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AROUND TOWN

Palantir's plan for Cubberley party riles neighbors

Palo Alto's famously secretive data-mining giant Palantir entered the spotlight this week when its event organizers installed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by resident, 2 minutes ago | 38 comments | 1956 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 Well done, Max!, 7 minutes ago | 7 comments | 1371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Resisting Donald Trump

President Donald Trump's first hundred days of the new administration comes to a close Saturday with an unprecedented 61...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Question, 34 minutes ago | 1 comment | 267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: School librarians are needed now more than ever

I work as a teacher librarian at Palo Alto High School, and part of my job is helping high school students realize that searching...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 64 Views

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 Get Snart, 44 minutes ago | 66 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Music to their ears

Leslie Hart strummed her ukulele as children and their parents gathered on the lawn-green shag carpet at Greenmeadow Community...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 29 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In East Palo Alto, plans emerge to build 'up'

Four major construction projects in East Palo Alto could transform the cityscape in the next couple of years, with two of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making the finances work

Figuring out how to balance the budget of the Opportunity Center for the past 10 years has been as challenging as learning...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 39 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mecca for the unhoused?

Has the Opportunity Center turned Palo Alto into a magnet for homeless people, as some in the community in 2006 feared it...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 38 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing for good

Now in its 10th year, the Opportunity Center gives homeless people housing with few questions asked and few requirements...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

From Paly to silver screen

After a year of work, "Metamorphosis: Junior Year," a collaboration between local high school students and filmmaker James...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3345 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 AdvocacyForSinglePayerHealthcare, 6 hours ago | 36 comments | 473 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 Paging Casti Feminists, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 218 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 musical, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 1283 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, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 642 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, 16 hours ago | 32 comments | 4015 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, 17 hours ago | 22 comments | 2218 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, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 689 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, 17 hours ago | 18 comments | 2447 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, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 1437 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?
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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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