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AROUND TOWN

Apple to open new Stanford Mall store

After two years of blithe "no comment" from Apple, the tech company is finally acknowledging what has long been apparent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bear market, on Sep 9, 2013 at 9:12 am | 10 comments | 9603 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain Phillips'

The "real-life thriller" "Captain Phillips" may be obvious and it may be clumsy, but it's also a little bit thoughtful, and...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Pat in Alabama, on Oct 12, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 9585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The best elementary school locations for a growing community

There are 25 percent more elementary students in our district today than when I moved here in 1979, yet we have two fewer...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by paretn, on Nov 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 14 comments | 9583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power to hurt: how social media impacts our kids

Social media is an integral and growing force in young lives, everyone agrees. Yet it carries significant risks. In cyberspace,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Danny, on Sep 20, 2013 at 5:05 am | 14 comments | 9581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight is 'Addison Night' at AT&T Park

Tonight is "Addison School Night" at the San Francisco Giants game, at least unofficially. Addison Elementary School students...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 9567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guidance on picking the best private school

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Original post made by JK on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by HA!, on Aug 6, 2008 at 11:23 pm | 40 comments | 9488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clifford Nass, Stanford communication professor, dies at 55

Clifford I. Nass, a communication professor at Stanford University known for his research on technology and multitasking,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:29 am | 9 comments | 9484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires new chief information officer

City Manager James Keene has selected Jonathan Reichental to be Palo Alto's chief information officer, the city announced...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 9480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 9467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program moves ahead

After years of dire warnings, angry complaints and impassioned pleas from downtown residents about their once-quiet streets...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 41 comments | 9453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sends massive office proposal back to drawing board

An ambitious proposal to build a dense office complex next to the AOL building on Page Mill Road received a cool reception...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by belrt, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 9448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto races against the clock on infrastructure fixes

When Palo Alto officials began their journey nearly three years ago to refresh the city's aged infrastructure, their expansive...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 22, 2013 at 9:16 am | 32 comments | 9442 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 9434 Views

RESTAURANTS

Zibibbo restaurant shutters after 17 years in downtown Palo Alto

Longtime Palo Alto restaurant Zibibbo has shuttered after 17 years, owner Rowena Wu confirmed Wednesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 45 comments | 9401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man found dead at Opportunity Center

A Palo Alto man who lived at the Opportunity Center homeless shelter was found dead in his room, according to a spokesperson...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Dec 1, 2013 at 3:20 am | 10 comments | 9396 Views

AROUND TOWN

A shrill 'Century'

Like the high-pitched whistle of a fast-moving train, TheatreWorks' newest production, "Twentieth Century," barrels onto...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Feb 7, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 9393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No on Measure D

It is never good when election campaigns become so heated and emotional that instead of issues becoming clearer as election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 121 comments | 9390 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 | 9385 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 | 9374 Views

AROUND TOWN

A gem of open space

For decades, coyotes, hawks and dusky-footed woodrats have roamed the secluded INE Ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Few...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 22, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 19 comments | 9370 Views
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