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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook willing to pay Menlo Park $15 million-plus for company's expansion

Menlo Park could reap more than $15 million in one-time payments and contributions and hefty annual payments from Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Reality, on Jul 18, 2016 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 2734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So ugly I drive a different route

That new mega-something being built on JJ&F Market's old site (El Camino between Stanford and College) is such a ghastly...

Original post made by Wade on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Vomit inducing, on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:45 pm | 15 comments | 708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Clement Hotel slashes its rates and more

This week's column includes news on the massive redevelopment of San Antonio Center in Mountain View and all-inclusive Clement...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by KH, on Jul 18, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 7276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 7543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's zoo bobcat dies at 22

He was a handsome, tawny, white and black-spotted critter with large green eyes. For 22 years Rufus the bobcat gave thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Rainbow Bridge, on Jul 18, 2016 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 4152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Suddenly, a school budget crisis some feared

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new fiscal year is just 15 days old, but the impossible has already happened. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Idiocracy, on Jul 17, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 48 comments | 5463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog left in car

Today I discovered a dog left in a car in the hot afternoon sun with the windows rolled down about three inches. I was worried...

Original post made by pares on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 6 comments | 603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community, school leaders react to CDC recommendations

For many who work to prevent youth suicides and boost mental health in Palo Alto, the preliminary findings from the Centers...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 17, 2016 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 4495 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vanderbilt football player sentenced to 15 yrs for raping unconscious 21 yr old

Could someone please explain the 14 1/2 yr disparity between the sentencing of a Vanderbilt football player and that of a...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 16, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 487 Views

AROUND TOWN

CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicide...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 16, 2016 at 12:32 am | 16 comments | 11520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Poop Disposal

To whoever put their dog poop in my trash bin that was out on the curb of the 500 block of Fulton today (Mon July 11) since...

Original post made by PA Resident/Neighbor on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jul 15, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 99 comments | 4140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Venus Williams coming back to Bank of the West Classic

Venus Williams casts a large shadow over the $753,000 Bank of the West Classic and having her return to the courts at Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Rhg, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 4190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>MILK PAIL ENDURES... </B>Steve Rasmussen is filled with gratitude. As owner of Mountain View's<B>Milk Pail Market</B>for...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by enoemos51, on Jul 15, 2016 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death investigation closes Palo Alto street

Palo Alto police have closed the 300 block of Creekside Drive in the Greenmeadow neighborhood to traffic Thursday night while...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Strange Indeed, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:39 am | 12 comments | 13467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>COMING SOON ... </B>Palo Alto's annual Festival of the Arts will be held all day Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh, delicious and decorative

Driving by Sunny Chen's Leland Manor home, most people don't realize that the front yard is planted with vegetables and fruits....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking News - PAUSD miscalculated tax revenue in teacher contract negotiation!

Not sure what to say about this. Hopefully the papers will dig in and explain it. But the bottom line seems to be that...

Original post made by Parent of 2 on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 15, 2016 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents say robot knocked down child

The parents of a 17-month-old boy say a Stanford Shopping Center security robot knocked down their son and ran over his foot...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Got Message?, on Jul 14, 2016 at 11:47 pm | 36 comments | 10686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain Lion spotted

This morning a fellow on a bike saw a large mountain lion on Arastradero Creek trail at Arastradero Preserve. He said it...

Original post made by Hiker on Jul. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students and Tuition

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/08/us/public-colleges-chase-out-of-state-students-and-tuition.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by The Way It Is, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 21 comments | 938 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,581 views

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,383 views

Date Night Recommendation
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,252 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 600 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 303 views

 

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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