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Dedicated to donations

When Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood resident Lenore Cymes sends an email asking for clothing or toy donations to help...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by yeah!!!!, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 1958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto customers are asking, 'What's wrong with USPS?'

The Palo Alto division of the United States Postal Service is not delivering on services, and some customers and employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Long-suffering, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 54 comments | 13378 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Resilient dog seeks forever home

With her enormous, lolling pink tongue and bright eyes, Gabby the black and white pit bull terrier doesn't hint at the kind...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Rescue Parent, on Jun 30, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes to raise utility rates

For the second consecutive year, Palo Alto residents will see a double-digit increase in their electric rates starting in...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Bob Gleason, on Jun 29, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 23 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

City banks on cameras to help deter suicides on Caltrain tracks

As Palo Alto's system for keeping pedestrians off the Caltrain tracks continues to evolve, city officials are shifting their...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 48 comments | 5128 Views

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Community Notebook: Palo Alto Community Fund gives largest grant total in its history

The Palo Alto Community Fund awarded more than $406,000 in grants to 43 nonprofits in the greater Palo Alto area this year,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 29, 2017 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 28, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 374 comments | 362848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire budget sparks uncertainty

A proposal to slash $1.3 million from the Fire Department budget is stoking anxieties among some residents, who are calling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 28, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 16 comments | 2090 Views

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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 Bob R., on Jun 28, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1130 comments | 219591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Measuring the challenges for city's future

There are five numbers that capture the size and scale of the challenges that the city faces. Our choice of how to deal with...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Too Many Jobs, on Jun 28, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 17 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The cannabis contradiction

The community's strong support of Proposition 64 should prompt the city to actively work to implement the law rather than...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Been Here Forever, on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 39 comments | 3120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher parking-permit fees draw sharp reactions

Palo Alto employees and businesses responded mostly negatively Wednesday to the city's proposal to significantly increase...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:02 pm | 13 comments | 2915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate hikes aim to shake up Palo Alto's parking scene

The start of a new fiscal year rarely causes a stir in Palo Alto, where a healthy economy has helped the City Council invest...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 27, 2017 at 4:09 pm | 41 comments | 5246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, on Jun 27, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 8 comments | 700 Views

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Shop Talk: Timberland, Fast Tony's Chicken to open

In this week's Shop Talk column, Timberland comes to Stanford Shopping Center and Palo Alto gets a new fried chicken eatery...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Plenty, on Jun 27, 2017 at 3:04 pm | 8 comments | 4389 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto accepts Mountain View water

Water-parched East Palo Alto came another step closer to receiving an additional 1-million-gallons-per-day after the City...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 7 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tony Montooth, Antonio's Nut House owner, dies

He was a California Avenue fixture for more than 42 years, but Antonio's Nut House owner Antonio "Tony" Montooth died suddenly...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Yesterday's Gone, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 35 comments | 18365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department focus group for community health needs assessment

The Palo Alto Fire Department will hold a focus group Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m., to gather feedback on residents' current...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 10 comments | 2036 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Evaluate County Workers' Performance

Most Santa Clara County employees are supposed to get regular performance appraisals, but many managers don't bother, reports...

Original post made by Joanne Jacobs on Jun. 26, 2017
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SPORTS

Stanford women training for U.S. Swimming Championships

Several members of Stanford NCAA championship women’s swim team, including Olympians Katie Ledecky, Simone Samuel and Lia...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by LadyPA, on Jun 26, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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