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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates take aim at chain stores, offices

Candidates for the the Palo Alto City Council vowed on Thursday to do more to protect retail in the city's two main commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 30 comments | 5268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek man who trailed teenager, exposed himself

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who reportedly followed a teenage girl in his truck for several blocks on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 2295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fremont man fatally shot in East Palo Alto

Police this morning are investigating a Friday shooting death in East Palo Alto. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/04/east-palo-alto-police-invest...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 3267 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to start a startup

Nine years ago, Sam Altman was a Stanford University computer science student. And then he dropped out to start a startup....

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Domad, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 9149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh benefits of 'planned-community' zoning

The Palo Alto City Council will get its first, long-awaited crack Monday at reforming the city's contentious planned-community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 30 comments | 4250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruling brings closure to Palo Alto's Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park on Thursday scored a victory in his controversial quest to shutter the park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 30 comments | 7296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates discuss innovation, consistency at secondary level

The day before mail-in ballots are set to be sent out to California voters, the five Palo Alto school board candidates gathered...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by TJ from Midtown, on Oct 6, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 9 comments | 4860 Views

RESTAURANTS

It's all about the curry

Chicken cutlet curry is the thing to get at Kobe Curry. They were out of it the night we visited. We had to be satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 6, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1305 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

Changes abound in the restaurant world: House of Bagels moves to Edgewood Plaza, Palo Alto gets a Pizza Studio and Simply...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 4989 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 57 comments | 6705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Hard work paying off Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/11/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lawrence Dorfman, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:57 am | 5 comments | 1834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Keith Cline, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:38 am | 45 comments | 24516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Question for those who have/had children in college

I'm seeking advice from experienced parents. My son is at a university that he is overqualified for - he got a merit scholarship...

Original post made by Puzzled Mom on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:01 am | 15 comments | 1052 Views

BOOKS

A bright light on a cool garden

How could Gamble Garden enhance its fundraising efforts while showcasing its value as a community asset? Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Colette Rudd, on Oct 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 3210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials blast water board

Frustrated by a permitting process that continuous to plague two long-awaited construction projects in the Baylands, furious...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Change the Names, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 39 comments | 6507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

10 questions: where the candidates stand

<B>What should the district do about the Cubberley Community Center ite (4000 Middlefield Road)? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Emma, on Oct 5, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 3778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain launches suicide-prevention webpage

"Suicide prevention is everyone's responsibility" was the message at the unveiling of Caltrain's new webpage for suicide...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Oct 5, 2014 at 10:52 am | 18 comments | 5079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates split on growth, united on wage

Palo Alto's council candidates have plenty of quibbles when it comes to growth and development, but on Tuesday they found...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 5, 2014 at 8:40 am | 47 comments | 8826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Geometry in middle school?

Is geometry offered in middle school? I went to the Terman website and looks like the math lanes stop at Algebra I. A...

Original post made by Barron Dad on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by C, on Oct 5, 2014 at 2:16 am | 65 comments | 8890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by teacher, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 17 comments | 4487 Views
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