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SPORTS

Nneka gets best of Chiney in the WNBA All-Star Game

While the West was battling the East in the 2014 WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, sisters Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike were having...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments | 318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Work begins on new Performing Arts Center at Paly

Palo Alto High School students will encounter a construction zone and a parking squeeze this fall as two major building projects...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 13 comments | 2755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The terms of the debate

In the debate over Palo Alto's built environment, there are several key issues that residents and City Council members are...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 21, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 13 comments | 619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Change needed, on Jul 21, 2014 at 9:26 am | 292 comments | 113791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board balks at approving controversial Sherman Avenue development

With protests from residents mounting, the city's Architectural Review Board on Thursday deferred its expected approval of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 11 comments | 2454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers a 'net-zero' growth vision

As Palo Alto moves toward adopting a new vision for growth, officials are considering one ambitious alternative that would...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 62 comments | 12769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 20, 2014 at 12:16 pm | 27 comments | 6317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to seek new city manager

East Palo Alto will look for a new city manager to replace current manager Magda Gonzalez, the City Council announced at...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 2949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto psychologist convicted of tax evasion

A federal jury has convicted a Palo Alto psychologist of five counts of tax evasion and one count of theft of government...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by One of Many, on Jul 19, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 7 comments | 5688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton resident dies in homebuilt-plane crash

Atherton resident and attorney Gary Lampert, 58, died after his experimental aircraft caught fire and crashed north of an...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Martina, on Jul 19, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 11 comments | 2296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ed Arnold, former Palo Alto mayor and soft-spoken council member, dies at 96

Edward Samuel Arnold, Jr., a longtime stockbroker who served on the Palo Alto City Council for a decade during the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by member, on Jul 19, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 1669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for restroom photographer

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly reached under a dividing wall and photographed a woman while she was...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Jul 19, 2014 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A matter of taste

Architecture, like literature, music and every other art form, has always attracted skirmishes over taste. Past battles,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Survey Doesn't Say, on Jul 19, 2014 at 1:16 am | 3 comments | 156 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 13926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Workers put final touches on Gunn's new 'Miranda Drop-Off'

Drivers dropping off and picking up students at Gunn High School will have a new access point to campus by the time school...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 18, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 15 comments | 2802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may take stance against Prop. 13

Palo Alto officials may soon join their counterparts in Berkeley, Oakland and Burlingame tonight in taking a formal stance...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 18, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 76 comments | 4799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 1111 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education – and a giant sales pitch for all things Google – are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by RW, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:41 pm | 13 comments | 5450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto unanimously backs new tenant-protection ordinance

East Palo Alto City Council Tuesday night unanimously threw its support behind a new tenant-protection ordinance after hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 3175 Views
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