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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apartment fire displaces Palo Alto family

A two-alarm fire forced a mother and her young child out of an apartment and displaced the family in Palo Alto's Charleston...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by S. Coen, on Jul 31, 2013 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 2636 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Where have all the flowers gone?

Palo Alto's oldest florist is shutting its doors. After 19 years in business, Stanford Floral Design at 433 Hamilton Ave....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 21 comments | 9095 Views

SPORTS

Feature story: Lessons from rowing

When people hear the word "crew," they typically think of prep schools or a sport on the East Coast. But local rowing club...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 7945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power and Progressive Politics in Santa Cruz

From the late 1960s until recently, Santa Cruz, California was the most politically progressive medium-sized or large city...

Original post made by Former Palo Altan on Jul. 30, 2013
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mobile-home park faces redevelopment

Buena Vista, the only surviving mobile-home park in Palo Alto, could soon be history, according to city officials. Residents...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by name removed, on Jul 30, 2013 at 9:06 am | 65 comments | 10662 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Palo Alto gets the high-tech treatment

El Palo Alto, the city's iconic redwood that has stood near the banks of San Francisquito Creek for more than 1,000 years,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 29, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 5 comments | 5336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local chess club puts Bay Area on national map

The tension in the room is high, and not a move is being made. Players sit across from each other, their brows furrowed as...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Sorvich, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 8 comments | 7451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Medical Foundation educator earns President's Award

Becky Beacom, a health educator with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, will receive the President's Volunteer Service Call...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Deanna Messinger, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 12 comments | 1730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An old-fashioned, face-to-face student summer exchange

This year, Gunn High School sophomore Katie Russell and Oaxaca 15-year-old Sofi Morales Calvo are the sole participants in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chris Logan, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford products lead U.S. water polo teams

The U.S. men's and women's national teams, each loaded with Stanford products, made their final preparations for the upcoming...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Thomas Watkins, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 3096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto races to predict future traffic

When it comes to planning for city growth, no area is more difficult to keep pace with than traffic. And within Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 29, 2013 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1352 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Setting a CA tax penalty precedent - help please!

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Original post made by California Citizen on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Another Victim of FTB, on Jul 29, 2013 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 4279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists, please obey traffic rules!!

I believe biking around town is good and I myself like to bike when I have a chance. However, some of the cyclists are irresponsible,...

Original post made by Car Driver on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by looking on bright side, on Jul 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 12 comments | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park rolls out robots for outdoor movie night

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 4553 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto homes give snapshot of sellers' market

The average number of days that a Palo Alto house stayed on the market during the first half of 2013 was 20 days. A condo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Paly resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 27 comments | 6346 Views

SPORTS

One of the world's best, Hampton could have been a Cardinal

==B Bank of the West Classic == Jamie Hampton could have been Nicole Gibb's teammate for a couple of years at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Tennis Fan, on Jul 27, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 1220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City blames Gunn start time for Arastradero traffic

A July 10, 2013, memo by City staff regarding the Maybell rezoning places the bulk of the blame for Arastradero traffic problems...

Original post made by Parents need to know this on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by seriously, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 42 comments | 3245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incoherent man arrested inside Palo Alto home

A man who was rambling around inside a Palo Alto home at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24 was arrested for possession of heroin...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja to increase enrollment

As I understand it, Castilleja School, a private all girl middle and high school on Bryant Street, will be increasing their...

Original post made by Palo Alto on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jul 26, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 18 comments | 1738 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1408 Views
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