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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 | 5110 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 | 2230 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 | 1917 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 | 2760 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 | 1053 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 | 972 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 | 5547 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 | 1407 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 | 3438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 12691 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 | 23373 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 | 1807 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 | 8640 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 | 1641 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 | 2255 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 | 2007 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More enforcement of Bay Area commuter benefits program on its way

Enforcement of the Bay Area's commuter benefits program is being stepped up and unregistered employers may be fined and face...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by allen, on May 18, 2017 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford tests new way for students to report sexual violence

Stanford University students who have been sexually assaulted now have a way to save time-stamped descriptions of their assaults...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by student, on May 18, 2017 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feeding families

Lemotu Evaimalo comes to the East Palo Alto Library with her three young children almost every day she has off from work....

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Friend, on May 18, 2017 at 9:29 am | 9 comments | 7948 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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