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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to shield two nonprofits from grant competition

As senior and youth populations continue to grow in Palo Alto, the city is looking to change the long-standing relationship...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by anonymous 2, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 11 comments | 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serious crash barely misses church

A car crash along Palo Alto's "church row" on Middlefield Road injured a woman and barely missed hitting The Father's House...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 11 comments | 2678 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

St. Patrick's finance director accused of stealing $202,000

Jennifer Margret Morris, the 57-year-old finance director for St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by 2bFair, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:01 am | 12 comments | 1619 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino property owners irked by plans for wider sidewalks

An effort by Palo Alto officials to encourage wider sidewalks and to set buildings farther back from El Camino Real is creating...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Driver Dan, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:40 am | 57 comments | 4620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men plead 'not guilty' to masked armed robberies

Two men who allegedly robbed small markets and convenience stores while disguised in wolf and skeleton masks pleaded not...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by foxhole, on Apr 1, 2014 at 1:24 am | 3 comments | 1450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly athletic center to echo historic campus

A new state-of-the-art athletic center for Palo Alto High School – to break ground next May or June – will sit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 5502 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'The Lunch Box'

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so they say. And so says writer-director Ritesh Batra in his debut feature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Kathryn, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ming's, Bargain Box set to close

Ming's, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, isn't closing yet. It's the end of an era for the Bargain Box,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 5492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 14414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's shelter closes, quickly reopens as rains move in

A new women's homeless shelter that successfully opened on Jan. 26 at a Palo Alto church abruptly closed on Thursday after...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 31, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 50 comments | 3534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman shot after 'horsing around' with boyfriend

A man was arrested Monday for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for being in violation of his probation after...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 31 comments | 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford admits 2,138 to Class of 2018

Stanford University sent acceptance and rejection notifications Friday, March 28, to more than 40,000 high school students...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Hung Lo, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

In possible abuse cases, 'Trust the hairs on the back of your neck'

When something seems odd about a situation involving young children and possible sexual or other abuse, "The best thing anybody...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 1801 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women hoping to make one more road trip

Chiney Ogwumike scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while fellow senior Mikaela Ruef also recorded a double-double with...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Foothills mystery parcel proposed as park addition

A piece of property at the base of Foothills Park's beautiful Las Trampas Valley, once the subject of closed-door discussions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 43 comments | 4973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contract for California Avenue revamp set for approval

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a proposal to reduce lanes and add an assortment of street improvements...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ethan , on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:06 am | 31 comments | 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

The Palo Alto Weekly is preparing a retrospective on Palo Alto High School's 85-year-old gym, slated for demolition this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tom Sullivan, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:02 am | 18 comments | 5281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest carjacking suspect after standoff

East Palo Alto police arrested two suspected gang members after a brief standoff at a home in the city early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 30, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 6 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

History buffs face funding gap for new Palo Alto museum

Palo Alto's history buffs and high-tech visionaries have no shortage of plans, dreams and ambitions when it comes to building...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 33 comments | 4539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duveneck residents: pls confirm your Comcast was out - thx

Dear fellow Duveneck residents: I was told a story by Comcast that I would like to confirm. Many of us pay very high prices...

Original post made by Duveneck homeowner on Mar. 30, 2014
Last comment by My Dog Has Better Internet, on Mar 30, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 180 Views
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