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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building on Waverley survives appeal

An eclectic block of Waverley Street is about to get an infusion of glass-and-concrete modernism, a development that has...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 18, 2013 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 4903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Elton Sherwin, venture capitalist turned climate change entrepreneur

Elton Sherwin, former cleantech venture capitalist turned accidental climate change entrepreneur talks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 6205 Views

SPORTS

Shaw named one of five regional coaches of the year

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford head coach David Shaw is one of five American Football Coaches Association's 2013 Regional...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Facultybrat, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

SPORTS

It was a busy week for ex-Stanford players in the NFL

Former Stanford football players shined on both sides of the ball in what was one of the biggest weeks yet for ex-Cardinal...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by chris burford, on Dec 17, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shut it down, on Dec 17, 2013 at 11:21 am | 47 comments | 22290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Giving for those who can

Each year Nancy and I give to the Weekly holiday fund. It feels good to be in a community where the Weekly takes the lead...

Original post made by stephen levy on Dec. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scientists are the real 'rock stars'

We may idolize professional athletes and movie stars, but according to Kevin Spacey, who hosted last night's Breakthrough...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 3203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City considers how to reserve more street parking for residents

Trying to ease the angst of Palo Alto residents who've found their streets inundated with parked cars, while also trying...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 84 comments | 6632 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grad Adams receives national football honor

==BI Of local note== Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams, a redshirt sophomore wide receiver from Palo Alto High, has...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mr. S, on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 2782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR agrrement blocks CalTrain from expanding

In today's Daily Post, the headline reported on the inability of CalTrain to increase the number of train trips to meet increased...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 544 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed while crossing Embarcadero is identified

A Palo Alto woman who died after being hit by a pick-up truck Friday night, Jan. 25, has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by anon too, on Dec 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 119 comments | 4388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police investigating weekend shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot on Saturday night in the area of Euclid Avenue and Bell Street in East Palo Alto. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Abe Mitchell, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

SPORTS

Successful season ends in Lexington for Cardinal volleyball

There are countless reasons to suggest the third-ranked (and seventh-seeded) Stanford women's volleyball team enjoyed a successful...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 6337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters shoot down Maybell development

A grassroots campaign in Palo Alto to overturn an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue scored a sweeping Election...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 262 comments | 17760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can anyone report on what is going on at Alma & Embarcadero?

I was driving on Alma out and back for the last half hour and there still seems to be a shutdown of Alma right at Embarcadero...

Original post made by Bru on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 16, 2013 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza tapped to create 'statewide online education ecosystem'

In the fast-moving world of online learning, the Foothill-DeAnza Community College District has been tapped to help pave...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hooray, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 5042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Holistic' plan proposed for golf course tree replacement

The removal of more than 500 trees from the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course as part of a renovation and flood-control project...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wrong issue, on Dec 15, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 16 comments | 4948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suit threatened over city's car-camping ban

A group of Palo Alto attorneys is threatening to sue the city over a recently adopted ban on people living in their cars,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 15, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 13 comments | 7779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot murder-conviction appeal rejected

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, the Palo Alto man convicted of strangling his girlfriend and setting fire to their Addison Avenue cottage...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 12 comments | 4368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Through the eyes of a child

As a 6-year-old in the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in the final months of World War II, Elisabeth Seaman remembers...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 3806 Views
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