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AROUND TOWN

HP's Bill Veghte to head SurveyMonkey

Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey has announced it is hiring former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive Bill Veghte as CEO, replacing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ahem, 10 minutes ago | 2 comments | 674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can social media play a role in youth suicide prevention?

An internationally known suicide prevention researcher visited the Stanford University School of Medicine on Monday to share...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Community, 13 minutes ago | 7 comments | 6750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new center for geriatric, palliative care

Like all organizations that serve older adults, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation is preparing for a coming tsunami of Baby...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 14 minutes ago | 7 comments | 4104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 15 minutes ago | 26 comments | 2728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 17 minutes ago | 2 comments | 2385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man dies in highway hit-and-run

A 29-year-old Palo Alto man died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding collided on a Milpitas highway with a...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 18 minutes ago | 4 comments | 5150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 23 minutes ago | 69 comments | 3625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: End of era as Stanford Medical Center Auxiliary dissolves

Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary members gathered for the last time on Feb. 28 after voting to dissolve the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 25 minutes ago | 5 comments | 2108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at state's conflict-of-interest law

When the Palo Alto City Council met last month to consider creating an annual limit on new office development, one voice...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 26 minutes ago | 16 comments | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bridge replacement could jam up Highway 101 this week

Drivers on U.S. Highway 101 can expect lane closures during the evening, night and early morning hours this week as the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 29 minutes ago | 15 comments | 3881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage blacks out large swath in Palo Alto

A power outage is affecting a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by No mylar balloons, 31 minutes ago | 53 comments | 5539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panel appointed to help update Palo Alto's land-use vision

Housing advocates, land-use watchdogs and two former planning commissioners are among the 20 residents selected last week...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 32 minutes ago | 8 comments | 670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How are the food scrap pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 33 minutes ago | 45 comments | 1254 Views

SPORTS

U-S-A proves itself worthy as Women's World Cup champions

Carli Lloyd, the latest American hero, recorded a hat trick and helped the U.S. women's national soccer team leave no doubt...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Romy, 33 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's hottest major: computer science

Computer science has become the hottest major at Stanford, recently outpacing the long popular human biology. Record-breaking...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Signs Visual, 58 minutes ago | 8 comments | 6403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here is what happens when you actually measure airplane noise

From Atherton Town Manager's Report "Beginning at 2 pm on May 13 through 11 am on May 14, Coffman Associates (Airport...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 hours ago | 124 comments | 1573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Impending sea-level rise will affect us all

Next month federal officials will release new rates for flood insurance in areas at risk for future flooding, and they will...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sheeples, 7 hours ago | 83 comments | 4492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to beef up code enforcement

Blasting a gas-powered leaf blower is technically illegal in Palo Alto, but that offers little solace to residents who routinely...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 9 hours ago | 53 comments | 3882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elmo & the Old Quackers snags July Fourth Chili Cook-Off title

Elmo & the Old Quackers bested 15 returning teams and five new competitors to take the top prize of Best Overall in this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lois, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 1759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

T&C/Paly Intersection Status?

Does anyone know where we stand on any progress towards a solution? Beside the obvious need to synchronize the three...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 199 Views
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