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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to upgrade utility tax

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto established a tax on utilities and phone usage, city officials are preparing to "modernize"...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 31 comments | 5087 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store

The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 18 comments | 2887 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gun

Two East Palo Alto men who videotaped pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by iSez, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 2557 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto finds a new head baseball coach in a former player

During his days as a member of the Palo Alto High baseball team, Pete Fukuhara never made it to a Central Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 3740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High senior publishes children's book on autism

Inspired by a friend and class assignment, an autistic senior at Gunn High School has self-published a children's book on...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 7896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Palo Alto airport is such an important asset in an emergency

Napa Airport provides staging area for earthquake response September 1, 2014 by General Aviation News Staff When the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Auditor finds flaws in Palo Alto Police Department's internal probe

Palo Alto's independent police auditors raised flags this week about the way the Police Department investigated an allegation...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 2737 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest

The Cantor Arts Center expands its hours, the City of Palo Alto announces the relaunch of its artists in residence program,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to reconsider closed sessions for labor talks

After weathering criticism for a controversial closed-door discussion in 2012, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to reconsider...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

New snack shop opens at Stanford Mall, Elements Massage comes to Edgewood and Coupa Cafe hosts an evening devoted to women's...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right turn only onto Miranda

I commute by bicycle every day from Los Altos to my job on Stanford campus. Most days I make a right turn from Arastradero...

Original post made by 100% bicycle commuter on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Careful driver, on Sep 23, 2014 at 10:34 am | 8 comments | 2565 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls maintain golf lead, stay perfect in the SCVAL race

==BI Monday's prep roundup== With its lineup back intact, the Gunn girls remained unbeaten in the SCVAL golf race with a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Gunn fan, on Sep 23, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Online Preschool Fair on Kidfully

For parents looking for preschools, Kidfully has a new, open resource to help save parents time when looking for preschools....

Original post made by mikekhaw on Sep. 23, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School helps start 13 libraries in Africa

With 1,000 books and $500, you can build a library in Africa. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/09/19/jordan-middle-school-helps-start-13-lib...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 5225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils the Anderson Collection

This Sunday, September 21, Stanford University will host a grand opening for the Anderson Collection, a new museum of Modern...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of Henzau, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 3941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 5106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate over council size splits Palo Alto establishment

More than two centuries after Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton forced the nation to weigh the merits of democracy...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by CrecentParkAnon., on Sep 22, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 46 comments | 5726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New zoning law targets Palo Alto plating shops

Responding to concerns from the Barron Park neighborhood about potential hazards of a nearby plating shop, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Edward, on Sep 22, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 5103 Views

AROUND TOWN

From R.I.P. to 'Live in Peace'

With its burgundy walls, Persian rugs, faux-leather seating and black cocktail tables, the basement of the single-story dwelling...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by revdreileen, on Sep 22, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 6971 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for alleged sexual battery

Police arrested a Palo Alto man for sexual battery after he allegedly groped a woman last month on a sidewalk while walking...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2622 Views
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