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AROUND TOWN

New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2019
Last comment by musical, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford is snapping up homes in College Terrace

New research by a group of media organizations has found that Stanford University's housing portfolio may be larger than...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by endowment is taxed, 6 hours ago | 60 comments | 7847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors arrested again

Randolph Haldeman, who was arrested last month on allegations of sexually assaulting children and then released on bail,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Linked In, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 2110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hope fades for housing at Fry's site

With its ambitious effort to revitalize the Ventura neighborhood in danger of faltering, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 11 hours ago | 39 comments | 7896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for

If I were a neighbor of Castilleja School, I would be more concerned with the disruption during construction and the added...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Bill, 11 hours ago | 31 comments | 3393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area: One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, 12 hours ago | 19 comments | 1156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County, San Francisco win final ruling over Trump's threat against sanctuary counties

Santa Clara County and San Francisco won a final victory in a lawsuit Friday challenging President Donald Trump's threat...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by George, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: With Castilleja project now in the public review process, can both sides work toward solution?

After years of frustration and animosity between Castilleja School and its neighbors, with almost no progress toward finding...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Traffic conerns, 16 hours ago | 15 comments | 1339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: It's time to address leaf blowers (again)

A longtime Palo Alto resident wants to take the fight over leaf blowers to the homeowners and property managers who hire...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by rezi, 17 hours ago | 24 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district raises questions about Palo Alto's intention to renew Cubberley lease

The city of Palo Alto and school district's joint effort to redevelop Cubberley Community Center has hit a bump, with questions...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, 18 hours ago | 22 comments | 4425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A family came to Stanford Hospital chasing a lifesaving treatment for a rare disease. Now they may be forced to leave.

An Armenian family is trying to change their visa status to allow them to stay and work in the U.S. so their 19-month-old...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Tired of Immigration Abuses, on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:58 am | 8 comments | 3511 Views

SPORTS

Ryan Lochte earns 27th national swimming title at Stanford

Ryan Lochte won the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:57.76, seconds slower than his world record time set just over...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Resident , on Aug 24, 2019 at 1:40 am | 2 comments | 883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After trustee questions, school district decides not to renew contract with controversial law firm

When the school board replaced a controversial law firm Lozano Smith in 2017, board members expected their former attorneys...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Discrimination Finding, on Aug 23, 2019 at 6:48 pm | 39 comments | 3640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store

It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Ursula, on Aug 23, 2019 at 3:23 pm | 34 comments | 4427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto board to study all school names — but first, Ravenswood Middle School

The Ravenswood school board voted unanimously on Thursday to form a board subcommittee to study and make recommendations...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Too Late, on Aug 23, 2019 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 1382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Discovering the 'invisible' faces of Filoli

Filoli House and Gardens' current exhibition "Nest: Creating Home" is a multilayered, three-part project. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by TV Time, on Aug 23, 2019 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1148 Views

RESTAURANTS

The return of dim sum darling Fu Lam Mum

A dim sum restaurant's reputation rests on the quality of its dumplings. The renovated Fu Lam Mum in Mountain View aces this...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by What Will They Do Next, on Aug 23, 2019 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to business tax to fund shuttles, rail improvements

As Palo Alto prepares to join the recent wave of cities that have adopted a business tax, transportation is emerging as the...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 23, 2019 at 10:43 am | 18 comments | 3116 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto joins call for governance change at VTA

Palo Alto this week endorsed a scathing report calling for governance changes at the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 23, 2019 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 2646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Festival for the Arts features home decor, furniture

The festival showcases many items to furnish and decorate your home. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/08/16/palo-alto-festival-for-the-arts-feature...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 23, 2019 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 3087 Views
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