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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

When Zillow came online a few years ago, it was an instant challenge to real-estate appraisers and professionals and gave...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Get real, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior-housing project riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic problems and told Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by NIMBY, perchance?, on Apr 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 814 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man charged in Palo Alto hate crime

A man police say described himself as a "white supremacist" allegedly assaulted a black man in downtown Palo Alto last week...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:25 pm | 10 comments | 4286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime neighborhood leaders looking for help

When the Barron Park neighborhood association in Palo Alto sought to recruit more members recently, board member Lydia Kou...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 10 comments | 3693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers get 3 percent raise in tentative pact

Palo Alto teachers and school staff members will get a 3 percent raise plus a 1.5 percent bonus for the current school year...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sorry, but..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 29 comments | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Injured worker lifted off building deck

Palo Alto firefighters on Thursday rescued a construction worker who fell off the framing of an El Camino Way building and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Billionaires take over, on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 10 comments | 1021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renters vie for homes

Well-paying jobs, prime school-district locations and proximity to Stanford have always lured people to the Bay area. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by TheKBHomeDan, on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

250 homes to be built along Cal Ave, El Camino

Long-awaited plans to build 250 homes for Stanford University faculty and low-income Palo Alto residents are expected to...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by TheKBHomeDan, on Apr 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 51 comments | 2121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

US News and World R

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Original post made by SW on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Don't they know who we are?, on Apr 24, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 32 comments | 2301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Density Housing

The high density housing that is going in, en masse all at once, is breathg taking here in south Palo Alto. Coming home...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Employeeeeeee, on Apr 24, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29386 posted Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:53...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by No KB for me, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppy project seeks to bring native blooms to hills

The many species of non-native European weeds, which cover the California's hills, keep its native flora at bay and increase...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wavy Gravy, on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 11 comments | 786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (April 23)

[http://tedxbayareaapril2013.eventbrite.com/ Technology: 'Face2Face' with Polyvore co-founder] Tedx Bay Area presents "Near...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ex Pat, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 982 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:33 am | 24 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interesting Division of Sexes and Instrumentation in Jordan Marching Band

I had the distinct pleasure of happening to be in the same neighborhood on the same street where the Jordan Marching Band...

Original post made by Marching Band Lover on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After two decades, Empire taps out

Empire Grill and Tap Room, a chic and polished fixture of downtown Palo Alto for more than 20 years, is preparing to close...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 31 comments | 1350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mae Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of baseball legend Willie Mays for 41 years, died Friday at their Atherton home after a 16-year...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by standing, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core: Myths versus facts

Myth: The standards bring all states down to the lowest common denominator. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27753...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by doug liser, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:25 pm | 4 comments | 1389 Views
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