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AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Everyman barber shop opens in Midtown

Urban Style opened its doors at 719 Colorado Ave. on Aug. 5. It replaces the 6-year-old soapmaking shop called Opal'Z, which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Proud Daughter, on Nov 14, 2013 at 10:58 am | 10 comments | 30031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No, no, no on Measure F

It is difficult to imagine a more poorly conceived idea to present to voters than the Measure F health care initiative pushed...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by ignorantunions, on Nov 6, 2018 at 10:28 pm | 30 comments | 30019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The $6 million blunder

For the second time in less than a year, an avoidable mistake by top Palo Alto school district administrators will cost taxpayers...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 16, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 158 comments | 30009 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Johnson, on Mar 26, 2015 at 12:49 am | 83 comments | 29964 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board votes to rename schools

After hours of impassioned public comment, the Palo Alto school board voted unanimously on Tuesday night to rename two of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by kids, on Apr 1, 2018 at 2:35 pm | 96 comments | 29961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents challenge schools on math

A coalition of students and parents challenged the Palo Alto school board Tuesday to ensure the district's two high schools...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by short memory?, on Aug 16, 2013 at 12:18 am | 201 comments | 29943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Toxic methamphetamine batch containing fentanyl may be circulating in Santa Clara County

There may be an extremely toxic batch of methamphetamine containing fentanyl circulating around Santa Clara County, county...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 15, 2021 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 29928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 14, 2013 at 10:44 am | 29 comments | 29899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blaze destroys Eichler home on Edgewood Drive

A fire that began when a worker rubbed an interior wall with his hand, creating static, destroyed a three-bedroom home on...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jerome Reed, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:53 am | 39 comments | 29869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic and people snarling around Town and Country

Before it is too late, we need to widen the existing bridge over Embarcadero Road to accommodate 2 lanes of automobile traffic....

Original post made by Allen Podell on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 53 comments | 29851 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident: Atherton building department negligent

In the midst of a legal battle with her building contractor, Kimberly Sweidy is also taking on the town of Atherton's building...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 29761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Train horn noise

We recently moved to Palo Alto, we live 1200 ft away from rail tracks. On most nights, we wake up because of extremely loud...

Original post made by kamala on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by RAILROADED, on Jun 22, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 84 comments | 29700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks truce in Maybell zoning battle

Palo Alto's rancorous and highly emotional debate over a proposed senior-housing development on Maybell Avenue will spill...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 18, 2013 at 2:52 am | 59 comments | 29692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo couple walking dog killed by alleged drunken driver

Two people walking a dog were struck from behind and killed by a suspected drunken driver in Menlo Park on Thursday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 49 comments | 29663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The 'zero' period hypocrisy

In the face of a community-wide discussion over how to respond to a suicide contagion that has now taken four teenagers since...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 18, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 236 comments | 29618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Shocked, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 31 comments | 29570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner sentencing draws strong reaction across country

Reaction to last Thursday's high-profile sentencing of a former Stanford University student-athlete convicted of sexual assault...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 86 comments | 29530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Ken Dauber, Shounak Dharap for Palo Alto school board

With the strongest board in decades and a new management team, the Palo Alto school district is in the process of a desperately...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by DeniseW, on Nov 2, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 42 comments | 29520 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor: Coronavirus changing 'by the hour' in California

As the number of coronavirus cases increase, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that California is on high alert and working...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2020
Last comment by @Casti, on Mar 1, 2020 at 4:19 am | 38 comments | 29490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Horrific crash prompts license re-examination for driver

The 90-year-old driver whose car jumped a curve in downtown Menlo Park and pinned twin 6-year-old brothers against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim Hols, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:21 am | 45 comments | 29461 Views
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