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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

Faced with budget challenges, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced Tuesday that it will be closing the small claims...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by local, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 3054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman announces bid for second City Council term

Vowing to improve government transparency and protect residents from the impacts of new development, City Councilwoman Karen...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 6, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 16 comments | 2795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh different visions for growth

As Palo Alto prepares to debate this week four different visions for the city's long-term growth, one common theme stands...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Aug 6, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 50 comments | 6395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Credit, debit card info breach reported at P.F. Chang's

A P.F. Chang's China Bistro restaurant in Palo Alto is one of 33 of the chain's outlets where credit and debit card information...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Kenny, on Aug 6, 2014 at 11:18 am | 8 comments | 2210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 6, 2014 at 12:40 am | 16 comments | 5366 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Rakestraw helps Team USA earn a bronze medal

With Stanford sophomore Kevin Rakestraw in the middle of it all, the U.S. Men's Junior National Team defeated Puerto Rico...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by John, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

SPORTS

Team USA wins first volleyball match at FIVB Grand Prix

Stanford grad Alix Klineman helped the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team beat Japan 25-27, 25-17, 25-22, 24-26, 15-11...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 5, 2014 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Humane Society eyes new animal shelter

After two years of uncertainty and a brush with closure, Palo Alto's aged animal shelter could undergo a radical expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 6160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student loan Q&A

Q: Is the student-loan bubble similar to the housing bubble of 2008? Will it burst? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/09/20/student-loan-qa...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans Deserve Access to Chiropractic Care

The challenges facing the VA system, both nationally and right here in our own backyard, are many. Last week, Reps. Jackie...

Original post made by Jo English, DC on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by martin jason, on Aug 5, 2014 at 2:37 am | 3 comments | 1264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Mike Sheldon, on Aug 5, 2014 at 12:12 am | 10 comments | 3955 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cellphone ban didn't reduce accidents

http://www.colorado.edu/news/releases/2014/07/17/no-evidence-california-cellphone-ban-decreased-accidents-says-cu-boulder According...

Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 4, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Skeptical about 'net zero'

In a desire to explore what it describes as an innovative planning concept that could lead the state and nation in a new...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Contrarian, on Aug 4, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 11 comments | 3145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearby MWF Boys MS Soccer Teams?

My son's school sports practice Tuesdays & Thursdays. His school has no soccer team and that's his "main" sport and he wants...

Original post made by Help! on Aug. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Indecent exposure reported in Seale Park

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said committed indecent exposure while walking through an occupied playground...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man gets seven years for ear-biting incident

A 41-year-old Palo Alto man will serve seven years in state prison for biting another man's ear during a brawl outside of...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bruce, on Aug 4, 2014 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks

After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Question., on Aug 4, 2014 at 8:01 am | 14 comments | 4012 Views

AROUND TOWN

How digital consumption is changing the way kids develop

Like Robbie the robot in Isaac Asimov's 1940 science fiction book, "I, Robot," digital devices may be today's nursemaids...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 783 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Serena Williams wins her third title at Bank of the West Classic

Top-ranked and top-seeded Serena Williams won her WTA-leading fourth title of the season, beating third-seeded Angelique...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by Shauna, on Aug 3, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone else smell foul odor 2-4am?

OK, so please don't laugh at my post, which is gonna be super easy to make fun of. Both my neighbor and I (and our wives)...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 3, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 12 comments | 3905 Views
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