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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul development wins its first zoning battle

In a city teeming with major development applications, few fuel hopes and stir anxieties like Jay Paul's grand plan for 395...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Odd stuff, on May 30, 2013 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's graduations come early this year

Graduation in Palo Alto comes early this year because of a change in the school district's academic calendar. Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by soccer mom, on May 29, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 8 comments | 1225 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 1456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board To Vote on Contracts for Legal Services for Academic Year 2013-14

At the May 7th Board Meeting a proposal for the new legal firm contracts was put before the Board. At that meeting school...

Original post made by Also Curious on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 6440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tunein Inc. raises $25 million

TuneIn Inc., a Palo Alto-based online radio company, announced it raised $25 million on Wednesday, drawing funds from International...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 29, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 655 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walgreens arsonist gets 20-year sentence

A man who was convicted of setting a fire in 2007 that destroyed a Palo Alto Walgreens store was sentenced 20 years in prison...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by RandallMcMurphy, on May 29, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 11 comments | 9432 Views

SPORTS

Hang on, it's a bumpy ride

It's starting to look a lot like 2005. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29224...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on May 29, 2013 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto VA aims to curb deaths from sepsis

A blue bus parked outside the Palo Alto Veteran Affair's Medical Center on Miranda Avenue has been the center of a statewide...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hospitals-Kill-More-People-Than-Guns, on May 29, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 5215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils plans for perimeter trail

Stanford University officials won praise for plans to build a biking and pedestrian trail leading from El Camino Real to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2013 at 3:48 am | 28 comments | 2553 Views

RESTAURANTS

Umami on University

Hardbound books with titles like "Dreamers of the American Dream," "Inside Asia," "The Periccone Prescription" and "Harvard...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 28, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fugitive escapes police manhunt in Palo Alto

A man who is wanted by police for burglary escaped a manhunt in Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on May 28, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto reboots its dream of a fiber network

For more than 15 years, Palo Alto's drive toward a citywide fiber network flickered on and off like a faulty dial-up connection,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 28, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 62 comments | 219897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to ponder calendar, Cubberley, new school

As the Palo Alto school board approaches the touchy subject of determining an academic calendar for the school year 2014-15...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on May 28, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 9 comments | 2581 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Gibbs repeats as singles champion

==B NCAA tennis== Stanford junior Nicole Gibbs defeated Nebraska's Mary Weatherholt, 6-2, 6-4, on Monday in Urbana, Ill.,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on May 28, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City hopes to bring back second school-resource officer

With its financial picture brightening, Palo Alto is looking to bring back a school-resource officer position that was slashed...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Stanford Laptop Orchestra

Musicians of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra share their current experimental works, reflect on the interactions of humans...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Gethin, on May 28, 2013 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Overdevelopment: learning from the past - RECALLS

I just wanted to share this article about the 1967 Recall Election. http://www.paloaltohistory.com/1967-palo-alto-recall.php "For...

Original post made by Remember on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 1028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 1806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>SMOKED OUT ... </B>Palo Alto took a giant swing at tobacco earlier this month when the City Council swiftly approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 27, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 974 Views
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