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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires director for its permitting operation

Palo Alto's aggressive effort to reform its famously frustrating permitting operation hit another landmark this week when...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by The Truth, on Jan 25, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 17 comments | 1335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

YAKETY-YAK ... Palo Alto City Council Chambers were deserted Tuesday night by the time the council got to its last agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 855 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men get Buffaloed in Colorado

The Stanford men's basketball team has seen better days. The Cardinal swept last year's season series with Colorado, winning...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by just an opinion , on Jan 25, 2013 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued this week

Yet another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday, Jan. 25, meaning residents won't be able...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Eaton breathing, on Jan 25, 2013 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 772 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google pitches big plans to Mountain View City Council

Google wowed the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Jobs' widow launches new DREAM web site

The Dream Is Now: http://www.thedreamisnow.org/ News report: http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/steve-jobs-widow-launches-dream-act-support-website-b9cffdd0...

Original post made by dreamer on Jan. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do City Council members talk too much?

Worried that lengthy meetings are "undermining public confidence" in the political process, Palo Alto's mayor and two City...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:53 pm | 26 comments | 1844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two robbed at gunpoint near downtown Palo Alto

A man and woman walking near downtown Palo Alto were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, Palo Alto police said. The victims...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 41 comments | 1885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss misuses credit cards

Both of our other local newspapers had a story yesterday about the fact that Liz Kniss misused her credit card while a county...

Original post made by Write the story on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Princess Liz is right, on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Arrillaga the philanthropist? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18312 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Anthropologist, on Jan 24, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palo alto parent, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:29 am | 14 comments | 1266 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Heisick takes over M-A swim program

Spieker Pool at Menlo-Atherton High is presently empty and undergoing repairs and renovation. It couldn't be more appropriate,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jesus Cristo, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noise pollution or music to your ears?

While picking up pastries this morning at Paris Baguette I couldn't help but notice loud, piped-in (piped-out?) music filling...

Original post made by Music Lover but... on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:10 am | 4 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail on tonight's council agenda

High-speed rail will be back on the agenda of the Palo Alto City Council tonight as members are asked to update the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Skin in the game, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 35 comments | 2069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by skygal, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 1994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation makes sure no students left behind

Not everybody who lives in Palo Alto is wealthy, even though it sometimes can seem that way. Palo Alto High School journalism...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 27 comments | 2798 Views

SPORTS

State coaching honor for Sacred Heart Prep's Lavorato

==B Prep football notes== ==I Paly's Chryst earns All-American honor== It was a big year for head coach Pete Lavorato...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Trevor , on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 2151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SamTrans buying 25 hybrid buses

The San Mateo County Transit District is adding 25 new hybrid buses manufactured by a Hayward company to its fleet by the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:48 am | 5 comments | 808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Home burglaries up 52 percent from 2011

Residential burglaries in Palo Alto jumped 52 percent in 2012, from 149 to 226, according to an annual crime-statistics report...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 22, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 1268 Views
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