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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford housing proposal faces appeal

A proposal by Stanford University to build 180 housing units on California Avenue under a 2005 agreement with the city is...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 51 comments | 4530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking takes center stage in downtown's growth debate

Palo Alto residents and council members routinely lament downtown's worsening parking crisis, but a new study indicates that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Christian Hanson, on Jun 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 44 comments | 4357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community service app Play Palo Alto wins Apps Challenge

The City of Palo Alto announced the winners of its first-ever Apps Challenge Saturday evening, with the developers of Play...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Jun 3, 2014 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

ShopTalk: 520 Chef's Table, new Edgewood Plaza shops

The latest in Palo Alto retail news: a unique once-a-month dining experience, new tenants at the under-construction Edgewood...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV Mama, on Jun 3, 2014 at 12:43 am | 8 comments | 1852 Views

RESTAURANTS

Voting begins for the Best of Palo Alto

Palo Alto Weekly readers have great taste, and that's why we seek their expertise every summer as we search for the best...

Original post made on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steve , on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How To Find Your Polling Place For Tomorrow's Election ...

HERE IS WHERE YOU FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE IF YOU DO NOT KNOW IT: The web URL is - www.sos.ca.gov / elections / find-polling-place...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Jun. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police give chase, arrest man on grad night

A man with three outstanding warrants was at the wrong place at the wrong time Wednesday evening, as police officers at Palo...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Inigo Montoya, on Jun 2, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 30 comments | 723 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three injured in East Palo Alto shooting Sunday

Police are investigating a Sunday evening shooting in East Palo Alto -- the second this weekend -- that sent three people...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 2763 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 30 comments | 4104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parting thoughts

They are part of a generation that has experienced real-world success at an early age through their startups and nonprofits,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Americans have no manners, on Jun 2, 2014 at 9:13 am | 20 comments | 5466 Views

AROUND TOWN

KTVU cameras at Philz on Loma Verde

According to the morning news, Philz have privacy issues, tracking customers how long they stay by their phones. Is the...

Original post made by Neighbor on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Schmuckerberg, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents seeing green over Charleston-Arastradero bike boulevard

It's been a highly contentious roadway for more than a decade, with everyone from motorists and bicyclists to pedestrians...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Captain Obvious, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 7201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto urges greater Caltrain role in proposed tax measure

Santa Clara County voters may be asked in November to support a sales-tax increase that would fund more than $3 billion in...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 2, 2014 at 5:42 am | 56 comments | 3517 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's your definition of "Village"?

When I think of village, I think remote out of the way place with old houses with roses or ivy growing up the wall and thatched...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 1, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 10 comments | 5215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With superintendent selected, school board prepares contract

The Palo Alto Board of Education this week met to work out the contract terms for Illinois education veteran Glenn "Max"...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Some Pig, on May 31, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Women tell of high school partners who harassed, assaulted them

Two former Gunn High School students are speaking out about the abusive relationships they were involved in and the difficulties...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on May 31, 2014 at 7:53 am | 11 comments | 3777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mid-Peninsula High School Class of 2014

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/05/29/mid-peninsula-high-school-class-of-2014 posted Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jamie , on May 31, 2014 at 2:54 am | 1 comment | 434 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hiker dies after fall

A Palo Alto woman has died after she fell from a ledge during a hike in Arizona, friends of the woman have confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cubberley Classmate, on May 30, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 35 comments | 13553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors protest replacement of Eichler home

A Palo Alto property owner's plan to take down an Eichler home and replace it with a larger two-story residence has touched...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on May 30, 2014 at 11:04 am | 77 comments | 9530 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare to merge with Stanford Hospital & Clinics

ValleyCare Health System today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to affiliate with Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not again, on May 30, 2014 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1852 Views
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