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RESTAURANTS

Stanford Shopping Center announces further renovation plans

Stanford Shopping Center will enjoy a shopping spree of its own over the next two years, spending millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 30 comments | 10017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group raises fresh concerns about Hamilton Avenue development

Months after losing an appeal, Palo Alto neighborhood leaders are voicing new concerns about an approved development at 240...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 37 comments | 4002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek man in pepper-spray assault

Police launched a manhunt on the Stanford University campus on Friday morning after a person working in a parking lot was...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Small earthquake hits Peninsula

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Betsy, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 3000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wells Fargo robber arrested after shedding clothes

A wig-wearing woman who police said robbed a Wells Fargo bank on California Avenue on Wednesday afternoon before discarding...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by fuck, on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 11 comments | 3290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:44 am | 61 comments | 6174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto massage therapist arrested for sexual battery

An East Palo Alto man who has been allegedly running an unregulated massage-therapy business from his home for the past 30...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by lms, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 2554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Janeen Phillips, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 3988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senator hosts 'Java with Jerry' Friday

State Sen. Jerry Hill will host "Java with Jerry," a meeting and discussion with District 13 residents, on Friday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by BrownStreak, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants file class action lawsuit against East Palo Alto's largest landlord

Three tenants who live in the Woodland Park Apartments in East Palo Alto filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm | 5 comments | 2807 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto celebrates a special 50th football anniversary

It was Oct. 4, 1963. With one minute left in the third quarter, the Cubberley Cougars scored a touchdown and extra point...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by David T (SEQ), on Sep 4, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 2222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies

Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tony Carrasco, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 2724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Lib Opens Dec 6th

According to the Mercury News, the temporary Mitchell Park Lib closes Sept 26 and the new one opens Dec 6th. Card holders...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does Common Core leave our kids behind?

As we are coming to terms with Common Core in our classroom there is criticism that it is dumbing down our kids' education. In...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:34 am | 5 comments | 451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero Road fixes coming

Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Sep 3, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 63 comments | 5016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another Earthquake Sept 3

Not as long as the Napa one but a little more abrupt - anyone else feel it? (Called across the house and heard, "yup!") ...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 3, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please rate Paly teachers

I have found these ratings to be helpful and accurate. Please help others by rating teachers you have had at ratemyteachers.com http://www.ratemyteachers.com/palo-alto-high-schoo...

Original post made by Student on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Blech, on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 11 comments | 1006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure

The closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park became more imminent Wednesday, when an administrative judge upheld the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Sep 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 53 comments | 3975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman cleared by FPPC after 'conflict of interest' claim

Councilwoman Karen Holman did not violate state law when she urged city staff to explore rezoning sites on Arastradero Road...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:42 am | 82 comments | 3552 Views
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