytton Plaza delays

Seeking to break ground on Lytton Plaza as soon as possible without violating a local law, City Manager James Keene hopes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 60 comments | 6019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates to debate

The public will get its first chance to see all five candidates for the Palo Alto school board next Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 38 comments | 6018 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 6018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High grieves over death of freshman

Sadness pervaded Woodside High School Tuesday as students and teachers remembered Leyla Beban, a 14-year-old Redwood City...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 4, 2012 at 10:36 am | 26 comments | 6016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood insurance - subsidized premium rates eliminated

I received a letter from Fire Insurance Exchange Flood Insurance Processing center called Notice of Non-Renewal. It says...

Original post made by Julia on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 9 comments | 6015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks $1 billion for improved rail crossings from VTA tax

Calling it a critical project not just for Palo Alto but for commuters throughout the Santa Clara County, city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 26, 2015 at 6:44 am | 110 comments | 6012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to require all businesses to compost

Making rules for waste disposal can be a messy business in Palo Alto, as the City Council learned last month when it pondered...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2015
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jan 9, 2016 at 5:41 am | 12 comments | 6012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early 20th century artwork discovered in downtown building

What began as a seismic retrofit to ensure that a historic downtown building meets earthquake codes soon turned into "an...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by chris cotton, on May 5, 2015 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 6011 Views

SPORTS

Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Long-time Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Giampietro, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 37 comments | 6011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto overhauls its website

The City of Palo Alto on Monday launched its new website, capping years of tweaks, frustration and ridicule from the city's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Still a problem, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 6010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to expand 'drought-free' water supply

As California's water woes continue to stress local trees and inflate water rates, Palo Alto officials are preparing to move...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by SF Mann, on Oct 4, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 6007 Views
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