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RESTAURANTS

The Cool philosophy

Since Jesse Ziff Cool first opened Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park more than 30 years ago, her first allegiance has been to the...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by The Train, on Apr 14, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 5 comments | 2054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vigil in East Palo Alto protests Amazon, Facebook policies

Chants of "Jobs for EPA!" and "Hey hey, ho ho, racial profiling has got to go!" rang out Thursday night in front of 2100...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:49 am | 34 comments | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>CASUAL FRIDAY ... </B>The Palo Alto City Council didn't pass any laws, approve any new developments or launch any new...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 980 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eichler dilemma: 'How do we treat people fairly?'

An overflowing crowd of Eichler-loving residents filled the Mitchell Park Library conference room to capacity on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 13, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 3277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto payroll on the rise

Despite a small dip in employee headcount, the City of Palo Alto's payroll went up by 3 percent in 2016, an increase that...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Mayfield, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 34 comments | 4115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council backs shift to downtown parking meters

Seeking to bring some order to downtown's chaotic parking scene, Palo Alto officials signaled on Tuesday night their intent...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Send in the Drones, on Apr 13, 2017 at 1:44 pm | 38 comments | 3187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to revamp sewage-treatment operation

Palo Alto's plan to retire the two sludge-burning incinerators in the Baylands could receive a major boost next week, when...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Apr 13, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City holds Eichler guidelines workshop April 11

A community workshop to review proposed guidelines for Eichler neighborhoods in Palo Alto will take place Tuesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 13, 2017 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 2741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A year later, the question remains: What's happening with Cubberley?

It's been four years since the Cubberley Community Advisory Committee delivered its comprehensive report. But there is no...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Apr 13, 2017 at 9:44 am | 17 comments | 3793 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State Senate Bill seeks to curb spikes in winter heating costs

Utility customers may see fewer spikes in winter heating costs if a bill introduced by state Sen. Jerry Hill passes the Legislature,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Green Wa$te, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1081 Views

MOVIES

'Space'd out

Part soul-searching drama, part whimsical road movie, part unlikely romance and part sci-fi comedy, "The Space Between Us"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study urges paid parking in downtown Palo Alto

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, a visitor to downtown Palo Alto could be asked to pay for a scarce and coveted resource...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Mickie Six, on Apr 12, 2017 at 8:23 am | 64 comments | 4538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Upcoming disaster preparedness events

Numerous educational events are taking place during September and October, including at Palo Alto schools, in order to prepare...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View and Palo Alto share traffic problems and should share solutions.

Mountain View Voice has an article that should be a joint venture to solve similar traffic problems. https://www.mv-voice.com/square/2017/04/11/the-transit-system-of-tomorrow-for-tr...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 144 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air District issues third straight Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

The Bay Area's intense heat wave prompted regional air quality officials today to issue another Spare the Air smog alert...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive downtown project wins approval

It took three years, 14 public hearings, four different architects and a threatened lawsuit for Elizabeth Wong to win an...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 72 comments | 8729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Massage therapist arrested for sexual assault in East Palo Alto

A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting female clients in his home, East Palo Alto police said...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by GRRRR, on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 3694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge rules against developer in Edgewood case

Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center owner Sand Hill Property Company must pay $248,250 in back penalties for leaving the the shopping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 11, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 5852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: First of three meetings on high-speed rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 11, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 15 comments | 2210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Apr 10, 2017 at 11:55 pm | 34 comments | 2872 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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