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AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Palo Alto homes staying on market longer

There have been two noticeable trends in the Palo Alto property market this year so far. First, properties have stayed on...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Get Smart, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 1637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by 2 cents, 2 hours ago | 93 comments | 8584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students show improvement in state test, but achievement gap persists

New results from the state’s standardized Smarter Balanced Assessment, released on Wednesday, show that most Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by EPA Resident, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 1863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for megahome raises neighbors' concerns

Neighbors in Palo Alto's Embarcadero Oaks are protesting a proposal to build an 11-bedroom, 14-bath residence with a one-car...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, 5 hours ago | 59 comments | 13691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board eyes more conservative budget projections

Palo Alto school board members supported a much more conservative budget outlook for the next five years during a discussion...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Board watcher, 5 hours ago | 21 comments | 2252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 5 hours ago | 14 comments | 3510 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Burns gets the starting nod at quarterback

Senior Ryan Burns will be Stanford's starting quarterback in the season-opening contest against Kansas State. Director of...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm just sayin, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Architectural Review

Without inciting a flurry of posts that are strictly opinion, I wish to ask if anyone can shed light on two things: 1) what...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Reader, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 260 Views

RESTAURANTS

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant

A former head sommelier and sous chef from three Michelin-starred The French Laundry in Yountville are opening a restaurant...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by midtown, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Births

<B>Elias and Keren Salfati</I></B> of Palo Alto, a son, July 13. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/08/05/births...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Larry Provost, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Local Sierra Club chapter director has long history as volunteer

James Eggers, new director of the Palo Alto-based chapter of the Sierra Club, has plans to boost the number of volunteers...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by cm, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Bad Barn Dance

The nonprofit Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks invites locals to put on western gear and do-si-do over to the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Sun Day Fun Day!, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 95 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Have exhibits, will travel

This summer, a new species has been inhabiting the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve. With an umbrella for shade, four wheels...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Teacher, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain electrification project gets $20 million CalSTA grant

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced Tuesday that it will give Caltrain one of 14 cap-and-trade...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Donada, 12 hours ago | 9 comments | 1522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to change, cement retail-protection law

Retail in Palo Alto is easier to appreciate than to preserve, particularly at a time when soaring rents drive shops out of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Trixie, 13 hours ago | 20 comments | 5339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High price to pay

Teachers, techies, corporate attorneys and advocates for seniors don't always speak with the same voice, but when Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, 13 hours ago | 107 comments | 12193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford prohibits hard alcohol at undergraduate parties

Stanford University has banned hard alcohol at undergraduate parties and limited the size of liquor containers students are...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 15 hours ago | 27 comments | 2392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Festival of the Arts returns to downtown Palo Alto

Tens of thousands of art enthusiasts and revelers are expected to turn out for the 35th annual Palo Alto Festival of the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Thankful, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Hillary Clinton to visit Bay Area for private fundraiser

UPDATE: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Redwood City on Wednesday, Aug. 24, for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, 18 hours ago | 29 comments | 9332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brock Turner judge recuses himself from child-porn case

Embattled Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, who is currently facing a recall campaign for his controversial sentencing...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Voter, 20 hours ago | 10 comments | 2480 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
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