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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 | 3430 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 | 1411 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 | 1892 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 | 633 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 | 3933 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 | 8095 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 | 84 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 | 99754 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 | 2054 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 | 3285 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 | 1968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gregory Elarms, accused killer of David Lewis, dies

The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis died Friday, April 11, at Stanford Hospital, the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 3291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by 2 L8 4 ME, on Apr 17, 2014 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 3539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: South Court's 'gadget guy'

It was a warm fall evening on the Stanford University campus several years ago and students were celebrating the Full Moon...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle , on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 81 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest naked man after string of attacks

Police arrested an 18-year-old Palo Alto man suspected of being under the influence of narcotics Friday night after he, while...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 8016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens arrested for attempted burglary on Stockton Place

Two teenagers who Palo Alto police say tried to rob a house on Stockton Place on Monday night were tracked down and arrested...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 9 comments | 3170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-Paly principal disciplined for harassment

Former Palo Alto High School principal Phil Winston, who resigned last June 13 citing health and "work-life balance" reasons,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ashamedof PaloAlto, on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:58 am | 107 comments | 29240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 3210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 6 comments | 3982 Views
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