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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 Anonymous, on Jun 25, 2017 at 10:39 am | 18 comments | 13787 Views

SPORTS

A joyful 'Noise'

From handmade acoustic instruments to powerful distorted electronics, from teenage phenoms to music-world veterans, KZSU's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Withholding Details of Proposed $1.3 million PAFD Service Cuts; Budget Vote, Tuesday

The proposed Palo Alto city budget, coming before the city council this Tuesday (6/23, 5:30 p.m), calls for a $1.3 million...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 24, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Benefit concert

A quarter-century ago, longtime Palo Alto resident Gary Masching organized a party and backyard concert to benefit cystic...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by PA Old Timer, on Jun 24, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to review law firm contracts

The board will discuss the Palo Alto school district's legal services contracts at its Tuesday meeting as part of an annual...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Improve, on Jun 24, 2017 at 10:11 am | 13 comments | 4843 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pretty on the outside

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Jun 23, 2017 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 8459 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pantless driver exposes himself to two girls

A man driving through Palo Alto without pants on exposed himself to two girls in separate instances less than two hours apart...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marlene , on Jun 23, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 6330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sweets for beating the heat

Regardless of whether you're suffering from ice-cream fatigue, there's plenty of variety on the Midpeninsula when it comes...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by American Cook, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 4395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board eyes ways to save high school positions

There could be relief ahead for two high school volunteer coordinators and five clerical staff at Gunn High School who recently...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 18 comments | 5948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One killed, three injured in East Palo Alto collision

A fatal three-car collision closed a major thoroughfare in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 18258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 4778 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Management of pain may be new frontier for 'virtual reality'

Virtual reality — the creation of a seemingly real environment via computers and headsets — has been floating...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by , on Jun 23, 2017 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 7082 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA's Kepler detects 219 new planets

In a single patch of sky, the NASA Kepler space telescope has detected signs of 219 new planets, about 10 of which are believed...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 5 comments | 3622 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to bring public onboard for 'grade separation' debate

Faced with a new set of challenges and opportunities, as well as a transformed political landscape, the Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 22, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 122 comments | 13368 Views

SPORTS

Fisher gives Stanford T&F a satisfying NCAA championship

Stanford sophomore Grant Fisher used a big kick to win the men's 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Sparticus, on Jun 22, 2017 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 3624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare the Air smog alert issued for Thursday

The fourth Spare the Air alert for has been issued in the Bay Area for Thursday by regional air quality officials, as a result...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 22, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to raise water and refuse rates

The drought may be over, but Palo Alto's water forecast shows rates going up every year for the next decade, starting with...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:00 pm | 20 comments | 5762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district grapples with high opt-out rates on state exam

High school juniors in the Palo Alto Unified School District opted out of the state's new standardized test this spring at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Alum 2016, on Jun 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 50 comments | 11643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'car-light' development on El Camino draws mixed reviews

Few projects epitomize the hopes of Palo Alto's housing advocates and the anxieties of the city's land-use watchdogs as clearly...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 56 comments | 11585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood School District superintendent tackles growing housing crisis

Ravenswood School District's top official says the lack of affordable housing has led more than 1,000 of the district's students...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor from Menlo Park , on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 19408 Views
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