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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Maybell housing proposal scores victory

Three years after a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue stoked a revolt in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by TellIt, 30 minutes ago | 36 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by SoftballDad, 39 minutes ago | 13 comments | 3100 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 1 hour ago | 36 comments | 3312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 2713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by World Traveler, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 14104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Beth Wahl, 2 hours ago | 20 comments | 2573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keep Natural Gas for Palo Alto

My recently completed web site http://www.paloaltoenergy.org describes and shows in detail that resident's and business's...

Original post made by pestocat on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 76 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, 3 hours ago | 65 comments | 5281 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Newish Jewish cafe, Pink Posy opens

A Jewish cafe will open this summer at the Palo Alto JCC's Town Square, a new bakery sets up shop at Stanford Shopping Center...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Dick , 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 1045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Berman Mailers

If Marc Berman is worthy of being a stellar steward of taxpayer dollars, why the heck is he generating so much trash in the...

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by No on Berman, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 138 Views

SPORTS

Stanford product Piscotty is quite a hit with the Cardinals

Former Stanford standout Stephen Piscotty was at a hotel in Des Moines, Iowa last July after his Triple-A Memphis team had...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by rsy, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to toss mobile-home park lawsuit

Attorneys for the City of Palo Alto and the Jisser family squared off in federal court on Thursday over whether the closure...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ben Rumson, 5 hours ago | 17 comments | 3307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rethinking 'Madama Butterfly'

In wrapping up its 60th season with the most performed opera in the world's repertory, it would have been easy to replay...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by butterfly, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 775 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pants on fire, 16 hours ago | 56 comments | 6042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Olive Garden site project races to meet deadline

With the clock ticking toward the deadline for new office developments in Palo Alto, two proposals by the same architecture...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, 18 hours ago | 30 comments | 5693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Schmedly, 20 hours ago | 14 comments | 6072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Government closures, hours for Memorial Day

Here's a list of Memorial Day service closures and changes. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/05/29/government-closures-hours-for-memorial-day...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones principal to head JLS Middle School in Palo Alto

Lisa Hickey, currently the principal of Juana Briones Elementary School, will be leaving to head J.L. Stanford (JLS) Middle...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jls way , on May 28, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faircourt's bid to ban two-story homes rejected

An effort to ban new two-story homes in the Eichler enclave of Faircourt faltered Wednesday night after a series of last-minute...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Just chill, on May 28, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 16 comments | 2764 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 28, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 47 comments | 4657 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
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“This is Never Gonna Go our Way . . .
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Grill Baby Grill
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Fire department event at the library
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 660 views

Documentary worth viewing before worshiping this Memorial Day at the alter of BBQ'd dead animals
By Max Greenberg | 2 comments | 164 views