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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Mar 23, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: When 'bullying' harassment in a Palo Alto school became a federal civil-rights case

Since "bullying" recently became a federal case in Palo Alto schools, with a scorching indictment under a "denial of civil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mom of a victim, on Mar 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Developer offers $13 million for school land

A housing developer has offered to pay $13 million to the Palo Alto school district for a 2.6-acre parcel at 525 San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by The rest of the story, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 35 comments | 5416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tesla delays electric SUV, speeds government loan payment

In February of last year, Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors said it would begin production on it newest line of all-electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Tesla Employee, on Mar 23, 2013 at 3:21 am | 22 comments | 2794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>RECUSE ME ... </B>The issue of not enough parking downtown hits close to home for members of the Palo Alto City Council,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Plenty garage space, on Mar 22, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 1067 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian breast cancer bill takes effect April 1

A bill introduced by former state Sen. Joe Simitian requiring medical professionals to notify women they have dense breast...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chatelaine, on Mar 22, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 2388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to live?

For seniors who want to "love where you live," Avenidas is offering its sixth annual housing conference on that theme on...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Avenidas supporter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bloomberg to speak at Stanford commencement

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will address graduates and their families at Stanford University's 122nd Commencement...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Big, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:52 pm | 19 comments | 2093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware the coming Real Estate Bubble Burst

Palo ALto prices are up 36 percent on last year. Beware the bubble. Most of the pressure is coming from Chinese Money....

Original post made by chaz on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Big, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 62 comments | 3418 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone see a car and truck racing after each other ...

Saw them going down Channing around 7:30 PM tonight. First a guy in a car went flying down the street going at least...

Original post made by Curious on Mar. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

former Paly baseball coach wanted by police for 6 felonies

Police are also looking for additional sex abuse victims. Story and mug shot in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22834086/bay-area-baseball-coach-orinda-man-charged-c...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Appalled, on Mar 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Lots of chocolate in Palo Alto

A high-end chocolate shop is scheduled to open this week in downtown Palo Alto in the former space of hair and makeup studio...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Panos for Alegio Alegio Chocolaté-Claudio Corallo, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 38 comments | 18117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water musician teaches one drop at a time

Friday, March 22, is forecast to be a mild, sunny day. But when Herb Moore sits down with residents at Heritage Park in Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by shazbar, on Mar 21, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Strategic Plan Focus Group - tonight!

Apparently there is a focus group on the districts Strategic. Emails have gone out with surveys but this focus group is...

Original post made by distracted on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 21, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 7 comments | 1646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for hotel-room robbery and sexual assault

Police have arrested a San Jose man for an armed robbery and sexual assault at Palo Alto's Glass Slipper Inn earlier this...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 21, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 4262 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto police bust duo for gun arsenal

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police arrested two men in connection with a gun arsenal, police spokeswoman Officer Veronica...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gethin, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 3490 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto pharma company lays off 230, considers bankruptcy

Affymax, a Palo Alto-based pharmaceutical company, announced March 18 that it would lay off approximately 230 employees --...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Steve C, on Mar 21, 2013 at 7:44 am | 7 comments | 1530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City peeved over 'Color of Palo Alto'

The artist of a popular piece of temporary art has come under fire from City of Palo Alto staff for failing to provide a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 58 comments | 2734 Views

AROUND TOWN

The well-beaten path

Runners make their way up the Stanford Dish path during the late afternoon on Feb. 27. Photo by Andre Zandona. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Me, too, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County grows, with international migration's help

Santa Clara County's population has grown 3.1 percent since 2010 and more than half that growth can be attributed to people...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 7 comments | 2968 Views
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