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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto and sister city Oaxaca celebrate 50th anniversary

Palo Alto and its sister city Oaxaca have reached their 50-year milestone this summer, and officials with the two cities...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brentwood has Gigabit Internet before Palo Alto

http://www.contracostatimes.com/endorsements/ci_26125188/guest-commentary-ultra-high-speed-gigabit-service-comes I know...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by No Surprise, on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher named new Hoover principal

Palo Alto teacher Katy Bimpson has been nominated to become the new principal of Hoover Elementary School, replacing Susanne...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 1418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View's Milk Pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 1 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by margaret brown, on Jul 14, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 17 comments | 3525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Project creep at City Hall

A project that was intended to be a renovation of the cramped conference room next to the City Council Chambers has somehow...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 33 comments | 3889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate season officially opens Monday

Palo Alto residents looking to jump into the City Council and school board races can start picking up their nomination papers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Let critics speak, on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford program takes aim at eating disorders

Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses involving abnormal, unhealthy eating behaviors, including anorexia nervosa...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Whatamess, on Jul 14, 2014 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 3032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto should open its arms to the immigrant children

Palo Alto is rich, and we need to open our arms to the poor children who are pouring over our borders. We can be part of...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2014 at 6:36 am | 30 comments | 701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former planning commission chair Eduardo Martinez dies

Eduardo Martinez, a soft-spoken architect who chaired Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission before stepping...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 13, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 9 comments | 2543 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto's oldest black church celebrates rebirth

Clarence Nicholas, 90, stood outside a small, stucco building in downtown Palo Alto last Saturday afternoon, his hands clutching...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kiley, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 9 comments | 2903 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 12, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Tuesday who they believe is the same malodorous...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jul 12, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 1579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Hard work paying off Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/11/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lotsa Cheaters, on Jul 11, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 4 comments | 281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Betty Wright Legacy, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 5171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly couple's home burglarized while they slept

An elderly couple in their 90s awoke on Wednesday morning, July 9, to find their home had been burglarized, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by moo, on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 2991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace resident jumps into Palo Alto council race

As a retired aerospace engineer and a newcomer to Palo Alto, Seelam P. Reddy is at once a perfect representative of the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:30 am | 85 comments | 3920 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s head to NorCals after title-game loss

Youth baseball It was a good news, bad news kind of night for the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars at the District...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:23 am | 2 comments | 588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds attend East Palo Alto rodeo

A little bit of country came to East Palo Alto on Sunday, June 22, when the city's first rodeo took place at Ravenswood Ranch...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by EPA Mom, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:20 am | 3 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does the Utilities Dept. have an 'unlimited' budget

The latest commandment mailing from Utilities is a prime example of a big budget and "mailed brochures' telling us what...

Original post made by Kate on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by opt out, on Jul 10, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 27 comments | 512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Media Center to offer broadcast camp for East Palo Alto teens

East Palo Alto students will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with broadcasting in a camp to be offered by...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Bad-Use-of-Tax--Money, on Jul 10, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 1459 Views
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