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AROUND TOWN

Brown Act concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Celina, on Aug 13, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 22 comments | 3582 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhones stolen in heist at downtown Palo Alto Apple store

Four men walked into the downtown Palo Alto Apple store on Tuesday afternoon and snatched 22 iPhones valued at $16,000, a...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by KDog650, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 6500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves forward on Paly gym project

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special meeting Monday, July 13, to take action on two items relating to Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:04 pm | 47 comments | 4865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes expansion of student research program

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is hoping to expand a longtime student-research program at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Aug 12, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 53 comments | 3938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loud noise to come during San Francisquito Creek Bridge replacement project

Palo Alto residents and businesses could hear loud, pounding noise as construction crews use pile-driving equipment for the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:13 pm | 4 comments | 2237 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto seeks larger benefits from 2016 tax measure

Faced with busy streets, congested expressways and a rail corridor that is seen at once as essential and perilous, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 12, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 20 comments | 3511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto's proposed office cap set for review

As Palo Alto moves along with a cap on new office growth, several key details continue to bedevil and divide city officials....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Listen Catefully, on Aug 12, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 1630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water in Adobe Creek

Has anyone else notice the large amount of water in Adobe Creek? I believe it is running into the ocean, and is flowing...

Original post made by Wha? on Aug. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University to begin search for new president

A 19-member committee will begin next month to search for a successor to Stanford University President John Hennessy, who...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Aug 12, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 4069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Webb Ranch grass fire quickly extinguished

Local firefighters responded quickly to a small grass fire off Alpine Road on the Webb Ranch just minutes after noon today,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Webb Parent, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robots deployed to protect and serve

Standing at 5 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, Knightscope K5 looks like it came straight out of the sci-fi film Stars...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 11, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 30 comments | 14620 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoo expansion prompts nature debate in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto's cramped but popular Junior Museum & Zoo prepares for a long-awaited expansion, city officials are struggling...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 11, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 20 comments | 3616 Views

SPORTS

McNealy is no match for field after first round of championship

==BI Local golf == Maverick McNealy ended his first round at the NCGA Amateur Match Play Championship on the Spyglass Hill...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 11, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Belcampo Meat Co. serves up bone broth and more

Town & Country Village's Belcampo Meat Co. can't keep enough bone broth in stock; lard and lardo are other top sellers. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 11, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2794 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aging in America, through immigrant eyes

Americans can learn from more "traditional societies" around the world when it comes to the treatment of older people, says...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Swansea, on Aug 11, 2015 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 4153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perseid meteor shower to appear this week

This week will be one of the best times to watch the Perseid meteor shower, chair of Foothill College's astronomy department...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by casual AF fan, on Aug 10, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 2969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coding for a cause

Students who were accepted to Enza Academy, a new "innovation and leadership" program held at Stanford University last week,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 10, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 4176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look: Technology showcase, Shakespeare in the park and more

This week, check out cutting-edge technological innovations in Mountain View, catch "Romeo and Juliet" in Redwood City and...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth Schwyzer, on Aug 10, 2015 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to donate used clothes?

Now that the Salvation Army truck is no longer parked in the Paly parking lot, where are folks donating used clothes and...

Original post made by PA parent on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by lindaloo, on Aug 10, 2015 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago, when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 9, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 72 comments | 5773 Views
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