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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens stoke their passion for science

Many young students who are passionate about science are spending their summers doing science internships at institutions...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, 10 minutes ago | 3 comments | 3403 Views

RESTAURANTS

Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 23 minutes ago | 4 comments | 962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Members of Page Mill YMCA protest closure

Following the YMCA's sudden announcement in late June that the organization would be closing its Page Mill Road facility...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 29 minutes ago | 58 comments | 5194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library contractor fires back at the city

Flintco Pacific, the contractor blamed by Palo Alto officials for the long delayed and error-plagued construction of the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 36 minutes ago | 43 comments | 4696 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 Mark Weiss, 1 hour ago | 30 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Snowden, 1 hour ago | 46 comments | 3102 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto should open its arms to the immigrant children

Palo Alto is rich, and we need to open our arms to the poor children who are pouring over our borders. We can be part of...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 4 hours ago | 25 comments | 535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Martha Martinez, 12 hours ago | 10 comments | 658 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto's oldest black church celebrates rebirth

Clarence Nicholas, 90, stood outside a small, stucco building in downtown Palo Alto last Saturday afternoon, his hands clutching...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kiley, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 2784 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 82 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 palo alto resident, 19 hours ago | 58 comments | 5107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Tuesday who they believe is the same malodorous...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 1146 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 Its a comedy, on Jul 12, 2014 at 8:48 am | 27 comments | 1910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Project creep at City Hall

A project that was intended to be a renovation of the cramped conference room next to the City Council Chambers has somehow...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 12, 2014 at 8:43 am | 28 comments | 2791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers a 'net-zero' growth vision

As Palo Alto moves toward adopting a new vision for growth, officials are considering one ambitious alternative that would...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sunshinee, on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 45 comments | 10608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Hard work paying off Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/11/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lotsa Cheaters, on Jul 11, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 4 comments | 162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Betty Wright Legacy, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 5101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly couple's home burglarized while they slept

An elderly couple in their 90s awoke on Wednesday morning, July 9, to find their home had been burglarized, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by moo, on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 2599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace resident jumps into Palo Alto council race

As a retired aerospace engineer and a newcomer to Palo Alto, Seelam P. Reddy is at once a perfect representative of the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:30 am | 85 comments | 3609 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 Chris (Paly '73), on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:43 am | 963 comments | 110702 Views
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