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PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown Palo Alto retail moves out

The latest from Shop Talk columnist Daryl Savage: Ming's isn't closing quite yet, and downtown bids farewell to two prime...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 23, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 8 comments | 6867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom needs PAMF primary care physician recommendations for 16-year-old son w/ ADHD

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Original post made by Mom on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Gigi, on Oct 20, 2009 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 6866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yiaway Yeh won't seek second City Council term

Yiaway Yeh, who this year became the second-youngest mayor in Palo Alto's history, announced Tuesday that he will not seek...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 6866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district tests out new math curriculum

Palo Alto Unified's elementary teachers started this year testing out mathematics curricula aligned with the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Math wars moronic, on Jan 28, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 6863 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace association faces uncertain future

The College Terrace Residents Association, one of the most visible and effective neighborhood groups in Palo Alto, is facing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 5, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 39 comments | 6859 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree disparity grows between north and south Palo Alto

Grass may always be greener on the other side, but when it comes to street trees it's the north side of Palo Alto that actually...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by M.Bieder, on Jul 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 51 comments | 6855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn committee recommends new bell schedule

Gunn High School students could be saying goodbye to their daily schedule of five or six 58-minute classes by the start of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 12 comments | 6855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 6851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb landlords may owe Palo Alto taxes

Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has exploded in popularity. Its website states that there are listings available in 33,000...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Roderick, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 48 comments | 6850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary Decisions no longer Relevant

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Original post made by Parent on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2006 at 1:21 pm | 49 comments | 6848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Southgate and Walter Hays

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Original post made by AAAG Member on Dec. 6, 2006
Last comment by Lucinda, on Dec 9, 2006 at 1:07 pm | 9 comments | 6848 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Furniture stores opening downtown

Two new furniture stores are opening in downtown Palo Alto within two blocks of each other. The first, West Elm, is taking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Mary Sue, on Aug 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 16 comments | 6848 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 6846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man shot in East Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man was shot and seriously injured this afternoon while driving on University Avenue, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 12 comments | 6845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 6845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late to launch

They are called "generation Y," "the global generation," "the millennials," "the net generation" — even "the dumbest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bonnie Goodman, on Dec 15, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 6844 Views

RESTAURANTS

Recommendation for breakfast

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Original post made by Mary on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by alert eater, on Feb 22, 2008 at 3:05 pm | 12 comments | 6844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Mar 19, 2016 at 3:14 am | 24 comments | 6843 Views

BOOKS

Fantastic New Utopian Fiction Novel

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Original post made by Thomas Sigel on Sep. 27, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

New bikeways eyed for Embarcadero Road

New bikeways would roll out alongside one of the busiest stretches of Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto as part of a road-improvement...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by PAUSD Mom, on Sep 2, 2016 at 12:51 am | 29 comments | 6842 Views
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