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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto hires first sustainability officer

Gil Philip Friend has been selected as the City of Palo Alto's first chief sustainability officer, City Manager James Keene...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 48 comments | 8184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford is set to host numerous NCAA championships

Stanford has been named as the host site for the 2015 NCAA Championship in men's volleyball and women's water polo. The school...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave. Concept Plan approval won't come until 2014

Approval of the long-awaited of the California Avenue Concept Plan will be put off until next year, after planning commissioners...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by resident too, on Dec 13, 2013 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 2390 Views

SPORTS

Stanford senior class will bow out as program's best ever

Linebacker Shayne Skov and his fellow seniors were recruited on the heels of Stanford's worst football season ever. It took...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Regan, on Dec 13, 2013 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 5177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters unlikely to fund bond for police HQ

A bond to fund a new public-safety building in Palo Alto would probably fail if it were put on the November 2014 ballot,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident2, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 22 comments | 5223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Humane Society creates a 'Critter Club'

While Danny Rendon was enrolled in a summer session at Beechwood School in Menlo Park, his mother, Patricia, noticed something...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 12, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 3973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to discuss student achievement, teacher raises

The Palo Alto board of education tonight will discuss high school student-achievement data, including the latest information...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Poor teachers!, on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 21 comments | 3381 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women are all set for next step in NCAA volleyball

==BI Cardinal corner== Sophomore Madi Bugg first watched Bryn Kehoe play volleyball in 2005, when Stanford participated...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Dec 12, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

SPORTS

Stanford places four on USA Today Sports' All-America team

Four Stanford student-athletes were named to the USA Today Sports' All-America college football team on Wednesday -- David...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by John, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council approves law to make homes electric-vehicle-friendly

Palo Alto adopted an ordinance Monday to require circuitry for charging electric vehicles in all newly built homes, a move...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by M. Wolf, on Dec 12, 2013 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 3646 Views

BOOKS

secret that technology

But few people realize the impact these changes are having on the media and the future of journalism... and ultimately the...

Original post made by WalterMitchell on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council rejects appeal of modernist building

The City Council on Monday shot down an appeal of a modernist development at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto that appellant...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:58 am | 58 comments | 8455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A bridge apart

As the Palo Alto City Council's unanimous vote on Aug. 12 showed, there was little doubt that residents on streets near the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 11, 2013 at 11:57 pm | 67 comments | 4488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Documentary: The Great Global Warming Swindle

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Original post made by Snowman on Mar. 13, 2007
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 94 comments | 44348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly nudges Stanford for facilities help

Palo Alto school Superintendent Kevin Skelly is making a pitch for Stanford University to help in facilitating classroom...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Just the facts, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 14 comments | 4068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by So true , on Dec 11, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 4396 Views

SPORTS

Five Stanford volleyball players on Pacific North Regional team

Five Stanford women's volleyball players have been named to the All-Pacific North Region teams, the American Volleyball Coaches...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 11, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 3669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Add pay-by-phone parking to downtown RPPP

This is a simple-to-implement variation on the Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) concept (http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/04/analysis-city-scrambles-for-...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 2100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto teenager is sking to the South Pole!

With all the bad news that is usually posted here, I'm surprised that the Weekly isn't pikcing up on this encouraging story....

Original post made by parent on Dec. 11, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton residents rattled by noise of 'executive' planes from San Carlos Airport

Saw this story in the SJ Mercury: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_24551120/atherton-residents-rattled-by-noise-executive-planes-from Found...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 10, 2013 at 11:13 pm | 7 comments | 9699 Views
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