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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 | 8305 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 | 4887 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 | 6493 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 | 6444 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 | 5321 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 | 6120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents urge more restrictions on cell antennas in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's rapidly shifting rules for installation of wireless communication equipment changed again on Monday when the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 22, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 35 comments | 6740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County brings nonprofit aboard for teacher housing project in Palo Alto

A proposed affordable-housing project in Palo Alto exclusively for teachers gained momentum on Tuesday when the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 22, 2019 at 8:34 pm | 16 comments | 5973 Views

RESTAURANTS

Are granny units the next big thing in housing?

Palo Alto has loosened restrictions for granny units, but building one can still be expensive and complicated. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by No Room At This PA Inn, on Aug 22, 2019 at 8:12 pm | 16 comments | 6772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Nearly one in three Santa Clara County teens have tried vaping

While cigarette use among high school students in Santa Clara County has hit an all-time low, vaping is on the rise: Almost...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Vaper , on Aug 22, 2019 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 4784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent: School district to use data to solve ongoing issues

Don Austin, Palo Alto school district superintendent, said today his staff will give timely and accurate reports on 12 districtwide...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 22, 2019 at 4:23 pm | 7 comments | 4313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online program helps East Palo Alto mayor fulfill dream of earning a bachelor's degree

East Palo Alto Mayor Lisa Gauthier can officially add college graduate to her list of accomplishments after achieving her...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Online Conveniences, on Aug 22, 2019 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 5504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Newsom signs landmark police use-of-force bill

California will soon have a tougher new legal standard for the use of deadly force by police, under legislation Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Manteca Or Bust, on Aug 22, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 3894 Views

SPORTS

Boys basketball, girls volleyball coaches hired at Palo Alto

Palo Alto Athletic Director Therren Wilburn announced Tuesday that Jeff LaMere has been hired as boys basketball coach and...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Thanks , on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 4188 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board members support shake-up after scathing grand jury report

A new VTA subcommittee began discussions on potential tweaks to the governing board that would improve effectiveness at the...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 22, 2019 at 7:39 am | 2 comments | 3562 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brenda Villa in the running for U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Castilleja water polo coach Brenda Villa, a Stanford grad and Olympic gold medalist, is among the finalists for the U.S....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Proud Colleague, on Aug 21, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 4188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Auditor's office getting taste of its own medicine; Bay Trail work set to begin

In the latest Around Town column, the Palo Alto City Auditor's Office will face an audit of its own, work is scheduled to...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by TheLookingGlass, on Aug 21, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments | 4802 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto, rejoice. Mike's Cafe is back.

The return of Mike's Cafe, a humble, longtime neighborhood eatery, might be one of Palo Alto's most anticipated restaurant...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 21, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 25 comments | 14629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Longtime Palo Alto free lunch, dinner program for the needy ends

Homeless people who have been eating free lunches and dinners through the Breaking Bread program in Palo Alto now have to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Heartless Soul, on Aug 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 9557 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With clock ticking, city considers another rail committee

As Santa Clara County prepares to distribute funding for rail projects in north county, Palo Alto is looking to create yet...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 21, 2019 at 12:10 am | 34 comments | 8110 Views
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