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AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg, Chan give $5M to undocumented immigrant college fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are donating $5 million to TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for young...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Jun 19, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 19 comments | 2641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experiences with current social life in college?

I went to college in the 80s, pre-technology. It seems students have gotten more antisocial in college? Is anyone else having...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by buzzed, on Jun 19, 2015 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Class of '54 Stanford graduate finally gets diploma

This past Sunday at Stanford University's commencement for the Graduate School of Education, located in the West Oval Grove,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Monique, on Jun 19, 2015 at 6:50 pm | 7 comments | 2700 Views

RESTAURANTS

Locavore hot spot

Local Union 271 opened in early April in downtown Palo Alto. It's spacious, communal, loud, open long hours -- and the food...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost in translation

In "Chinglish," David Henry Hwang's comedy about Chinese-American miscommunication, an American CEO discovers the dangers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek indecent exposure suspect

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman in her 70s out for a walk near downtown Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike Palo Alto pharmacy, police say

Three men smashed the front-plate glass door of a Cambridge Avenue pharmacy early Wednesday morning, broke into the building...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by enough!, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 4380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gordon, Eshoo Announce Santa Clara County Sea Level Rise Conference

LOS ALTOS, Calif. ľAssemblyman Rich Gordon and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo invite members of the public to attend a conference...

Original post made by Assm. Rich Gordon on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jun 18, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 227 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Closing the Prop 13 corporate loophole

In the same decade that Don Hoefler's column in Electronic News officially renamed Santa Clara County "Silicon Valley," another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by mention, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 72 comments | 4469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The second-hardest thing

Sean Maloney was a high-flying, 54-year-old Intel executive when, five years ago, a devastating stroke left him without the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Thanks & ISO more info, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 16 comments | 8855 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to stop unwanted sales calls?

I gave some information in November and they sold our phone number and we have been getting we solicitor calls at least 3...

Original post made by Upset on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by tweet, on Jun 17, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs new roadmap for Project Safety Net

Project Safety Net, a Palo Alto coalition formed in 2009 in response to a cluster of teenager suicides, will have a new leader,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by School Bell California, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

RESTAURANTS

Starbucks to close all 23 La Boulange locations

Well, that is unfortunate.. ...

Original post made by Slow Down on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by agree with Tim, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss roles, goals in retreat

With the school year over and a full school year with a new superintendent under its belt, the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by good grief, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 10 comments | 1740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: With end of school year, a time for reflection

As Superintendent Max McGee completes his first year, the Palo Alto school district is at an important juncture. With his...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Making the Grade, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 34 comments | 3698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council split on the details of office-growth cap

The goal may be be clear, but the details continue to bedevil the Palo Alto City Council, which struggled on Monday night...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 18 comments | 2489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court halts cell tower at Little League park

Having failed to sway Palo Alto's boards, commissions and City Council members, opponents of a proposed cell tower at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by connie kettendorf, on Jun 17, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 49 comments | 4352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Person used phone to photograph woman in shower

A prowler walked up to an open bathroom window in the Ventura neighborhood and used a cell phone to photograph a woman taking...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2015 at 8:04 am | 7 comments | 2487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Too much noise!

Plane, after plane, after plane, non-stop for hours. What is going on? Is anyone noticing this problem tonight?...

Original post made by Luanne on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ears open, on Jun 17, 2015 at 7:34 am | 223 comments | 2901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste not, want not

For "Zero Waste Chef" blogger Anne Marie Bonneau, zero waste means using absolutely no plastic, reusing everything, simplifying...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Rolland Bonneau, on Jun 16, 2015 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 2103 Views
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