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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?

Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by context, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 78 comments | 6576 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 heyjude, on Jul 24, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 964 comments | 112190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer sentenced for bribery attempt

A Palo Alto patent attorney who was convicted of attempting to bribe a police officer and drunken driving after being pulled...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Above the Law, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:40 am | 14 comments | 2397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>NEXT STOP, PULITZER ...</B> Local high school journalism programs cleaned up at this year's <B>San Francisco Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 63 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education &#150; and a giant sales pitch for all things Google &#150; are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 5606 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:23 am | 33 comments | 1299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mark Weiss

Mark Weiss is not a politician, and he is proud of it. He is a business owner who thinks the interests of business owners...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 24, 2014 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wilbur Junior High

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 24, 2014 at 12:44 am | 32 comments | 86278 Views

AROUND TOWN

President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 18 comments | 6475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on businesses infringing on sidewalks

In response to complaints in recent months about downtown sidewalks becoming more and more crowded with outdoor seating and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by a, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:11 pm | 55 comments | 6829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel appointed for Comprehensive Plan update

Palo Alto has selected a new citizens panel that is charged with helping the city update its land-use bible, the Comprehensive...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 23, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 32 comments | 2300 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges dropped in East Palo Alto drive-by shooting

Charges against a 24-year-old East Palo Alto resident accused of participating in a drive-by shooting have been dropped after...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 7 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 6 comments | 292 Views

SPORTS

Stanford rowers have a solid week at the Club Nationals

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford lightweight rowing team members Katherine Christel and Jackie Huddle were two of the stars...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by CardinalFan, on Jul 23, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 23, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 45 comments | 2673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches City Hall makeover

Palo Alto officials won't have to venture far this summer for signs that construction season is now in full bloom. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Jul 23, 2014 at 8:52 am | 32 comments | 4282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 23, 2014 at 7:40 am | 68 comments | 5866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by A, on Jul 22, 2014 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP CEO Meg Whitman named board chair

Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman will add "chairman of the board of directors" to her title, the company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 7 comments | 631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Gunn High School alumni, teachers, parents and friends

It was an era of optimism and expansion in Palo Alto when Henry M. Gunn High School opened 50 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Jul 22, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 5 comments | 3902 Views
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