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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County seeks developer for new teacher housing project

With five North County school districts now offering support and funds, Santa Clara County officials are seeking a developer...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 19, 2019 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 5255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Webcast: Charter school expansion debate; downtown office cap repealed

Weekly journalists delve into the Ravenswood City School District debate over a charter school's expansion proposal; recap...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 19, 2019 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 5943 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls look to defend its CCS wrestling championship

The girls wrestling program at Menlo-Atherton has come full circle, having grown from a single wrestler to one on the verge...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by bemused, on Feb 18, 2019 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 3371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Food for thought; a hero for the homeless

In the latest Around Town column, an elementary school's creative writing class collides with the culinary world, a local...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by sporting, on Feb 17, 2019 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 6390 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

M-A wins girls CCS wrestling team title; Four place first

Menlo-Atherton won its third consecutive Central Coast Section girls wrestling championship Saturday at Independence High....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2019
Last comment by Menlo2, on Feb 17, 2019 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 4212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Animal shelter employees get severance bonuses

With Pets In Need taking over Palo Alto’s animal-services operation, the city is raising its severance payments to the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Callous, on Feb 16, 2019 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 6127 Views

BOOKS

What's open, closed on Presidents Day

A list of local and regional services that will be unavailable or operating on a modified schedule due to Presidents Day...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by EZ Street, on Feb 16, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 5079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conservationist leaves behind a legacy of land

After 46 years on the board of directors of Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Nonette Hanko retired on Feb. 1, leaving...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Terry Nagel, on Feb 16, 2019 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 17535 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tapping into a golden state

Critical acclaim came quickly to State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria, the bustling family-owned eatery located at the...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Chris Mattison, on Feb 15, 2019 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 5545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will Ravenswood push back against charter school expansion?

At a packed community meeting Tuesday night, Belle Haven parents, staff and residents urged the Ravenswood school board against...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Pro-Public Schools, on Feb 15, 2019 at 11:29 am | 7 comments | 7024 Views

SPORTS

Girls basketball: Palo Alto stays perfect in the SCVAL

The Palo Alto girls basketball team completed its second undefeated Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division season...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Real Basketball, on Feb 15, 2019 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 3668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn group releases second album

A group of 75 students and several alumni from Palo Alto's Gunn High School released a full-length album on Jan. 9. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Gunn is a musical place, on Feb 14, 2019 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 4420 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Let's open up about mental health

Palo Alto resident Cameroun Stout opens up about his depression and the assistance he has found in coping, sharing his self-care...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 14, 2019 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 5158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Cubberley vision comes together

After years of delay, a community effort to craft a new vision for Cubberley Community Center is now speeding ahead. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Gennady Sheyner, on Feb 14, 2019 at 10:37 am | 11 comments | 15367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Macy's Men's demolition to make way for Restoration Hardware

Stanford Shopping Center plans to demolish the blocky Macy's Men's building and add three new stores, including a tiered,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Marc, on Feb 14, 2019 at 8:17 am | 27 comments | 13885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VTA proposes Palo Alto bus-route changes

A plan to reduce bus service in Palo Alto has some veterans concerned that their travel to and from the Palo Alto Veterans...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Transportation not a priority for VTA, on Feb 14, 2019 at 12:00 am | 12 comments | 10077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood could ask KIPP to share middle school campus

More specific ideas for how to accommodate KIPP Valiant Community Prep's request for more facilities coalesced at a school...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by I Agree, on Feb 12, 2019 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 5630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy rain, wind expected starting Tuesday night

An incoming storm that will start affecting the Bay Area on Tuesday night has intensified in strength and will hit a region...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by It looks like RAIN! , on Feb 12, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 3218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District flipped sides in Gunn sexual harassment case

A 16-year-old Gunn High School male student banned from the robotics team after being found to have sexually harassed a female...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 12, 2019 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 14472 Views

RESTAURANTS

When mochi meets cupcake

Melody Hu has infused her baking business with global elements that reflect flavors tied to her own history as a Taiwanese-American...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Tatjana, on Feb 11, 2019 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 9531 Views
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