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  1. Palo Alto Not Affiliated With Recent Telephone Survey Regarding Council CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago |

    The City of Palo Alto has been contacted by several different sources in the community regarding a recent telephone survey of 400 residents by Interviewing Service of America related to candidates for City Council, and during those calls ISA may have mistakenly indicated that they were conducting a poll commissioned by the City. Community members should be aware that the City has not contracted with ISA to conduct a survey of any sort, does not have a contract with the firm, would not conduct such a survey, and is prohibited by law from using City funds or resources of any type for political activity.


  2. Injured vets all set for 465-mile bike ride from Palo Alto to LARead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    More than 200 injured veterans and their supporters will set off Sunday from Palo Alto on the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery California Challenge. Photo by Andy Duprey.


  3. Hillbrook School looks to expand in Los GatosRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ... First, the Hillbrook people have largely gone about the process the right way. Unlike Castilleja School in Palo Alto, which stealthily added a significant number of students without telling the neighbors, Hillbrook has been above-board in its ...


  4. George Knoles, Stanford Professor of History, Dies at 107Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... seen a century of history firsthand. He was 107, the oldest resident of the Channing House, a retirement home in Palo Alto. He was alive when the Titanic sank, and lived to see America's first black president be elected many decades later. Knoles ...


  5. Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposalRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Almanac

    ... threshold for traffic impacts varies by city -- in Menlo Park, an addition of 50 trips triggers an impact, but in Palo Alto or Los Altos, the threshold for a road similar to Middle Avenue would be 2,100 new trips, according to Menlo Park staff. The ...


  6. Spate Of Residential Burglaries In Palo Alto Prompt Police InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Police are investigating a spike in burglaries occurring in the south end of Palo Alto, including one that happened last week. Fifteen residential burglaries were reported in September, with the most recent reported incident occurring on Sept.


  7. Ted Friedel and Scott Vincent Elected to SBCC Foundation Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... of California-Berkeley and a master of business administration degree in finance from Stanford University in Palo Alto. Living in Santa Barbara since 1998, he enjoys tennis, travel, managing personal investments and the many cultural institutions ...


  8. Suspect evades police after he's invited into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Authorities in Northern California have arrested a fraud suspect accused of evading police for more than four hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal. Dominique Arnett Tabb, 35, of San Francisco, was taken into custody in the Silicon Valley city of Palo Alto around 10 p.m. Monday, police said.


  9. M-A girls take control of PAL Bay Division tennis raceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... Division) season. Freshman Sarah Choy paced the Gators (1-0, 7-0) with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles. In Palo Alto, host Castilleja opened its WBAL season with a 7-0 triumph over King's Academy at Rinconada Park. Celeste Woloshyn led the ...


  10. Finding Alibaba: How Jerry Yang Made The Most Lucrative Bet In...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Techmeme

    Finding Alibaba: How Jerry Yang Made The Most Lucrative Bet In Silicon Valley History - Jerry Yang is giving a quick tour of the conference room at his private investment firm in Palo Alto, Calif.


  11. Mystery poll queries residents on City Council raceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    It's a riddle, wrapped in a mystery: A phone survey asking Palo Alto residents about the upcoming City Council election has people speculating as to its purpose -- and funder. Several residents have contacted the Palo Alto Weekly concerned about the poll, which took place over the weekend and included pointed language, including how important it is that a candidate is "supported" by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian.


  12. Houzz Tops $2 Billion Valuation, Opens Million-Item MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... valuation of more than $2 billion - and helps bankroll Houzz for a big push into online commerce. Houzz, based in Palo Alto, Calif., was founded in 2009 by Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen, a married couple that emigrated from Israel to the U.S. The site ...


  13. A bright light on a cool gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... decade, originally helping with the display design for the Spring Tour. She lives an easy walk away from the Old Palo Alto garden. She has helped with the book every step of the way, from asking John Haynes to create the art for the cover and end ...


  14. Home Decor Site Houzz Raises $165 Million for E-Commerce PushRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... employees, is also ramping up its expansion overseas. The company has five offices around the world, including its Palo Alto, Calif., headquarters, and those in London, Berlin, Sydney and Orange County, Calif. Tatarko says he wants to further expand ...


  15. Man accidentally invites fugitive into home for meal amid manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New York Post

    A Silicon Valley homeowner unwittingly welcomed a fugitive into his home and shared a meal with the wanted man as California law enforcement officers canvassed the neighborhood in a manhunt, police said on Tuesday. Police in Palo Alto launched the search after receiving an emergency call on Monday about a possible fraudulent bank transaction linked to a man wanted in Oklahoma for a sex crime with a minor, the city's police department said.


  16. MongoDB Chosen as Technology Provider to Deliver Accurate Data from...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    PALO ALTO, Calif. and NEW YORK-October 1, 2014- MongoDB today announced that , the online home of The Weather Channel brand, uses MongoDB to serve data for the company's newest iOS and Android apps.


  17. MongoDB Named a Leader by Independent Research FirmRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    PALO ALTO, Calif., and NEW YORK-October 1, 2014- MongoDB today announced it was named a Leader by Forrester Research Inc. in the report, "The Forrester Wavea : NoSQL Document Databases, Q3 2014." 1 Forrester evaluated 57 criteria including performance, scalability, security, integration, and high availability.


  18. Queen Elizabeth: Mystique of Theranos founder grows with Forbes' richest rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Business Journal

    In fact, the founder and CEO of Palo Alto health care technology company Theranos Inc. is the third-youngest person on the rich list. This comes even though Theranos, growing quickly beyond 500 employees and soon moving into new digs in Stanford Research Park, may have yet to turn a profit 10 years after Holmes dropped out of Stanford University to start the company.


  19. Nok Nok Labs Announces Support for Trusted User Interface to Enable Secure Mobile PaymentsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... Nok Labs will also be demonstrating this capability at the ARM booth at the event. Nok Nok Labs, Inc., based in Palo Alto, CA, was founded to transform online authentication for modern computing. The company is backed by a team of security industry ...


  20. County pledges $100K match to Daybreak: Homeless teen house nearing goal to reopen during dayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, then executive director of Youth and Family Assistance, and the Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid-Peninsula founded it in 1990 after realizing homeless teens couldn't go to adult shelters and had no alternatives. The program ...


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