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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Addison project & progressive parity: An open letter to the school board

To Heidi Emberling, Terry Godfrey, Melissa Baten Caswell, Camille Townsend, and Ken Dauber, Thank you for the thoughtful...

Original post made by Greg W on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mother Necessity, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:58 am | 54 comments | 2602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Track Watch guard to be sentenced in burglary, robbery

A Palo Alto Track Watch guard who was arrested for burglarizing three residences and robbing a disabled woman is expected...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by I've heard , on Mar 4, 2016 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 3855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison revamp could cost $17M

An anonymous donor has committed $1.3 million toward a potential $16.96 million revamp of Addison Elementary School. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael O., on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 4689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The inconvenient truth about David Starr Jordan

The Palo Alto Unified School District has formed a committee to review whether Jordan Middle School should be renamed, given...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 7516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental illness

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Children's Health Council, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 67 comments | 5333 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google self-driving car blamed for crash with bus

For the first time, one of Google's self-driving vehicles appears responsible for causing an accident in Mountain View. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by The future can't be stopped, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:10 pm | 23 comments | 4806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

<B><B>ONE-OF-A-KIND SHOP AT STANFORD ... </B>It's hard to imagine that an idea for a store at <B>Stanford Shopping Center</B>...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is public transit just for low income people?

I have been having a discussion with a friend from overseas who lived here for a while and is coming back soon. I have been...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 4, 2016 at 11:22 am | 86 comments | 3127 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Winter Spare the Air' season ends

The Bay Area "Winter Spare the Air" season ended this week with only one wood-burning ban issued during the entire season,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Why?, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 477 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area newspaper chain announces major consolidation

The parent company of San Jose Mercury News, the Daily News, the Oakland Tribune and more than two dozen community newspapers...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by WK, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:18 am | 11 comments | 4559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch

QDue to a change of jobs, I am about to move out of my current apartment. When I moved out of my prior apartment, the landlord...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/building-permits posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips: The art of control

What is the essence of gardening? Some think it is the connection with the earth; others think it is a complement to building...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>GROW, THEN EAT YOUR VEGGIES ... </B>Master Gardener <B>Vera Kark</B> will give step-by-step directions on starting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Middle School : Private Girls-only versus public

Our daughter is headed to JLS and we have now started worrying about the typical concerns that parents feel about public...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 3, 2016 at 11:35 pm | 12 comments | 871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight leaves one man injured, another jailed

A fight between two men on Friday night, Feb. 26, in Palo Alto left one man seriously injured and landed another in jail,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by schools, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 4583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by P. Dorst, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 33107 Views

RESTAURANTS

Seasonal seafood

La Viga ties together Redwood City's Mexican and Latin American culinary scene, with a focus on seasonal and local ingredients. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sally-Ann Rudd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 4612 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.

VOTE HERE