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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:04 am | 88 comments | 4216 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns for health reasons

Hewlett-Packard Co. board chairman Ralph Whitworth is resigning July 16 for health reasons, the Palo Alto company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Be Well, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:27 am | 3 comments | 1381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Overcoming abuse

Editor's note: This article includes graphic language and may not be suitable for younger readers. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 20 comments | 10896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chinese investment in PA real estate about to get a lot smaller.

Change is afoot. The Chinese Govt. didnt mind outflows of Chinese rich peoples money through Hong Kong into real estate when...

Original post made by Noah on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Hope so, on Jul 15, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman reportedly sexually harassed in park

Police in Palo Alto are investigating an incident in which a woman reported being harassed and groped as she sat in a park...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 21 comments | 3561 Views

RESTAURANTS

Happy Donuts to close on Friday

It's the only place in Palo Alto were one can hang out or satisfy a 3 a.m. craving, and the Happy Donuts at 3916 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reverend Anthony McFarland, on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 53 comments | 20570 Views

RESTAURANTS

Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you to city for traffic calming measures

At long last, the city has started to implement traffic calming measures on Matadero Ave. Last week they put in some much-needed...

Original post made by Julaine Rosner on Jul. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 79 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto and sister city Oaxaca celebrate 50th anniversary

Palo Alto and its sister city Oaxaca have reached their 50-year milestone this summer, and officials with the two cities...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 411 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brentwood has Gigabit Internet before Palo Alto

http://www.contracostatimes.com/endorsements/ci_26125188/guest-commentary-ultra-high-speed-gigabit-service-comes I know...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by No Surprise, on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher named new Hoover principal

Palo Alto teacher Katy Bimpson has been nominated to become the new principal of Hoover Elementary School, replacing Susanne...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 1412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View's Milk Pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 1 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by margaret brown, on Jul 14, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 17 comments | 3510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Project creep at City Hall

A project that was intended to be a renovation of the cramped conference room next to the City Council Chambers has somehow...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 33 comments | 3867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate season officially opens Monday

Palo Alto residents looking to jump into the City Council and school board races can start picking up their nomination papers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Let critics speak, on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 1333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford program takes aim at eating disorders

Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses involving abnormal, unhealthy eating behaviors, including anorexia nervosa...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Whatamess, on Jul 14, 2014 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 3020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto should open its arms to the immigrant children

Palo Alto is rich, and we need to open our arms to the poor children who are pouring over our borders. We can be part of...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2014 at 6:36 am | 30 comments | 698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former planning commission chair Eduardo Martinez dies

Eduardo Martinez, a soft-spoken architect who chaired Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission before stepping...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 13, 2014 at 7:30 pm | 9 comments | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto's oldest black church celebrates rebirth

Clarence Nicholas, 90, stood outside a small, stucco building in downtown Palo Alto last Saturday afternoon, his hands clutching...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kiley, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 9 comments | 2899 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 12, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Tuesday who they believe is the same malodorous...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jul 12, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 1551 Views
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