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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greenpeace sidewalk-blocking

Am I the only one who objects to Greenpeace's sidewalk-blocking? They have the right to canvass in public, of course, but...

Original post made by Citizens for Unobstructed Sidewalks on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on May 2, 2013 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 1556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community notebook: Palo Alto University Rotary Club 25th anniversary gala

The Palo Alto University Rotary club will mark two major milestones at a gala on Saturday, May 4, at the University Club...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla leaves Menlo Park behind this summer

Tesla Motors is preparing to leave Menlo Park in the rear-view mirror. The electric car retailer recently opened a renovated...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Stuart Berman, on May 2, 2013 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One dead, one hurt in East Palo Alto shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man injured and another dead. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on May 2, 2013 at 12:29 am | 6 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Son testifies in Woodside murder trial

The son of a Woodside man who is charged with killing his wife in April 2010 testified today that his mother had been depressed...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by sharrine, on May 1, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 3 comments | 7930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to pay $333,481 in software settlement

Palo Alto officials on Monday authorized a settlement with software company SAP Public Services, which claimed earlier this...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by lazlo, on May 1, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 23 comments | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto project makes public a trove of data

Depending on one's digital prowess and hunger for data, Palo Alto's newest transparency initiative is either a head-scratcher...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 1, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 6744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey for Funding for Infrastructure Improvements

In response to a telephone survey yesterday regarding my support or lack thereof for additional funding for infrastructure...

Original post made by Marie on May. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 749 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holiday Fund recipients awarded $390K in grants

A record total of $390,000 in grants, collected from 496 donors, was awarded by the Palo Alto Weekly this year as part of...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 1, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 8 comments | 1302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to experiment with less-frequent street sweeping

Residents of certain Palo Alto neighborhoods may notice their streets and sidewalks get a bit leafier in the coming months...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by DC, on May 1, 2013 at 12:06 pm | 45 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

VMware unveils plan for massive campus expansion

Palo Alto's cloud-computing giant VMware is planning to dramatically expand its Stanford Research Park property by adding...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Possible solution, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 15 comments | 1788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 65 comments | 11792 Views

AROUND TOWN

C is for Craft opens in downtown Palo Alto

Rita Whitney, a mother of one very active 2-and-a-half-year-old girl, always carries paper, crayons and other art supplies...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Annie, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 3287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plastic bags to float out of Palo Alto?

It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the plastic bag is set to spread to every other food and retail...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Apr 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 56 comments | 5781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by boo hoo, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 23 comments | 2916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United rocks out at 50th anniversary

Dancing along with the jubilant Stanford Tree and the university's marching band, 300 people celebrated the 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 1003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park redesign delayed by concerns over dogs, historic building

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Return it to Menlo Park, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 1016 Views

SPORTS

2013 Bay Area Senior Games are off and running

The Seventh Annual Bay Area Senior Games are under way and will continue this weekend -- and continue through May 19 -- at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils Mayfield housing project plans

Representatives from Stanford University presented preliminary construction details of the 17-acre Mayfield housing project...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Escondido parent, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 43 comments | 2524 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: A bit about Asian Box

Frank Klein knows what he wants. A Palo Alto resident and 20-year veteran of the restaurant industry, he and his business...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Malini, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 18 comments | 4322 Views
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