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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees its fiber dream fizzle

After 15 years of failed schemes and dashed hopes, Palo Alto is preparing to pull the plug on its dream of bringing ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Smith, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 25 comments | 3843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigate death of man at Mitchell Park

A man died at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto Thursday morning in a shooting that police believe was self-inflicted. Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jun 30, 2012 at 10:19 am | 25 comments | 1562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health care providers gear up for influx

While Congress is sure to continue its political fisticuffs over the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the Patient Protection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by answers, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 25 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barry, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 25 comments | 1894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's popular animal-services operation would see a slew of fee increases and staff cuts under the city's latest proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:58 pm | 25 comments | 1238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Impolite Questions to ask of PA City Council Candidates

Q to City Council candidates: "Palo Alto has a large job-housing imbalance and is under pressure to reduce it. The City's...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Contest for change , on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 25 comments | 4181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend 28th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of people from Palo Alto and beyond ventured out to the Baylands Friday night for the 28th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ariel Hessing, on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 25 comments | 2463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident finds woman rummaging through car

Palo Alto police arrested a woman Monday morning after a resident found her rummaging through his car in the 500 block of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 2730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 2974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hires new fire chief

Palo Alto's rapidly changing Fire Department now has a new leader. The city has hired Eric Nickel, currently the deputy fire...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 am | 25 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates air issues in forum

Incumbents touted the academic and fiscal strength of Palo Alto schools while challengers said the school district could...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 1792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View council says no to Chick-Fil-A

Mountain View's City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday evening against allowing a Chick-Fil-A to open at 1962 El Camino Real, saying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by art, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 25 comments | 1369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The disrupters -- or the amplifiers?

Online-education companies Udacity and Coursera have their similarities: Both are for-profit, private Palo Alto businesses...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 25 comments | 1193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any creative ways to wake up your 13+ year olds?

I know the clock shifts for teenagers, but I am tired of waking up my children through yelling and it's a bad way for them...

Original post made by Mom on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:10 am | 25 comments | 3124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to grab girl on bicycle in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl's arm as she rode her bicycle past him after...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phony, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 25 comments | 1367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real estate: The rebirth of the Eichler

Realtor Monique Lombardelli isn't content just to sell iconic, 1950s-era Joseph Eichler homes. She wants to build them, too...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Russ, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 25 comments | 9714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 5901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

middle school electives

hi all, my middle schooler and i are trying to decide what electives need to be taken in 7th gr. i hear that 2 years of...

Original post made by ED on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 1791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: strong link between sugar, diabetes

Researchers have thought for years that eating too much of any food can cause weight gain and predispose people to diabetes....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by Good point, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 25 comments | 2471 Views
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