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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 boscoli, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:47 am | 82 comments | 5303 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help the real estate developer who is now suing him...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by larapiller, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:27 am | 17 comments | 7951 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto introduces police chief candidates

After a day of interviews, the City of East Palo Alto gave the community a chance Saturday to meet with the three final candidates...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Aug 11, 2014 at 10:53 pm | 9 comments | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

From barnyard to butcher shop

Newly opened butcher shop Belcampo Meat Co.'s claim to fame in an industry where the phrase "farm to table" has almost lost...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Heard the one about...., on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 7 comments | 5112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeing math as 'a whole gorgeous piece of art'

How do you help students -- especially the struggling ones -- learn to love math? Palo Alto High School math teacher Suz...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Veddy Eenteresting, on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 15 comments | 2404 Views

SPORTS

One family, two gold medals at Masters world championships

Menlo School grad Thomas Foley earned All-American recognition as a water polo player. Sean Foley, his father, showed off...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road closure, helicopter noise on Stanford campus Monday

Stanford University has issued an advisory that Campus Drive East and part of Bowdoin Street will be intermittently closed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 1233 Views

SPORTS

Ledecky sets a world record at National Swim Championships

Katie Ledecky's U.S. record in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle Saturday was just the beginning. The high school...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Swim fan, on Aug 11, 2014 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hail to the Residents

Excerpted from prepared comments at last week’s invitation-only "Meet the Candidates" at the home of Janet Dafoe: It’s...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Aug 11, 2014 at 7:58 am | 8 comments | 321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Replacing JJ&F

The developer of a long-delayed mixed-use project on the site of the former JJ&F Market is asking the city to approve his...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 10, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 29 comments | 3054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Got empathy?

Can teaching kids empathy change the world? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/08/08/got-empathy...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 10, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 5 comments | 2808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City set to take control of Palo Alto Airport

After years of plans and negotiations, Palo Alto's takeover of its namesake airport is finally ready for liftoff. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 54 comments | 3790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why detours Louis, Middlefield, Embarcadero, Oregon??

Does anyone know what is going on this Saturday with roads blocked off in PA and detours?? - ...

Original post made by anonymous on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Aug 9, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost dog--older brown friendly Chihuahua (Ross & Ames)

We got her as a rescue just a bit ago and we think she slipped under the screen door around 6 pm tonight (Saturday) with...

Original post made by Glen Anderson on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Glen Anderson, on Aug 9, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Marianne, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:56 am | 58 comments | 7618 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Question for Editors

How come there's now a selection on Town Square called "Woodland Park" that allows an E. Palo Alto resident to select that...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to vet new grocer for old JJ&F site

The developer of College Terrace Centre raised eyebrows earlier this year when he disclosed that his son will be in charge...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 9, 2014 at 8:26 am | 21 comments | 7282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents catch city wasting water

One day after the City of Palo Alto adopted water-use restrictions for businesses and residents, mushrooms growing in city...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 9, 2014 at 3:54 am | 36 comments | 4944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank you Weekly for letting us know that PAUSD Board decided unanimously to challenge federal agency.

Thank you Weekly for letting us know that PAUSD board decided unanimously to challenge a federal agency. The thread...

Original post made by village fool on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman reportedly groped in College Terrace neighborhood

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman after walking with her for several blocks along California...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 5117 Views
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