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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 42 comments | 3913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by fewiley, on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 78 Views

AROUND TOWN

ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease

In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:35 am | 24 comments | 7593 Views

SPORTS

Bank of the West Classic has yet another standout field

With any luck, Stanford grad Nicole Gibbs hopes she won't get the chance to qualify for the Bank of the West Classic women's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Katie Kuehner-Hebert, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1298 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 Eduardo Martinez Jr., on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 10 comments | 2664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bolster emergency medical services

With demand for emergency medical services on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department is preparing to add a fourth ambulance...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 1109 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 44 comments | 3608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by jmc, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia

Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer sentenced for bribery attempt

A Palo Alto patent attorney who was convicted of attempting to bribe a police officer and drunken driving after being pulled...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Above the Law, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:40 am | 14 comments | 2414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>NEXT STOP, PULITZER ...</B> Local high school journalism programs cleaned up at this year's <B>San Francisco Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 81 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education &#150; and a giant sales pitch for all things Google &#150; are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 5723 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:23 am | 33 comments | 1393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mark Weiss

Mark Weiss is not a politician, and he is proud of it. He is a business owner who thinks the interests of business owners...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 24, 2014 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wilbur Junior High

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 24, 2014 at 12:44 am | 32 comments | 87917 Views

AROUND TOWN

President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 18 comments | 6712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on businesses infringing on sidewalks

In response to complaints in recent months about downtown sidewalks becoming more and more crowded with outdoor seating and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by a, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:11 pm | 55 comments | 6884 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel appointed for Comprehensive Plan update

Palo Alto has selected a new citizens panel that is charged with helping the city update its land-use bible, the Comprehensive...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 23, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 32 comments | 2348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges dropped in East Palo Alto drive-by shooting

Charges against a 24-year-old East Palo Alto resident accused of participating in a drive-by shooting have been dropped after...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 7 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 6 comments | 299 Views
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