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AROUND TOWN

Becker joins crowded Assembly race

Venture capitalist Josh Becker, who in 2010 challenged Rich Gordon for a seat in the State Assembly, has joined the crowd...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Mar 14, 2016 at 2:10 am | 4 comments | 2756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to consider renaming facilities

In response to student concerns over campus buildings and streets named after Junipero Serra, the 18th century California...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 13, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 53 comments | 6276 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Gordon Biersch temporarily closes

Palo Alto's Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant closes its doors this week for a dramatic renovation, while Whole Foods celebrates...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by MPdog, on Mar 13, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 13 comments | 6578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Painting project to 'transform' Gunn High School

A yearslong proposal to repaint Gunn High School is moving forward with a color scheme selected with deep input from students...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Mar 13, 2016 at 1:08 am | 19 comments | 4702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Accent Arts, Village Stationers to leave Cal Ave

Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by R.M. Pan, on Mar 12, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 78 comments | 10386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living small

The average size of a Palo Alto home has gotten bigger over the years, with large new houses replacing modest old ones and...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Commentator, on Mar 12, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 10 comments | 4814 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Pederson to be Dodgers' starting center fielder

==BI Of local note == Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts formerly announced Friday that Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2016
Last comment by This is GIANTS country, on Mar 12, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1749 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hillary Clinton back in Atherton for another fundraiser

For the second time in a little more than a month, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton for a political...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Jerry99, on Mar 12, 2016 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 4160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A mother's plea: No peanuts for squirrels

Two-year-old Oliver Payne developed a severe case of hives in March after having his first taste of peanut butter. After...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:28 am | 55 comments | 5272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time to act collaboratively for at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:27 am | 21 comments | 3512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>135 Hamilton Ave.</B> revision includes fireplace structural support and over flow plumbing at residential patio Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>MENLO MERGER ... </B>The two <B>Coldwell Banker</B> real estate offices in Menlo Park recently merged into one location...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attracting feathered visitors

Songbirds are as desirable in gardens as music scores are in movies. In addition to their lilting chirps, birds benefit the...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

U.S. Naval Academy Glee Concerts. Palo Alto: Saturday, March 12th 7PM

The United States Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club will be in the SF Bay Area to perform three concerts between March 12-18....

Original post made by C. Rockhold on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by C Rockhold, on Mar 11, 2016 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves Addison donation

A plan to significantly renovate Addison Elementary School took a step forward Tuesday night with the Palo Alto school board...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 10, 2016 at 10:19 pm | 13 comments | 2932 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men fade quickly from Pac-12 hoops spotlight

Washington scored the first 10 points and were ahead by 19 before Stanford made its first field goal of the contest, making...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by DawkinsISDone, on Mar 10, 2016 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

bicycle bridge over Hwy 101 between Palo Alto and Google to be scrapped?

Palo Alto held a design contest for this bridge recently, which was apparently mismanaged, but now is the whole project cancelled?...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Bridget, on Mar 10, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 12 comments | 369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Bayshore Road Side Memorial?

Does anyone know what/whom the memorial is for on East Bayshore, just south of Amarrillo Ave and the park? ...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 10, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death on RR Tracks?

What happened Saturday morning about 10:30 a.m.? At the Charleston railroad crossing, a PAPD car-- lights flashing-- was...

Original post made by Not Again on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Long Duc Dong, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 1033 Views
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