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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 Carla Talbott, 5 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board approves first round of budget cuts to address shortfall

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 parent Juana Briones, 18 minutes ago | 4 comments | 156 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 Online Name, 20 minutes ago | 36 comments | 3900 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 Be Positive, 31 minutes ago | 7 comments | 1273 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, 40 minutes ago | 39 comments | 5041 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 Anne, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 5683 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, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 4324 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 GIP GIP GIP, 2 hours ago | 23 comments | 8833 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 outsider, 3 hours ago | 43 comments | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: 'No' on new elementary school, but explore K-8 site

Palo Alto school district leadership are recommending against the long-discussed proposal of opening a 13th elementary school,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto approves path to $15 minimum wage

Palo Alto hopped on a regional bandwagon Monday night when city officials agreed to raise the local minimum wage to $15 an...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by K. Liu, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 2668 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 JustaNumber, 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 5984 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 Curmudgeon, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Car crash death stuns students, family

Geoffrey Bueno, who survived Sunday morning's horrific car crash at Safeway in Midtown Palo Alto, was still listed in critical...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Masa, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 4818 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cuckoo's Nest sues ex-chief sales and marketing officer

A lawsuit has been filed by Cuckoo's Nest, a private, invitation-only club in Menlo Park that mingles tech entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by AJ, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 2798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Jordan have bike lanes in the wrong direction?

Not only did the bike lane painting occur the FIRST day of school (Tuesday), but the bike lane in front of the bike cage...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 14 hours ago | 48 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

REDUCE Aircraft Noise - Meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - Thursday Sept 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Palo Alto and Neighboring Communities, If you are concerned with the alarming increase in aircraft noise over our communities,...

Original post made by Sky Posse Palo Alto on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates meet in second debate

The five Palo Alto school-board candidates sat together at the board's own dais on Thursday night in the second in a series...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Whoa!, 18 hours ago | 7 comments | 1938 Views

SPORTS

Football officials should also be held accountable for player safety

College football officials, including replay officials, must be held accountable for failure to protect players from concussions...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Players are the ones, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 billion in funding for research

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, currently headquartered on Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park, announced to the world this week...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 2300 Views
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