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PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Facing breast cancer- even checking for it - is an act of courage

The recent revelations by superstar Angelina Jolie and locally famous Liz Kniss that they have had breast-cancer-related...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 31, 2013 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 3522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Floridas new Cyber-bullying law.

Florida gov. just signed a bill (HB 609) which allows schools to punish cyberbullying on school-owned computers or networks...

Original post made by Terry on May. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prescribed Burn

Why no story about the prescribed burn in the Palo Alto foothills? I'm disappointed with our local reporting. ...

Original post made by David on May. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 664 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pressure cooker causes scare at San Antonio Shopping Center

Police evacuated nearby residents and businesses after a pressure cooker was spotted in bushes outside a building at San...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by gina, on May 30, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 12 comments | 1506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board wants to renew Cubberley lease

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday indicated they want to begin discussions with the City of Palo Alto on renewal of...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on May 30, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 8 comments | 4832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused murderer of activist David Lewis set free

The man who confessed to gunning down well-known East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis was set free by the San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Just Wait, on May 30, 2013 at 2:59 am | 30 comments | 2286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High graduates 426 students Wednesday

Four hundred and twenty-six seniors wearing graduation caps proudly decorated with college names and mascots, their necks...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by , on May 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 2 comments | 3149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul development wins its first zoning battle

In a city teeming with major development applications, few fuel hopes and stir anxieties like Jay Paul's grand plan for 395...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Odd stuff, on May 30, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's graduations come early this year

Graduation in Palo Alto comes early this year because of a change in the school district's academic calendar. Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by soccer mom, on May 29, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 8 comments | 1112 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 1289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board To Vote on Contracts for Legal Services for Academic Year 2013-14

At the May 7th Board Meeting a proposal for the new legal firm contracts was put before the Board. At that meeting school...

Original post made by Also Curious on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 5524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tunein Inc. raises $25 million

TuneIn Inc., a Palo Alto-based online radio company, announced it raised $25 million on Wednesday, drawing funds from International...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 29, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens arsonist gets 20-year sentence

A man who was convicted of setting a fire in 2007 that destroyed a Palo Alto Walgreens store was sentenced 20 years in prison...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by RandallMcMurphy, on May 29, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 11 comments | 9263 Views

SPORTS

Hang on, it's a bumpy ride

It's starting to look a lot like 2005. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29224...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on May 29, 2013 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1689 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto VA aims to curb deaths from sepsis

A blue bus parked outside the Palo Alto Veteran Affair's Medical Center on Miranda Avenue has been the center of a statewide...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hospitals-Kill-More-People-Than-Guns, on May 29, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 4420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils plans for perimeter trail

Stanford University officials won praise for plans to build a biking and pedestrian trail leading from El Camino Real to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2013 at 3:48 am | 28 comments | 2298 Views

RESTAURANTS

Umami on University

Hardbound books with titles like "Dreamers of the American Dream," "Inside Asia," "The Periccone Prescription" and "Harvard...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 28, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fugitive escapes police manhunt in Palo Alto

A man who is wanted by police for burglary escaped a manhunt in Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on May 28, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto reboots its dream of a fiber network

For more than 15 years, Palo Alto's drive toward a citywide fiber network flickered on and off like a faulty dial-up connection,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 28, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 62 comments | 218509 Views
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