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AROUND TOWN

Weekly receives top journalism prize -- third year in a row

It's a three-peat for the Palo Alto Weekly: On Saturday, the news organization was selected for the third consecutive year...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by spike, on May 11, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Paly Math Letter and Skin Color

The Palo Alto Online moderator often deletes any reference to race, racism, ethnicity, and skin color, maybe because anonymous...

Original post made by Math letter lives on on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 10, 2015 at 10:53 pm | 5 comments | 1108 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Ave Sidewalks Question

I know there was an issue with the glass fragments on Cal Ave sidewalks, but why weren't all of the sidewalks done with the...

Original post made by Samuel Jessup on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by nah, on May 10, 2015 at 9:47 pm | 8 comments | 795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista - A Better Idea

If Caritas can put together a market-rate offer for the Buena Vista property, and if the Jisser family is willing to sell...

Original post made by Desert Jack on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by musical, on May 10, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 15 comments | 830 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drive-by paintball shootings injure pedestrians

Palo Alto police are searching for suspects who they say shot several people with a paintball gun on Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Que Pasa, on May 10, 2015 at 10:53 am | 13 comments | 5197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transcending the Assumptions: Editorial from the Paly Voice

http://palyvoice.com/2015/04/30/editorial-transcending-the-assumptions/ This editorial piece from the Paly Voice is a...

Original post made by Student voices on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Good News, on May 10, 2015 at 10:45 am | 11 comments | 1049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

Our legacy Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/05/08/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 10, 2015 at 10:38 am | 14 comments | 1446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: New businesses come to Stanford Mall, Bryn Walker moves

True Food Kitchen and Muji come to Stanford Mall; Palo Alto boutique Bryn Walker moves from Cowper Street to Homer Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on May 10, 2015 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 9461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-Created Inspirational Website

I am a senior at PALY, and I have made a website in response to the stress in this community. The point of the site is for...

Original post made by paly senior on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on May 10, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council favors Sherman Avenue lot for new police headquarters

Palo Alto's glacial journey toward its most urgent priority -- a new police headquarters -- may finally reach its terminus...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by rainer, on May 10, 2015 at 9:52 am | 39 comments | 5237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing nonprofit steps in to help preserve Buena Vista

The Caritas Corporation, a nonprofit organization that manages 20 mobile-home parks throughout California, has joined the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Current Residents, on May 9, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How dangerous is football?

My son says, "Dad, in a few years I'll be driving a car. That's way more dangerous than playing football. Why won't you...

Original post made by Need Help on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on May 9, 2015 at 10:32 am | 13 comments | 1088 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Adopt expanded retail protections

With increasing concern about the health and future of small retail businesses in Palo Alto, the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 9, 2015 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 2635 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County supervisor to propose plan to save Buena Vista

An eleventh-hour plan to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from closure is expected to be unveiled tonight by Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 9, 2015 at 1:02 am | 50 comments | 5111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top Palo Alto school administrator named superintendent in Benicia

Palo Alto Unified School District Associate Superintendent Charles Young will be leaving next month to take the top position...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Wo Nellie, on May 8, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 10 comments | 4322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Another buck for workers

A growing movement to adopt local minimum-wage ordinances is gaining momentum on the Peninsula and elsewhere in California,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Density=Danger, on May 8, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 28 comments | 3511 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by huh?, on May 8, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 10 comments | 4977 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Belcampo Meat Co. serves up bone broth and more

Town & Country Village's Belcampo Meat Co. can't keep enough bone broth in stock; lard and lardo are other top sellers. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on May 8, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2465 Views

SPORTS

SHP's baseball dream of making CCS Open Division takes a hit

Heading into the weekend, the Sacred Heart Prep baseball team was in good shape to challenge for its first-ever berth in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by More Like Biased Spin, on May 7, 2015 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2386 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taco shop with a twist

Worlds collide at Valencia Asian Market, which serves Mexican classics like burritos and tacos alongside Chinese BBQ pork...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by GunnBarrel , on May 7, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 5703 Views
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