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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Un-fare competition?

If you ask Bikram Singh what's happened to most of his taxi cabs, he'll take out his phone and show you photos of the "Monster...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Kelly, on Nov 3, 2016 at 5:33 pm | 17 comments | 7178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Accent Arts, Village Stationers to leave Cal Ave

Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Older Citizen, on Nov 3, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 80 comments | 11837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputies seeking armed men connected to Portola Valley home invasion

Three armed men invaded an occupied home on Valencia Court in Portola Valley late Thursday, Oct. 13, corralled the three...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by BeFrank, on Nov 3, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 1043 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Neighborhoods

Named for an ancient redwood tree that was a living landmark for late-1700s Spanish explorers, Palo Alto today is a diverse...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Wolkstein, Col., retired, on Nov 3, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 44229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn volleyball makes a point of sticking to fundamentals

Apparently the Gunn girls volleyball team pays very little attention to the score, whether the Titans are up a few points...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Proud of Titans, on Nov 3, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1273 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances to NorCals; Yu wins individual title in playoff

==BI CCS girls golf == Stephanie Yu and her Palo Alto golfing teammates kept their coach Doyle Knight in the dark as they...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 3, 2016 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Keller, Kou, Kniss and Fine for City Council

In deciding whom to recommend in this year's City Council race we find ourselves in a dilemma similar to two years ago --...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 3, 2016 at 4:32 am | 105 comments | 12426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Theatre's production of The Crucible--Haunting, riveting...relevant.

I just came from a preview of Gunn Theatre’s production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Riveting! Haunting….and,...

Original post made by Penny on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by The Real Donald, on Nov 2, 2016 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police, school district review policies for school resource officers

Palo Alto police and school officials are looking to revise their procedures for police officers' conduct on campuses in...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Police - School Resource Officer , on Nov 2, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 17 comments | 4297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stewart Carl

Stewart Carl began his civic involvement on the ground. More recently, he shifted his focus to the sky. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 2, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 5 comments | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brock Turner sex-assault survivor honored as one of Glamour's 'Women of the Year'

"Emily Doe," the anonymous young woman and Palo Alto native at the center of the firestorm around the high-profile sentencing...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Sick of the lies, on Nov 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 9 comments | 665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Uber driver for alleged sex crimes

A Redwood City driver for transportation company Uber is accused of sexually battering and stalking a passenger over the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 3648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City explores new direction for Baylands bike bridge

When Palo Alto officials set out to build a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 five years ago, the plan was to create the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Nov 2, 2016 at 10:12 am | 38 comments | 5922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent opposes weighted grades this year

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is sticking with his recommendation that the high schools continue to only report...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by GParent, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 55 comments | 4829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek pepper-spraying robbers

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who allegedly pepper sprayed a woman in downtown Palo Alto Monday night before robbing...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Safe City, on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 8 comments | 1706 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep earns top seeds for CCS championships

==BI Prep water polo == West Catholic Athletic League champions Sacred Heart Prep earned the top seeds in each the Central...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by really, on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 2624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contributions in council race spark outcry

A large and unexpected injection of cash into Palo Alto's City Council race in recent weeks has lifted the campaigns of two...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Khaled Bizri, on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 83 comments | 10941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Tanaka

When residents of Palo Alto rose up in 2013 to overturn freshly approved plans for a housing development on Maybell Avenue,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by stephen levy, on Nov 1, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 4 comments | 1762 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Mayfield Bakery refocuses; new Anthropologie to open

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a Palo Alto sixth grader designing bandanas and bowties for dogs; a new focus...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Moira, on Nov 1, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

In Old Palo Alto, something to talk about

Last Halloween, Old Palo Alto resident Catherine Debs launched a beautification project in her neighborhood aimed at bringing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Srsly?, on Nov 1, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 3894 Views
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto
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And one more makes three
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
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