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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula beekeepers divided on the best way to fight a plague

Some treat their hives for mites while others say bees can fight off the invaders on their own. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Donny Moscow, on Jul 9, 2019 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire meeting sparks thoughts on readiness as seasonal threat looms

More than 200 residents received advice on wildfire prevention -- such as creating vegetation-free space around their homes...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 8, 2019 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 3981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Human Relations Commission developing work plan

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of July 8. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/05/public-agenda-human-relations-commission-de...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 8, 2019 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 2933 Views

RESTAURANTS

Four decades in, Palo Alto's Fish Market remains a local institution

The shiny and new tend to occupy the attention of critics, but what of those rare places that have managed to transcend trends...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by love the Fish Market, on Jul 7, 2019 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 7562 Views

SPORTS

American soccer victory delivered hot off the Press

Former Stanford All-American Christen Press and Alex Morgan, celebrating her birthday, each scored in the first half for...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Reheated Donny, on Jul 7, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

After decades of providing haircuts, Cambridge Barber Shop closes its doors

After more than 50 years of business spanning two generations of his family, Larry Skarset, 72, has closed the doors of his...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by You Want the Area to Remain the Same?, on Jul 6, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 7979 Views

AROUND TOWN

MB's Place takes top slot at Fourth of July chili cook-off

Eleven teams went head to head at Mitchell Park for Palo Alto's 38th annual Chili Cook-off festival on Independence Day,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2019 at 7:31 pm | 10 comments | 6062 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not your imagination: Large crow sculptures roost in Palo Alto

Palo Altans are used to seeing crows flock to local neighborhoods, but three of the newest corvids in town may ruffle a few...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Richard H, on Jul 5, 2019 at 11:18 pm | 70 comments | 30212 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Kiley Lin is up for NCAA Woman of Year honors

Former Gunn swimming and water polo standout Kiley Lin has been named Willamette University's nominee for NCAA Woman of the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Keri, on Jul 5, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 2448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New photo, video show man wanted for sexual battery in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood

Police shared more details Wednesday about a man who groped a woman walking in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood on...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Wheels In Motion, on Jul 5, 2019 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 6590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A 'warm-up before school starts': Eastside prepares rising freshman for high school

Incoming ninth graders at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, all first-generation college-bound students, spend the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Cover-up Culture, on Jul 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 6641 Views

AROUND TOWN

From Bach to the movies: [email protected] spans the centuries

This year's [email protected] festival highlights seven "Incredible Decades," transporting audiences from the age of Bach through...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Brendan G Carroll, on Jul 5, 2019 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 4299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>GET'CHA HEAD IN THE GAME ...</B> The power of social networking brought together a class of rising fourth-graders and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

38th annual Chili Cook-off to commence on Independence Day

On the Fourth of July, 11 teams will compete for the title of best chili in Palo Alto at the city's 38th annual Chili Cook-off...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:46 am | 5 comments | 5774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artist seeks to capture the order — and chaos — of emergency response

Before Peter Wegner developed his art concept for Palo Alto's new public-safety building, he decided to see the world through...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by George, on Jul 4, 2019 at 6:10 pm | 12 comments | 5373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local realtors take top spots in national sales rankings

Five teams of local real-estate agents and 11 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by No Kidding Dick Tracy, on Jul 4, 2019 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 5119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Locals rally against border crisis; East Palo Alto chef named 'Best Baker in America'

In the latest Around Town, locals against the alleged mistreatment of immigrants at the U.S. border make their voices heard,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2019
Last comment by Toul, on Jul 4, 2019 at 10:36 am | 30 comments | 6761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two Peninsula nonprofits merge in an effort to effectively serve individuals with disabilities

Palo Alto-based Abilities United and Gatepath in Redwood City, two nonprofits serving people with disabilities, have finalized...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2019 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 3838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Planning Commission backs Stanford's campus expansion

Stanford University's bid to massively expand its campus received the Santa Clara County Planning Commission's endorsement...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Stephen, on Jul 4, 2019 at 12:56 am | 24 comments | 8526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run podcast 'Project Oyster 'aims to share peers' hard-won pearls of wisdom about mental health

Three Gunn High School students are challenging that reality with a new podcast that features intimate interviews with classmates...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by valid, on Jul 3, 2019 at 5:53 pm | 8 comments | 7309 Views
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