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Hewlett-Packard dropped from Dow Jones

Citing lower performance of its stock, Palo Alto technology company Hewlett-Packard is being dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Laughing, on Sep 12, 2013 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 3456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private giving to public schools widens the gap between rich and poor.

This New York Times opinion piece is being widely read and shared by my Stanford colleagues this morning. As you consider...

Original post made by A parent concerned about social justice on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 139 comments | 19593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rapist/attempted murderer Blanks loses court appeal

A Santa Clara man convicted of committing multiple sex crimes and attempted murder in Palo Alto lost an appeal in the California...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jon Parsons, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 1604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PaloAltoGreen to flicker out, shift focus on gas

PaloAltoGreen is dead, long live PaloAltoGreen! So the City Council declared Monday night as it pulled the plug on the nation's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 22 comments | 6399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greenmeadow to lead city's organic-waste experiment

For residents of Palo Alto's Greenmeadow neighborhood, the routine chore of putting out black trash bins for Wednesday's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 64 comments | 2893 Views

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Soul Brothers Motorcycle Club holds toy drive

A toy drive, Christmas tree and bicycle giveaway is being sponsored all day Saturday in East Palo Alto by the Soul Brothers...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Andre Willis, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 10 comments | 3489 Views

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City to weigh appeal of Hamilton Avenue project

Residents concerned about the modernist design and parking impacts of a proposed development on Hamilton Avenue in downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Don't forget Alma, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 18 comments | 6400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents cry foul over parking for proposed office building

Residents concerned about downtown's parking shortage are calling for Palo Alto officials to hit the brakes on approving...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Toxic Mix, on Sep 11, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 22 comments | 5203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly athletic center plans to be unveiled tonight

Architectural plans for a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School – funded largely by a private donor – will...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Recall Skelly, on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 4261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chinese homebuyers hone in on Palo Alto

Mei Wu, a Chinese citizen, is looking for a vacation home in Palo Alto — preferably Old Palo Alto, Crescent Park or...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Gus, on Sep 11, 2013 at 10:41 am | 40 comments | 5110 Views

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Construction workers tackle iPod thief, police say

A group of construction workers who witnessed a man stealing an iPod from a Palo Alto construction site on Saturday chased...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Jozee, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:35 am | 16 comments | 6283 Views

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His dream

by Ted Rudow III, MA The 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.More than a quarter-million...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Ansley Truitt, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent 'advisers' sought for new K-5 report card

The Palo Alto school district is seeking applicants for an advisory committee to help reform the elementary school report...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Betty Swedberg, on Sep 10, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 15 comments | 1812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford Hospital worker arrested for sexual battery

A former hospital technician at Stanford Hospital and Clinics has been arrested for sexually battering a patient, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 10, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1590 Views

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HP gets kicked out of the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Dow Jones says HP is no longer a top American company. Replaces them with Visa in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Story...

Original post made by talk to meg on Sep. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Happened to the Homecoming Court in PAUSD?

Anyone know when and why it ended? We still have Spirit Week, the Homecoming football game with floats and the Homecoming...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Sep 10, 2013 at 1:23 am | 5 comments | 1591 Views

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Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell foes won't sue over ballot language

Palo Alto residents looking to overturn the city's approval of a housing development on Maybell Avenue remain deeply concerned...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by PAPNZ member, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City to host meeting on new bike boulevard

A new, bicycle-friendly route from Park Boulevard to Laguna Avenue in Palo Alto will be the topic of discussion at a community...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 9, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 4852 Views

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New Name for Main Library

Mitchell Park is a larger library so we have to rename our former Main Library. I suggest Steve Jobs' name since he lived...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2013 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1072 Views
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