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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yelp not moving into Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre

Long construction delays pushed review website Yelp to vacate its lease at College Terrace Centre in Palo Alto, a Yelp spokesman...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 4, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 9 comments | 4609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency law targets medical marijuana

In a liberal city that gave rise to Jerry Garcia and that embraces all things green, medical marijuana remains a glaring...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ online name, on Feb 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 59 comments | 5612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council expands downtown residential parking restrictions

With more Palo Alto residents clamoring for parking restrictions that would keep commuters off their neighborhood streets,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Kevin Ohlson, on Feb 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm | 25 comments | 5298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neuroscience pioneer tapped to lead Stanford

After six months and thousands of hours reviewing prospective candidates for a successor to Stanford University President...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Disappearing posts again

Can Weekl please put a notification button at every thread ro notify that posts are not posting, or are disappearing? Several...

Original post made by Poster on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Feb 4, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 428 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAA offering free tows to those who drink during Super Bowl

Bay Area Super Bowl fans who choose to drink Sunday at the Super Bowl and at Super Bowl parties can get a free tow home through...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ed P., on Feb 4, 2016 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 3, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 2699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man found guilty in 2013 shooting of YMCA coach

An East Palo Alto man was found guilty Monday of shooting and injuring a YMCA wellness coach as he was walking home from...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by juror , on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by LauraM, on Feb 3, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 70 comments | 7963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto breaks ground on new tech development

With golden shovels dug into the earth, members of the East Palo Alto City Council and developer John A. Sobrato broke ground...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by I hire in tech, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 18 comments | 6033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Blood Center in need of donations to avoid shortage

With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by big numbers, on Feb 3, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wired article: Palo Alto child kicked out of school because of DNA

http://www.wired.com/2016/02/schools-kicked-boy-based-dna/ Has anyone else read this article? I suppose that I must have...

Original post made by Nayeli P. on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Supes not the problem, on Feb 3, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 902 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Woman groped in downtown Palo Alto

Police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman in downtown Palo Alto Tuesday evening, according to a police department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Feb 3, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: District not informed by principal about sex-abuse investigation

Superintendent Max McGee said he first learned of serious child-abuse allegations made against an Ohlone Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by LelandManorMom, on Feb 3, 2016 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 9651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers facing 'very serious housing crisis'

A group of five longtime Palo Alto Unified elementary and high school teachers spoke poignantly to the school board during...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Community, on Feb 3, 2016 at 8:55 am | 97 comments | 12824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power surge raises questions about SmartMeters

When 80 PG&E SmartMeters caught on fire and burned out after a power surge in East Palo Alto on Aug. 25, the incident raised...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by What Color Are Their Helicopters?, on Feb 2, 2016 at 11:30 pm | 25 comments | 27943 Views

RESTAURANTS

Adios Compadres

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Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by BE A WARE, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:45 pm | 72 comments | 13372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new fountain in place, California Avenue project nears finish line

With just weeks to go until the finish line, the reconstruction of California Avenue hit another milestone Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 6532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher pens book on innovative education

When Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki told one of her classes what her new book, "Moonshots in Education:...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Feb 2, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 10211 Views

SPORTS

Traveling to Super Bowl 50? Bring a clear plastic bag

Anyone traveling to Levi's Stadium to watch Super Bowl 50 on Valley Transportation Authority's light-rail trains had better...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by mutti allen, on Feb 2, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 4330 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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Surviving Family Holidays
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