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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coupa Cafe customers can buy items with bitcoins

When paying for a latte -- or any menu item -- at Coupa Cafe in downtown Palo Alto, customers have two options. Use cash...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by CD, on Jul 24, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 18 comments | 23973 Views

AROUND TOWN

New police dog, 'Eddie,' presented to public

With the press of a button, the door to the police car popped open, revealing the newest member of the Palo Alto Police Department....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palu Alum, on Jul 24, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A big job ahead to combat underlying causes of bullying

A big job ahead to combat underlying causes of bullying Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19240...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Astonished, on Jul 24, 2013 at 7:39 am | 63 comments | 3888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WARNING: Ivy Tutor Center on California Ave.

Warning to PAUSD parents about Ivy Tutoring. As of today, it looks like this operation has a suspended account; their website...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Jul. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, developers clash over city's vision

Palo Alto's Comprehensive Plan is intended to sum up the values of the city and guide officials' decisions on how the city...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by like a 2 x 4, on Jul 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 111 comments | 7135 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks take 16-0 mark into postseason tourney

The Palo Alto Oaks' semipro baseball squad completed its regular summer season Sunday with a doubleheader sweep of visiting...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 2094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting leaves one dead

East Palo Alto police say they are searching for a suspicious person seen fleeing from the scene of a fatal shooting Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by dxm, on Jul 23, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1450 Views

SPORTS

Burdette shows maturity after Bank of West loss

==BI Stanford's Gibbs wins opener== Mallory Burdette went from college All-American to professional tennis player, literally,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 23, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 5523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hamilton Avenue going through office boom

Palo Alto's University Avenue might get all the glory, but Hamilton Avenue is getting the growth. A glassy new project proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Trashtown, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 1827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD VP Barb Mitchell falsely accuses OCR of interviewing students without parental consent

Palo Alto school board vice president Barbara Mitchell on Sunday escalated her attack on the US Department of Education's...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Jul 22, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 28 comments | 2934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly contract unchanged for 2013-14

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Kevin Skelly received a satisfactory performance review for 2012-13, but his contract...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Have to put up with Skelly till 2016?, on Jul 22, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 4995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Game-making internship: summer fun, with a possibility of profit

Carrying his laptop and lunch, 13-year-old Gautam Mittal gets a ride from his dad to his summer internship each morning. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Eric Van Susteren, on Jul 22, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to prune, remove trees north of downtown

The City of Palo Alto will remove 25 trees from the area north of downtown, mainly along University Avenue, and complete...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by more to this, on Jul 21, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 10 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Referendum petition submitted in Palo Alto

The signatures are in, and Palo Alto may be heading for a November election. Critics of the proposed development on Maybell...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 73 comments | 4665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early-morning armed robbery hits Stanford

An armed robbery occurred at 12:20 a.m. Thursday on the corner of Palm and Palo drives, according to Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jug, on Jul 21, 2013 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 1544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Estate Matters

My friends, Bob and Jean, have made six offers on six different houses in Palo Alto and Menlo Park in the last five months...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jul 21, 2013 at 9:46 am | 16 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 20, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire in East Palo Alto damages two homes

A second-alarm fire gutted one home and damaged another, sending eight engines into the northern part of East Palo Alto Wednesday....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hate Fires, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In city that loves to plan, Palo Alto's creates cynicism

Palo Alto's official and legally mandated Comprehensive Plan bills itself as "the primary tool for guiding future development...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 17876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital detox: Families find balance unplugging from devices

Like many other parents, Mallika and Peeyush Ranjan have found it challenging to keep their two sons, now 6 and 14, away...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 20, 2013 at 10:05 am | 6 comments | 1837 Views
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