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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

A colossal proposal by billionaire developer John Arrillaga to build a theater and four office towers in downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by More about Pat Burt, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:31 pm | 152 comments | 6019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto casts wide net in search of parking solutions

Faced with constant complaints about a dearth of parking spots on downtown streets, Palo Alto officials are weighing a wide...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Not Exactly, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 2231 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family surprises burglars on Fife Avenue

When a mother and her 5-year-old child returned home on Tuesday, Oct. 30, they heard voices in the house. The family fled,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 21 comments | 1563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No on Measure C

With Peninsula cities having almost uniformly passed ordinances prohibiting so-called medical-marijuana dispensaries, Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 47 comments | 2659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver, 21, dies in Woodside crash early today

A 21-year-old man died in Woodside early this morning after his car hit two trees and another vehicle before flipping, a...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by this is an incorrect story, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 24 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Oracle Rejects Teacher Advisor System

In today's Gunn's newspaper's editorial, Gunn students were clear -- they do not want Paly's teacher advisory system to come...

Original post made by Listen to the children on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Listen to the children, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man gets 17 years to life for killing ex-girlfriend

A man who stabbed his girlfriend to death in East Palo Alto and then fled to Mexico in 1995 was sentenced today, Nov. 1,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek man who grabbed student

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is searching for a man who reportedly assaulted a female student on the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 8 comments | 3313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools won't send decile rankings to colleges

In Palo Alto's high-flying high schools, it's crowded at the top. Because of that, the Palo Alto school district next year...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by match, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 66 comments | 4459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High prize-winner hooked on the 'elegance' of mathematics

It has been a season of rewards for Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye. Ye's passion for the "elegance" of mathematics...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 36 comments | 3300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council trio pushes for more ground-floor retail downtown

With office developments on the rise in downtown Palo Alto, three City Council members are calling for the city to consider...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 6 comments | 1555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

Most real-estate transactions go off without a hitch. Agents on both sides explain the rights and responsibilities to their...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting views on bike riding in Berlin.

I think that both bike riders and non bike riders will find this BBC article interesting and informative. It is not just...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's House -- PHOTOS

The Los Angeles Times covered the protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's Hamilton Avenue home yesterday. Charlie and...

Original post made by Cal Teachers on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:53 am | 44 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Weekly recommends

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27432 posted Saturday, November 3, 2012,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

An experiment in aging gracefully, in place

It's one thing to say you intend to age gracefully in your own home and avoid institutionalized care -- and something else...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple Store 2.0 opening Saturday in Palo Alto

Shrouded in black and still largely hidden from view by barricades, the sleek new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto will...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Apple Fan - usually, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 2734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legalized marijuana wafts toward Palo Alto ballot

Marijuana dispensaries could sprout at up to three Palo Alto locations, if the City Council or voters were to approve an...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by A Social Crusader, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:43 am | 158 comments | 4585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Passionate about politics

As Nov. 6 nears, out-of-state volunteers are flocking to "battleground states" -- namely Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 89 comments | 1209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Terman Middle School Student Offers Political Lesson

Please accept a quick story that has sharpened my clarity about the City Council Election: I was talking with a newspaper...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 836 Views
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