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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council at odds over new name for Main Library

The name "Rinconada" has been attached to Palo Alto ever since the city's founders carved out some land for development from...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 45 comments | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto appoints acting city auditor

Palo Alto has appointed senior auditor Houman Boussina to head the City Auditor's Office while officials are looking for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fiorello, on Sep 17, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 1200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City delves into economics of Jay Paul Co. proposal

On Wednesday, the city unveiled a new tool for answering the question of the value of a zone change: a pro forma analysis...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Eyes opened, on Sep 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Altans work to fix 'food desert'

East Palo Alto has been labeled a "food desert" — a populated area where there is minimal access to healthy, affordable...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Evelia, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 5481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior housing or not, Maybell area ripe for redevelopment

When Palo Alto officials agreed last month to rezone property on Maybell and Clemo avenues to enable construction of a senior-housing...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nasty ct resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 70 comments | 3184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Up next, Jay Paul

The massive building developer Jay Paul is proposing is likely to be the largest commercial office development ever built...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Just us sardines, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 1925 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football team still seeking offensive diversity

Cardinal football coach David Shaw continues to look for diversity in his offensive production. Sometimes an opponent may...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Wilson, on Sep 16, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Mark Zuckerberg abandoning Palo Alto for a more vibrant neighborhood

Story in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Mark-Zuckerberg-manse-undergoes-extreme-makeover-4815217.php...

Original post made by fb on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 4374 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh helps Paly open its football season

Thursday's prep roundup San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has a busy weekend as his squad heads to Seattle to take...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 1649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Venting Some Really Bad Ideas

I just thought I would vent a few local things that I think were and are some really bad ideas. Some we can still stop. Some...

Original post made by Carol Gilbert on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by stopped reading , on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views

SPORTS

Stanford gets Uhl tide of goals for women's soccer victory

==B Sunday's Stanford roundup == Taylor Uhl scored two goals and Natalie Griffen had two assists to lead No. 3 Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Giggling soccer fan, on Sep 15, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 2116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City tries to put a value on 'public benefits'

With the traffic and parking impacts of Palo Alto's building boom dominating public discussion, officials on Wednesday balked...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:13 am | 32 comments | 2750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who Appointed the New Acting City Auditor?

The City of Palo Alto's Chief Communications Officer issued a press release yesterday announcing that some anonymous individual...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Social impact, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district ranks sixth in state

The Palo Alto school district ranked sixth among California K-12 districts in standardized test results released Thursday....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Been There, Done That, on Sep 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 94 comments | 7577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh visits Paly football game

1982 Paly graduate, Jim Harbaugh visited Paly's game to toss the coin two days before the NFL's biggest game of Week 2 against...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 14, 2013
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown development sparks architecture debate

With its glassy walls, boxy shape, 50-foot height and preponderance of office space, a four-story building proposed for 240...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 14, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 51 comments | 177572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo pledges 'no' vote on Syria Strike

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, came out Wednesday against U.S. military action in Syria, saying she would prefer a diplomatic...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Noel, on Sep 14, 2013 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 1297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district, PTA to hold 'student services fair'

Information about academic support, mental health services, recreation and volunteer activities will be available Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Sep 14, 2013 at 9:49 am | 18 comments | 4872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malibu Grand Prix and Castle Closing

I read today in the Mercury News that the Malibu Grand Prix and Castle in Redwood City is closing forever on Sunday. I and...

Original post made by Roger on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 1023 Views
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