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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union seeks concessions for move to full-day kindergarten

With only days left before the launch of full-day kindergarten in Palo Alto schools, the teachers union and school district...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Oct 7, 2016 at 2:19 pm | 16 comments | 4309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford graduate student arrested for alleged rape

A Stanford University graduate student was arrested in the early hours of Sept. 24 for the alleged rape of a 28-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 7, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 9670 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Curtains Cabaret sets sail

The term "burlesque" may bring to mind images of glamorous ladies, sequins, feather boas and striptease. And while it can...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Re: Yuck, on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 2464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck

An especially illuminating article “Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck” --“The California Governor doesn’t want anyone...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by A BIG Question, on Oct 7, 2016 at 11:00 am | 12 comments | 640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Peninsula Hardware shutters, Calafia to serve breakfast daily

This week's column features news on Peninsula Hardware's closure, as well as Stanford Shopping Center's newest arrivals:...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Yuck!, on Oct 7, 2016 at 10:10 am | 13 comments | 6359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>WHEELING AND DEALING... </B>Palo Alto's plan to have a bike-share system that people actually use sped ahead Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2016 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka and Kniss take fundraising lead in council race

With the City Council election about five weeks away, Palo Alto's longest-serving council member and its longest-serving...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 7, 2016 at 8:44 am | 22 comments | 5287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch: Live-in caregivers jeopardizing tenancy

Q I am disabled and have a live-in caregiver. My landlord recently gave me a 60-day notice to terminate my tenancy. When...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>REMODELING? ... </B>If you are a homeowner, contractor or designer and are remodeling a home that you think might be...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peer Power

A support group in Palo Alto is helping local caregivers cope with the physical and emotional burdens that often come along...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5575 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Discrimination, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:59 am | 69 comments | 12497 Views

MOVIES

Leaping into the shallow end

The new Marvel superhero (sorta) movie is obnoxious, snarky, gruntingly sexual and violent. And it knows it. It's everything...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Increased water use statewide could lead to mandatory restrictions

A recent dramatic drop in water conservation statewide could lead to a renewal of state-imposed mandatory water restrictions,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Mandatory limits to population growth, on Oct 6, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate burglary at Roosevelt Circle home

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who on Sept. 26 burglarized a home on Roosevelt Circle and made off with three laptop...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by PA Ambassador, on Oct 6, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 4312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by A friend in the community, on Oct 6, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 70 comments | 56729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council nixes Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes

A divisive proposal to ban two-story homes in an Eichler tract in the Palo Verde neighborhood fizzled on Tuesday night when...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2016 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 2961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opposition to new office space unites council candidates

Stewart Carl believes Palo Alto needs to immediately enact a moratorium on office construction, a view that is shared by...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 5, 2016 at 9:59 am | 59 comments | 9094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interfaith coalition urges city to push for fossil fuel divestment

In 2007, an Interfaith Climate Convocation drew 150 to Congregation Kol Emeth. Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA)...

Original post made by Rev. Eileen Altman and Katia Reeves on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Oct 4, 2016 at 9:01 pm | 77 comments | 3145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford's Doug Baldwin receiving death threats

CBS News report: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/seahawks-doug-baldwin-gets-death-threats-after-calling-for-police-training-review/ ...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 1, 2016
Last comment by Agree, on Oct 4, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 10 comments | 582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Deciding Palo Alto's future growth

The biggest issue in this year's City Council race is deciding how Palo Alto should grow. This year's council election is...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Oct 4, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 73 comments | 7025 Views
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