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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2018

Palo Alto joined a regional trend toward a higher minimum wage when City Council committee endorsed a goal of requiring every...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Let's face it, on May 15, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 82 comments | 5763 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To the rescue

Palo Alto is a far cry from the Third World, but in a disaster it will face many of the same challenges that often plague...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on May 15, 2016 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 2597 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball wins; softball experiences special moment

==BI Cardinal corner == Chris Castellanos and Colton Hock combined on an eight-hitter, Jack Klein homered and Stanford earned...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on May 15, 2016 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 506 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bike corridors get green light in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to making biking easier and safer on local streets received a burst of momentum this week when...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Me, on May 15, 2016 at 8:38 pm | 22 comments | 3883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: a home away from home

At a time when critically ill Stanford Hospital patients and their families often face staggering medical and financial burdens,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mayo Transplant, on May 15, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 7747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ready for the show time

The four female Palo Alto High School students who make up the a capella pop ensemble the Heartbeats took the stage recently...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by PAUSD Parent, on May 15, 2016 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 2933 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls, Paly boys run to second place at SCVAL finals

The Gunn girls and Palo Alto boys did what they had to do and nearly came away titles as a bonus to highlight the SCVAL Championships...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Old coach, on May 14, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demystifying concussions

Inside Stanford University's Arrillaga Athletic Center, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, director of the Concussion and Brain Performance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Shell of My Former Self, on May 14, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking restrictions eyed for Evergreen Park, Southgate

Evergreen Park and Southgate will soon join a growing ranks of Palo Alto neighborhoods where residents and visitors will...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 61 comments | 3304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Plaza Rock Concert on Sunday, 5/15/2016 at 6pm

Charge! is a rock band whose members are kids aged 12 -- 14 (facebook.com/chargebandrocks). They will be giving an impromptu...

Original post made by Alex Sherstinsky on May. 14, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board postpones full-day kindergarten decision

The Palo Alto school board decided Tuesday night to put off voting on a proposal to move the majority of the district's kindergarteners...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Old But Wise, on May 14, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 17 comments | 2783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill Busse

At first glance it seems that Bill Busse has led a charmed life. In fact, Busse himself will tell you that the most auspicious...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Busse's accomplishments, on May 14, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly Performing Arts Center

From the video the Weekly posted and photos I have seen, this is a magnificent piece of work that will inspire Paly students...

Original post made by Paul Losch on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on May 14, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown mixed-use project raises concerns

A proposal to demolish an office building in downtown Palo Alto and replace it with an office-and-condominiums development...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Me Me Me, on May 13, 2016 at 11:13 pm | 51 comments | 4799 Views

RESTAURANTS

Time and talent

As it settles into its cozy, 28-seat downtown Palo Alto home at Hamilton Avenue and Cowper Street, Thyme doesn't necessarily...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Tren, on May 13, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nature's Alley florist in Midtown to close June 7, 2016

Dear friends and customers, After 16 years in midtown Nature's Alley will be closing due to a substantial rent increase....

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Spirit of Palo Alto, on May 13, 2016 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley Open Studios continues

Ever wanted a peek into the artistic process? Local fine artists in a variety of media will present their studios to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rochelle Ford, on May 13, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Local homebuyers headed downtown

As more people move to the Bay Area to take advantage of the region's high-octane job market, traffic has gotten predictably...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by So-So, on May 13, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1451 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, SHP baseball teams will play for tourney titles

==BI Prep roundup== The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep baseball teams won semifinal games and will play for tournament...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Coach Budelli, on May 13, 2016 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters to the editor

CDC to the rescue? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on May 13, 2016 at 9:32 am | 3 comments | 346 Views
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