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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford business school dean to step down amid lawsuit

Garth Saloner, dean of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, will be stepping down at the end of the current...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 19 comments | 6646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas seeks city support for expansion

As Palo Alto's senior population continues to expand, the downtown nonprofit that serves this growing population is trying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 22, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 20 comments | 4587 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford engineers unveil a self-driving, drifting, electric DeLorean

It may not time travel, but Stanford University engineers unveiled a DeLorean modified to be self-driving, electric, and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 22, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3072 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Paly sweep team and individual cross-country titles

Palo Alto junior Kent Slaney and Gunn senior Gillian Meeks ran to individual titles and helped their respective teams win...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Oct 22, 2015 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Klausner to receive Kiwanis Angel award

A former Palo Alto elementary school teacher and school board member will receive the Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto's Angel Award...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by I remember, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 7 comments | 3348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and agencies roll out storm plans

Warnings that flooding might not be contained if the predicted El Nino storms hit the Bay Area this winter, public officials...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 14 comments | 5619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent postpones hiring of in-house counsel

Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Max McGee has decided to delay the hiring of general counsel after disagreement...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, on Oct 21, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 3227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Moving on

After more than 45 years in their home in Palo Alto, H. Stanley Judd and his wife, Ingrid, decided now was the time to move...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 21, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 3204 Views

AROUND TOWN

New mobile clinic supports medically underserved youth

The Teen Health Van, now in its 20th year of operation, is a mobile medical clinic that aims to reach medically undeserved...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Oct 21, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 5524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Hundreds of volunteers to join 'Make a Difference Day'

Generations of local volunteers will join Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Community Service on Saturday, Oct. 24, for a day of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 21, 2015 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greer Park North pursues ban on two-story homes

Just weeks after they endorsed a proposal to ban new two-story homes in the Los Arboles neighborhood, Palo Alto's planning...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by The PTC misunderstood, on Oct 21, 2015 at 9:46 am | 11 comments | 4857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to move ahead with storm-drain election

Normally out of sight and out of mind, Palo Alto's storm drains will be in the public spotlight in fall 2016 as part of a...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by out of control, on Oct 21, 2015 at 8:13 am | 15 comments | 3386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: California Avenue to close for Halloween event Sunday

Kick off the Halloween celebrations with the 21st annual California Avenue Trick or Treat and Blossom Halloween Carnival...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 4761 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flashing Lights on Bikes

I am pleased to see that there are more bikes that are using lights. Does anyone know whether these flashing lights are legal...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Goober from Mayberry, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:05 am | 12 comments | 997 Views

AROUND TOWN

$5 million toward Avenidas expansion approved

With more Palo Altans looking to age in place, the city's main senior-service provider is chasing the opposite goal: a spruced-up...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 21, 2015 at 5:35 am | 11 comments | 4903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto mayor Dick Rosenbaum dies

Former mayor Dick Rosenbaum, a fiscal conservative and supporter of Palo Alto's residential quality of life, has died. He...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Regis Anderson, on Oct 20, 2015 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 5335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone else having trouble posting? Posts disappearing

This happened just before the hack, and other people complained, too....

Original post made by Trouble posting on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by filmbuff, on Oct 20, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 17 comments | 728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turn me on

Three-month old Turn Bar & Grill in Los Altos specializes in upscale American comfort food. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/10/07/turn-me-on...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ho/Hum, on Oct 20, 2015 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 4100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Problem with Town Square comments fixed

Comments with apostrophes can now be made again in Town Square. After a switch to a new web hosting company Sunday night,...

Original post made by Town Square Moderator on Oct. 20, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoo expansion prompts nature debate in Palo Alto

As Palo Alto's cramped but popular Junior Museum & Zoo prepares for a long-awaited expansion, city officials are struggling...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kalli Halpern, on Oct 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 21 comments | 5270 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
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Registration now open!

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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