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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firms up stance in Cubberley negotiations

After publicly declaring its intention to stop paying the school district annual fees in exchange for a commitment not to...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 14 comments | 3568 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farm to play

Forest on First, with its in-restaurant jungle gym and farm-to-table fare, is the latest of the downtown businesses catering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tinsel Town, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 1284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman

More interesting things appeared today in the Daily Post regarding Karen Holman and money she has received from a developer...

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Nancy Shepherd announces bid for reelection

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd announced Wednesday that she plans to run for reelection in the City Council race this November,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by paloaltonative, on Jun 11, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 9 comments | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto treads cautiously on housing policies

Facing a state mandate to plan for more housing, Palo Alto officials adopted this week a strategy for meeting the requirement...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by paloaltonative, on Jun 11, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 16 comments | 1458 Views

MOVIES

Stanford film makers awarded by Academy

A pair of Stanford alumni have claimed the top two prizes in the documentary category at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Drone"-d out

While many have heard Amazon's Jeff Bezos assert that in five years drones will be used to deliver its packages, right now...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 4027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 11, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 44 comments | 6153 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looming generational showdown?

With widening gaps in wealth and attitudes between young and old, is America in for a war between the generations? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:29 am | 8 comments | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Teacher Tenure ruled unconstitutional

Anyone got any ideas what this might mean for PAUSD bad teachers. http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/california-teacher-tenure-law-unconstitutional/ngH4s/...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 10, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 203 Views

SPORTS

Twin goals for the Rosa brothers at NCAA track meet

Stanford twins Jim and Joe Rosa have a sibling rivalry. Both qualified for the NCAA Track and Field Championships this week,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Audit requires further review at VA Palo Alto's Livermore facility

On the heels of claims last week that the Palo Alto VA hospital maintains better-than-average wait times and care, an internal...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 10, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tom DuBois enters race for City Council

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 3811 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Door to Door Home Buyer?

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Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 9, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 149 comments | 19979 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Robinson wins state title in 1600 after leaders fall

==BI Price second in 400== Sarah Robinson received her graduation present a week late, but the Gunn grad will gladly take...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 9, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lonely Shopping Carts

For months, commuters at the California Avenue train station have been treated to the sight of shopping carts dumped into...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Jun 9, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 1991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

April Fool's Day in June??

The latest instructional missive with your utility bill from the Utilities Department - in living color - must be a joke....

Original post made by Jim on Jun. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg alleging fraud in a deal that allegedly included...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by sour grapes, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:24 am | 28 comments | 8227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deception -- or alternate business model?

Local residents have been caught in a five-year debate over the activities of one man, a real-estate investor named Jason...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by David B, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:02 am | 19 comments | 17349 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 consecutive Spare The Air Days and no mention in PaloAltoOnline

Sunday and Monday have been declared Spare The Air Days due to unhealthy air pollution levels in the Bay Area. They are encouraging...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:51 am | 6 comments | 241 Views
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