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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New golf course to uproot 500 trees in the Baylands

An ambitious overhaul of Palo Alto's golf course in the Baylands scored another victory Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 50 comments | 5162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area celebrates July 4 with fireworks, festivals

From San Jose to San Francisco, the Bay Area plans to go out with a bang for this Thursday for the Fourth of July, with fireworks,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Looking forward to celebrating !, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twenty-one teams to face off in 32nd annual chili cookoff

On Independence Day this week, 21 teams will go head-to-head in Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills Park: Still (mostly) just for Palo Altans

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 am | 34 comments | 4197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 7757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell project wins approval -- for now

Palo Alto on Friday afternoon put the finishing touches on approving a highly controversial development on Maybell Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by a neighbor, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 42 comments | 2625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation donation to The Magical Bridge Playground

Today was a VERY MAGICAL MONDAY - as we recognize one of the most innovative couples we know, and welcome them to our magical...

Original post made by The Magical Bridge Playground on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by donor that wish they had been thanked, on Jul 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot in head during Mountain View robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by tom, on Jul 2, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Accountability not in lesson plan

With the resignation three weeks ago of assistant superintendent Michael Milliken, Palo Alto school superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gimme the Cue!, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 27 comments | 3580 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

101 SB all ramps very dangerous

These on ramps at Oregon/Embarcadero, Charleston, Rengstorff and Middlefield are all horrendous and major accident waiting...

Original post made by Driver on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sure, on Jul 1, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 7 comments | 1770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world

Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19145...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A Terman parent, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 3132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In an odd move, city imposes raises on union

Palo Alto on Monday night overhauled the salaries of more than 200 city workers, though for more than 40 of them the pay...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by snow, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 23 comments | 6722 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are the pros and cons of owning an Eichler?

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Original post made by New to Area on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jul 1, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 40 comments | 17988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls 'master list' for Stanford funds

Two years after Palo Alto officials agreed to allow the expansion of the Stanford University Medical Center, dubbed the largest...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by nimby, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 18 comments | 1735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, 'Color of Palo Alto' artist may be close to a deal

The city and Sam Yates, the creator of "The Color of Palo Alto" art project, may be close to reaching an agreement on the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gloria Humble, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 23 comments | 1782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annual Concours d' Elegance auto show shifts to San Mateo

After a six-month search for a new venue, the Palo Alto Lions Club will hold its 47th annual Concours d' Elegance auto show...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:53 am | 13 comments | 1567 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hot night, long lines for ice cream

Fans of the ice cream sandwich and other frozen treats waited up to an hour or more on Thursday night outside of Cream, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Leonardo Leal, on Jul 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 27 comments | 4886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell Referendum Petition Kick-off Event - Sunday 6:30pm!

A Referendum Petition Against the Re-Zone Ordinance Passed by the City Council for Maybell is now being circulated to gather...

Original post made by Maybell neighbor on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:35 am | 6 comments | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

<B>Cheryl A. Davis Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2376 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by bev morse, on Jun 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: All the world in a single classroom

Fully one-third of Palo Alto's 12,300 public school students report that they speak a language other than English at home....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Garcia, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 27 comments | 5578 Views
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