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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 | 3699 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 | 7136 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 | 3236 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 | 11093 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 | 2148 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 | 3125 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 | 4002 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. 1746 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. 2579 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 | 511 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 | 12280 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 | 1742 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 | 2940 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 | 4070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA proposes mandatory prison term for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by More smears from rapists, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 7529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2010/05/18/demolish-or-deconstruct...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by RRR Close the Loop, on Jun 23, 2016 at 2:22 pm | 12 comments | 5261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Palo Alto's summer concert series returns in July

Every Thursday evening, starting in July, music will be flowing into the streets from King Plaza in front of Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jun 23, 2016 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 3880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school district eyes capital improvements for Hoover Elementary School

In its last meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the school board will discuss allocating funds for capital improvements at...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by not all, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 2149 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District attorney to announce legislation 'inspired' by Brock Turner victim

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen will be holding a press conference on Wednesday in Palo Alto to announce...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Midtowner, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 3984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strut Your Mutt

Hot dog! Or is that haute dog? Dress up Fluffy and Fido and parade them down the red carpet at Town & Country Village's "Strut...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 510 Views
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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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