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AROUND TOWN

'Rinconada' chosen as new name for library

The final chapter in Palo Alto's epic debate over a new name for the Main Library concluded Monday night when city leaders...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2014 at 9:04 am | 34 comments | 13041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A primer on student loans

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/09/20/a-primer-on-student-loans posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Sneaky way to spend more money on the Charleston/Arastradero gridlock

The City of Palo Alto knows the historic Charleston/Arastradero project is a very controversial issue with Palo Altans. ...

Original post made by Duane Bennett on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:29 am | 47 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto welcomes new city auditor

Palo Alto's new city auditor, Harriet Richardson, made her local debut on Monday when the City Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Failed economist with lazy DIL, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 6 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

County launches suicide-prevention bus campaign

The Santa Clara County Mental Health Department this week launched a campaign to raise awareness about suicide prevention,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sometimes...., on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 2962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford wins approval for El Camino project

Stanford University's plan to build 250 housing units for its faculty in the College Terrace neighborhood scored another...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 8, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 38 comments | 10453 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Captain America: Winter Solider'

Give this to the films of the "Marvel Cinematic Universe": they have a consistency of quality. By treating their comic-book-derived...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 9395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Setting aside time for discussing, 'dissolving' stereotypes

In the social and ethnic stew of Palo Alto schools, students work and play on a daily basis with kids from an array of nationalities,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Believe it!, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 10248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto looks to garages for solar power

As Palo Alto continues to explore building new garages to address downtown's gaping parking shortage, officials are also...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Passchendaele, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:11 am | 12 comments | 4561 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California Avenue salon owner found dead

The owner of a hair salon in Palo Alto's California Avenue business district was found deceased in her shop Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Her Dear Friend, on Apr 8, 2014 at 3:27 am | 12 comments | 6283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save Greenmeadow

If Greenmeadow is expecting the majority of its members, the Associate Members, to step up and fork out money to save Greenmeadow...

Original post made by FTF on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luther King Jr. , on Apr 7, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 11 comments | 2141 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike era comes to a close with a 75-56 loss in Final Four

Amber Orrange scored 16 points, Chiney Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds but the Stanford women's basketball team saw...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 7, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: What's in a name?

Instead of returning to further debate over what the Main Library should be named, City Council should recognize the folly...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 43 comments | 4839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taxi companies say: 'No fare'

Concerned that a new taxi service wants to horn in on their business, drivers from two cab companies that service Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Willy Osa, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 27 comments | 3191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to decide on new name for Main Library

Palo Alto's seemingly endless debate over what to call the city's Main Library may finally be settled on Monday night, when...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 54 comments | 10884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crews to film 'Silicon Valley' TV show in Palo Alto

A film crew will be in downtown Palo Alto to film an HBO television show pilot today (Tuesday), according to the city. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 6, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 35 comments | 7217 Views

RESTAURANTS

Around the world, one plate at a time

If you Google the word "Cijjo" you get the restaurant in Mountain View, and only the restaurant in Mountain View. That is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Apr 6, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 3875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uber launches low-cost car service in Palo Alto

Uber, the San Francisco-based car service mobile app company, started offering its lowest-cost transportation option in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 6, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 3588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to revamp Palo Alto's expressways

Some of Palo Alto's most congested thoroughfares could see dramatic modifications, including added lanes, advanced traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Traffic circles redux, on Apr 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 27 comments | 7649 Views
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