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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Happy Donuts to reopen under new management Thursday

When Palo Alto's Happy Donuts abruptly announced its closure last week, fans feared the end of an era. But now they can rejoice....

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Duquesne, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 14619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps neighborhood trash experiment

A pilot program to reduce residents' trash and make the sorting of waste simpler in one south Palo Alto neighborhood has...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hywel from Wales, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:08 am | 31 comments | 5264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 12, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 9 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fairmeadow

Navigating through the endless sea of homes in suburban Palo Alto, one neighborhood stands out from the rest. The Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Susana Ruspini, on Jun 12, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 2310 Views

SPORTS

Bank of the West Classic adds another top player to field

For the second time in four years, the Bank of the West Classic player field will feature four of the top 10 women's tennis...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider appeal of Stanford's housing development

Stanford University hit an unexpected hurdle on Monday in its bid to build 180 housing units in College Terrace when the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:28 am | 22 comments | 3399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly algebra finals invalidated after cheating found

Palo Alto High School has invalidated the results of 112 final exams in Algebra 2 after two teachers noticed irregularities...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Our Problem, on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:02 am | 80 comments | 9870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streaking crackdown at Paly yields results

A crackdown on streaking at Palo Alto High School has reduced the count of violators from more than 100 in the 2012-13 academic...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:06 am | 23 comments | 3578 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Edge of Tomorrow'

The new Tom Cruise sci-fi action movie "Edge of Tomorrow" uses the narrative structure of a video game to present a "what-if"...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2014 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 1356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firms up stance in Cubberley negotiations

After publicly declaring its intention to stop paying the school district annual fees in exchange for a commitment not to...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 14 comments | 3556 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farm to play

Forest on First, with its in-restaurant jungle gym and farm-to-table fare, is the latest of the downtown businesses catering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tinsel Town, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman

More interesting things appeared today in the Daily Post regarding Karen Holman and money she has received from a developer...

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Nancy Shepherd announces bid for reelection

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd announced Wednesday that she plans to run for reelection in the City Council race this November,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by paloaltonative, on Jun 11, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 9 comments | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto treads cautiously on housing policies

Facing a state mandate to plan for more housing, Palo Alto officials adopted this week a strategy for meeting the requirement...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by paloaltonative, on Jun 11, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 16 comments | 1451 Views

MOVIES

Stanford film makers awarded by Academy

A pair of Stanford alumni have claimed the top two prizes in the documentary category at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Drone"-d out

While many have heard Amazon's Jeff Bezos assert that in five years drones will be used to deliver its packages, right now...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 4010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 11, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 44 comments | 6100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looming generational showdown?

With widening gaps in wealth and attitudes between young and old, is America in for a war between the generations? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:29 am | 8 comments | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Teacher Tenure ruled unconstitutional

Anyone got any ideas what this might mean for PAUSD bad teachers. http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/california-teacher-tenure-law-unconstitutional/ngH4s/...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 10, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 203 Views

SPORTS

Twin goals for the Rosa brothers at NCAA track meet

Stanford twins Jim and Joe Rosa have a sibling rivalry. Both qualified for the NCAA Track and Field Championships this week,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 577 Views
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