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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone

It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by KungFucius, on Sep 28, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 2073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Already have it, on Sep 28, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Level-- The Unreported News: SEIU Shuts Down University Avenue

There has been a total regular news blackout of the Service Employees Industrial Union (SEIU) demonstration in front of Apple...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:16 am | 16 comments | 398 Views

RESTAURANTS

Doing good with food

Foodanthropy has arrived in Palo Alto. It's not some trendy new hybrid dessert, but rather, the marriage of two worlds --...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by DJ, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials blast water board

Frustrated by a permitting process that continuous to plague two long-awaited construction projects in the Baylands, furious...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 36 comments | 3341 Views

MOVIES

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Writer-director Scott Frank brings clever writing and moody atmosphere to this crime thriller centered on ex-cop and recovering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell Phone Tower in Midtown Parking Lot going in without a murmur

All the talk over the past couple of years about cell phone towers on lampposts and Little League, I am surprised but very...

Original post made by Midtown on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 4 comments | 167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why no mention of the celebrations for Mitchell Park Library Opening?

Just drove past Mitchell Park Library, something going on. Is it opening day? A little publicity and letting us know about...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by dates, on Sep 27, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The meaning of 'fight'

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee opted this month to solve the newest complaint of a frustrated Palo Alto parent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lauras Mom, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 19 comments | 4129 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Helene, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 16 comments | 4378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B><B>15 and GIFTED ...</B> He isn't old enough to drive or vote, but this week <B>Arun Jambulapati</B>, 15, started his...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Nice Story, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Palo Alto mayor Alan Henderson dies at 89

Alan Henderson, former Palo Alto mayor, businessman and environmental advocate, died on Sept. 13 from complications related...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cathy, on Sep 26, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 4 comments | 1034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches business registry

It's no secret that Palo Alto's population either doubles or triples every weekday afternoon, with thousands of workers making...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by now you don't want data??, on Sep 26, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 21 comments | 2320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens create video tutorials for fellow students in online 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill Zukerberg, on Sep 26, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 6412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man convicted of murdering girlfriend

A 49-year-old man who stabbed and slashed his girlfriend to death in a jealous rage was convicted of first-degree murder...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Previous Neighbor, on Sep 26, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers put their hands on their students in PAUSD?

I would like to see what other parents with kids who attend school in PAUSD think about this issue. My seven year old son...

Original post made by PAconcernedmom on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Off My Lawn, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resilience, relationships mark Athena winner's success

Like many women in the 1970s, investment adviser Jane Williams faced significant career challenges in what was deemed a man's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board ratifies goals

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday unanimously ratified five goals for the new school year that reflect the assessment...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:57 am | 9 comments | 1326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Finding balance in a new world

Few places in the world epitomize the juxtaposition of the global and local as does Palo Alto. Our region has the most active...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2014 at 7:42 am | 13 comments | 1746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tap water smells and tastes terrible

A few weeks ago I noticed a pronounced change in the water pressure in our house. In my shower I'd guess that there is 50%...

Original post made by Duveneck Dad on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 20 comments | 505 Views
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