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PALO ALTO ISSUES

A push toward solar power, a retreat from natural gas

Since Palo Alto launched its own electric utility in 1900, its quest for power has involved everything from Belgian-made...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Been There, on May 21, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 3268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district asks for quick approval of big pay raises

The Palo Alto school district has reached what it says are its first-ever multi-year contracts with teachers and classified...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gunn High Parent , on May 21, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 60 comments | 5496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transparent California - total cost of city employee compensation per resident

According to the web site TransparentCalifornia.com, the total cost of city employee compensation per resident is almost...

Original post made by James M. on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tyler Durden, on May 21, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school district puts $26 million bond on ballot

Ravenswood City School District is asking voters to approve Measure H, which would provide the funding necessary for significant...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Don't Believe what you Read, on May 21, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 2444 Views

RESTAURANTS

Staying hot

In its thirteenth year of business, Cascal is still reviewer Dale Bentson's tip-of-the-tongue recommendation for a lively...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on May 21, 2016 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here comes the sun

The congregation at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto proudly has no dogma. Its members follow different spiritual...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on May 20, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 7385 Views

BOOKS

'The Skeleth' continues epic tale of battle against otherworldly evil

<B>"The Skeleth" by Matthew Jobin: Penguin Young Readers Group, 2016; 400 pages; $10.22 Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/20/the-skeleth-contin...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1716 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

<B><B>IN THE DEAD'S OWN WORDS ...</B> The voices of The Grateful Dead will return to the band's early Menlo Park stomping...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>TWO WEEKS TIL CLOSING ...</B> According to MLS Listings, closing times for condominiums and townhomes is the lowest...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: In a case of good timing, Palo Alto may staff Cooley nature center

Palo Alto's Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center will close for most of a year for an extensive <0x02014> some...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay: the nuts and bolts

Palo Alto teachers, school district officials and a majority of the Board of Education have said the large, multiyear raises...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The case for resilience

When a small aircraft crashed into a transmission tower near the Palo Alto Municipal Airport on the morning of Feb. 17, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford resident dies in crash on Skyline Boulevard

A 25-year-old Stanford resident died when his SUV crashed into a tree on Skyline Boulevard south of Portola Valley in San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Broken Hearted in PA, on May 19, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 3904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council nixes planned downtown development

A contentious proposal to demolish an office building on Hamilton Avenue and replace it with a mixed-use development with...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on May 19, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 34 comments | 13678 Views

SPORTS

Top-seeded Paly looks to end losing streak in CCS baseball

Palo Alto will be looking to end back-to-back seasons of first-round exits in the Central Coast Section Open Division baseball...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by scotty, on May 19, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford renaming committee seeks input from community

A Stanford University committee charged with establishing principles around the potential renaming of streets and buildings...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto-based VMware to cut more than 200 jobs

Palo Alto-based cloud infrastructure company VMware announced that it will cut 219 jobs in Palo Alto, according to a document...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on May 19, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 3 comments | 3698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sleek, clean lines for today's living

Forget crown moldings, formal entries, family rooms separated from kitchens. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/06/sleek-clean-lines-for-todays-...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by eichler resident, on May 19, 2016 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 3483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conservatives visit Zuckerberg

Who is Mark trying to fool? The walls of Facebook are covered with quality made anti-Trump posters. Of course, this affects...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Anonymous, on May 18, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 8 comments | 259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority favors pay raises

All but one school board member voiced support Tuesday night for a new multi-year teachers contract that will provide up...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn mom, on May 18, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 99 comments | 6259 Views
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