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AROUND TOWN

What's bringing over 1,000 people to the Palo Alto Baylands? Rare bird sightings thanks to the king tides

More than 1,000 people recently visited the Palo Alto Baylands to see king tides, where rare birds were spotted near the...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
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SPORTS

Creighton 'just another wrestler' at Palo Alto High

Cade Creighton was one of four Palo Alto wrestlers who recorded a pin Thursday in the Vikings 49-24 SCVAL victory over host...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by III, on Jan 17, 2020 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

After decades downtown, Tallman's House of Foam calls it quits

Tallman's House of Foam has ended its reign as downtown Palo Alto's go-to place for foam, upholstery work and mattresses....

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 16, 2020 at 10:43 pm | 20 comments | 4512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Acrimony breaks out over alleged slights and 'barbs' on Human Relations Commission

A Palo Alto Human Relations Commission deliberation to select a new chair and vice chair turned acrid on Jan. 9, with two...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Eyemax, on Jan 16, 2020 at 7:17 pm | 25 comments | 2908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The only thing iconic about this bridge will be its price tag

It won't be a bridge to nowhere, but a new overcrossing connecting south Palo Alto with the Baylands and the Googleplex may...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Jan 16, 2020 at 6:32 pm | 21 comments | 5846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We need a better Safeway

Midtown Safeway is looking tired and runs out of items regularly. It is too small, shelves are often empty, it has no bakery,...

Original post made by Midtown on Jan. 5, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 16, 2020 at 5:25 pm | 34 comments | 1782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Khoury's Market closes, building owner seeks to get out of paying $140,000 in fines

To get out of paying the city of Palo Alto hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, the owner of College Terrace Centre...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by mjh, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:48 pm | 34 comments | 5449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good acoustics: A Q&A with Kaki King

Innovative guitarist/composer Kaki King will offer a free concert at the Community School of Music and Arts on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1215 Views

AROUND TOWN

National groups criticize Palo Alto plan to curb city auditor's independence

As Palo Alto considers significant changes to the City Auditor's Office, a national auditing organization on Wednesday issued...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by Puzzel, on Jan 16, 2020 at 11:59 am | 15 comments | 3335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Planned Parenthood clinic opens in Mountain View after months of delays

Mountain View's Planned Parenthood clinic, which shuttered last year for a redevelopment project, reopened on Monday at a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Josie, on Jan 16, 2020 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 15, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 1184 comments | 303477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'They gave us our child back.' How nonpublic schools serve the education system's neediest students

Twenty nonpublic schools in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties serve some of the education system's most vulnerable students...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by @hurting, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:56 pm | 26 comments | 9165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto power outage affecting about 2,500 customers

Power has gone out in the Barron Park area of Palo Alto, impacting about 2,500 customers, according to a tweet from City...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2020
Last comment by Val, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 20 comments | 8155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: If Churchill intersection is closed, road improvements could mostly handle increased traffic

With Palo Alto debating a contentious proposal to close Churchill Avenue to traffic near the railroad tracks, critics ask:...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Much Ado, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:10 pm | 36 comments | 5001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Superior Court puts out call for volunteer watchdogs

The Santa Clara County Superior Court is looking for volunteers to serve on the 2020-2021 civil grand jury panel, a group...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 15, 2020 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district sees overall improvement but also concerning performance by specific groups, state data show

The Palo Alto school board will review on Tuesday the district's performance on the California School Dashboard, a state...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by local parent, on Jan 15, 2020 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 2175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'bulwark' against future fraud: Stanford announces policy changes in response to Operation Varsity Blues

Stanford University plans to tighten its policies on donations and athletic recruits as recommended by a firm that reviewed...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 15, 2020 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 2704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Error caused city to delay passage of renter-protection law

Palo Alto City Attorney Molly Stump said Monday that she had erred on Dec. 2 when she told the City Council that it did not...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 14, 2020 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 2318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Bloomingdale's burglars break into store, flee with $83K in stolen goods

Palo Alto police are looking for burglars who brazenly broke into Bloomingdale's early Tuesday morning and made off with...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2020
Last comment by Crime & Punishment, on Jan 14, 2020 at 3:40 pm | 10 comments | 3539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trio steals drugs from Safeway pharmacy in Palo Alto

Three people stole drugs from the Safeway grocery store pharmacy in an armed robbery in Palo Alto’s Midtown neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by Crime & Punishment, on Jan 14, 2020 at 3:19 pm | 22 comments | 4803 Views
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