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PALO ALTO ISSUES

With redevelopment looming, businesses prepare to leave

When August comes to a close, it will spell the end of an era for the roughly two dozen Palo Alto businesses that have been...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by BalancedCarefulConsideration, on Jul 22, 2016 at 10:22 am | 37 comments | 9952 Views

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Home Front

AUGUST GARDEN TO-DOS ... UC master gardeners say August is a good time to prune hydrangeas by cutting off older stems that...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
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From dusty teapot to useful container

You probably have a teapot or two in your kitchen cabinet that you aren't using. Why not repurpose your teapots instead...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2076 Views

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Hangin' with the Best of Palo Alto

It's 5 p.m. on Friday, and after a tough-but-productive five-day slog, it's time to unplug from your workstation, take a...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

A neighborhood perspective of Maybell development

I would like to add some insights to the Palo Alto Weekly editorial, "A bittersweet outcome," published in the July 1 issue....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jul 21, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 26 comments | 3596 Views

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San Mateo County attempts to take on housing crisis

San Mateo County is attempting to take on the housing crisis on several fronts, including the creation of a $10 million fund...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Jul 21, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 18 comments | 3846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why did Mrs. Trump crib from Mrs. Obama and not from Mrs. Reagan?

The Donald would not reprimand her for that. It makes one question which way Trump actually leans. His Republican cred is...

Original post made by Chuck Thornberry on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Jul 21, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

After sniper shootings in the South, Palo Alto officers patrol in pairs

With recent shootings of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge heightening tensions across America, the Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Duckwalk, on Jul 21, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 10 comments | 3106 Views

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Menlo Park City Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project

Facebook is one step closer to expanding its offices again. The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday approved a development...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Jul 21, 2016 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2745 Views

SPORTS

Kehillah Jewish High School expands, upgrades Palo Alto campus

Kehillah Jewish High School, an independent college-preparatory school in Palo Alto, has spent this summer revamping the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by School Expansion, on Jul 21, 2016 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 5806 Views

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A thought-provoking premiere

TheatreWorks presents Suzanne Bradbeer's "Confederates," a play packed with timely questions about journalistic ethics and...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Theater appreciator, on Jul 21, 2016 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

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More joy! Concert for a good cause

Who doesn't need a little more joy? More Joy!, a music group made up of locals Irish Harrell and Ann Benson, among others,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
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Worth a Look

<B>Dance Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/03/worth-a-look posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

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Original post made by mahmoud ahmed on Jul. 21, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Repeal the Plastic Bag Ban

Seeing as we have people running for City Council, I am strongly urging the candidates to promise a repeal on the egregious...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by midtown resident, on Jul 21, 2016 at 5:50 am | 14 comments | 571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district stunned by tax shortfall

The Palo Alto school district is suddenly facing a $3.7 million budget gap due to a new property-tax revenue estimate from...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by BP dad, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:16 am | 64 comments | 14292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The public-transit conundrum

Amid ever-increasing local gridlock, a booming economy and a growing population, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Jul 20, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 52 comments | 9505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University Heights

A midday walk down the wide, straight street of Cloud Avenue provides a few signs of the charming and changing nature of...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by William L Grimm, on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 3888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 57 comments | 7790 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,485 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 670 views

 

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