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AROUND TOWN

Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 5650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fallen tree injures sleeping man in garden shed

A transient man sleeping inside a community garden shed on Newell Road Tuesday evening was trapped inside after a large oak...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 21 comments | 3963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Intolerance and bigotry in our Valley

Brendan Eich, of Mozilla, was savaged by the gay mafia. He doesn't agree with gay marriage, like most California voters,...

Original post made by Sean on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Refuting stereotypes through 'Not in Our Schools'

"Not everyone is smart." "Not all Jewish people are rich." Students at JLS Middle School offered those suggestions when asked...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Alfred fan, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 18 comments | 2401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Little League tries for cell tower again

A community meeting held Thursday by the Palo Alto Little League and Verizon Wireless over a proposed cell antenna at the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 5, 2014 at 11:16 am | 40 comments | 5573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks more risk analysis at CPI

Responding to safety concerns from Barron Park residents, Palo Alto plans to expand its study of possible hazards stemming...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Is-There-A-Geologist-In-The-House?, on Apr 5, 2014 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 2371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cubberley High School 40th Reunion for Class of 1974

If you were in the graduating class of 1974, or part of the same cohort (even if you graduated early or didn’t finish up...

Original post made by RisaS on Apr. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of science

Last month, in what is being called a "re-imagining of the humanities," Stanford University announced the creation of two...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 5887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by lmftfy, on Apr 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 14 comments | 3444 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unsung pioneers of high tech

Imagine if the first images of African-Americans that flashed in Palo Altans' minds were of venture capitalists and high-tech...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 4, 2014 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 2445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dysfunctional palo alto

Here is a perfect article which accurately describes the dysfunction in Palo Alto. http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_25472715/diana-diamond-column:-89yearold-man-who-requested-b...

Original post made by Not surprised on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 3, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 361 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike named to Wooden Award All-America team

Stanford senior basketball forward Chiney Ogwumike was named to the John R. Wooden Award All-America Team for the second...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 3, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taxi drivers protest ride-sharing companies in Palo Alto

The divide between taxi drivers and ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar is deepening in Palo Alto, as the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thumbs up to ride-sharing, on Apr 3, 2014 at 9:06 am | 25 comments | 6856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

40-YEAR-OLD DOWNTOWN YOGA CENTER FORCED OUT ... It's the final namaste for Palo Alto's oldest yoga studio. The California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:16 am | 17 comments | 5835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto selects new city auditor

Palo Alto has concluded its search for a new city auditor, selecting a veteran from the City of Berkeley to fill the vacancy. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2014 at 5:47 am | 4 comments | 2155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Apple store to be razed; combo farm-restaurant planned

Capitalizing on the farm-to-table movement, billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga is planning to demolish the former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Apr 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 36 comments | 10554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows opinion gaps between north and south Palo Alto

Palo Altans overwhelmingly feel like their city is a splendid place to live, a great place to raise children and a decent...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 2, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 76 comments | 6731 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA arts commission sets aside funds for 'master art plan'

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission recently voted to earmark $25,000 for the hiring of a consultant to put together a "master...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by David, on Apr 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 1327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Texas felon busted in Palo Alto after riding a motorcycle without helmet

A Texas man who was pulled over in Palo Alto for riding without a helmet was arrested after a brief foot chase late Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 1555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto residents petition to secede

Citing years of neglect by their elected leaders, south Palo Alto residents have gathered enough signatures to put a referendum...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 46 comments | 8627 Views
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