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Shop Talk: Piazza's adds 4000 square feet

A sigh of relief has swept over Piazza's Fine Food at 3922 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Charleston Shopping Center. The...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 12 comments | 291 Views

BOOKS

Living an intentional life

On a small East Palo Alto street, just blocks from U.S. Highway 101, 15 people share three houses, a trailer, a diverse fruit...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by PatZy, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 2746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandberg to women: 'aim high, believe in yourselves'

Author and Facebook Chief Operating Office Sheryl Sandberg exhorted a Stanford audience Tuesday to stand up and do the "hard...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 953 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Mahoney wins national leadership grant

Gunn High sophomore basketball standout Meghan Mahoney has won a National Athleadership Grant sponsored by NCSA Athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Coach Mom, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto schools seek new superintendent

A search firm is seeking a replacement for Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Maria De La Vega, who has announced...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by La Toya King , on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good News for Gunn's Counseling Services

Email from Gunn's Counseling --------------------------------------- Over 1200 students in the freshmen, sophomore and...

Original post made by Gunn student on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 5, 2013 at 8:52 am | 6 comments | 984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: For now, a required 'public benefit' slips away

There is plenty of blame to go around in any assessment of why Miki's Farm Fresh Market will have to close its doors next...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by "Neighbors Helping Neighbors", on Apr 5, 2013 at 8:08 am | 72 comments | 12819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD needs an independent public investigation of bullying and student civil rights

Along with many Palo Alto residents, I was disappointed to learn last week that the US Department of Education's Office of...

Original post made by Ken Dauber on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:32 am | 29 comments | 4254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook reveals 'Home' launcher for Android

"We're not building a phone," Mark Zuckerberg said April 4, finally putting to rest months of rumors. What Facebook has done,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim H, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 1011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers recycled water for irrigation

Depending on which member of the City Council talking, switching to recycled water for irrigation at Stanford Research Park...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by The market speaks volumes, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 9 comments | 4975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rate edges up in Palo Alto, county

While the California unemployment rate stayed flat in January at 9.8 percent, the rate crept up in parts of the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by hahahahaha, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 2597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flag flys over King Plaza at Palo Alto City Hall

Perhaps a more honorable flag to fly at King Plaza at City Hall would be the POW/MIA flag supported by the 101st Congress...

Original post made by Paco on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Apr 4, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft co-founder to open Palo Alto investment office

Vulcan Capital, which manages investments for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, announced today that it would open an office...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fool Me Twice, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 12 comments | 1463 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities look to install flood-warning system for creek

Residents near the San Francisquito Creek received their latest wake-up call from the fickle creek on Dec. 23, when a heavy...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

internal affairs investigation into Palo Alto police lieutenant

"Brad Zook, who in 2005 retired as a captain from the Palo Alto Police Department, said city officials hired him as an hourly...

Original post made by Donald on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Brian JOB, on Apr 4, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto goes 'carbon neutral' with electricity

Palo Alto's green community buzzed with excitement Monday night as the city joined an elite club of municipalities that draw...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:46 am | 38 comments | 5827 Views

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President Obama's visit draws small crowd to Atherton

About 50 people gathered in the vicinity of Valparaiso Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas in Atherton this morning to watch...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:10 am | 8 comments | 1055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greendale to lead city's organic-waste experiment

South Palo Alto neighborhood chosen for a pilot project in which black trash bins will give way to green ones For...

Original post made by Editor\'s corrections on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not Greenmeadow, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 899 Views

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President Obama fundraises in the Bay Area

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a series of fundraisers in San Francisco and Atherton Wednesday and Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by protector in chief, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 962 Views

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Tesla announces new financing plan

Tesla Motors chief executive and co-founder Elon Musk announced April 3 a new financing plan for its Model S electric cars...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by More-Money-For-Musk, on Apr 4, 2013 at 9:47 am | 7 comments | 928 Views
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