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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's talk focuses on Syria, chemical weapons

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed strong resolve on rebuilding war-battered Syria and removing nuclear weapons...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 18, 2018 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown restaurant blaze shuts streets

A fire at Three Seasons restaurant in downtown Palo Alto started in the kitchen and spread to a stove and equipment before...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Sophie, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 5990 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards grants to 41 organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today the first 41 beneficiaries of its CZI Community Fund who are working to address...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by FCE Friend, on Jan 18, 2018 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does PAUSD find all sports-achievement-related absence requests "unexcused?"

As I have a kid whose school (Ohlone) excused one son for the same reason that my other kid's Jordan Middle school said "unexcused"...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by bemused, on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:34 pm | 26 comments | 549 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Market plans to shutter

College Terrace Market announced its plans to close the long-awaited community grocery store in Palo Alto six months after...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by No brainer, on Jan 18, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 112 comments | 10638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel plan draws opposition in south Palo Alto

Neighbors in a south Palo Alto residential complex are asking the city to reject a plan for a new five-story hotel that would...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 3459 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New accessory-dwelling units law brings hope, confusion

Palo Alto's recent effort to encourage more accessory-dwelling units has resulted in a modest uptick of these dwellings --...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by no rights for next door neighbors, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:13 am | 26 comments | 3279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Music teacher placed on leave following molestation arrest

The Palo Alto school district has placed on leave a part-time Palo Alto High School music teacher after he was arrested on...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Trustworthy?, on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:04 am | 12 comments | 5625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss A-G completion rates

In another indication of the Palo Alto school district's achievement gap, black, Latino, low-income and special-education...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Only stalling & incompetence, on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 1871 Views

AROUND TOWN

District seeks names for Jordan, Terman middle schools

Now is the time for the public to weigh in on ideas for new names for Palo Alto's Jordan and Terman middle schools, which...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by kids, on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:38 am | 167 comments | 7794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts to talk quake predictions, social media in disasters

The ground's brief 4.4-magnitude jolt on Jan. 4 was a reminder that Bay Area residents are sitting on top of a potential...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by annette, on Jan 18, 2018 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 3222 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto travels to Gunn for rivalry wrestling meet

The Gunn boys wrestling team host Palo Alto in a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League match Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The Titans...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Jan 18, 2018 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 615 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 Tom, on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:09 pm | 1143 comments | 232057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus , on Jan 17, 2018 at 7:35 pm | 13 comments | 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New pickleball courts planned for Mitchell Park

Pickelball's growing clout has not gone unnoticed at City Hall, where the City Council recently passed a special proclamation...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Walls, on Jan 17, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 142 comments | 6116 Views

AROUND TOWN

City constructing new roundabout on Ross Road

A new roundabout designed to slow traffic along the Ross Road bike boulevard will be installed over the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Brit, on Jan 17, 2018 at 12:04 pm | 47 comments | 3788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groundwater spurs basement changes

For city officials, the basement at 2121 Webster St. is kind of a big deal: the first residential basement project in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 15 comments | 7418 Views

SPORTS

Love to return to Stanford for senior year of football

Stanford junior running back Bryce Love announced Tuesday that he will return to Stanford for his senior year of football....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by StanfordFootballLover, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>LET THEM EAT CAKE ... </B> "After tonight, you can have a piece of your favorite council member," outgoing Mayor <B>Greg...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Cool cake!, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 1858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto won't allow marijuana shops

Legalized marijuana may be a popular proposition among Palo Alto voters, but the City Council indicated on Monday night that...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:49 am | 43 comments | 5964 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 466 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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One-on-one time
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