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City's first black church celebrates centennial

University African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, which started out as a handful of African-American church organizers...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by 2114, on Oct 20, 2018 at 4:19 pm | 12 comments | 8340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive downtown project suffers setback

Elizabeth Wong's plan to build a four-story mixed-use building on a University Avenue site that once housed the popular Shady...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by UGH, on Oct 20, 2018 at 2:59 pm | 17 comments | 7485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ten candidates vie for seats on Ravenswood school board

The race for three open seats on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education is heating up, with all three incumbents...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2018
Last comment by Concerned EPA resident, on Oct 20, 2018 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 11029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto's Measure HH seeks housing, job training funding

A $2.50-per-square-foot annual parcel tax on large office developments could raise at least $1.67 million in annual revenue...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2018
Last comment by Gigi, on Oct 20, 2018 at 11:41 am | 13 comments | 10965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on school bond Measure Z

While the Palo Alto school district's timing for Measure Z isn't ideal given the financial and management turmoil of the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2018
Last comment by Overstrapped in the Middle, on Oct 20, 2018 at 12:35 am | 34 comments | 10525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big $$$ politics influencing Ravenswood - Shame

Citizens and Voters of the Ravenswood City School District - I'd like to bring to light a pattern within Ravenswood that...

Original post made by Shame on Oct. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vote No on Measure F

Palo Alto voters please vote no on Measure F! The SEIU has been trying to expand its membership in the healthcare field....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford football does just enough to beat Arizona State

Stanford did nothing on offense at the start of the game and nothing toward the end of the game. But the Cardinal put together...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by arnoldmoyers, on Oct 19, 2018 at 3:40 am | 1 comment | 5521 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: M-A, SHP in a big-time Saturday matinee

After beating Menlo School last week the Menlo-Atherton football team will attempt to take a final step toward winning a...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2889 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thai-style comfort food

It seems as if Mountain View's Amarin Thai Cuisine has been around forever. Twenty-six years of staying power means repeat...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Think I'll Pass..., on Oct 18, 2018 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 4765 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Su Hong to close; eco-friendly apparel

In the latest Shop Talk column, read about the longtime Su Hong owner David King's retirement plans and a new clothing store...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
There are no comments yet. 6838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To spur housing production, Palo Alto rewrites zoning rules

Palo Alto officials are preparing for a significant revision to the city's zoning code with the goal of lowering some of...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by @mauricio, on Oct 18, 2018 at 1:22 pm | 93 comments | 14236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to scrap outdated fees

It’s been a while since Palo Alto has hosted a rodeo, approved a new billiard parlor or welcomed the circus to town, but...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by senor blogger, on Oct 18, 2018 at 10:21 am | 9 comments | 4229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Khoury's Market set to open in College Terrace

Palo Alto shoppers won't have any trouble knowing which family is in charge of the new College Terrace supermarket. Khoury's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 18, 2018 at 10:19 am | 18 comments | 8317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rideshare users are CAUSING the traffic headaches!

People using rideshares instead of owning cars are NOT reducing traffic, they are the biggest contributors to making things...

Original post made by Bay Area Family on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by never use uber, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:26 am | 13 comments | 1125 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford golfer Hamlin passes away from cancer

Former Stanford golf standout and LPGA veteran Shelley Hamlin lost her battle with cancer Monday following a lengthy illness....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Ron Salsig, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 3646 Views

AROUND TOWN

A modernized masterpiece

There are moments throughout West Bay Opera's inspired interpretation of Giacomo Puccini's "La bohème" when audience members...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by Stephen, on Oct 17, 2018 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly robotics students clash with new coach

Students on Palo Alto High School's competitive robotics team are clashing with a new head coach whose communication around...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Hello from Danville, on Oct 17, 2018 at 7:44 pm | 60 comments | 10573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate, city employee get into altercation

An argument over the hot-button issue of banning oversized vehicles in East Palo Alto turned into a shouting match that nearly...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Culture Shock, on Oct 17, 2018 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 9179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters, police brass get raises in new contracts

Palo Alto's firefighters will receive significant salary increases between now and 2020 as part of a new three-year contract...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 17, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 4442 Views
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