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Shop Talk: New restaurants open, Beautyland closes

New eateries Vina Enoteca and The Coppersmith are slated to open in Palo Alto, while Stanford Mall's Beautyland goes out...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Geoff, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 3293 Views

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East Palo Alto man sentenced for high-speed chase with children in car

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sue, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 1663 Views

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Stanford campus on alert after report of armed man

After a man was reportedly seen on the Stanford University campus Tuesday evening with what a witness believed to be a gun,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by everyone, 23 hours ago | 5 comments | 4123 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys win national JO water polo championship

Clarke Weatherspoon coached the Stanford Water Polo Club boys' 14U A team to a bronze medal last year at the National Junior...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 1581 Views

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Palo Alto nears completion on fixing Embarcadero traffic signals

Responding to complaints from frustrated commuters, Palo Alto is in the midst of replacing and coordinating the traffic lights...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:12 am | 28 comments | 3230 Views

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Past jail time

Bay Area "hyphy" rap duo the Hoodstarz grew up in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. After running in to trouble with the law,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:05 am | 2 comments | 1528 Views

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Palo Altan honored for creation of girls' STEM camp

Marie Wolbach, a Palo Alto resident, received a prestigious national honor in June for her creation and leadership of the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Diane Rolfe, on Jul 29, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 11 comments | 2298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto alums to speak on success and wellness

Two Palo Alto Unified School District graduates are hoping to stimulate further community conversation about definitions...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Christina, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1982 Views

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Conflict continues at Pacific Art League

Palo Alto's historic Pacific Art League has spent much of the last decade mired in controversy. In the latest development,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Lynn A, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 3849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixed opinions on foreign-language education

"Strong," "innovative," "creative" -- as well as "disjointed," "not supported" and "gaps" -- are all words Palo Alto teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by No class, on Jul 29, 2015 at 4:55 pm | 26 comments | 5264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hot spell in this week's forecast

The National Weather Service is advising Bay Area residents of the potential for higher-than-normal temperatures this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by No A/C, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 4 comments | 1283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Appraisal dispute complicates Buena Vista decision

When Palo Alto officials indicated on April 14 their plan to approve the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, they specified...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by ResidentB, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 14 comments | 2214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo launches survey on airplane noise

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by what plane noise?, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:34 pm | 136 comments | 5980 Views

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The Body Shop has gone from Stanford SC

It's always my favorites that vanish from Palo Alto! Just went to get supplies of my staples at the Body Shop and found that...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sally, on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Elm trees are dying from draught?

I see many large elm trees in Palo Alto - especially along Louis Rd - have half brown leaves, all of them seem to suffer...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 28, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Top need for parks? Bathrooms

Playing around is serious business in Palo Alto, where praise and demand for parks, playing fields and nature preserves come...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 42 comments | 3546 Views

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A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up

Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 840 Views

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Real Estate Matters: First half 2015 property market recap: Palo Alto, key neighboring citie

Time flies. Not long ago, most of property market participants anticipated yet another strong year. Half of 2015 has passed,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Suspiria, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 1597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How are the food pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 63 comments | 2461 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1336 Views
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