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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate hikes aim to shake up Palo Alto's parking scene

The start of a new fiscal year rarely causes a stir in Palo Alto, where a healthy economy has helped the City Council invest...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 27, 2017 at 4:09 pm | 42 comments | 11718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, on Jun 27, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 8 comments | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Timberland, Fast Tony's Chicken to open

In this week's Shop Talk column, Timberland comes to Stanford Shopping Center and Palo Alto gets a new fried chicken eatery...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Plenty, on Jun 27, 2017 at 3:04 pm | 8 comments | 7419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto accepts Mountain View water

Water-parched East Palo Alto came another step closer to receiving an additional 1-million-gallons-per-day after the City...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 5389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tony Montooth, Antonio's Nut House owner, dies

He was a California Avenue fixture for more than 42 years, but Antonio's Nut House owner Antonio "Tony" Montooth died suddenly...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Yesterday's Gone, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 36 comments | 27086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department focus group for community health needs assessment

The Palo Alto Fire Department will hold a focus group Tuesday, June 27, at 7 p.m., to gather feedback on residents' current...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 10 comments | 4524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Evaluate County Workers' Performance

Most Santa Clara County employees are supposed to get regular performance appraisals, but many managers don't bother, reports...

Original post made by Joanne Jacobs on Jun. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1133 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women training for U.S. Swimming Championships

Several members of Stanford NCAA championship women’s swim team, including Olympians Katie Ledecky, Simone Samuel and Lia...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by LadyPA, on Jun 26, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long-awaited College Terrace Market opens for business

The long-awaited College Terrace Market, which offers products from local food manufacturers and farmers, opened in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 25, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 47 comments | 12023 Views

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Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 25, 2017 at 10:39 am | 18 comments | 13794 Views

SPORTS

A joyful 'Noise'

From handmade acoustic instruments to powerful distorted electronics, from teenage phenoms to music-world veterans, KZSU's...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2123 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Withholding Details of Proposed $1.3 million PAFD Service Cuts; Budget Vote, Tuesday

The proposed Palo Alto city budget, coming before the city council this Tuesday (6/23, 5:30 p.m), calls for a $1.3 million...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 24, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1372 Views

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Benefit concert

A quarter-century ago, longtime Palo Alto resident Gary Masching organized a party and backyard concert to benefit cystic...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by PA Old Timer, on Jun 24, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to review law firm contracts

The board will discuss the Palo Alto school district's legal services contracts at its Tuesday meeting as part of an annual...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Improve, on Jun 24, 2017 at 10:11 am | 13 comments | 4847 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pretty on the outside

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Jun 23, 2017 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 8463 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pantless driver exposes himself to two girls

A man driving through Palo Alto without pants on exposed himself to two girls in separate instances less than two hours apart...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marlene , on Jun 23, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 6334 Views

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Sweets for beating the heat

Regardless of whether you're suffering from ice-cream fatigue, there's plenty of variety on the Midpeninsula when it comes...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by American Cook, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 4397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board eyes ways to save high school positions

There could be relief ahead for two high school volunteer coordinators and five clerical staff at Gunn High School who recently...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 18 comments | 5952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One killed, three injured in East Palo Alto collision

A fatal three-car collision closed a major thoroughfare in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 18276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 4782 Views
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