California Avenue construction hits merchants hard
Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as... Last comment 37 minutes ago | 23 comments
Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback
Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read... Last comment 5 hours ago | 12 comments
VA tree-clearing taking place near Bol Park in Palo Alto
Joggers, cyclists and residents in the Barron Park neighborhood are concerned about a tree-clearing project that has removed... Last comment 5 hours ago | 14 comments
Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit
As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters... Last comment 6 hours ago | 21 comments
Thinking About College
by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick
Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
Oct 30, 2014 | 2 comments
"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
The SAP Palo Alto office turned into a workspace for 60 middle schoolers last week who were there for GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. The girls had a packed day with hands-on sessions about making music on their computers, creating web pages, programming games, and even designing user interfaces. The aim was to jump-start students' interest in computer science by getting them to see the technology behind the things they use every day. Photo by Cheryl Allison. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014
Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom
Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a range of new zoning policies, including ones that would restrict commercial densities downtown and limit chain stores on California Avenue. Friday, 7:37 AM | 19 comments
Seniors help Stanford extend program record winning streak
No. 3 Stanford extended its program-best winning streak to 11 games and claimed the NorPac West regular season title Friday with a 2-1 victory over visiting UC Davis. In Corvallis, the top-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team extended its winning streak to 21 with a 25-17, 22-25, 26-24, 25-15 win at Oregon State on Friday.
Friday, 11:20 PM
Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" may be something less than the sum of its dazzling parts, but it is a sight to behold and an entertaining, cultural zeitgeist-y farce of life as an actor in the ti...... Read the full review
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