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NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown

The full brunt of the government shutdown is hitting home this week as federal employees face their first payday lapse. NASA...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by @Portola Valley, on Jan 11, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 15 comments | 3850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: From nine to seven

Only one new face will be on the dais at Palo Alto City Council meetings this year, but that belies the fact that dramatic...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Need to re-balance, on Jan 11, 2019 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 8077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redwood City opens 'Art Kiosk'

A long-empty kiosk on downtown Redwood City's Courthouse Square is now a new venue for art. Read the full story here https://paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/01/10/redwood-city-opens-...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Jennings, on Jan 11, 2019 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 6274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Departing council members leave legacy of progress, division

Greg Scharff and Karen Holman took a bow after nine years on the Palo Alto City Council as their former colleagues praised...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Not ethical, on Jan 11, 2019 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 5678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duo attempt to rob man at gunpoint

Palo Alto police are looking for the duo in dark clothing who attempted to rob a man at gunpoint in the Evergreen Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by mauricio, on Jan 11, 2019 at 5:57 am | 13 comments | 6769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting hoax triggers massive police response

Someone impersonating a Palo Alto resident called police on Tuesday night and falsely reported he’d just shot his wife...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 10, 2019 at 5:44 pm | 16 comments | 8476 Views

RESTAURANTS

Supreme Court clears way for state foie gras ban to take effect

After a seven-year legal battle, the U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to review a ruling on California's ban on foie...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Stereotyping Fool, on Jan 10, 2019 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 3362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crucial East Palo Alto bridge on track for March opening

The two sides of East Palo Alto separated by bustling U.S. Highway 101 will soon link again for the first time in more than...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by A Simple Solution...Not, on Jan 10, 2019 at 9:40 am | 13 comments | 11183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Request for spare change leads to sexual assault, robbery

A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed by a man who asked her for spare change as she entered her car in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 11 comments | 10964 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Mitchell, lawyer and community volunteer, dies at 83

David Mitchell, a Palo Alto attorney, environmental advocate and community volunteer, died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, after a...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by Mitch Miller, on Jan 9, 2019 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 8731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hot lunch program to resume downtown service

The senior hot lunch program La Comida is expanding into a temporary, trial location in downtown Palo Alto this year as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 8465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Selecting a Mayor

Politics should not play a part in this, but of course it does. I think this city would function more representatively if...

Original post made by Annette on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Patriot, on Jan 9, 2019 at 9:52 am | 11 comments | 1087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged liquor theft leads to Safeway shooting

A Nevada man who admitted he shot at a fleeing vehicle after the occupants left the Midtown Safeway in Palo Alto on Aug....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Jan 9, 2019 at 8:53 am | 97 comments | 14169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Analysis of Stanford's growth leaves unanswered questions

The final report from Santa Clara County on the likely impacts of Stanford University's proposed expansion is unlikely to...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Stephen, on Jan 8, 2019 at 10:32 pm | 43 comments | 8945 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Better Uses of $5 Billion?

Since the media and lawmakers aren't doing a good job looking at this issue, I would like to put it to the readers: What...

Original post made by Fiscal Responsibility on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:02 pm | 7 comments | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

WeWork eyes former Groupon site

WeWork, a leading provider of coworking space in cities around the world, is looking to expand its reach into Palo Alto....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 8, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 12354 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad to speak on panel on 'Building Better Athletes'

Palo Alto grad Colette Lucas-Conwell is part of a panel that will discuss "The Connected Athlete: Building Better Athletes,"...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by mark94301, on Jan 8, 2019 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 2689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto swiftly approves Council Chambers upgrades

In its final meetings of 2018, the Palo Alto City Council approved a nearly $2 million project that could significantly change...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 8, 2019 at 11:46 am | 12 comments | 6530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Weekend Max Mara coming; Baking Co. closes

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a new Max Mara clothing line coming to Stanford Shopping Center, the closure...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hopes calmer year will aid progress

When asked about the most significant issues the Palo Alto Unified School District will face in 2019, the Board of Education...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by You don't believe that, do you?, on Jan 7, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 14 comments | 5719 Views
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