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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by problematic population, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 2891 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto admits mistakes in negotiations with developer

Faced with a stinging audit from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Palo Alto officials this week acknowledged that they...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 9, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek High School Rankings

Gunn #38, Paly #56. Blech, our schools are already overcrowded. At least the methodology is more acceptable than U.S. News...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 686 Views

SPORTS

Frustrating loss to USC a rarity at home for Stanford football

It was a feeling many Stanford football players had never experienced, and it didn't sit well Saturday. The 13th-ranked Cardinal...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John M. Thomas, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Gratefully healthy, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 4767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City struggles to strike a balance with sidewalk rules

A Palo Alto law that requires new development to be built close to the street may soon be scrapped or modified, though officials...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by sidewinder, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 8 comments | 3815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run draws thousands to the Baylands

About 2,500 athletes ran and walked by the light of the harvest moon Friday night at the 30th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve Flanders, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 4 comments | 2952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to revise zoning code

The long-awaited overhaul of Palo Alto's land-use bible is expected to stretch until the end of next year, but city officials...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fitzroy, on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 2478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shop Talk

Midtown Philz Coffee gets a makeover, a new shade and window treatment store opens in downtown Palo Alto, and the San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 6249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of phone scams reported in Palo Alto

A range of phone scams have been reported in Palo Alto in recent weeks, including people posing as Internal Revenue Service...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by KLH, on Sep 8, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 24 comments | 8128 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jen C , on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 28 comments | 12097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conquering the clutter

A woman entered her parents' home office, quickly scanned the room and noted the mounds of unfiled bills, stock transactions...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Sep 8, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 6843 Views

SPORTS

Bryan brothers win record fifth US Open doubles title

Stanford products Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have already won more doubles titles together than any other team in professional...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Mandarin Charter School

Parents in Menlo Park have petitioned for a K-8 Mandarin Immersion Charter School. http://www.mercurynews.com/News/ci_26479564/Parents-group-asks-Menlo-Park-district-to-let-it-st...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Bob Wenzlau, Terradex CEO and environmental engineer

Bob Wenzlau, pioneer recycler and compost champion is now focused on what's under our workplaces, schools and homes that...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Don't-Pay-Any-Attention-To-The-Man-Behind-The-Screen, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2576 Views

SPORTS

Late field goal lifts the Trojans past Stanford, 13-10

Andre Heidari broke the hearts of Stanford football fans for a second straight year, connecting on a 53-yard field goal with...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Casa de Cerveza, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 1522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic delays on Churchill and E Meadow today

I don't know how many follow Tweets from the Weekly, but this tweet about traffic delays today and tomorrow should be made...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth

With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 186 comments | 10895 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where to learn more about hoarding

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/09/05/where-to-learn-more-about-hoarding posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Enid Davis, on Sep 7, 2014 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Maker's studio builds a passion for science and art

Smita Kolhatkar implores the lunchtime rush of elementary school students to wash their hands, but they're not listening....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 5730 Views
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