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PALO ALTO ISSUES

100 plus what?: Local author predicts the benefits and drawbacks of longer life

In her book "100 Plus," Sonia Arrison points to an impending wave of technology — including gene therapy and tissue...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man remains at large after robbery in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a robbery in which a man ripped a gold necklace from a woman's neck, according to a police...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jan 9, 2015 at 4:26 am | 19 comments | 5419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 1392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto women's shelter won't open

Heart and Home Collaborative, a startup that sheltered homeless Palo Alto women last year during the coldest winter months,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chuck Jagoda, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:42 pm | 31 comments | 5116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ponder higher salaries for City Council

Having recently approved salary increases for almost every employee group in City Hall, the Palo Alto City Council is now...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by that's it??, on Jan 8, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Air district issues seventh consecutive Spare the Air alert

Officials at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have announced that Thursday will be the seventh straight Winter...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Jan 8, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 6 comments | 1328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duo arrested after Palo Alto storage locker burglary

Palo Alto police arrested two men for burglary early Tuesday morning after the victim provided police a partial license plate...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:40 am | 4 comments | 2546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman wins mayor's seat

Signaling a philosophical and political shift in City Hall, Palo Alto's new City Council on Monday night elected Karen Holman...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Jan 8, 2015 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 6145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College vying to offer new, affordable four-year degree

Foothill College is in the running to become one of the first California community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor's...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 3928 Views

BOOKS

Written in the stars: Silicon Valley authors explore cosmic questions in new children's book

Scientific discoveries are often presented as a series of spontaneous brainstorms by famous thinkers. In reality, according...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by clogannj1, on Jan 8, 2015 at 2:35 am | 1 comment | 405 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton family heads effort to build athletic field in East Palo Alto

Nine years ago, on Jan. 7, 2006, East Palo Alto police officer Rich May was gunned down. Today, construction is underway...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Oops ... , on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 2956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Born fighters

On a hot, late-August evening, the air in the gym felt thick with sweat and perspiration; the heat elevated an already difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

New zone change proposed for busy El Camino Real intersection

With Palo Alto's controversial "planned community" process suspended indefinitely, a developer who was hoping to win the...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Surly, on Jan 7, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 3219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education author to speak on achievement, learning in Palo Alto

Alfie Kohn, lecturer and author of numerous books and articles on education, parenting and human behavior, will be at the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 7, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 22 comments | 6659 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"We have avenged the prophet."

Palo Alto is home to Google, Facebook, Yahoo and several other startups whose technologies have made information infinitely...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Jan 7, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 7 comments | 265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harnessing the power of coding

Can coding change the course of a life? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/01/02/harnessing-the-power-of-coding...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Supervisor, on Jan 7, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 7271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family flees Palo Alto house fire

A fire that broke out at a Palo Alto home awakened a father and forced the family to flee early Tuesday morning, fire officials...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Josef Stalin, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 5569 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caterer sentenced for theft at funeral reception

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to two years of incarceration Monday for stealing a wallet while working as a caterer...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident of PA, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to 'fuel switch' away from natural gas

When Palo Alto cut carbon out of its electricity supply last year, City Council members and environmentalists lauded the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 57 comments | 4607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does new home construction cost these days?

Folks, I live in a 1950 Eichler and am planning a remodel that will touch most of the house except for the existing foundation and...

Original post made by Resident of Midtown on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by WannaBuildANewHome, on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:29 am | 56 comments | 25464 Views
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