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AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rate edges up in Palo Alto, county

While the California unemployment rate stayed flat in January at 9.8 percent, the rate crept up in parts of the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by hahahahaha, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 3058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flag flys over King Plaza at Palo Alto City Hall

Perhaps a more honorable flag to fly at King Plaza at City Hall would be the POW/MIA flag supported by the 101st Congress...

Original post made by Paco on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Apr 4, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft co-founder to open Palo Alto investment office

Vulcan Capital, which manages investments for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, announced today that it would open an office...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fool Me Twice, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 12 comments | 1597 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities look to install flood-warning system for creek

Residents near the San Francisquito Creek received their latest wake-up call from the fickle creek on Dec. 23, when a heavy...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 1076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

internal affairs investigation into Palo Alto police lieutenant

"Brad Zook, who in 2005 retired as a captain from the Palo Alto Police Department, said city officials hired him as an hourly...

Original post made by Donald on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Brian JOB, on Apr 4, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto goes 'carbon neutral' with electricity

Palo Alto's green community buzzed with excitement Monday night as the city joined an elite club of municipalities that draw...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:46 am | 38 comments | 6069 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama's visit draws small crowd to Atherton

About 50 people gathered in the vicinity of Valparaiso Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas in Atherton this morning to watch...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:10 am | 8 comments | 1145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greendale to lead city's organic-waste experiment

South Palo Alto neighborhood chosen for a pilot project in which black trash bins will give way to green ones For...

Original post made by Editor\'s corrections on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not Greenmeadow, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 960 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama fundraises in the Bay Area

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a series of fundraisers in San Francisco and Atherton Wednesday and Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by protector in chief, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 1049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla announces new financing plan

Tesla Motors chief executive and co-founder Elon Musk announced April 3 a new financing plan for its Model S electric cars...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by More-Money-For-Musk, on Apr 4, 2013 at 9:47 am | 7 comments | 1012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest East Palo Alto man for cocaine possession

Drug enforcement units from Menlo Park and East Palo Alto police departments arrested a man in East Palo Alto on March 18,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by epa resident , on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:39 am | 7 comments | 1360 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto skate park reopens

A ceremony was held at 1:30 p.m., March 28, to mark the reopening of the 5,000-square-foot skate park at Bell Street Park...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Angela, on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 4 comments | 1991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged drunken driver strikes man, plows into home

A Palo Alto man was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving after he allegedly hit an employee of a moving company...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 26 comments | 1705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama In Town, Open Your Wallets Please

Obama's coming to the Bay Area to reap millions of dollars from the rich in order to fund opposition to a pipeline construction...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 3, 2013 at 7:48 pm | 16 comments | 948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to support same-sex marriage

Palo Alto officials enthusiastically jumped into the national debate over same-sex marriage on Monday night when they passed...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 59 comments | 1701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned dog park in north Palo Alto hits a snag

Palo Alto's plan to give residents in the north part of the city their first dog park is now in limbo after officials learned...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Just as Well, on Apr 3, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1009 Views

SPORTS

Change in Wisdom offers new life to track career

Academics and athletics are cornerstones of the Stanford experience. But equally important to some scholar-athletes is a...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:24 am | 4 comments | 1134 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Ogwumike a first-team All-American

Stanford junior forward Chiney Ogwumike was named to the 2013 Associated Press All-America First Team on Tuesday in a vote...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Embarcadero underpass to be Vikings' realm

The Embarcadero Road tunnel underpass next to Palo Alto High School may soon look a lot like Viking territory. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 3, 2013 at 9:54 am | 88 comments | 789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto struggles to find the meaning of 'benefit'

Philosophers may rack their brains over the meaning of life, but for Palo Alto's developers, neighborhood leaders and elected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by lost, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:48 am | 48 comments | 3054 Views
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