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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former student, now pop star in Japan, recounts story

A school-sponsored trip to Japan sparked a love for all things Japanese in Chris Hart, a 13-year-old African-American teenager...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by rob, on May 23, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 5805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting victim identified

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto Wednesday night has been identified as 20-year-old Gabriel Arreguin, a police captain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by concerned about our city, on May 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 28 comments | 3608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police chief declares 'crime emergency'

A series of gun-related crimes over the weekend that culminated with the the death of 16-year-old boy has prompted East Palo...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by The Truth, on May 23, 2013 at 10:51 am | 22 comments | 5723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congdon and Crome to close after 109 years

Downtown office-supply store Congdon and Crome will close, nearly 110 years after its opening in Palo Alto in 1904. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by undrgrndgirl, on May 23, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hits the brakes on new housing vision

Palo Alto's official housing vision, already years overdue, will undergo further revisions after residents around Maybell...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Massive scam, on May 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 4908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive Maybell Avenue proposal wins zoning victory

A controversial senior-housing development proposed for Maybell Avenue scored a victory during an emotional meeting Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Please no rezoning, on May 22, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 3157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deaths

Charles Perry III Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16366 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Adam, on May 22, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table

After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PAmom33, on May 22, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 66 comments | 3040 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford: Earth's core is surprisingly weak

Stanford University researcher Arianna Gleason and assistant professor Wendy Mao discovered that the Earth's inner core is...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Office Decor Robbie , on May 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 2329 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shoptalk: Fleming's Steakhouse expanding

Big plans are on the horizon for Fleming's Steakhouse at Stanford Shopping Center. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29672...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 10 comments | 5595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds rebuke district over email to parents

A letter sent to all Duveneck Elementary School parents on April 15 by the school's principal about a new investigation into...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by PTA mom, on May 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's Tesla repays Federal loans 9 years early

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_23300602/tesla-motors-fully-repays-465-million-federal-loan What...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 22, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cost of new Mitchell Park Library continues to climb

The new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is slated to open this fall as scheduled, but the city's concerns over...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Dave Hood, on May 22, 2013 at 12:06 pm | 16 comments | 1898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Apartments could replace some Buena Vista mobile homes

A proposal to build about 65 low-income apartments for displaced families at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is being considered...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by @ George, on May 21, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 4334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grandmother who was shot speaks out

Five people were shot at a bus stop in East Palo Alto May 5. Victims "Susana" and "Ashley," a grandmother and granddaughter,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Un and underserved , on May 21, 2013 at 6:18 pm | 17 comments | 3067 Views

SPORTS

Hardebeck, Stanford will play for the NCAA tennis title

==B Stanford roundup == It was, without adding much hyperbole, one of the greatest comebacks in Stanford and NCAA women's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on May 21, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by oh well, on May 21, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 40 comments | 3218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford wants to expand undergrad enrollment

Stanford University wants to expand its undergraduate enrollment if it can raise the money to build housing for the additional...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by aaron , on May 21, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 15 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents driving for field trips

I have children in school here and have wondered for some time about this policy... For field trips, at least in elementary...

Original post made by Bill on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 21, 2013 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 2296 Views
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