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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

An attorney's letter citing several City of Palo Alto ordinances has shut down the popular food-truck event Edgewood Eats. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Manager set to receive 25% raise in supplemental retirement income

No, this is not an "April Fools" joke, except perhaps one foisted upon the taxpayers and employees of the City of Palo Alto....

Original post made by The Shadow Knows on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by The Shadow Knows, on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 2806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help Miki's Mkt Employees & Other 'Gap Households"

Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Provides Groceries to Gap Households RE: MIKI's Market Employees Who Live in Palo Alto ...

Original post made by Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 2, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ClimateOne zings PA on housing

From the March 22 ClimateOne podcast. Gabriel Metcalf, the Executive Director of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by as is, on Apr 2, 2013 at 8:23 am | 16 comments | 1099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three arrested for burglaries in Palo Alto garage

Three San Francisco residents were arrested in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday night and charged with smashing and burglarizing...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 29 comments | 1659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to ban smoking at all small parks

More than half of Palo Alto parks would become smoke-free zones under a law change that a City Council committee abruptly...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 39 comments | 4235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man charged with robberies in Palo Alto

A man who police believe used a handgun to rob stores and banks throughout the region, including a Walgreens and a bank in...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gonzo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla announces first-quarter profitability

Tesla Motors today announced March 31 that it will achieve profitability in the first quarter after selling more of its Model...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by John is Right, on Apr 1, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 15 comments | 889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greendale to lead city's organic-wast experiment

South Palo Alto neighborhood chosen for a pilot project in which black trash bins will give way to green ones. For...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly students explore 'teen themes' in Young Playwrights Project

Mother-daughter relationships, divorce, autism, gay teen relationships — even dementia — are among the themes...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jake Arky, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1799 Views

SPORTS

NCAA party ends abruptly for Stanford women

The magic vanished for nearly six minutes of the second half, and, with it, a shot at a sixth straight trip to the NCAA...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Stew Plock, on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 5369 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Solar Impulse embarks on historic flight from Moffett

The Solar Impulse, an airplane powered entirely by energy harvested from the sun, will soon take off from Moffett Field --...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 7099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators parse new state math standards

Concerns about new state standards in mathematics on the horizon for 2014 attracted 300 local educators to a gathering Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by albert einstein, on Mar 31, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 23 comments | 2720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Air pollutants linked to higher risk of birth defects

Breathing traffic pollution in early pregnancy is linked to a higher risk for certain serious birth defects, according to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Earlier study, on Mar 31, 2013 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 7036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

JJ&F Market renovation on hold

While residents are still absorbing the shock that Miki's Farm Fresh Market will close just six months after it opened at...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Old Teacher, on Mar 31, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 44 comments | 440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford leaps ahead on creating biological computers

A team of Stanford University bioengineers has created a biological transistor that allows engineers to compute inside living...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 1392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly students explore identity, stress in art show

Local teens reflect on their identities and on growing up in Silicon Valley in "Youth Speaks Out," an art-and-narrative exhibit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anne Hillman, on Mar 31, 2013 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 1933 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 6th boys' hoop team wins All-Net title

The Palo Alto NJB 6th grade boys' All-Net basketball team capped off a very successful season by winning the championship...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Jason Peery, on Mar 31, 2013 at 12:18 am | 2 comments | 899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blossom Valley

Once a field of orchards, Blossom Valley is now filled with houses, many with young children. Families stroll with their...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 1383 Views
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