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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cracks in the ceiling

For 40 years, almost all new buildings in Palo Alto had to be shorter than 50 feet in height. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/05/19/cracks-...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 19, 2017 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative opening second Palo Alto site

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is preparing to set up operations at a second location in downtown Palo Alto, according to...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by No Real Value, on May 19, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 5515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ocean-themed mural restored

Artist Morgan Bricca has been restoring the faded, damaged "Year of the Ocean" mural located on the California Avenue pedestrian...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by biker mom, on May 19, 2017 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any Alternatives to the "New" KGO Talk Radio Format?

I ask this because I think the "new" KGO format without the local personalities is truly horrible. It's like a bland repeating...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 19, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 30 comments | 3433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to meet on Paly sexual assault case as new details emerge

The Palo Alto school board has called a special closed-session meeting to evaluate Superintendent Max McGee and two other...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, on May 19, 2017 at 12:44 pm | 59 comments | 12682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by Jesse, on May 19, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 49 comments | 23362 Views

SPORTS

Marquess' career spanning six decades coming to an end

Mark Marquess, the man synonymous with Stanford baseball, is retiring after 41 years as Stanford head coach. He will lead...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on May 19, 2017 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 1802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

City Council (May 15) Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/05/19/city-view posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lane reduction eyed for stretch of Middlefield Road

After years of collisions, congestion and complaints, a bustling, three-block stretch of Middlefield Road near the Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 19, 2017 at 6:12 am | 36 comments | 8636 Views

AROUND TOWN

The joy of uke

"When you pick up the ukulele, it brings out the inner child in you. It makes you want to say, 'That looks like fun, let...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Evelyn Aguon, on May 18, 2017 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: New mall stores; Chez TJ pursues revamp

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a host of new stores opening at Stanford Shopping Center, a bank that will soon...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on May 18, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 2251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 18, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 14 comments | 2003 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More enforcement of Bay Area commuter benefits program on its way

Enforcement of the Bay Area's commuter benefits program is being stepped up and unregistered employers may be fined and face...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by allen, on May 18, 2017 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1879 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford tests new way for students to report sexual violence

Stanford University students who have been sexually assaulted now have a way to save time-stamped descriptions of their assaults...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by student, on May 18, 2017 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feeding families

Lemotu Evaimalo comes to the East Palo Alto Library with her three young children almost every day she has off from work....

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Friend, on May 18, 2017 at 9:29 am | 9 comments | 7945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Veteran's family sues VA Palo Alto for 'wrongful death'

The family of a 72-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has filed a lawsuit in this week against VA Palo Alto Health Care System,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jet pilot, on May 17, 2017 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 2594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to ban construction near creeks

The Palo Alto City Council agreed on Monday night to explore a new law that would prohibit construction within 150 feet of...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Anne, on May 17, 2017 at 8:47 pm | 9 comments | 2620 Views

SPORTS

Community Notebook: Meeting on Rinconada Pool

Palo Alto will host a community meeting Tuesday evening to discuss a new proposal to outsource management of the city's popular...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Alison, on May 17, 2017 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: New mall stores; Chez TJ pursues revamp

A host of new stores are opening at Stanford Shopping Center, a bank will soon open at the new College Terrace Centre in...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 3712 Views

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From Viking traditions to Silicon Valley

If you hear the words "Scandinavian American" and immediately think of large enclaves in the Northern Plains states, think...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Dutchman, on May 16, 2017 at 10:43 am | 18 comments | 3924 Views
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Oh, My Aching Knees
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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