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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chinese New Year celebration welcomes all

Palo Alto residents won't have to travel to San Francisco's Chinatown to celebrate this year's Chinese Lunar New Year. The...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by BetterWriting?, on Jan 31, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 8 comments | 4432 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HSBC to Halt Mortgage Loans to Chinese Nationals with B Visas

From today's Wall Street Journal: http://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/18972-hsbc-to-halt-mortgage-loans-to-certain-chinese-nationals "HSBC...

Original post made by wsj reader on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by nyt reader, on Jan 31, 2016 at 8:29 pm | 9 comments | 468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules for hazardous chemicals advance in Palo Alto

A proposal championed by Barron Park residents to ban businesses with large stockpiles of toxic chemicals from setting up...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jan 31, 2016 at 3:32 pm | 10 comments | 1937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Clearing up hazy rules surrounding drones

Look up in the sky these days and you might just see a drone buzzing around. These small autonomous fliers are getting cheaper...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 31, 2016 at 11:24 am | 4 comments | 348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New district equity coordinator has deep background in bilingual ed

Palo Alto's first-ever equity coordinator was raised in a small agricultural town in California's Central Valley by an immigrant...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Culturally incompetent, on Jan 31, 2016 at 9:25 am | 6 comments | 3318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical leader and surgeon R. Hewlett Lee dies at 89

R. Hewlett "Hewey" Lee, M.D., a leader for decades in medical affairs in Palo Alto, Stanford University and statewide, died...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Rochelle Winston Davies, on Jan 31, 2016 at 9:15 am | 5 comments | 396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn committee recommends new bell schedule

Gunn High School students could be saying goodbye to their daily schedule of five or six 58-minute classes by the start of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 12 comments | 5782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whitney Dafoe: 'When I crash'

Though Whitney Dafoe can no longer speak and cannot write long messages, he wrote a description last December and January...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Howardine Boehm, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 7 comments | 4686 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama returns to Atherton on Feb. 11

President Barack Obama is due to visit Atherton, again, on Feb. 11, to raise funds for Democrats but this time the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Local, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 17 comments | 4522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Jan 30, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 17 comments | 5315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbuck's Midtown is closed

Anyone know why? Guessing lack of sales, but wondering if anyone has the scoop. They opened in 1998. ...

Original post made by Huh? on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad , on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:30 am | 5 comments | 318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A joyful 'Noise'

From handmade acoustic instruments to powerful distorted electronics, from teenage phenoms to music-world veterans, KZSU's...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 6009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newborn successfully treated at Stanford

An infant facing a breathing crisis underwent specialized jaw lengthening surgery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Amazing, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2015
Last comment by @ Dana, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:53 am | 14 comments | 6355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police reports spike in auto break-ins

The city's auto-burglary rate has doubled in January from previous months, according to the Palo Alto Police Department....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jan 29, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 7 comments | 3680 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mixology 101 with Quattro's Adam Chick

Learn the secrets to making fresh-squeezed juice cocktails at Quattro restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 29, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claw your way to crabfest and fundraiser

Feast on a classic seafood boil featuring crab, clams, mussels and shrimp during the Northern California chapter of the American...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows growing angst about retirement in Palo Alto

With traffic congestion and skyrocketing housing prices high on people's minds, the percentage of Palo Alto residents rating...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by ced1106, on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 24 comments | 5415 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football adds one of top cornerbacks from Texas

==BI McCaffrey wins award== The Stanford football program continued to reap the rewards of a Rose Bowl championship season...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 4107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matchmaking for mulch

Amateur gardeners and landscaping pros alike know that mulching is an essential part of a thriving and sustainable garden....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Alternatives Wanted, on Jan 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 4808 Views
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