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RESTAURANTS

Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of,henzau, 11 minutes ago | 21 comments | 3735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

A man who was killed in a triple shooting in East Palo Alto has been identified as Mychael Edward Tillman, 31, of Hayward,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by LINES, 17 minutes ago | 1 comment | 42 Views

AROUND TOWN

Works from major American artists gifted to Stanford

Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center has acquired three significant gifts of American art, securing a solid place in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 30 minutes ago | 6 comments | 995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Encampment Homer Street Underpass

The number of people seemingly living under the tracks at the Homer Street Underpass is growing. This is a school route...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 40 minutes ago | 19 comments | 428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, 51 minutes ago | 22 comments | 4672 Views

SPORTS

Zhao, Ahn to play in main draw at Bank of the West

Stanford sophomore Carol Zhao won a qualifying match on Sunday afternoon, beating Russia's Marina Shamayko, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bill Yeager, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 65 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Residentialist, 3 hours ago | 41 comments | 2459 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 4 hours ago | 42 comments | 4116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations

The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by JS, 4 hours ago | 42 comments | 3342 Views

AROUND TOWN

NEW! Palo Alto Ballet School with Ramon Moreno

New ballet school in Palo Alto! Former Ballet San Jose Principal Dancer, Ramon Moreno is teaching ballet classes to children,...

Original post made by Palo Alto Ballet School on Jul. 28, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Four recent graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are among this year's recipients in a scholarship program begun...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Emily Renzel, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 1040 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 5 hours ago | 12 comments | 2010 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Waste, 6 hours ago | 38 comments | 3214 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Curtis Parisi, 7 hours ago | 968 comments | 112623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Greenacres, 13 hours ago | 71 comments | 6006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by pA, 16 hours ago | 62 comments | 3298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board approves redeveloping University Ave building, exceeding city height limit

The Architectural Review Board on Thursday approved a plan to redevelop the 1950s style, one-story building at the corner...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, 16 hours ago | 36 comments | 10029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Spanish Textbook

Can anyone tell me what textbook Paly uses for Spanish 3H? I could not find the answer on the Paly or PAUSD websites....

Original post made by Incoming Paly Parent on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by iSez, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, 17 hours ago | 11 comments | 4359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Weiss voter, 21 hours ago | 24 comments | 4148 Views
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