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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Theresa Mayer, on Feb 14, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 8367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja vows to reduce enrollment

Castilleja School has pledged to reduce its enrollment by 33 students over the next four years if it cannot come to new terms...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by castilleja student, on Feb 2, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 26 comments | 8364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City taps Napa veteran as top planner

Palo Alto has chosen a new planning director, tapping the top planning official at Napa County for one of the city's most...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Sep 13, 2013 at 10:08 am | 23 comments | 8362 Views

AROUND TOWN

New three-story building planned for Page Mill

A row of dilapidated houses near one of Palo Alto's busiest intersections will likely make way for a three-story development...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue , on Mar 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 23 comments | 8362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police outline assault on crime wave

A string of 20 robberies in Palo Alto neighborhoods is among the most serious some officers have seen in their careers because...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not a Threat, on Jan 23, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 50 comments | 8361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angry parents derail school-calendar vote

A Palo Alto school district plan to shift first-semester final exams to before the December break starting next year was...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by equality, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 198 comments | 8359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 103 comments | 8358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College vying to offer new, affordable four-year degree

Foothill College is in the running to become one of the first California community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor's...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 8358 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Researchers find radioactivity in migratory tuna

More than a year after a tsunami in Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, researchers from Stanford and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alastair, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 8356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglaries spike in September, police say

Palo Alto police are warning residents about a rise in car burglaries throughout the city over the past month. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by animal, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 8348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook moves headquarters to Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Viv, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 8347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools welcome better financial news

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday expressed relief at the first good financial news for the school district in years,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by PA Voter, on Dec 11, 2012 at 9:14 am | 79 comments | 8345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Esther Wojcicki, journalism/English teacher, education innovator and author

Esther Wojcicki, also known as Woj, talks with Lisa Van Dusen from the new Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center (MAC)...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by James, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 8342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Mandarin losing its status as flavor of the month language?

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Original post made by Parent on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:53 pm | 134 comments | 8341 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 | 8335 Views

BOOKS

Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 8335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Child care director leaves after allegedly putting children in head locks

Palo Alto's largest child care agency, Palo Alto Community Child Care, has received two violation citations after a state...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Mommy ❤️, on May 6, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 24 comments | 8333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill investors sue firm over millions

Palo Alto-based property manager Page Mill Properties committed securities fraud, misled its investors and engaged in an...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by JC, on Apr 10, 2010 at 8:24 am | 15 comments | 8332 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto peace walk marks Sept. 11 anniversary

A multifaith march for peace in Palo Alto Sunday afternoon drew hundreds of participants. Walking along Alma Street and Middlefield...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by No apples, no oranges , on Sep 13, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 17 comments | 8329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer

Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2014 at 7:44 am | 47 comments | 8328 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 2,857 views

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,462 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Oh, My Aching Knees
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Registration now open!

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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