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RESTAURANTS

After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Gary, 9 minutes ago | 16 comments | 4524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City cracks down on tenants at First Baptist

After more than two years of providing counseling to Palo Alto teenagers dealing with mental health issues out of an office...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by One group spoiled it for all, 49 minutes ago | 32 comments | 2898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New affordable-housing project proposed in Ventura

After meeting community opposition in its most recent bid to build an affordable-housing complex in its home town, the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Maybell is oportunity, 52 minutes ago | 20 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell Avenue development moves ahead

A developer's plan to build 16 homes on a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue scored a major victory Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Maybell is oportunity, 54 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Whymorehotels, 5 hours ago | 25 comments | 6351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford buys homes in College Terrace, raising questions

In order to meet the housing needs of its faculty, Stanford University has stepped up buying single-family homes throughout...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Orin Bailey, 6 hours ago | 29 comments | 3385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run collision injuries bicyclist

A bicyclist was left with moderate injuries in a hit-and-run collision Friday on a narrow arterial in Old Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, 7 hours ago | 55 comments | 4555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: staged protest; brick and mortality

In this week's Around Town column, find out why the city has butted heads with the San Francisco Mime Troupe. There's also...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Lt. Col. (ret.) Kent Jackson , 10 hours ago | 15 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Community Resource Fair

Twenty local organizations will provide information on immigration resources available to community members at a community...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mime Troop is breaking the law - DUH

Has Palo Alto reached a new level of PC behavior. To refuse a permit (or whatever they need) to the San Francisco Mime...

Original post made by Lenore on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by PA mom, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help house teachers

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced the investment of $5 million to create a home down payment support fund through...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Todd, 18 hours ago | 15 comments | 5815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rape reported at Stanford University student residence

The Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating an alleged rape that occurred at a student residence...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, 21 hours ago | 9 comments | 4075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Music school faces possible shut-down

For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 21, 2017 at 1:32 am | 90 comments | 7665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will Cali or US ever ban foreign buyers?

Willie Brown is working on state regulations to improve housing affordability this week. Surely someone here can give him...

Original post made by local on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by PA mom, on Jul 21, 2017 at 1:06 am | 12 comments | 347 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board on sex assaults: 'A change in culture' is 'needed'

Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education President Terry Godfrey wrote a message Thursday updating parents on...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Jul 21, 2017 at 12:27 am | 21 comments | 3066 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Musical Manga' is a marvel

I've seen many good productions from TheatreWorks over the years but its newest, the world premiere of Min Kahng's "The Four...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Theatergoer, on Jul 20, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bring back traffic enforcement now, please!

We desperately need a team of officers around to enforce the traffic laws in Palo Alto. The latest insanity has been...

Original post made by Dave Hoffman on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Lori Hobson, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 40 comments | 1750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by What a Cluster, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:52 pm | 47 comments | 4966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing project nears final approval

A long-debated proposal to build 16 homes at a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue could win a key approval Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Lost oportunity, on Jul 20, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 2981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

new wallet has label warning may cause cancer

I just bought a new wallet that I like, and it wasn't until later I saw a label on the box warning "may contain chemicals...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Bruce , on Jul 20, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 10 comments | 4198 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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