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AROUND TOWN

Fairmeadow

Navigating through the endless sea of homes in suburban Palo Alto, one neighborhood stands out from the rest. The Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 21, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 6 comments | 4542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco begins 'revolutionary' film class with local high schoolers

Forty local high schoolers began on Sunday a nine-part special film class taught by famed actor and Palo Alto native James...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Local family, on Sep 21, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 11366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe construction halts, Urban Style barbershop thrives

Construction on midtown Palo Alto's new Bill's Cafe suffers a setback, while Urban Style barbershop offers clients an old-school...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 17 comments | 7445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FPPC: Dauber has no financial conflict of interest with Office for Civil Rights

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has ruled that Palo Alto Unified School District board member Ken...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident3, on Sep 21, 2015 at 9:05 am | 108 comments | 4823 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford students seek to raise awareness about sexual assault

Steps away from brightly colored welcome signs, a Cardinal red-and-white balloon arch and tables advertising campus groups...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by No thank you, on Sep 20, 2015 at 11:23 pm | 19 comments | 1239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment drops in Bay Area

The number of people emerging from unemployment in California is making encouraging gains, according to this month's figures...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2015
Last comment by You know it, on Sep 20, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legal question about pedestrians and drivers...

This afternoon, my husband and I were returning from lunch in Los Altos and driving north on Alma St. We decided to stop...

Original post made by Nayeli on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 20, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 968 Views

RESTAURANTS

Love and burgers

Mountain View's J Love Burger offers tasty, Japanese-style burgers in a no-frills interior on Castro Street. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 19, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 8 comments | 3185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes an opportunity to volunteer along Matadero Creek as part of Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 19, a fall celebration...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, on Sep 19, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art in the moonlight

There's something electric about running, working up a sweat and bonding with friends and family in the moonlight —...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 18, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

BOOKS

Building permits in Palo Alto

If residents look around the neighborhood, someone is probably adding a PV system to the roof, re-roofing or cleaning the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

Like last week, Reflection Way in Mountain View saw another home sale. Learn about this home sale and others in this week's...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

Mountain View and Palo Alto see the most sales this edition, which 18 home sales in each city. Read the rest of the real...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Community Center

As a teenager in New York, the only time Karen Ewart heard the name "Palo Alto" it was in reference to a Boondock's bathing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider pension reform

Palo Alto's financial climate remains sunny, with rising revenues fueling expanding city services, but one giant cloud continues...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Bob Adler, on Sep 17, 2015 at 9:57 pm | 19 comments | 3428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel discusses teen mental health, stress and suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michelle , on Sep 17, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 10 comments | 4398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP announces 25K-30K layoffs as part of split

In anticipation of its split into two separate companies, Hewlett Packard Company, as part of its 2015 Securities Analysts...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 17, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 13 comments | 3553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto nears completion on fixing Embarcadero traffic signals

Responding to complaints from frustrated commuters, Palo Alto is in the midst of replacing and coordinating the traffic lights...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 17, 2015 at 7:15 pm | 34 comments | 5082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Transit tax must include grade crossing solution

With a transportation-tax measure speeding toward the November 2016 ballot, cities throughout Santa Clara County have collectively...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Sep 17, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 42 comments | 4113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. 19 - Interpreting the Common Core test results

After much anticipation, the California Department of Education released the results of the Smarter Balanced Assessments...

Original post made by Asm. Rich Gordon on Sep. 17, 2015
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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