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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement

The Palo Alto Housing Corporation, a nonprofit that in 2013 tried to develop a housing complex on Maybell Avenue, on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jenny Almeida, 10 minutes ago | 56 comments | 3630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store to close

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Ryoko, 16 minutes ago | 18 comments | 1093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 17 minutes ago | 70 comments | 3888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

another Planned Community "public benefit" grocery store bites the dust...

…. how long till grocery outlet goes belly up and the new Miki's, AKA College Terrace Centre market, will follow suit in...

Original post made by anon on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Concerned neighbor, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb landlords may owe Palo Alto taxes

Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has exploded in popularity. Its website states that there are listings available in 33,000...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Roderick, 2 hours ago | 48 comments | 3901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community examines rail-crossing hazards in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rumours, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 2103 Views

RESTAURANTS

La bella vita: Care and taste abound at Arte Ristorante

From zuppa to pesce, the menu at 3-month-old Arte Ristorante in downtown Palo Alto is easy to scan on one page. The owners,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Judeeeeee, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Watch for new double decker buses in town.

KTVU is reporting a trial of the use of double decker buses across the Bay through Palo Alto. http://www.ktvu.com/story/28182114/ac-transit-considers-buying-new-double-decker-buses ...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life

Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by triple_L_family, 3 hours ago | 24 comments | 3862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh Market to close door

Just reported by Marketwatch.com Fresh Market to close remaining California stores Fresh Market Inc. TFM, +2.57% said...

Original post made by So Sad on Mar. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 27 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to collect food scraps wins support in Palo Alto

Banana peels and apple cores may look like garbage to most Palo Alto residents, but city leaders are increasingly viewing...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 5 hours ago | 39 comments | 3017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spate of auto burglaries hits downtown Palo Alto

Police are investigating nine vehicle break-ins that occurred Tuesday night, March 3, in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by anneke, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anther Mom, 8 hours ago | 38 comments | 3482 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls, Priory boys advance to section title games

The last time the Menlo-Atherton girls reached the Central Coast Section Division I basketball playoffs, the Bears fell to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Amy, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Office for Civil Rights opens sexual-assault investigation at Stanford University

Stanford University has joined the growing list of universities under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 3281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two new judges value greater access to courts for all

When Allison Danner and Mary Greenwood are sworn in to the Santa Clara County Superior Court this week, they will bring extensive...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Victor frost, 9 hours ago | 7 comments | 2773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, 9 hours ago | 28 comments | 3527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great leaders know when to apologize

I found this great article today: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/business-leaders-need-know-when-how-apologize-ben-robertson?trk=tod-home-art-list-small_1 A...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by bush, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, 11 hours ago | 18 comments | 5370 Views
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