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AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by P. Dorst, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 27184 Views

RESTAURANTS

Seasonal seafood

La Viga ties together Redwood City's Mexican and Latin American culinary scene, with a focus on seasonal and local ingredients. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sally-Ann Rudd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 3954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought drives up electric costs in Palo Alto

After seven years of stability, Palo Alto's electric ratepayers could soon be in for a series of jolts, as the state's prolonged...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 8 comments | 3916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group Forming to Address Palo Alto Airport Impacts on Quality of Life

If you are bothered by low flying, loud prop planes and helicopters, (GA aircraft) you are not alone! These are not commercial...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 132 comments | 2167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lynda Steele, former Abilities United director, dies

Lynda Steele advocated over four decades for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, shepherding a movement...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jere King, on Mar 3, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 3739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rodent control. Anyone else having issues?

We have a fair number of trees and a bird feeder. We like wildlife and are happy to see birds and squirrels in the yard....

Original post made by Withheld on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by No Poisons, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:23 am | 6 comments | 555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rain expected in Bay Area, storm forecast for Saturday

The San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay areas are in for some wet weather that may last through Monday, a National Weather...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2828 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls keep their dream soccer season intact

The Menlo-Atherton girls kept their championship hopes alive in the Central Coast Section Division I soccer playoffs with...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Soocer Fan, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why no lunch money? All spent on mortgage?

My children have changed social groups throughout their years at Paly and there are often students who have no lunch and...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 3, 2016 at 12:38 am | 38 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Median barriers to stay at Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views

BOOKS

Practical help for teens

Jacob Towery, who sees local adolescents and adults at his private psychiatry practice in downtown Palo Alto, has penned...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Holy Smoke!, on Mar 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 4795 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls shoot into CCS Open Division title game

==BI CCS basketball roundup== With the Golden State Warriors' recent domination of the NBA, basketball in the Bay Area has...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by scotty, on Mar 2, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mother, daughter jailed after raucous traffic stop on Willow Road

Following a raucous incident during a traffic stop on Willow Road on Saturday night, Feb. 27, two women, one from Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Mar 2, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 3591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garden Tips: the difference between gardeners and good gardeners

One thing is clear to me, and it may be your experience as well: The length of time gardening doesn't necessarily make a...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Patricia Bahamonde, on Mar 2, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 9432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bald eagle missing after flying off during demonstration

Sequoia, the female bald eagle from the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, is missing after she "wandered off" during a flight...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Ooooh, is that why?, on Mar 2, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 5775 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sports Authority (EPA) Closing or New Owner?

The company is nearing bankruptcy. Rumor is that Dick's Sporting Goods may buy some or all of the company. http://fortune.com/2016/03/01/sports-authority-sale/...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Carole, on Mar 2, 2016 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Business Insider: Housing Bust coming to SF and Silicon Valley

http://www.businessinsider.com/popping-housing-bubbles-in-san-francisco-and-silicon-valley-2016-2 Bottom line: many tech...

Original post made by pa resident on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by ContrarianCynic, on Mar 1, 2016 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City makes emergency repairs of state-owned potholes

They might not be big enough to swallow a Mini Cooper, but the deteriorating conditions on westbound Oregon Expressway near...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 1, 2016 at 7:20 pm | 27 comments | 5149 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Traffic stop in East Palo Alto leads to drug, gun arrest

A traffic stop on Thursday led to an arrest of a Menlo Park man in connection with the alleged sale of drugs. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by EPAMom, on Mar 1, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did oak trees know El Nino was on the way?

In April 2014, before El Nino was a household word and daily headline , I did a column about a massive drop of acorns prior...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Rogue Trader, on Mar 1, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 23 comments | 6319 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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Palo Alto: Pastry pop-up returns to Zola
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Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 1,001 views

Weekly Candlelight Reconnection Ritual
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 693 views

 

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