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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen sidewalks meets resistance on El Camino Real

A regional drive to turn El Camino Real into a pedestrian-friendly boulevard clashed with thorny reality Tuesday night as...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioners, on Apr 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 20 comments | 16645 Views

AROUND TOWN

With funding in place, Magical Bridge moves forward

When a group of Palo Alto parents first approached city leaders in 2008 with a proposal to build the city's first truly inclusive...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Abilities United, on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 11 comments | 4526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wall Street Journal article about the homeless of Palo Alto

Article in today's Wall Street Journal about Palo Alto's homeless residents, including retired professionals who lost their...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by James, on Apr 10, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nueva Upper School feedback

I am looking at high school options, and the fairly new high school Nueva Upper School seems to be saying the right things...

Original post made by Ana18 on Apr. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 565 Views

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 | 5527 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 | 3287 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 | 5827 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 | 1961 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 | 4203 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 | 2153 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 | 1376 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 | 8446 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 12624 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
There are no comments yet. 4967 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 | 2633 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 | 2076 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 | 2858 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 | 10223 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 | 8532 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 | 1769 Views
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