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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 | 2769 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 didnít finish up...

Original post made by RisaS on Apr. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1383 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 | 7446 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 | 5392 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 | 3326 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 | 559 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 | 1017 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 | 8646 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 | 8809 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 | 2768 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 | 8711 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 | 1935 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 | 2118 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 | 10320 Views

SPORTS

Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study: Most texters lie

More than 95 percent of the people who type "LOL" are liars, a Stanford University study has concluded. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Skinny, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 2939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trees for parking solutions

Seeking to address downtown's worsening parking crisis and also make use of the city's famed canopy, Palo Alto planners unveiled...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by George, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 9 comments | 2923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to discuss new tenant protections

The East Palo Alto City Council will discuss Tuesday evening a new tenant-protection ordinance that aims to address an increasing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident , on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2361 Views

SPORTS

Doug Baldwin of Seattle Seahawks in Palo Alto Court house

The WR for the Seattle Seahawks NFL DOUG BALDWIN is in Palo Alto Superior Court House in Jury Selection for till Monday April...

Original post made by Cynthia Handy on Apr. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fears of stock market crash fuel home sales

A surge of homes coming on the market in Palo Alto have flipped the local real-estate scene upside down, creating a panic...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Stretch, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 7 comments | 9999 Views
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