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MLK day student-protesters appear in court

The first group of Stanford University student-protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 1, 2015 at 8:07 am | 38 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building

Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 1, 2015 at 12:09 am | 70 comments | 5924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Off Deadline — Stanford's John Hennessy takes a peek at Stanford's, and the world's, future

In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Colly, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek man who exposed himself to a girl

A man driving a newer black hatchback exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl as she walked her dog last Sunday, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interpretation of exemptions trips up school parcel tax

In response to a reversal by Santa Clara County Counsel on its interpretation of a legal statute regarding parcel-tax exemptions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 31 comments | 3426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Town Hall: Is Stanford's counseling service failing students?

The vast majority of Stanford University students at a moderated town-hall discussion in the Old Union Clubhouse Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 9:00 am | 7 comments | 2318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man in wheelchair robbed at Palo Alto Caltrain station

A man in a wheelchair was accosted by two men who robbed him at the University Avenue Caltrain station on Feb. 21, just after...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:27 am | 5 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 1012 comments | 146183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground opens to the public on Saturday, March 28, 2015

Community Announcement: A Magical Playground for All Abilities is Finally a Reality in the Bay Area. The Magical Bridge...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls changes to building-height limits

Faced with a stampede of massive new developments, Palo Alto officials are taking a fresh look at the zoning code and considering...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by SimplyNo, on Feb 27, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 84 comments | 10927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Awards

Volunteer Fran Codispoti, early childhood education leader Sharon Keplinger, the Stanford Federal Credit Union and nonprofit...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Former Resident of PA, on Feb 27, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Stan B., on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:13 am | 23 comments | 9772 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested in string of burglaries

Menlo Park Police arrested an East Palo Alto man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Palo Alto and other...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Nivea , on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 1975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board discusses budget projections, planning

In a departure for a school district with usually conservative budget projections, Chief Budget Officer Cathy Mak presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Moses, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 27 comments | 2893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

net nutrality- city own fiber business is OK now

Finally there is a green light for Palo alto to to compete with the telcos and other Internet providers to commercially offer...

Original post made by net nutrality city own fiber is OK now on Feb. 26, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where Will They Go?

If you're wondering why the Buena Vista issue is so vexing for many Palo Altans (and the city council), perhaps take a moment...

Original post made by JackB on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by common sense, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 15 comments | 548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to fix glass shards in California Avenue sidewalks

Responding to citizen complaints about polished glass shards in the new California Avenue sidewalks, Palo Alto is preparing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 50 comments | 5333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County supervisors OK $1.8M to help undocumented immigrants

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved $1.8 million for undocumented immigrants eligible for...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 8 comments | 1766 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by litebug, on Feb 26, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 82 comments | 18607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big Data in little city

Graffiti in Palo Alto is a force both subversive and adaptive. It perches on trash cans, hangs off fences, parks on cars...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curious George!, on Feb 26, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 12 comments | 11469 Views
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