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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by 2 cents, on Aug 26, 2016 at 12:19 am | 93 comments | 8646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 25, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 14 comments | 5179 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Burns gets the starting nod at quarterback

Senior Ryan Burns will be Stanford's starting quarterback in the season-opening contest against Kansas State. Director of...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm just sayin, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

RESTAURANTS

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant

A former head sommelier and sous chef from three Michelin-starred The French Laundry in Yountville are opening a restaurant...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by midtown, on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Births

<B>Elias and Keren Salfati</I></B> of Palo Alto, a son, July 13. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/08/05/births...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Larry Provost, on Aug 25, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Local Sierra Club chapter director has long history as volunteer

James Eggers, new director of the Palo Alto-based chapter of the Sierra Club, has plans to boost the number of volunteers...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by cm, on Aug 25, 2016 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Bad Barn Dance

The nonprofit Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks invites locals to put on western gear and do-si-do over to the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Sun Day Fun Day!, on Aug 25, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Have exhibits, will travel

This summer, a new species has been inhabiting the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve. With an umbrella for shade, four wheels...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Teacher, on Aug 25, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain electrification project gets $20 million CalSTA grant

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced Tuesday that it will give Caltrain one of 14 cap-and-trade...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Donada, on Aug 25, 2016 at 2:19 pm | 9 comments | 1581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford prohibits hard alcohol at undergraduate parties

Stanford University has banned hard alcohol at undergraduate parties and limited the size of liquor containers students are...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 25, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 27 comments | 2674 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Hillary Clinton to visit Bay Area for private fundraiser

UPDATE: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Redwood City on Wednesday, Aug. 24, for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:48 am | 29 comments | 10006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brock Turner judge recuses himself from child-porn case

Embattled Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, who is currently facing a recall campaign for his controversial sentencing...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Voter, on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:48 am | 10 comments | 2960 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by BrokenSystem, on Aug 25, 2016 at 4:30 am | 13 comments | 2337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Zhang opens with a victory in table tennis

==BI 2016 Rio Olympics == Palo Alto's Lily Zhang opened Olympic table tennis competition with an 11-3, 11-5, 11-5, 11-7...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Duke, on Aug 25, 2016 at 4:26 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Chryst discusses Stanford quarterback situation

Keller Chryst, a redshirt sophomore at Stanford, didn't have far to go to college. Chryst, a 2014 graduate of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by no jeep, on Aug 24, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 3 comments | 223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to continue budget-management discussion

Palo Alto Unified School District administrators' salaries are competitive and in many cases above what surrounding districts...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Not worth the sacrifice, on Aug 24, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 17 comments | 2468 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep looks to repeat winning football formula

It's been an incredible run for the Sacred Heart Prep football program the last four years. The Gators have won four consecutive...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 24, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 1293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'All-gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor

California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by @Emperor, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1490 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football program stays fresh on and off the field

Several improvements to the Stanford football program have been implemented for this season, including: three new 8K Solutions...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tell Us Your Kid's Class Sizes!

With all this debate about class sizes, let's share some actual data! Ask you kids how big their classes are, and post it...

Original post made by Parent of 3 on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 40 comments | 2388 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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