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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to resolve 'retention crisis' with pay raises

With Palo Alto's economic recovery speeding along and tax revenues happily spiking, the city is doing something to try to...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Outsource, on Mar 15, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 38 comments | 3544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

The highly anticipated Epiphany Hotel stirs parking concerns; Town & Country Village gets two new retail tenants and Grocery...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Amaryllis, on Mar 15, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police department looks to replace Tasers, buy new vests, lockers

The Palo Alto Police Department could get new bullet-proof vests, tracking devices, Taser accessories and wireless equipment...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 15, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Antonio approves Google Fiber construction - where is Palo Alto?

San Antonio TX, along with Palo Alto, was one of the 34 cities in the Google Fiber round 2 list. San Antonio has already...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 15, 2014 at 11:46 am | 7 comments | 685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

most wanted criminal living in Palo Alto

From the Mercury-News "Palo Alto man Googles himself, surrenders to police after finding he's on 'most wanted' site": http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_25348091/palo-alto-m...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 15, 2014 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: In major test for city, Cal Ave project begins

What began as a $1.7 million largely grant-funded sprucing up of the area primarily at the east end of the California Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nona, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 1491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Acres

When Catherine Shen moved into her Green Acres home in 2008, she was welcomed with open arms by the other residents who she...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Corky, on Mar 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 3918 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue project's costs grow

Recent history has demonstrated that both deadlines and cost estimates for large construction projects can be frustratingly...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 14, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 967 Views

SPORTS

Stanford softball hobbles into Pac-12 season opener

There are no seniors in the starting lineup and the only two on the roster have been limited due to injuries. When it comes...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on Mar 14, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by HomeworkParent, on Mar 14, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 87 comments | 7947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Speaks Out Art Exhibit - Sat. 3/22 5-8pm - Palo Alto Art Center

Join us for this stunning art exhibit opening and reception. ( Parking around the back and on the side streets and lots...

Original post made by Member on Mar. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City names Apps Challenge finalists

The city announced Thursday evening the 10 Palo Alto residents whose ideas for mobile applications, from a social network...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Homeless Dogs, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 5 comments | 2323 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal taking its basketball to another level in Pac-12 tourney

Dwight Powell scored all of his 15 points following the intermission as the sixth-seeded Cardinal ran away from the third-seeded...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fable of star-crossed love hits all the right notes

Run, don't walk, to grab your seats for TheatreWorks' revival of the Tony Award-winning musical, "Once on This Island." With...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2982 Views

BOOKS

City to host ground-breaking Monday

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd and other officials will host a ceremonial ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, March 17, at...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Happenings in Pardee Park

On a day-to-day basis when one walks by our parks, and sees young hispanics congregating, you can feel the distance between...

Original post made by bob@wenzlau.net on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by silly, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:04 am | 10 comments | 722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs new strategies for Comprehensive Plan

Under a staff proposal that City Council will consider on Monday, the city could spend another $597,206 on consulting services...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Mar 13, 2014 at 10:49 pm | 9 comments | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assessing the options when a parent is in decline

An aging, widowed parent becomes cognitively impaired, and adult children, scattered around the country or the globe, ponder...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Mar 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 2548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man convicted in ear-biting incident

A Palo Alto man has been convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1083 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support the California Clean Money Campaign

Looked in the other day on the California Clean Money Campaign Grassroots Summit being held just down the street from us...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Mar. 13, 2014
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