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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gov. Brown, Netanyahu sign partnership pact

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Mountain View Wednesday morning meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown at the Computer...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Noel, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 9 comments | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls reach fourth straight CCS basketball title game

While the Gunn girls played only 15 regular-season basketball games this season, the numbers game evidently hasn't worked...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Fan, on Mar 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1052 Views

BOOKS

Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Congratulaltions, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 7449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by marche, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:51 am | 23 comments | 4135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Death of police veteran will not halt planned celebration of his life

Dennis Neverve, whose career in the Palo Alto Police Department spanned more than 46 years and included more than 100 commendations,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 4314 Views

SPORTS

Paly gym timeline

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/07/paly-gym-timeline posted Friday, March 7,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Schamber, on Mar 7, 2014 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pushes forward with hotel-tax increase

Seeking to solve the city's once insurmountable infrastructure problem, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to put on the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shell Game, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 15 comments | 3111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's employee spending went up in 2013

Palo Alto's spending on employee salaries and benefits rose by $2.4 million between 2012 and 2013, despite the city's generally...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wha?, on Mar 6, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 20 comments | 3589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest backyard prowler

Police arrested a young man Wednesday night after he entered an occupied converted pool house in the backyard of a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 6, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help establish the Startup Employee Equity Bill of Rights

Startup equity's a dog-eat-dog world and most non-founding startup employees are wearing MilkBone underwear. Get smart Friday...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Mar. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 497 Views

SPORTS

Another missed opportunity for Stanford men in Pac-12 loss

Things looked promising when Anthony Brown finished off a layup with 3:58 remaining to play in the game, giving the Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Fan from Sunnyvale, on Mar 6, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

The poor less and less.

Economy built on wars Dear Editor: President Barack Obama has dropped a measure to trim cost-of-living increases in Social...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III on Mar. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher salaries compared statewide

The average public school teacher in Palo Alto earns somewhere in the middle -- not the highest, not the lowest -- compared...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by negotiated, on Mar 6, 2014 at 8:58 am | 27 comments | 6622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads carefully on new garages

Faced with a citizenry upset about downtown's deepening parking shortages and businesses anxious about looming parking restrictions,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by baleylanger, on Mar 6, 2014 at 4:36 am | 36 comments | 65036 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newell bridge replacement project moves forward

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents Thursday night aired their views on replacing the 103-year-old, 18-foot-wide...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine , on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 3814 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"due to a technical problem on our end" phone calls??

Is anyone else being spammed by computerized phone calls? When I pick up the phone, some auto-voice says "due to a technical...

Original post made by sarah on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Phred, on Mar 5, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 10 comments | 4274 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Innovative suggestions for attracting people to public transit

This is the kind of innovative out of the box thinking that Bay Area transit, Caltrain, etc. need to do. Web Link It...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Mar 5, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 499 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 5, 2014 at 5:07 pm | 48 comments | 5709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT essay portion optional and other changes

After 7 years, the essay portion will be optional in 2016 although many colleges may still require the score for applications....

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's status of Mitchell Park Liberary???

Do we have a move-in date for the new library? Why is so little communication from the City?...

Original post made by J. W. on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Leo, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 25 comments | 832 Views
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Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
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Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
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It's the End of the World as We Know It: "Snowpiercer"
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What is the new couple's paradigm these days?
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Why is doing nothing so difficult?
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