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MOVIES

Movie review: 'Captain America: Winter Solider'

Give this to the films of the "Marvel Cinematic Universe": they have a consistency of quality. By treating their comic-book-derived...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 4995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Setting aside time for discussing, 'dissolving' stereotypes

In the social and ethnic stew of Palo Alto schools, students work and play on a daily basis with kids from an array of nationalities,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Believe it!, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 8579 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto looks to garages for solar power

As Palo Alto continues to explore building new garages to address downtown's gaping parking shortage, officials are also...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Passchendaele, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:11 am | 12 comments | 3820 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California Avenue salon owner found dead

The owner of a hair salon in Palo Alto's California Avenue business district was found deceased in her shop Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Her Dear Friend, on Apr 8, 2014 at 3:27 am | 12 comments | 5466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save Greenmeadow

If Greenmeadow is expecting the majority of its members, the Associate Members, to step up and fork out money to save Greenmeadow...

Original post made by FTF on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luther King Jr. , on Apr 7, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 11 comments | 1729 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike era comes to a close with a 75-56 loss in Final Four

Amber Orrange scored 16 points, Chiney Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds but the Stanford women's basketball team saw...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 7, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 862 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: What's in a name?

Instead of returning to further debate over what the Main Library should be named, City Council should recognize the folly...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 43 comments | 3371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taxi companies say: 'No fare'

Concerned that a new taxi service wants to horn in on their business, drivers from two cab companies that service Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Willy Osa, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 27 comments | 2624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to decide on new name for Main Library

Palo Alto's seemingly endless debate over what to call the city's Main Library may finally be settled on Monday night, when...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 54 comments | 4639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crews to film 'Silicon Valley' TV show in Palo Alto

A film crew will be in downtown Palo Alto to film an HBO television show pilot today (Tuesday), according to the city. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 6, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 35 comments | 5805 Views

RESTAURANTS

Around the world, one plate at a time

If you Google the word "Cijjo" you get the restaurant in Mountain View, and only the restaurant in Mountain View. That is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Apr 6, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 2730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uber launches low-cost car service in Palo Alto

Uber, the San Francisco-based car service mobile app company, started offering its lowest-cost transportation option in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 6, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County looks to revamp Palo Alto's expressways

Some of Palo Alto's most congested thoroughfares could see dramatic modifications, including added lanes, advanced traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Traffic circles redux, on Apr 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 27 comments | 5167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 5812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fallen tree injures sleeping man in garden shed

A transient man sleeping inside a community garden shed on Newell Road Tuesday evening was trapped inside after a large oak...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 21 comments | 4396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Intolerance and bigotry in our Valley

Brendan Eich, of Mozilla, was savaged by the gay mafia. He doesn't agree with gay marriage, like most California voters,...

Original post made by Sean on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Refuting stereotypes through 'Not in Our Schools'

"Not everyone is smart." "Not all Jewish people are rich." Students at JLS Middle School offered those suggestions when asked...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Alfred fan, on Apr 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 18 comments | 2473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Little League tries for cell tower again

A community meeting held Thursday by the Palo Alto Little League and Verizon Wireless over a proposed cell antenna at the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 5, 2014 at 11:16 am | 40 comments | 5825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks more risk analysis at CPI

Responding to safety concerns from Barron Park residents, Palo Alto plans to expand its study of possible hazards stemming...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Is-There-A-Geologist-In-The-House?, on Apr 5, 2014 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 2420 Views
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