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PALO ALTO ISSUES

WiFi to go live at Cogswell Plaza

Flipping a giant switch at Elinor Cogswell Plaza today, Mayor Greg Scharff and City Council members will juice up the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Neelan, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1218 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to Maybell referendum

With tension in the community mounting over a housing development on Maybell Avenue approved in June, the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by stick to the facts, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 72 comments | 2549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly principal knows her way around campus

Kimberly Diorio will occupy the same desk she's used for the past six years as Palo Alto High School's assistant principal,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by More info, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bans vehicle dwelling

After two years of bitter debate and emotional soul searching, Palo Alto officials on Monday passed a deeply divisive law...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by isez, on Aug 8, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 86 comments | 3937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg calls for immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost Monday night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by MiMi, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:40 am | 22 comments | 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto home burglaries spike again

Six residential burglaries in six days have prompted Palo Alto police to warn residents to be vigilant and lock their windows...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:19 am | 19 comments | 2346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Entering the brave new world of genomics

The human genome (a person's complete set of DNA) holds valuable information on predicting, diagnosing and treating conditions...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Aug 8, 2013 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 10105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 3269 Views

RESTAURANTS

Marge Bruno

A wiry bundle of energy greets a ring of the doorbell at the Los Altos home of Marge and Mike Bruno. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anna Maria, on Aug 8, 2013 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19305...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 54 comments | 4198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exotic to practical

A stroll through Palo Alto's neighborhoods reveals grand old houses to midcentury Eichlers, with gardens ranging from traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by arm the homeless, on Aug 7, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views

SPORTS

Stanford to retire Elway's No. 7 football jersey

Former Cardinal great John Elway, the executive vice president of the Denver Broncos, will become the third Stanford football...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Aug 7, 2013 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1714 Views

SPORTS

Boyd, Bosco named New York-Penn League all-stars

==B Appel nabs first pro win == Palo Alto High grad B.J. Boyd and Menlo College product Jimmy Bosco were each named to...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parentx3, on Aug 7, 2013 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools report bump in test scores

Better test scores among disadvantaged and underrepresented minority students contributed to a bump in the "Academic Performance...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Experienced, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New two-story classroom buildings, gym, library on tap for Palo Alto students

When Palo Alto students go back to school Aug. 15, they'll occupy three brand-new, two-story classroom buildings, a new gym,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Zakir, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 20 comments | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: As City Council returns, sticky issues await

Palo Alto City Council members will return from their month-long break Monday night, with a volatile set of issues lined...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by @sad stance for the Weekly, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:54 am | 28 comments | 1195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family files claim against school district

The family of a Palo Alto special education student who was previously the focus of an Office for Civil Rights investigation...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:06 am | 83 comments | 4019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen lawsuit aims to stop Maybell project

A coalition of Palo Alto residents have filed a lawsuit against the city, seeking to overturn the City Council's June approval...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 61 comments | 3092 Views
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