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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 | 2648 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 | 4756 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 | 5944 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 | 2837 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 | 1579 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 | 5301 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 | 5901 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 | 4511 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 | 294 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 | 2491 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 | 6015 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 | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cubberley High School 40th Reunion for Class of 1974

If you were in the graduating class of 1974, or part of the same cohort (even if you graduated early or didnít finish up...

Original post made by RisaS on Apr. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of science

Last month, in what is being called a "re-imagining of the humanities," Stanford University announced the creation of two...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 6090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by lmftfy, on Apr 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 14 comments | 3907 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unsung pioneers of high tech

Imagine if the first images of African-Americans that flashed in Palo Altans' minds were of venture capitalists and high-tech...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 4, 2014 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 2537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dysfunctional palo alto

Here is a perfect article which accurately describes the dysfunction in Palo Alto. http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_25472715/diana-diamond-column:-89yearold-man-who-requested-b...

Original post made by Not surprised on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 3, 2014 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 390 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike named to Wooden Award All-America team

Stanford senior basketball forward Chiney Ogwumike was named to the John R. Wooden Award All-America Team for the second...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 3, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taxi drivers protest ride-sharing companies in Palo Alto

The divide between taxi drivers and ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar is deepening in Palo Alto, as the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thumbs up to ride-sharing, on Apr 3, 2014 at 9:06 am | 25 comments | 7319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

40-YEAR-OLD DOWNTOWN YOGA CENTER FORCED OUT ... It's the final namaste for Palo Alto's oldest yoga studio. The California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:16 am | 17 comments | 6076 Views
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