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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to offer more aid to local nonprofits

With Palo Alto's economy sizzling, City Council members are preparing for the first time in more than a decade to raise the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Looking for loopholes, on Apr 21, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 1702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Solve ABAG and Sr Housing by Channing House Increasing Density?

The more I think about this, the more it makes me wonder why no one thought of this before: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2014/04/14/since-measure-d-what-has-the-city-and-ot...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:50 am | 45 comments | 666 Views

AROUND TOWN

University Art moving to Redwood City

Palo Alto's high rents and impossible land prices are causing another longtime retailer to leave the city. This time, it...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sad but realistic, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 88 comments | 10604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Modern, but no 'museum'

The Old Palo Alto home that architect Mary Maydan's client purchased in 2012 was handsomely built in the 1980s, but it didn't...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chilly, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Argument preceded shooting of David Lewis

In the minutes prior to being fatally shot in the back Wednesday afternoon, East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Patricia A., on Apr 21, 2014 at 7:03 am | 78 comments | 3360 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood's Scheppler named state coach of the year

When Pinewood defeated Scotts Valley, 43-41, in the third-place game of the girls' Central Coast Section Open Division basketball...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Not impressed, on Apr 21, 2014 at 1:07 am | 1 comment | 107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Day Care Center closes after 37 years

Three hundred low-cost child-care slots in Palo Alto will be lost this week when the owners of the 37-year-old Peninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Krista, on Apr 20, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

New trails spell bright future for Palo Alto runners

Palo Alto may be in the midst of turning itself into a bicycling mecca -- an effort that continues to accelerate thanks to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments | 4556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolition for College Terrace Centre begins

The long-awaited, long-debated redevelopment of the College Terrace Centre on El Camino Real began with the first cracking...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by College Terrace homeowner, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 40 comments | 3446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Cal Ave's future

Wanted: Redevelopment that is higher density, mixed residential and commercial, with adequate parking and improved pedestrian...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 19, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 11 comments | 1432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly wins national reporting award

The Palo Alto Weekly's ongoing coverage of the Palo Alto school district's handling of bullying received the 2013 Sigma Delta...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Angels , on Apr 19, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 8 comments | 1919 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Transcendence'

"Transcendence" is as silly as it is sinister. But with cinematographer Wally Pfister -- an Oscar winner for "Inception"...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Zioltan, on Apr 18, 2014 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge playground surges toward reality

With funds nearly secured and its final design winning approval Thursday, Palo Alto's dream of creating an "inclusive" playground...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Christina Owen, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 3980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student streaking: Alarm over mixed messages

Concern over the rising incidence of streaking on the Palo Alto High School campus reached an apparent boiling point among...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Apr 18, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 35 comments | 8138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art Review: April Dawn Parker

April Dawn Parkerís following small paintings represent one series of a number of painting series. The paintings will be...

Original post made by Paula Bolduc on Apr. 18, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

So...Speaking of City Managers

What cities have good city managers? We sure don't in EPA. Many of us miss ML Gordon. The PA asst city manager heading down...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 86 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by PA, on Apr 17, 2014 at 8:34 pm | 947 comments | 99848 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police launch mobile app

The Palo Alto Police Department's latest tech-forward effort is a free mobile app, launched Tuesday, that provides immediate...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mimi, on Apr 17, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 7 comments | 2087 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's assistant city manager to depart for San Jose

Palo Alto Assistant City Manager Pamela Antil will step down from her post later this month to take a similar job in San...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 3321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police helicopter used to search for suspects

An interrupted home burglary in Palo Alto Monday night yielded one arrest, with two men still at large after a helicopter...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:05 am | 17 comments | 1983 Views
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Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
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Most Seniors do not Need Senior Housing But Could Benefit from other Choice to Remain in Palo Alto
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"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
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The Cinderella ride
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