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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone else having trouble posting? Posts disappearing

This happened just before the hack, and other people complained, too....

Original post made by Trouble posting on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by filmbuff, on Oct 20, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 17 comments | 673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turn me on

Three-month old Turn Bar & Grill in Los Altos specializes in upscale American comfort food. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/10/07/turn-me-on...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ho/Hum, on Oct 20, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 3862 Views

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Problem with Town Square comments fixed

Comments with apostrophes can now be made again in Town Square. After a switch to a new web hosting company Sunday night,...

Original post made by Town Square Moderator on Oct. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoo expansion prompts nature debate in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto's cramped but popular Junior Museum & Zoo prepares for a long-awaited expansion, city officials are struggling...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kalli Halpern, on Oct 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 21 comments | 4986 Views

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Real Estate Matters

The recent turmoil in the Asian stock markets, most notably in China, and the devaluation of the Chinese currency have evoked...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 766 Views

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VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, reporter Gennady Sheyner and...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Et Alia, on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views

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Stanford Electric Works to move to Mountain View

After 99 years of calling Palo Alto its home, Stanford Electric Works will move to Mountain View at the end of June, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Monstrous, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 24 comments | 4523 Views

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Tech bust

Forbes says that we are on the verge of another massive tech bubble bust and that real estate in Silicon Valley could go...

Original post made by Suky on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Overpaid, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 14 comments | 1042 Views

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West Bayshore Road to close Tuesday to Wednesday

Part of West Bayshore Road will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday while Caltrans contractors remove temporary bridgework...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3412 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto police investigate report of man with gun Tuesday night

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who according to two witnesses was brandishing a firearm on the 100 block of California...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2147 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto blasts high-speed-rail project for moving too fast

With plans for California's high-speed-rail system accelerating on the Peninsula, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday ramped up...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 19, 2015 at 12:30 am | 78 comments | 9331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In search of the new commute

In late August, Wendy Silvani met with a group of employees from The Epiphany, an eight-story hotel that in many ways epitomizes...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Izzy, on Oct 18, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 31 comments | 9392 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys turn the tables on Gunn with crucial win

==BI Thursday's prep roundup== Palo Alto's first water polo meeting with rival Gunn this season did not go well for the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 18, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lost & Found at Mitchell Park - the Drop

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Original post made by Carol on Dec. 18, 2006
Last comment by Randy, on Oct 18, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 5672 Views

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The look of luxury

It probably won't surprise anyone to know that home prices on the Midpeninsula are high and getting higher. And sales of...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3811 Views

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Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 5682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area psychiatrist pens comprehensive guide on suicide risk

A San Francisco psychiatrist and mental health consultant has written a comprehensive resource and educational guide on suicide...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Heart, on Oct 17, 2015 at 10:41 am | 9 comments | 5827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group crafts a roadmap for new anti-traffic nonprofit

Right now, they are a group of downtown stakeholders and transportation experts debating pilot programs and funding structures....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rose, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 2844 Views

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Stark differences in high school counseling services, again

A yearslong discussion over the comparable quality of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools' distinct counseling models returned...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 81 comments | 6772 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman robbed near downtown transit center

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who allegedly robbed a woman of her purse near the University Avenue transit center shortly...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mass transit Mass crime, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 3242 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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