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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 3134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Starbucks employee files sexual-harassment suit

A Starbucks employee filed a sexual-harassment lawsuit against the company Aug. 7 alleging gender violence, assault and battery...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 16 comments | 6656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by MayerCt, on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 10 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford cuts down oak tree at soccer stadium

Workers began removing a large oak tree at the entrance of Cagan Stadium at Stanford University on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 7 comments | 1298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Smith's go to Carson

==B Of local note == Sport Velo founder and Menlo Park resident Daniel Smith will be participating in the USA Cycling...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 9, 2013 at 6:21 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former tech executive takes plea deal in LEGO scam

A former vice president of a Palo Alto software firm took a plea deal Monday, July 29, for one felony commercial burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by headbussa, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:34 am | 16 comments | 14564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will Palo Alto look like when Baby Boomers turn 80?

Palo Alto may be a mecca for young tech entrepreneurs, but it also has a disproportionately high number of residents 65 and...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Toby, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:54 pm | 27 comments | 1864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

WiFi to go live at Cogswell Plaza

Flipping a giant switch at Elinor Cogswell Plaza today, Mayor Greg Scharff and City Council members will juice up the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Neelan, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to Maybell referendum

With tension in the community mounting over a housing development on Maybell Avenue approved in June, the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by stick to the facts, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 72 comments | 3448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly principal knows her way around campus

Kimberly Diorio will occupy the same desk she's used for the past six years as Palo Alto High School's assistant principal,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by More info, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 2176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bans vehicle dwelling

After two years of bitter debate and emotional soul searching, Palo Alto officials on Monday passed a deeply divisive law...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by isez, on Aug 8, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 86 comments | 4814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg calls for immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost Monday night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by MiMi, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:40 am | 22 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto home burglaries spike again

Six residential burglaries in six days have prompted Palo Alto police to warn residents to be vigilant and lock their windows...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:19 am | 19 comments | 2942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Entering the brave new world of genomics

The human genome (a person's complete set of DNA) holds valuable information on predicting, diagnosing and treating conditions...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Aug 8, 2013 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 12191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 3700 Views

RESTAURANTS

Marge Bruno

A wiry bundle of energy greets a ring of the doorbell at the Los Altos home of Marge and Mike Bruno. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anna Maria, on Aug 8, 2013 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 1299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19305...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 54 comments | 4519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exotic to practical

A stroll through Palo Alto's neighborhoods reveals grand old houses to midcentury Eichlers, with gardens ranging from traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by arm the homeless, on Aug 7, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1921 Views
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