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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy

President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, who...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 13 minutes ago | 60 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ice cream 101

Five local ice cream shop owners and chefs shared their wisdom about how to achieve that perfectly creamy, mouthwatering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Joyce, 36 minutes ago | 1 comment | 282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter showers bring (spectacular) spring flowers

Local naturalists are bracing for an explosion of wildflowers along the Midpeninsula that could provide some of the most...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Sally Kadifa, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Double Double Standards - violence against women

Just because Abhishek Gattani is an immigrant is not an excuse for not having a legitimate sentence for his violence and...

Original post made by Lenore on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities clash with VTA over grade crossings

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first leg of the $6 billion Measure B sales tax, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, 1 hour ago | 32 comments | 3904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's in Menlo Park

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on April 18 to promote her own work and to sign...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by The Usual Suspects, 1 hour ago | 22 comments | 2142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking permit program in Southgate gains support

After watching neighborhoods to the north and to the south adopt new parking-permit programs over the past year, the residents...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir reaches nearly $1.7M settlement with feds

Palo Alto-based Palantir Technologies was ordered to pay nearly $1.7 million in back wages by the U.S. Department of Labor...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 2299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly teacher to serve two years, eight months for sex crimes

Former Palo Alto High School teacher Ronnie Farrell was sentenced on Thursday morning in Palo Alto to two years and eight...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Unofficial, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD recommends new counseling provider

The Palo Alto Unified School District is recommending that nonprofit Counseling and Support Services for Youth become the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous is , 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 1035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New projects, rising salaries fuel budget growth

Paid parking on downtown streets, higher salaries at City Hall and a video system that will partially replace human guards...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Barron Parker, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 794 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Single Payer Healthcare for all CA, SB562 - The Healthy California Act

The California Senate committee hearing date for SB562, The Healthy California Act will be in committee tomorrow April 26th,...

Original post made by AdvocacyForSinglePayerHealthcare on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Overtaxed, 4 hours ago | 29 comments | 383 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gropes employee at Stanford University

A man who allegedly grabbed a Stanford employee's buttocks Wednesday was let go by campus police after the victim declined...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lots of low planes over S. Palo Alto

The past three days have seen lots of low (well below 5000ft) planes over S. Palo Alto. Seems like they are making or testing...

Original post made by Flight changes on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by David, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 113 Views

SPORTS

Paly wins the track and field battle over rival Gunn

Palo Alto swept its track and field dual meet Wednesday with visiting Gunn. The boys had an easy time of it in an 94-33 victory....

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 474 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Rose Bowl legacy can be traced back to John Ralston

The first thing you notice about John Ralston is his grip. Upon your first meeting, he shakes your hand and does not let...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 2585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new band director

Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Stanford alum, 6 hours ago | 26 comments | 3173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Donors, recipients gather for Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund reception

Donors and recipients of the Palo Alto Weekly's 24th annual Holiday Fund gathered for a reception filled with insightful...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Alison Cormack, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two nonprofits assisting students from lower-income families announce merger

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 1123 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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