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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 31 comments | 3618 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store

The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 18 comments | 1486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gun

Two East Palo Alto men who videotaped pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 653 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto finds a new head baseball coach in a former player

During his days as a member of the Palo Alto High baseball team, Pete Fukuhara never made it to a Central Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by privilege, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 5050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 21 comments | 750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High senior publishes children's book on autism

Inspired by a friend and class assignment, an autistic senior at Gunn High School has self-published a children's book on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 4939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Palo Alto airport is such an important asset in an emergency

Napa Airport provides staging area for earthquake response September 1, 2014 by General Aviation News Staff When the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Auditor finds flaws in Palo Alto Police Department's internal probe

Palo Alto's independent police auditors raised flags this week about the way the Police Department investigated an allegation...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest

The Cantor Arts Center expands its hours, the City of Palo Alto announces the relaunch of its artists in residence program,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to reconsider closed sessions for labor talks

After weathering criticism for a controversial closed-door discussion in 2012, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to reconsider...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

New snack shop opens at Stanford Mall, Elements Massage comes to Edgewood and Coupa Cafe hosts an evening devoted to women's...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right turn only onto Miranda

I commute by bicycle every day from Los Altos to my job on Stanford campus. Most days I make a right turn from Arastradero...

Original post made by 100% bicycle commuter on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Careful driver, on Sep 23, 2014 at 10:34 am | 8 comments | 1655 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls maintain golf lead, stay perfect in the SCVAL race

==BI Monday's prep roundup== With its lineup back intact, the Gunn girls remained unbeaten in the SCVAL golf race with a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Gunn fan, on Sep 23, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Online Preschool Fair on Kidfully

For parents looking for preschools, Kidfully has a new, open resource to help save parents time when looking for preschools....

Original post made by mikekhaw on Sep. 23, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School helps start 13 libraries in Africa

With 1,000 books and $500, you can build a library in Africa. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/09/19/jordan-middle-school-helps-start-13-lib...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 3273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils the Anderson Collection

This Sunday, September 21, Stanford University will host a grand opening for the Anderson Collection, a new museum of Modern...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of Henzau, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 3075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:05 am | 27 comments | 3710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate over council size splits Palo Alto establishment

More than two centuries after Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton forced the nation to weigh the merits of democracy...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by CrecentParkAnon., on Sep 22, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 46 comments | 3792 Views
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