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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime 101 -- (cutting class OK)

Used to be, if you weren't bagging groceries or giving swim lessons, your summertime as a teenager melted gradually into...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 9, 2015 at 12:08 am | 13 comments | 4466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Electrical Engineer, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

271 more vaccines in the pipeline for kids

It appears 56 doses of 14 vaccines is not quite lucrative enough for the pharmaceitucal industry, says Robert Kennedy. http://www.sott.net/article/299738-No-end-in-sight-CDC-says-th...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Cypher, on Aug 8, 2015 at 11:38 am | 27 comments | 997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pacific Art League head calls for end to conflict

Just one week into her tenure as the Pacific Art League's new executive director, Shannon McDonnell will be attending a special...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Zac Lowing, on Aug 8, 2015 at 10:55 am | 13 comments | 4492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto and East Palo Alto share space

HanaHaus kindly let participants in East Palo Alto's StreetCode Accelerator practice their demo there today. https://www.eventjoy.com/e/liveinpeace...

Original post made by Michael3790 on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton , on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 8338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man robs, attacks group of teens playing with fireworks

A 24-year-old Palo Alto resident allegedly attacked and robbed a group of five teenagers Monday afternoon after a small firework...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:24 pm | 26 comments | 7839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 57 comments | 11415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenge Success offers roadmap for school reform

Since its start as a stress-reduction program in 2003, Stanford University Graduate School of Education's Challenge Success...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by AnxietyIsNotStress, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 21 comments | 8184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RISE UP readies incoming college freshmen

As thousands of local teenagers get ready to start their freshman year in college this fall, Palo Alto school district staff...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 4967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Come see the Best Of Palo Alto

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up for a chance to see a show bursting with wonders and delights guaranteed...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Town Square reader, on Aug 7, 2015 at 5:43 pm | 18 comments | 5714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking restrictions to roll out next month in downtown Palo Alto

With new parking restrictions set to kick in in downtown Palo Alto next month, the city will host a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 7, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 35 comments | 3929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street to investigate grenades found in home

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's bomb squad is working to dispose of World War II-era grenades found at a home on the 1900...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 15 comments | 9238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Palo Alto reported an even 10 sales in this week's Sales at a glance, but Portola Valley led the way in single-sale dollar...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents call for fines against Edgewood Plaza developer

When Fresh Market closed shop at Edgewood Plaza last March, the move not only dimmed the hopes of area residents but also...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by need a grocery store, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:04 am | 85 comments | 8193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has college life changed?

Are students more antisocial now due to social networking? My child finished his hardworking years at Paly, sacrificing social...

Original post made by Mom on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jessie , on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

Spanning from June 10 to Aug. 3, these 59 building permits filtered through the city. Palo Altans are taking advantage of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

Menlo Park sales averaged a little more than $2.3 million across its seven homes sales this week. The lowest sale took place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

Find local news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2521 Views

BOOKS

Garden Tips: What is garden art?

What is art in the garden? Is it the decorations, the sculpture or the fountain? Are pathways art or the perspectives from...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE