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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board approves redeveloping University Ave building, exceeding city height limit

The Architectural Review Board on Thursday approved a plan to redevelop the 1950s style, one-story building at the corner...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 43 comments | 10663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto growth brings traffic angst to Los Altos Hills

Spurred by a popular outcry over planned traffic signals at the busy interchange of Interstate 280 and Page Mill Road, Los...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by First Responder, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 36 comments | 10649 Views

BOOKS

Guest Opinion: 21st century libraries are good investment

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Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by libraryfan, on Jun 23, 2008 at 7:28 pm | 179 comments | 10626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent Kevin Skelly to resign June 30

Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly announced in an email Tuesday that he will step down at the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 20, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 111 comments | 10625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly algebra finals invalidated after cheating found

Palo Alto High School has invalidated the results of 112 final exams in Algebra 2 after two teachers noticed irregularities...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Our Problem, on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:02 am | 80 comments | 10622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto names new city auditor

Palo Alto has completed its search for a new city auditor Thursday, tapping a veteran from San Diego County for the post. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Waiting-For-A-Good-Auditor, on Nov 19, 2011 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 10607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoptalk: Keen Garage steps into Palo Alto

Look for a mid-May opening for the footwear company Keen Garage coming to 278 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. Finishing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 10598 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' site to help Palo Alto shoppers shop

A new program to connect Palo Alto shoppers with local businesses is launching today at ShopPaloAlto.com. The new website...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Julie Triano, on Sep 27, 2011 at 9:32 am | 12 comments | 10597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to build new downtown garage

Palo Alto officials are considering a slew of solutions to downtown's shortage of parking, including more spots for permit...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 51 comments | 10588 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men extend soccer season with 1-0 NCAA victory

Matt Taylor converted a diving header into the net in the 21st minute of Sunday's NCAA Tournament second-round match at Cal...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Dave Donley, on Nov 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 10579 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David Boesch resigns as San Mateo County manager

David Boesch, the current San Mateo County manager and former Menlo Park city manager, will resign the county post Dec. 31,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by A Concerned Citizen, on Nov 21, 2011 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 10549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Apple store to be razed; combo farm-restaurant planned

Capitalizing on the farm-to-table movement, billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga is planning to demolish the former...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Apr 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 36 comments | 10545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's year of disruptions

Palo Alto's City Council started the year with lofty aspirations, pledging to tackle nagging long-term problems in the city....

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Good changes, on Jan 4, 2014 at 1:54 am | 52 comments | 10510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Entering the brave new world of genomics

The human genome (a person's complete set of DNA) holds valuable information on predicting, diagnosing and treating conditions...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Aug 8, 2013 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 10502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission throws support, cash behind City Hall art

The city's Public Art Commission committed $50,000 -- half its annual budget -- over the next two years on Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 24, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 10495 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'All Is Lost'

Batten down the hatches for the unusual new sailing drama "All Is Lost." The only actor on screen for 106 minutes is Robert...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 10435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attracting 'best and brightest' to teaching

Stanford University President John Hennessy will discuss ways to attract the nation's brightest students to careers in teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 29, 2013 at 6:28 am | 12 comments | 10426 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What hours are you opening your doors for Trick-or-treating children

In the past, we've opened the door until 9:00PM. It seems the later the hour, the older the children. I am concerned,...

Original post made by Anymouse on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 19 comments | 10391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs Mandarin immersion 4-1

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by yet another parent, on Jun 12, 2007 at 10:01 am | 192 comments | 10386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospitals terminate Blue Cross coverage

Patients with Anthem Blue Cross health insurance stopped having coverage at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics on Thursday (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Matt, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:24 am | 36 comments | 10373 Views
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