Palo Alto Articles

Emma Roberts: Kissing James Franco ‘So Not Romantic’

Emma Roberts, 23, recently spilled about her bedroom scenes with costar James Franco in their new movie, Palo Alto, and it looks like kissing the 127 Hours star wasn’t a dream come true as many Franco fans might imagine. “It …

James Franco Apologizes for Scamming on Teen

During a guest appearance Friday on Live With Kelly & Michael, actor James Franco addressed the controversy surrounding his attempt at a digital dalliance via Instagram with a 17-year-old female. The incident occurred after Scottish tourist Lucy Cloude was standing …

James Franco Instagram Hookup: Publicity Stunt?

“Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world.” Actor James Franco found himself in deep manure after he tried to hook up with a 17-year old Scottish girl on Instagram. Lucy Cloude, who was …

Marissa Mayer Has Reportedly Bought A Funeral Home (Here’s What It Looks Like) Marissa Mayer Has Reportedly Bought A Funeral Home (Here’s What It Looks Like)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reportedly bought a funeral home in Palo Alto. The place is shutting down on October 31st, and the Palo Alto Online reported on Tuesday that the deal closed on October 7th. The property is just …

Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy
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Mark Zuckerberg is worried about privacy, and as a result he decided to buy four houses that were owned by neighbors of his. He bought four houses near his home in Palo Alto, California that were not even on the …

Gia Coppola’s Directorial Debut in Venice

First-time director Gia Coppola says she is trying to find her own voice as a filmmaker, therefore, she didn’t seek much help from either grandfather Francis Ford Coppola or aunt Sofia Coppola. “It was important for me to find my …

Apple Store Detains Teens

Four teenagers in Palo Alto, California, say they were detained and photographed by an Apple store for downloading a third-party application to an iPhone.

The teens said that the manager of the Apple store called police after finding the racing game, "Raging Thunder" had been downloaded to the phone. High school senior Daniel Fukuba was showing the iPhone’s features to his friends when he downloaded the game.

Palo Alto Becomes Facebookplex?

We’ve posted about Facebook’s skyrocketing ad rates, about its growing user base, and now there’s news about the company expanding in a physical sense, as well.  This only makes sense, I suppose, but it’s apparently having quite an effect on the surrounding city.

Google Gets Old HP Building

Google’s getting yet another new building; this one is 212,000 square feet, located in Palo Alto, and used to belong to Hewlett-Packard.  The lease runs an estimated $9.5 million per year.