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AROUND TOWN

Twenty-one teams to face off in 32nd annual chili cookoff

On Independence Day this week, 21 teams will go head-to-head in Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 1199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills Park: Still (mostly) just for Palo Altans

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 am | 34 comments | 2379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 2937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell project wins approval -- for now

Palo Alto on Friday afternoon put the finishing touches on approving a highly controversial development on Maybell Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by a neighbor, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 42 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation donation to The Magical Bridge Playground

Today was a VERY MAGICAL MONDAY - as we recognize one of the most innovative couples we know, and welcome them to our magical...

Original post made by The Magical Bridge Playground on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by donor that wish they had been thanked, on Jul 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot in head during Mountain View robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by tom, on Jul 2, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Accountability not in lesson plan

With the resignation three weeks ago of assistant superintendent Michael Milliken, Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gimme the Cue!, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 27 comments | 2246 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

101 SB all ramps very dangerous

These on ramps at Oregon/Embarcadero, Charleston, Rengstorff and Middlefield are all horrendous and major accident waiting...

Original post made by Driver on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sure, on Jul 1, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 7 comments | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world

Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19145...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A Terman parent, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 1672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In an odd move, city imposes raises on union

Palo Alto on Monday night overhauled the salaries of more than 200 city workers, though for more than 40 of them the pay...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by snow, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 23 comments | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are the pros and cons of owning an Eichler?

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Original post made by New to Area on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jul 1, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 40 comments | 14536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls 'master list' for Stanford funds

Two years after Palo Alto officials agreed to allow the expansion of the Stanford University Medical Center, dubbed the largest...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by nimby, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 18 comments | 1133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, 'Color of Palo Alto' artist may be close to a deal

The city and Sam Yates, the creator of "The Color of Palo Alto" art project, may be close to reaching an agreement on the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gloria Humble, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 23 comments | 1260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annual Concours d' Elegance auto show shifts to San Mateo

After a six-month search for a new venue, the Palo Alto Lions Club will hold its 47th annual Concours d' Elegance auto show...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:53 am | 13 comments | 1075 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hot night, long lines for ice cream

Fans of the ice cream sandwich and other frozen treats waited up to an hour or more on Thursday night outside of Cream, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Leonardo Leal, on Jul 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 27 comments | 2163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell Referendum Petition Kick-off Event - Sunday 6:30pm!

A Referendum Petition Against the Re-Zone Ordinance Passed by the City Council for Maybell is now being circulated to gather...

Original post made by Maybell neighbor on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:35 am | 6 comments | 1152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

<B>Cheryl A. Davis Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2376 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by bev morse, on Jun 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: All the world in a single classroom

Fully one-third of Palo Alto's 12,300 public school students report that they speak a language other than English at home....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Garcia, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 27 comments | 2050 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 78 comments | 4889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dog-owners group to lobby for more public space

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by How about diapers, on Jun 29, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 34 comments | 1870 Views
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