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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Cubberley

When looking at photographs of Cubberley Community Center from the 1960s when the facility served as a high school, it's...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by anon, on Aug 12, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 3180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New office building planned for University Circle

University Circle, the prominent commercial park that replaced the Whiskey Gulch neighborhood in East Palo Alto more than...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 19 comments | 8225 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Thompson

George Thompson died in his Palo Alto home on May 12. He was 97. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/07/07/george-thompson...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by Sandra Newell, on Aug 12, 2017 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Korea threat hangs over Mattis visit

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Mountain View on Thursday intending to highlight the development of new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, on Aug 11, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new pension contract, Palo Alto takes aim at growing problem

On Monday, the Palo Alto City Council will vote on a contract aimed at containing the city's looming pension liability by...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 47 comments | 3766 Views

RESTAURANTS

Something new (to eat) under the sun

Summer is always a busy time on the restaurant beat, and 2017 has been no different. Here's our roundup of the summer's new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council prepares to revise Buena Vista lot lines

Having succeeded in preventing the closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the City Council is preparing to take the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Aug 11, 2017 at 11:16 am | 21 comments | 2337 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Carter races to new heights at World meet

Stanford grad Kori Carter is on top of the world. The nine-time All-American raced 53.07 from lane nine to edge fellow American...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jim Rutter, on Aug 11, 2017 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 1352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by DarinNot, on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 38 comments | 6592 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 21 comments | 6442 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Travel demand drives up Bay Area gas prices

Gas prices are going up in cities across the Bay Area where drivers are paying on average $3.02 per gallon, up 3 cents from...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Aug 10, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 1478 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County looking for transgender services program manager

Santa Clara County officials on Friday announced the county is expanding services to the transgender community with the hiring...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 10, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 10 comments | 1755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes range of district goals

Rolling out new curriculum, closing the achievement gap and supporting wellness are among the school district's potential...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by new leadership required, on Aug 10, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

From the top

"My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding," by David Hein and Irene Sankoff, subverts the "new" part of the annual TheatreWorks...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by ElaineB, on Aug 10, 2017 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1395 Views

SPORTS

Relics prove to be grand masters of ultimate frisbee

Palo Alto residents Ken Joye and Warren Packard recently returned from Aurora, Colo., where the team they played on -- the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by Denis R, on Aug 10, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Teavana to close; Nobu takes over hotel

In this week's retail news, Teavana will close at Stanford Shopping Center, Nobu Hospitality takes over The Epiphany Hotel...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by CK, on Aug 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 5921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime teacher, administrator named Terman principal

A longtime Palo Alto teacher and middle-school administrator was named Tuesday as principal of Terman Middle School. Pier...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Former Terman Student, on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 29 comments | 254450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police pilot psychiatric response team

The Palo Alto Police Department will soon become the first in Santa Clara County to pair an officer and a mental health professional...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 9, 2017 at 8:01 am | 14 comments | 8754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Regional plan aims to ease traffic by boosting housing

Bay Area city and county officials approved a massive plan last week that promises to turn the tide on gridlock traffic and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Example, on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:26 am | 28 comments | 2212 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fares to increase in October

Caltrain fares are going up, with adult fares increasing 25 cents as of Oct. 1, to provide revenue to cover the cost of operating...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Aug 8, 2017 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 1979 Views
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