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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living on empty

By all accounts, Whitney Dafoe was leading a vibrant life before the mysterious illness overtook him. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Dickson Shannon Lucinda, on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 65 comments | 39059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 10 comments | 4762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council drops Matadero Creek bikeway plan

Facing a slew of physical obstacles and neighborhood concerns, Palo Alto is veering away from a once popular proposal to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Jun 25, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 48 comments | 6892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Close encounter with cougars

Warren Storkman, 89, has had a lifetime of adventure, traveling to remote corners of the world on treks to some of the world's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Thorstein Veblen, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:01 am | 9 comments | 6386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slows down math curriculum-adoption process

With the ire from the school district's last mathematics textbook-adoption process looming in Palo Alto Unified's not-too-distant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Lera, on Jun 25, 2016 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2460 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Setting a CA tax penalty precedent - help please!

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Original post made by California Citizen on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by alan, on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:20 am | 9 comments | 6498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Consultant confirms increased airplane noise, flight paths

Hundreds if not thousands of airplanes from San Francisco International Airport pass over Palo Alto's residential neighborhoods...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:43 pm | 51 comments | 5344 Views

RESTAURANTS

A novel approach

As the first U.S. restaurant from a multibillion-dollar Japanese chain, Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant on University...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Love Japan, on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 2291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teens and Uber

It seems that Palo Alto teens under 16 y.o. are using Uber cars to go off campus to use drugs during school hours and travel...

Original post made by Uber, Teens and Drugs on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Be Positive, on Jun 24, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 35 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:10 am | 12 comments | 10028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auditors raise concerns about how police handle complaints

Incidents with Palo Alto police prompt Independent Police Auditors Michael Gennaco's and Stephen Connolly's concerns with...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by iKidU, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

How fab can prefab be?

Most house tours offer an opportunity to check out picture-perfect interior designs and architecture. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by CarolB, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kerry: Entrepreneurship combats extremism

At the seventh White House Global Entrepreneur Summit at Stanford University Thursday morning, U.S. Secretary of State John...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Woman, on Jun 24, 2016 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 2979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B>TEA TIME AT FILOLI ... Have tea and enjoy the gardens of the Filoli estate in Woodside this summer or fall. Sandwiches,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strike up the big brass band

With the twirl of batons and a brigade of homemade floats, Greenmeadow residents of all ages and sizes will join together...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1292 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will Donald Trump will make it to November ?

After hearing Conservative William Kristol speak at the Commonwealth Club June 21st, I'm going out on a limb and saying that...

Original post made by OutOnALimb on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A miscarriage of justice

Last week, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky used his sentencing powers to impose his own view of the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by lookbeyondwhatUC, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 122 comments | 10762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former hospital employee arrested for alleged sexual battery

Palo Alto police have arrested a former Stanford Hospital housekeeping employee for allegedly sexually battering another...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 23, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Future uncertain for Stanford Art Spaces

In March it was announced that, due to administrative and budget changes, Stanford Art Spaces would no longer receive funding...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jim MacKenzie, on Jun 23, 2016 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At Buena Vista, new hope

If Santa Clara County can take possession of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, the hopes and dreams of children...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 23, 2016 at 4:49 pm | 25 comments | 3463 Views
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