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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 KP, 5 minutes ago | 46 comments | 4373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where Will They Go?

If you're wondering why the Buena Vista issue is so vexing for many Palo Altans (and the city council), perhaps take a moment...

Original post made by JackB on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Land Costs, 9 minutes ago | 16 comments | 553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office building planned for three Cambridge Avenue parcels

A developer's proposal to enliven a mostly commercial street parallel to California Avenue with a new three-story office...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Gail, 11 minutes ago | 5 comments | 849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Korean restaurant set to take over old Apple Store in Palo Alto

A Korean restaurant with a rooftop terrace is setting its sights on the former Apple Store in the heart of downtown Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 47 minutes ago | 2 comments | 566 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 mauricio, 50 minutes ago | 83 comments | 4201 Views

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 Friendly , 1 hour ago | 74 comments | 3835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sweetheart Awards honor community's commitment to special-needs students

Red and pink streamers, clusters of balloons and a large hand-painted banner reading "SWEETHEARTS" adorned the multipurpose...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ms Marie, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 352 Views

AROUND TOWN

#WingForward with Red Bull on March 9th

There's no avoiding it. The clocks WILL go forward an hour on March 8th, at the ungodly time of 2am. Thankfully, Red Bull...

Original post made by Jess on Mar. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 11 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 Jeff Keller, 2 hours ago | 16 comments | 2390 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 Alphonso, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 3998 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 SH Resident, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 5491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Showstoppers

After weeks of rehearsal and much giddy anticipation, Palo Alto and Gunn High Schools prepare to open their biennial musical...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, Arts & Entertainment Editor, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grief and legacy: Mining memories helps retiree clarify what's important to do now

After the death two years ago of her husband, Susan Vogel could not bear to listen to the violin string quartets they had...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 52 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 930 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 Rational, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 2254 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 This is about children, remember?, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 225 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 musical, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 133 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 Sparty, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eager to move ahead with minimum wage law

An effort to raise Palo Alto's minimum wage received a big lift Monday night when the City Council enthusiastically agreed...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Not Dead Yet, 14 hours ago | 30 comments | 3557 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, 18 hours ago | 48 comments | 3936 Views
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