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RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Major shakeup planned at Ming's

Chinese Cuisine and Bar, Palo Alto's largest and oldest Chinese restaurant, is about to undergo a huge transition. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2013 at 11:27 am | 46 comments | 6388 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hyperloop vs. HSR

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop The future vs. the past? Come on California, if you're going to invest that...

Original post made by Wheeee.... on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by blogger so lg, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:50 am | 33 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No checks requested, no school supplies requested

Has anyone else noticed that we have not had the usual glut of checks to write for school or the mad dash to get certain...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:41 am | 37 comments | 2104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man dies in cement-truck accident on Middlefield

A man died on Middlefield Road on Saturday morning after an accident that caused the cement truck he was driving to topple...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 29, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 10 comments | 2075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Teens and social media

If you are the parent of a middle or high school student, chances are your child is either engaged in, or witness to, online...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by s, on Aug 29, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 16 comments | 4456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Man shot in traffic altercation

Police arrested a 21-year-old Menlo Park man Wednesday after a shooting during a traffic altercation in the 1200 block of...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 29, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 5 comments | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toddlers, protesters come to school board

Toddlers and poster-bearing protesters added sounds and colors to normally staid surroundings as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 62 comments | 2472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill's limousine legislation faces critical vote

The fate of a new state bill on limousine inspections after the tragic fire on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge will be decided on...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 29, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 2495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing advocates, zoning critics clash in Maybell debate

Depending on whom you ask, the bitter debate over a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue is either a battle over...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 29, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 46 comments | 1918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman struck, killed at Charleston Road

An older woman was struck and killed by a train at 7:35 a.m. Thursday at the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 29, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 13 comments | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest two for Aug.12 robbery downtown

Police have arrested two men who they believe robbed a man at gunpoint earlier this month near downtown Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on Aug 29, 2013 at 11:12 am | 11 comments | 1882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charleston - person struck by train

Anyone in the area have updates?...

Original post made by South PA\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'n on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Massive Sierra wildfire could affect Palo Alto water source

The Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which provides Palo Alto with its water, could be affected by the huge wildfire burning near...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 pm | 15 comments | 1195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza developer tries to rebuild history

Nearly a year after construction workers, in an ultimate "Oops!" moment, destroyed a historic building at Edgewood Plaza,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 28, 2013 at 7:41 pm | 44 comments | 3495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss annual priorities

Palo Alto school officials say they want to boost district-wide consistency in "academic rigor, grading and curricular elements"...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Brownie, on Aug 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 3476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With Cubberley 'shelter' closing, nonprofits plot next steps

A proposal by nonprofit groups in the Palo Alto area to target the most violent and disruptive homeless dwellers at Cubberley...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 28 comments | 5491 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 1078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parked cars in front of our house

Does anyone know the law on parking cars on the street -- how long? We've got a neighbor who has renters parking in front...

Original post made by paresident on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kathryn, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 66 comments | 13358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shopping Center magazine ugh!

I just received a very heavy, very expensive magazine, in the mail called C (for California Style). For extroverts with lots...

Original post made by Not a slave to fashion on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 985 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams ready to build on a great freshman year

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams will look to build off his monster debut season with the Fresno State football team when...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,989 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,305 views

Just say no
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 1,214 views

SJSU Center for Steinbeck Studies to Honor Author Khaled Hosseini on Weds Sept 10
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 762 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 2 comments | 142 views