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RESTAURANTS

Pretty on the outside

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Jun 23, 2017 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 3291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pantless driver exposes himself to two girls

A man driving through Palo Alto without pants on exposed himself to two girls in separate instances less than two hours apart...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marlene , on Jun 23, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 3464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sweets for beating the heat

Regardless of whether you're suffering from ice-cream fatigue, there's plenty of variety on the Midpeninsula when it comes...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by American Cook, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board eyes ways to save high school positions

There could be relief ahead for two high school volunteer coordinators and five clerical staff at Gunn High School who recently...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 23, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 18 comments | 3545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One killed, three injured in East Palo Alto collision

A fatal three-car collision closed a major thoroughfare in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 12919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by One Away, on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 2190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Management of pain may be new frontier for 'virtual reality'

Virtual reality — the creation of a seemingly real environment via computers and headsets — has been floating...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by , on Jun 23, 2017 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 3503 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA's Kepler detects 219 new planets

In a single patch of sky, the NASA Kepler space telescope has detected signs of 219 new planets, about 10 of which are believed...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 5 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to bring public onboard for 'grade separation' debate

Faced with a new set of challenges and opportunities, as well as a transformed political landscape, the Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 22, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 122 comments | 8727 Views

SPORTS

Fisher gives Stanford T&F a satisfying NCAA championship

Stanford sophomore Grant Fisher used a big kick to win the men's 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Sparticus, on Jun 22, 2017 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare the Air smog alert issued for Thursday

The fourth Spare the Air alert for has been issued in the Bay Area for Thursday by regional air quality officials, as a result...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 22, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to raise water and refuse rates

The drought may be over, but Palo Alto's water forecast shows rates going up every year for the next decade, starting with...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:00 pm | 20 comments | 3333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district grapples with high opt-out rates on state exam

High school juniors in the Palo Alto Unified School District opted out of the state's new standardized test this spring at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Alum 2016, on Jun 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 50 comments | 5438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'car-light' development on El Camino draws mixed reviews

Few projects epitomize the hopes of Palo Alto's housing advocates and the anxieties of the city's land-use watchdogs as clearly...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 56 comments | 8176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood School District superintendent tackles growing housing crisis

Ravenswood School District's top official says the lack of affordable housing has led more than 1,000 of the district's students...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor from Menlo Park , on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 12279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Southgate parking program gets green light

Southgate's drive to ban Palo Alto High students and staff from parking on its narrow streets finally crossed the finish...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Paly will just park in Old Palo Alto, on Jun 21, 2017 at 8:25 am | 19 comments | 3247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim Title IX officer comes with civil-rights experience

The Palo Alto school district has hired as its interim Title IX compliance officer has spent most of his career on the other...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by More expensive insularity, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:55 pm | 6 comments | 3479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car on tracks at Churchill Avenue

Caltrain struck a black Toyota Corolla on the tracks at Churchill Avenue near Alma Street this afternoon, the agency reported...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 65 comments | 10731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool teacher named new Greendell School principal

Shannon Coleman, a preschool teacher who has worked at Palo Alto Unified's Greendell School since 2012, has been promoted...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Fan of PSF, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 3371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

A heat advisory for the Bay Area issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 9 p.m. Thursday as sweltering...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 20, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 3151 Views
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