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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Robots fly, swim and mow lawns at 'block party'

They ranged from funky robot pirates to sleek, sophisticated surgical devices and a robotic guide for the blind that could...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Meds, on Apr 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 4575 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP pays $108 million to settle bribery investigation

Palo Alto-based Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay a $108 million settlement following an investigation by the U.S. Department...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Apr 9, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 2803 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County opts for new strategy to fight TB

Tuberculosis rates are on the decline throughout the U.S., but in Santa Clara County the numbers remain high. With more cases...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by j99, on Apr 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 5184 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto native joins MLS's New England Revolution

Professing he will continue to "keep his head down and continue to work hard", former Santa Clara University goalkeeper Larry...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ali P, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Settlement reached in death of East Palo Alto child

The City of East Palo Alto has settled a lawsuit filed by the parents of a 6-year-old girl who was killed in a crosswalk...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 3611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council cautiously optimistic about financial future

Palo Alto's economic recovery may be in full bloom, but city leaders offered plenty of reasons for caution Monday, including...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Breathing their own Exhaust, on Apr 9, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1734 Views

SPORTS

Stanford nets victories on tennis and sand courts

==BI Cardinal corner == Stanford No. 1 singles player John Morrissey recovered from a tough first-set loss to claim a 6-7,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by tennis player, on Apr 9, 2014 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park Boulevard accidents concern workers, residents

The broadsiding of a sedan that pushed the vehicle through a plate-glass window on March 15 is just the latest accident that...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by fight the developers, on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:11 am | 39 comments | 7489 Views

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'Rinconada' chosen as new name for library

The final chapter in Palo Alto's epic debate over a new name for the Main Library concluded Monday night when city leaders...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2014 at 9:04 am | 34 comments | 10102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A primer on student loans

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/09/20/a-primer-on-student-loans posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jull, on Apr 9, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sneaky way to spend more money on the Charleston/Arastradero gridlock

The City of Palo Alto knows the historic Charleston/Arastradero project is a very controversial issue with Palo Altans. ...

Original post made by Duane Bennett on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:29 am | 47 comments | 2353 Views

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Palo Alto welcomes new city auditor

Palo Alto's new city auditor, Harriet Richardson, made her local debut on Monday when the City Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Failed economist with lazy DIL, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 6 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

County launches suicide-prevention bus campaign

The Santa Clara County Mental Health Department this week launched a campaign to raise awareness about suicide prevention,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sometimes...., on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 2447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford wins approval for El Camino project

Stanford University's plan to build 250 housing units for its faculty in the College Terrace neighborhood scored another...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 8, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 38 comments | 9047 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Captain America: Winter Solider'

Give this to the films of the "Marvel Cinematic Universe": they have a consistency of quality. By treating their comic-book-derived...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 5170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Setting aside time for discussing, 'dissolving' stereotypes

In the social and ethnic stew of Palo Alto schools, students work and play on a daily basis with kids from an array of nationalities,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Believe it!, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 8718 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto looks to garages for solar power

As Palo Alto continues to explore building new garages to address downtown's gaping parking shortage, officials are also...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Passchendaele, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:11 am | 12 comments | 3883 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California Avenue salon owner found dead

The owner of a hair salon in Palo Alto's California Avenue business district was found deceased in her shop Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Her Dear Friend, on Apr 8, 2014 at 3:27 am | 12 comments | 5506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save Greenmeadow

If Greenmeadow is expecting the majority of its members, the Associate Members, to step up and fork out money to save Greenmeadow...

Original post made by FTF on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luther King Jr. , on Apr 7, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 11 comments | 1744 Views
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