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RESTAURANTS

A family affair

I'm not sure I could tell a pirozhki from perestroika, but there's a fabulous place in Redwood City where you can learn the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Tricia Y, on Jun 2, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 2704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One hospitalized after hazmat incident in Palo Alto

One person was taken to a hospital and 13 others were evaluated for possible exposure after a hazmat incident in Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by chemist, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 4364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn graduate's message: 'We are fighters'

A simple greeting framed the hardest question that students at Henry M. Gunn High School were asked all year: "How are you,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 4:40 am | 1 comment | 4430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bravo, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 34 comments | 8102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman killed in hit-and-run in San Jose

A woman killed in a hit-and-run collision early Wednesday morning in San Jose has been identified as 22-year-old Alexandra...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 5849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic advisory: Expect heavy traffic for Bernie Sanders rally in Palo Alto Wednesday

Palo Alto police are expecting traffic jams from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' rally in Palo Alto on Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lucie, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 6281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot weather expected in Bay Area over next three days

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County eyes safer crossings near schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 1, 2016 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 2786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner: The Whole Story

In today's Mercury News, the subject of Brock Turner's sentencing is discussed. It is worth noting what is mentioned in this...

Original post made by Truth, Please on Jun. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jacoubowsky named principal of Juana Briones

Tom Jacoubowsky, former longtime assistant principal at Gunn High School and interim principal of Jordan Middle School this...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 4275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones principal to head JLS Middle School in Palo Alto

Lisa Hickey, currently the principal of Juana Briones Elementary School, will be leaving to head J.L. Stanford (JLS) Middle...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Remain anonymous, on Jun 1, 2016 at 6:39 am | 8 comments | 5114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Build the Monument to Nancy Reagan

As we learned upon Nancy Reagan's recent death, she was the strong animus in the Reagan White House. Ronnie was a lost and...

Original post made by Curmudgeon on May. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time for true monument to Reagan in DC?

Ronald Reagan was far ahead of his time, yet he was also in the center of it. He foresaw missle defense, when most thought...

Original post made by Jerry on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Scott Snapp, on May 31, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 60 comments | 3916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Maybell housing proposal scores victory

Three years after a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue stoked a revolt in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by I Speak fot the Trees, on May 31, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 56 comments | 5582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks raise fees for storm-drain projects

It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, on May 31, 2016 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2016 at 11:07 am | 68 comments | 7127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Berman Mailers

If Marc Berman is worthy of being a stellar steward of taxpayer dollars, why the heck is he generating so much trash in the...

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Annette, on May 30, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keep Natural Gas for Palo Alto

My recently completed web site http://www.paloaltoenergy.org describes and shows in detail that resident's and business's...

Original post made by pestocat on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by pestocat, on May 30, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 30, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 19 comments | 4867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rethinking 'Madama Butterfly'

In wrapping up its 60th season with the most performed opera in the world's repertory, it would have been easy to replay...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by KKane, on May 30, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 1979 Views
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