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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives feedback on budget cutbacks for next year

The Palo Alto school board mostly refrained from giving line-item feedback on a list of potential budget cutbacks for the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by failing at the job, on Oct 19, 2016 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek skateboarder in Crescent Park robbery attempt

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob two dog-walking pedestrians as he was riding a small skateboard...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 2169 Views

MOVIES

NO vs Yes live

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Original post made by sffdsdgdfg on Oct. 19, 2016
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RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca Sanders, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:33 am | 15 comments | 3798 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek man accused of harassment

Police are asking for help tracking down a man who they said harassed a 10-year-old boy while he was walking on a sidewalk...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 3339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Altans vie for county school-board seat

Palo Alto residents Grace Mah and Sheena Chin are running for Mah's seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education this...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by County School Board, on Oct 18, 2016 at 9:23 pm | 12 comments | 8536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget cutbacks for next year

Cutbacks at the Palo Alto school district office and "restructuring" of responsibilities for many support positions at school...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Michelle de Blank, on Oct 18, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 24 comments | 3005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Money in Palo Alto Politics

I recall when candidates voluntarily limited the individual contributions to $250 each AND there were no PACs. Consider...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 18, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 654 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Love takes first football start in stride

==BI Football notebook == When Bryce Love he learned his first collegiate start would come at sold-out Notre Dame Stadium...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Doug, on Oct 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide AlertSU mass-notification and siren system on Thursday, Oct. 13,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 18, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments | 2021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Trump supporters: come out of hiding!

Just got my beautiful "Make America Great Again" hat. But for some reason, I am scared to wear it out in public. I thought...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Moderate, on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 352 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja spoils Menlo's perfect WBAL golf season

The Castilleja girls golf team got to celebrate a big West Bay Athletic League victory Monday, but the Gators will need some...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 18, 2016 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theranos to lay off 340 employees

Palo Alto-based health-technology company Theranos announced on Wednesday, Oct. 5, that it will lay off 340 employees, or...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 17, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 18 comments | 4560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don McDougall

When Don McDougall talks about building a sustainable city — which is quite often — he's not just talking about...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Large checks boost campaigns of Kou, Keller

A handful of hefty contributions over the past week have provided a financial boost to Palo Alto City Council candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by 6Djockey, on Oct 17, 2016 at 9:46 pm | 70 comments | 7310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast restricting data in Palo Alto as of Nov 1

Check your email, it is now official, we are subject to Comcast data caps again in Palo Alto. After a few years of freedom,...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Theodore, on Oct 17, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 46 comments | 3247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP issues negative earnings forecast, plans to fire 4000 more workers, stock price tanks

I wonder if this will help with Palo Alto's housing problem? News report from the Wall Street Journal: http://www.wsj.com/articles/hp-issues-cautious-forecast-on-2017-cash-flow-147...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Oct 17, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 161 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to beef up retail requirements downtown

Yoga studios, barbershops and nail salons will not be allowed to open shop on the ground floor of buildings in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by margaret, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:09 am | 25 comments | 5466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou

Lydia Kou is always prepared for the next disaster, whether it's an earthquake or a new office building that she believes...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Face the Facts, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:40 am | 79 comments | 11346 Views
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