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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 2599 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief steals money earmarked for Haiti

Someone stole money earmarked for disaster-relief efforts in Haiti from Gunn High School over the weekend, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by stretch, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Searching for design/architect for building new house in PA

Hello, I am a resident of Palo Alto. I want to build a new house on my lot in the town, on what is a site of a tract home...

Original post made by seeker on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schultz adds another honor to his resume

Menlo School grad Blake Schultz finished his illustrious basketball career at Williams College (Williamstown, MA) being named...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Henrietta, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thoughts on Meg Whitman's Political Ads for Governor ?

I have not been paying that much attention to the governor's race in CA, except I have heard blips in the news about Meg...

Original post made by Anon. on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by VOTER, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 10 comments | 2046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools to add engineering, AP Chinese

An AP course in Chinese language and culture and a class in engineering design are likely to be added to this fall's class...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 3790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Inside the jury: anatomy of a murder verdict

It was just a quick look, but what Victor Moreno saw last Friday moved him greatly. Moreno, juror No. 6 in the trial of Otto...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Lorena Lopez, on Mar 25, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments | 2550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 1972 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Survey probes traits of 'senior technical women'

Technical women occupying the highest ranks of Silicon Valley companies differ in some key respects from top technical men,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by louise, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans for California Avenue discussed, debated

Palo Alto residents debated plans for changing California Avenue Tuesday night, in particular shrinking the number of lanes...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lawrence Garwin, on Mar 25, 2010 at 10:10 am | 32 comments | 3705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike accident on Ross Road

Anyone know what happened to the person who was down on the ground on Ross Road (near the Y) around 6:45pm this evening?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Mar 25, 2010 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting into the groove

Kathleen Barkats (left) and J.R. Russ, dance students visiting Stanford University from Washington D.C., practice for an...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 1910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pet owners become 'guardians'

In an effort to encourage greater care of companion animals, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today added "guardian"...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Creeping nuttyness, on Mar 24, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 5 comments | 1719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firm, with Stanford ties, scores big IPO

The auspicious initial public offering of a Palo Alto-based financial-advice firm last week has IPO watchers hopeful that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How Governments Spend Taxpayers' Money

At the time of this so called historic healthcare bill, I thought it timely to share this video to show in a humorous yet...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by ten18, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Founder of Palo Alto Bicycles dies

Bernhard J. (Bernie) Hoffacker, original owner of Palo Alto Bicycles, died Dec. 5, a few days short of his 92nd birthday,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:26 am | 6 comments | 3430 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to hang photos and art

A little forethought will avoid unsightly holes in the wall Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16210...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 24, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 2484 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's MacQuitty runs nation's fastest 800 meters

Palo Alto High senior Philip MacQuitty has made a career out of running well at long distances. He has become so accomplished...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jared, on Mar 23, 2010 at 11:53 pm | 8 comments | 5034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign language immersion for only one year

Hi, My child was offered admission into a private foreign language immersion school and after careful consideration of...

Original post made by Palo Alto mom on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 36 comments | 3564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A slice of 'pi'

Lucille Nixon Elementary School fifth-grader Maggie Wang colors in her share of the humongous paper quilt she and her 22...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by pi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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