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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unsung pioneers of high tech

Imagine if the first images of African-Americans that flashed in Palo Altans' minds were of venture capitalists and high-tech...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 4, 2014 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 2466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dysfunctional palo alto

Here is a perfect article which accurately describes the dysfunction in Palo Alto. http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_25472715/diana-diamond-column:-89yearold-man-who-requested-b...

Original post made by Not surprised on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 3, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 368 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike named to Wooden Award All-America team

Stanford senior basketball forward Chiney Ogwumike was named to the John R. Wooden Award All-America Team for the second...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 3, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taxi drivers protest ride-sharing companies in Palo Alto

The divide between taxi drivers and ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar is deepening in Palo Alto, as the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thumbs up to ride-sharing, on Apr 3, 2014 at 9:06 am | 25 comments | 6953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

40-YEAR-OLD DOWNTOWN YOGA CENTER FORCED OUT ... It's the final namaste for Palo Alto's oldest yoga studio. The California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:16 am | 17 comments | 5905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto selects new city auditor

Palo Alto has concluded its search for a new city auditor, selecting a veteran from the City of Berkeley to fill the vacancy. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2014 at 5:47 am | 4 comments | 2265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Apple store to be razed; combo farm-restaurant planned

Capitalizing on the farm-to-table movement, billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga is planning to demolish the former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Apr 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 36 comments | 10694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows opinion gaps between north and south Palo Alto

Palo Altans overwhelmingly feel like their city is a splendid place to live, a great place to raise children and a decent...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 2, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 76 comments | 6827 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA arts commission sets aside funds for 'master art plan'

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission recently voted to earmark $25,000 for the hiring of a consultant to put together a "master...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by David, on Apr 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 1376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Texas felon busted in Palo Alto after riding a motorcycle without helmet

A Texas man who was pulled over in Palo Alto for riding without a helmet was arrested after a brief foot chase late Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 1580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto residents petition to secede

Citing years of neglect by their elected leaders, south Palo Alto residents have gathered enough signatures to put a referendum...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 46 comments | 8755 Views

SPORTS

Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study: Most texters lie

More than 95 percent of the people who type "LOL" are liars, a Stanford University study has concluded. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Skinny, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 2330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to trees for parking solutions

Seeking to address downtown's worsening parking crisis and also make use of the city's famed canopy, Palo Alto planners unveiled...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by George, on Apr 1, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 9 comments | 2507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to discuss new tenant protections

The East Palo Alto City Council will discuss Tuesday evening a new tenant-protection ordinance that aims to address an increasing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident , on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 1504 Views

SPORTS

Doug Baldwin of Seattle Seahawks in Palo Alto Court house

The WR for the Seattle Seahawks NFL DOUG BALDWIN is in Palo Alto Superior Court House in Jury Selection for till Monday April...

Original post made by Cynthia Handy on Apr. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 523 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fears of stock market crash fuel home sales

A surge of homes coming on the market in Palo Alto have flipped the local real-estate scene upside down, creating a panic...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Stretch, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 7 comments | 4617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chevy Suburban flips on Palo Alto on-ramp

The driver of a black Chevrolet Suburban lost control of his vehicle in Palo Alto and flipped the car onto its roof on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by safety first, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 3384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to shield two nonprofits from grant competition

As senior and youth populations continue to grow in Palo Alto, the city is looking to change the long-standing relationship...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by anonymous 2, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 11 comments | 2811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serious crash barely misses church

A car crash along Palo Alto's "church row" on Middlefield Road injured a woman and barely missed hitting The Father's House...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 11 comments | 3385 Views
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