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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 | 5955 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 | 254472 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 | 14 comments | 8771 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 | 28 comments | 2228 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 | 2009 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 | 15060 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 | 3331 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 | 3494 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 | 2037 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 | 5 comments | 729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Channing House transforms rooftop into garden

Residents at Channing House in Palo Alto soon will be able to enjoy the outdoors from the building's rooftop, where two new...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous , on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2664 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Serious or mollifying?

The good news is that a long-awaited response to recommendations made eight months ago by a "select" committee of elected...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Kya, on Aug 8, 2017 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 2627 Views

SPORTS

Keys powers to victory in Bank of the West Classic final

Madison Keys and CoCo Vandeweghe went back and forth, exchanging powerful serves and rocket groundstrokes. From early on...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Barron Park dad, on Aug 7, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transit Center bus depot temporarily closes

The Palo Alto Transit Center bus depot will close from Monday to Sept. 21 as the city's Public Works Department makes repairs...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 7, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto mayor, dies

Former Palo Alto councilman and mayor Kirke Comstock, who presided over the City of Palo Alto during the turbulent 1960s...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Virginia Saldich, on Aug 7, 2017 at 11:26 am | 9 comments | 5705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brock Turner judge hires Trump consultant

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge facing a recall measure in the wake of his controversial sentencing of former...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by "Birds of a feather...", on Aug 7, 2017 at 11:25 am | 49 comments | 6051 Views

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Menlo Park neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Despite...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 46656 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen branch injuries two at Menlo College picnic

A large tree branch collapsed on a group of people during a company picnic at Menlo College on Saturday afternoon, injuring...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tree lover, on Aug 7, 2017 at 10:51 am | 6 comments | 2022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Cardinal Best of the best at U20 Pan American Games

Incoming Stanford freshman Ashlan Best won the women's 200 meters at the Pan American Under-20 Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by @Just Me, on Aug 6, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 89 comments | 19638 Views
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