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AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Hardware closes after 63 years

A longtime fixture of Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, Peninsula Hardware, has closed its doors and will hold a store-closing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Darryl Thom, 11 minutes ago | 25 comments | 5638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 18 minutes ago | 56 comments | 6868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Deciding Palo Alto's future growth

The biggest issue in this year's City Council race is deciding how Palo Alto should grow. This year's council election is...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by anon evergreen park, 38 minutes ago | 59 comments | 4394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Palo Alto hopes to draw another large crowd

In past years, Bike Palo Alto has welcomed hundreds of cyclists and encouraged many residents to ride their bikes for local...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jonathan Brown, 49 minutes ago | 7 comments | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars hit Keeble & Shuchat by breaking through wall

Burglars broke through layers of plaster, plywood, sheetrock and a display case to get inside Keeble & Shuchat Photography...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bob LeClair, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 10682 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women trim the Huskies in Pac-12 volleyball

Freshman Kathryn Plummer recorded a season-high 18 kills and the ninth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team earned its...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Stanford fan, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves first round of budget measures

A majority of the Palo Alto school board backed a series of budget-savings measures -- some ongoing, some short term; some...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Voter, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 1759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto General Fund Subsidizes Developers' Planning Review Costs

Palo Alto General Fund Subsidizes Developers' Planning Review Costs Many of the significant projects that are proposed...

Original post made by Dollar Dollar Bill on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by What's new?, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board seeks innovation at existing schools, rather than new sites

A majority of the Palo Alto school board decided Tuesday that given declining enrollment and an already tight budget, there...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by For seniors, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Student hit by car

A Paly student biking to school was hit by a car this morning at Churchill and Castilleja. http://palyvoice.com/2016/09/27/admin-calls-for-safety-reform-after-bike-accident/ S...

Original post made by Hugh B on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Carole, 3 hours ago | 13 comments | 362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Girl power

In 2008, the year that Hillary Clinton first made a bid for the presidency, women made up about 17 percent of the United...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by jackson, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 3790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lockdown at Nordstrom lifted; possible armed man at large

A Palo Alto department store was placed on a precautionary lockdown Tuesday morning while police searched the area for a...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by A concerned neighbor, 14 hours ago | 16 comments | 8040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

External review delivers mixed results on Palo Alto's special-education department

A Harvard University researcher and longtime special-education advocate hired to assess the Palo Alto school district's special-education...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marcia Perez, 16 hours ago | 21 comments | 3605 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains impacting air quality

Smoke due to the Loma fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains is contributing to poor air quality in Santa Clara County, the Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Ducking Responsibility, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 1398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by James Huang, 18 hours ago | 17 comments | 3826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas heads list of new Cubberley tenants

With Foothill College now completing its departure from Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto is preparing to welcome a fresh...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Friend of Avenidas, 19 hours ago | 11 comments | 2583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's with the PAUSD attendance this year? They must be bored.

Is the school district trying to gain cash for the school district? Why are they freaking-out this year over any tardy or...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by anne, 20 hours ago | 45 comments | 1332 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State, federal bills inspired by Kate Steinle case focus on how law enforcement stores guns

The shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle in San Francisco last year by a gun stolen from a federal ranger's car...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Dem4borders, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

U.S. regulators accuse Palantir of bias against Asians

from Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-palantir-tech-discrimination-lawsuit-idUSKCN11W2DA "The U.S. Department...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Such a surprise, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto mayor, dies

Former Palo Alto councilman and mayor Kirke Comstock, who presided over the City of Palo Alto during the turbulent 1960s...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Frank Linn, on Sep 28, 2016 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 4343 Views
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