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RESTAURANTS

Something new (to eat) under the sun

Summer is always a busy time on the restaurant beat, and 2017 has been no different. Here's our roundup of the summer's new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Aug 11, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 3171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council prepares to revise Buena Vista lot lines

Having succeeded in preventing the closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the City Council is preparing to take the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Aug 11, 2017 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 2798 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Carter races to new heights at World meet

Stanford grad Kori Carter is on top of the world. The nine-time All-American raced 53.07 from lane nine to edge fellow American...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jim Rutter, on Aug 11, 2017 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by DarinNot, on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 38 comments | 6792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 21 comments | 6861 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Travel demand drives up Bay Area gas prices

Gas prices are going up in cities across the Bay Area where drivers are paying on average $3.02 per gallon, up 3 cents from...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Aug 10, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 1837 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County looking for transgender services program manager

Santa Clara County officials on Friday announced the county is expanding services to the transgender community with the hiring...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 10, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 10 comments | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes range of district goals

Rolling out new curriculum, closing the achievement gap and supporting wellness are among the school district's potential...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by new leadership required, on Aug 10, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

From the top

"My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding," by David Hein and Irene Sankoff, subverts the "new" part of the annual TheatreWorks...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by ElaineB, on Aug 10, 2017 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1732 Views

SPORTS

Relics prove to be grand masters of ultimate frisbee

Palo Alto residents Ken Joye and Warren Packard recently returned from Aurora, Colo., where the team they played on -- the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by Denis R, on Aug 10, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Teavana to close; Nobu takes over hotel

In this week's retail news, Teavana will close at Stanford Shopping Center, Nobu Hospitality takes over The Epiphany Hotel...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by CK, on Aug 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 6792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime teacher, administrator named Terman principal

A longtime Palo Alto teacher and middle-school administrator was named Tuesday as principal of Terman Middle School. Pier...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Former Terman Student, on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 29 comments | 254803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police pilot psychiatric response team

The Palo Alto Police Department will soon become the first in Santa Clara County to pair an officer and a mental health professional...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 9, 2017 at 8:01 am | 15 comments | 9173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Regional plan aims to ease traffic by boosting housing

Bay Area city and county officials approved a massive plan last week that promises to turn the tide on gridlock traffic and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Example, on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:26 am | 29 comments | 2634 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fares to increase in October

Caltrain fares are going up, with adult fares increasing 25 cents as of Oct. 1, to provide revenue to cover the cost of operating...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Aug 8, 2017 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 3039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto's murders this year: zero

For the first time in decades East Palo Alto has had no murders this year, police Chief Albert Pardini said this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by JustAGirl, on Aug 8, 2017 at 9:45 pm | 32 comments | 17093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report boosts backers of new compost plant

Palo Alto could save millions by building a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, according to a new analysis that is likely...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by @Jim, on Aug 8, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 22 comments | 3479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair caught in middle of home burglary arrested

Two men caught by a resident in the middle of a home burglary in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood were arrested after a short...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by BV, on Aug 8, 2017 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 3833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Assembly bills addressing suicide prevention reach the final stage

Although the governor vetoed this week a bill introduced by Assemblyman Marc Berman to deter school districts from expelling...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Au Courant, on Aug 8, 2017 at 2:37 pm | 5 comments | 2410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss 2017-18 goals

With a new school year set to begin next week, the Palo Alto school board will hold a study session on Tuesday evening to...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by I MUST say..., on Aug 8, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 6 comments | 839 Views
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