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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altan wins multi-city apps challenge

A winner in Palo Alto's Apps Challenge has now won a national competition for his software application, which will be developed...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jun 14, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boy, 16, dies after shooting

A 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy died of a gunshot wound early this morning in a Redwood City hospital and police are now...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 14, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 1018 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 7 comments | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla to open source all its patents

In a bid to advance electric-vehicle technology, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the company is in effect open-sourcing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Truthfully, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 9 comments | 1468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Oppose Cap & Trade funds being diverted to HSR

The California budget that will be signed this weekend will divert 25% of Cap & Trade funds to High Speed Rail funding. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford creates committee to review sexual assault policy

In response to recent student outcry over Stanford University's handling of sexual assault, the administration is convening...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 13, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed term limits irk Cubberley artists

With lease negotiations over Cubberley Community Center approaching the finish line, Palo Alto officials are considering...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by x, on Jun 13, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 14 comments | 3088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget features higher pension costs

Rising costs for teacher pensions combined with conservative revenue projections will put the Palo Alto school district into...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In survey, students, parents speak out about school experiences

Perceptions of fair grading and teacher quality were up among Palo Alto students and parents this year, but there's plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly assistant principal Diorio named to school's top job

Kimberly Diorio, assistant principal at Palo Alto High School for the past six years, has been named principal of the school....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:35 am | 27 comments | 2125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eat, stroll, repeat

Dishcrawl -- a Bay Area company that brings foodies on tours of unique neighborhood eateries -- came to sleepy California...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in East Palo Alto high-speed-chase murder case

The murder trial of an East Palo Alto driver whose friend died in a car accident after she allegedly evaded police began...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cameron, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:16 am | 9 comments | 4190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Open space district bond measure picks up yes votes

The latest vote count shows that Measure AA, the $300 million bond measure for the open space district, has picked up a lot...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Plain dumb, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:06 am | 16 comments | 6715 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County rolls out ID card system for veterans

The estimated 85,000 veterans of the U.S. military in Santa Clara County will be eligible to receive photo identification...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Wonderful!, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business group drops plan for sales-tax hike

An effort by a Silicon Valley businesses to place a tax measure for transportation projects on the November ballot skidded...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Be a Real Leader, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford rules against expulsion in sexual assault case

Stanford University Wednesday afternoon ruled it will not expel a student found responsible of sexual assault, instead extending...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Jun 13, 2014 at 7:20 am | 19 comments | 5098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja graduates 61 seniors

With crimson bouquets clutched close to crisp white dresses, 61 seniors took the stage amidst the faculty, staff and junior...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Aussie Aunt!, on Jun 13, 2014 at 7:14 am | 12 comments | 4706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Happy Donuts to reopen under new management Thursday

When Palo Alto's Happy Donuts abruptly announced its closure last week, fans feared the end of an era. But now they can rejoice....

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Duquesne, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 15458 Views
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