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AROUND TOWN

$40.4M deal saves Buena Vista mobile homes

Nearly 4.5 years after announcing plans to close the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, the Jisser family has agreed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Fan of local students & families, on May 20, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 77 comments | 8825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embracing tech, but carefully

It's a problem most cities would envy. But job growth in Palo Alto — a regional leader in both technology innovation...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Thank you!, on May 20, 2017 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain's future: 'Spadework' needed for permanent stability

Caltrain's tortuous path to electrification and modernization has hit another wall with the new president's administration....

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 20, 2017 at 8:42 am | 78 comments | 4362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Timeline: Palo Alto High sexual assault case

From Oct. 25, 2015, to May 16, 2017, here are the events as they unfolded. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/05/15/timeline-palo-alto-high-sexual-as...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Far Far Away, on May 20, 2017 at 8:06 am | 20 comments | 4254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by reader, on May 19, 2017 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 1636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Buena Vista residents, joy, relief and a new beginning

Residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park gathered in the multipurpose room at Barron Park Elementary School on Thursday...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 19, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 1233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coming into focus

In his "State of the City" speech on Feb. 8 — a talk normally confined to highlighting the City Council's recent accomplishments...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Linda, on May 19, 2017 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 1654 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lifting the lid

Some call it a blunt and unnecessary tool. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/05/19/lifting-the-lid...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by sheri, on May 19, 2017 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 522 Views

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 | 494 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 | 4428 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 | 938 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 | 3322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 10991 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 | 23012 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 | 1331 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 | 8406 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 | 1106 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 | 1752 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 | 1528 Views
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