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PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue changes OK'd, no test of two-lane plan

Palo Alto's contentious drive to make California Avenue more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists zipped past heated opposition...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Will, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 88 comments | 5403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice's speech at the RNC

What did you all think of Palo Alto resident Condi Rice's speech at the RNC? I thought she gave the best speech of anyone...

Original post made by condi on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 858 Views

RESTAURANTS

Label Genetically Modified Foods made it to Nov Ballot

Many donít fully appreciate the strategy of seeking to have genetically engineered foods labeled in California. The belief...

Original post made by PA resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by William, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 9 comments | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School building boom biggest since the 1950s

In the midst of its biggest building boom since the 1950s, the Palo Alto school district is modernizing and adding space...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cubberley?, on Aug 30, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 15 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At Development Center, Palo Alto quietly untangles its bureaucracy

The Development Center at 285 Hamilton Ave. has undergone a quiet but dramatic transformation in the two years since City...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by matt williams fan, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:23 am | 18 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moldaw Residences hosts senior roundtable event

Moldaw Residences recently hosted the Santa Clara County Senior Roundtable breakfast which attracted 85 people from the senior...

Original post made by Lauren Witt on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1198 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

RNC fails to light the fire for conservatives

Think of past conventions and recent political tidal waves or sea changes: - Sarah Palin igniting the crowd in 2008 ...

Original post made by Steve Mills on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's employee helps teen, called 'hero'

Nick Marcus was just doing his job at Trader Joe's at Town and Country Shopping Center in Palo Alto when a phone call turned...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 6:27 am | 20 comments | 1296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook's (almost) oldest user keeps the conversation polite

At a little over a century in age, Menlo Park resident Florence Detlor is one of Facebook's oldest users. The distinction,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos woman calls con man's bluff

A Los Altos woman wants her peers in Palo Alto and elsewhere to be wary of anyone calling and claiming to be from the Social...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 972 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos police arrest two for June burglary

Los Altos police announced they have arrested two people for a June 23 burglary in Los Altos Hills in which burglars stole...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 13 comments | 1355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I Will Vote for President Obama

The editor has now taken down or closed five disrespectful threads about the presidential race. I am wondering if there is...

Original post made by stephen levy on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A first step on bridge

Representing one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the state, it was not surprising to see the City Council fall head...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by peanuts, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 19 comments | 1299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a Menlo Park church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 14 comments | 1050 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Burdette advances in the U.S. Open

==I Stanford grad Klahn wins his opener== Stanford senior Mallory Burdette continues to steal the spotlight at the 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto overhauls its website

The City of Palo Alto on Monday launched its new website, capping years of tweaks, frustration and ridicule from the city's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Still a problem, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 13 comments | 3029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center preps for opening day

Just weeks before the Palo Alto Art Center reopens to the public on Oct. 6, its galleries and other spaces glow with new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by John Morganson, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 1406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developments trigger downtown Palo Alto study

Two new buildings in downtown Palo Alto, coupled with a flurry of complaints from downtown residents about parking, have...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:28 am | 13 comments | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's downtown post office to be sold

The U.S. Postal Service plans to sell the historic building that houses Palo Alto's downtown post office and move its operations...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by C. Bedford, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:16 am | 58 comments | 3974 Views
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