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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Pedestrian-only' University Avenue?

The idea of turning a section of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto into a pedestrian-only zone picked up some steam...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 6, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 50 comments | 6949 Views

SPORTS

Impressive display of goalkeeping in CCS water polo

There was something for everybody on opening day of the Central Coast Section boys water polo tournament in both the Open...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by PoloFan, on Nov 6, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views

SPORTS

CCS volleyball: Rising star nearly takes Paly to next level

Chelsea Fan and Amelia Gibbs combined for 35 kills as the Palo Alto girls volleyball team took host St. Francis to the brink...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Paly Sports Parent, on Nov 6, 2017 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Home stretch for Comp Plan

The vision document for city decisions over at least the next 12 years, now in its final phase of City Council review, is...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by margaret heath, on Nov 4, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 7 comments | 1864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Imprinted in history

The Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery at Stanford University is displaying the colorful and innovative printmaking of Pedro...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by Larry Brown, on Nov 4, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building owners seek exemptions from 'retail protection' law

Citing economic hardships and an inability to land tenants, owners of two Palo Alto buildings are asking the council to waive...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by poor WSJ, on Nov 4, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 15 comments | 2718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: a new path; waiting for the new iPhone

In the latest Around Town column, learn about the city's new approach to establishing a bike-sharing program, people waiting...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Nov 4, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 2057 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student grabbed by man escapes

A female Stanford student walking on campus early Thursday morning was grabbed by a man she didn't know, Stanford Department...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Nov 3, 2017 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

White supremacist group targets Stanford with posters

A white supremacist group that works to spread its beliefs by putting posters up at college campuses across the country targeted...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 3, 2017 at 11:58 am | 12 comments | 3922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making meals that matter

The staff of Ronald McDonald House's Megabites volunteer meal program plan and facilitate the work of feeding the families...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bank of the Orient moving in; beam bots head to Stanford

In this week's retail news, find out which bank is opening its first Palo Alto location, where telepresence robots originally...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Spelling?, on Nov 2, 2017 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 1835 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Hinch reaches the top of his profession

A.J. Hinch was never in the running to take over the Stanford baseball program when Mark Marquess retired following the 2017...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by realitycheck, on Nov 2, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attackers ordered to pay man thousands in restitution

Two men convicted of a beating and stabbing in East Palo Alto that left a man partially paralyzed have been ordered to pay...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 2, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alert issued for contaminated salads shipped to Trader Joe's stores

Contaminated salads that could lead to listeriosis, a serious infection, were shipped to some California Trader Joe's stores,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 2, 2017 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Being conservative in a sea of liberals

When Palo Alto High School sophomore Jackson Druker wore his red "Make America Great Again" hat to school last year, he said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:58 am | 13 comments | 706 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dog leg crossing on Middlefield in Mountain View.

I was in the area and used the new Safeway at Rengstorff and Middlefield in Mountain View (an excellent neighborhood store...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shuts down spay and neuter clinic

Citing a staffing shortage, Palo Alto abruptly shuttered last week the spay and neuter clinic that the city has been running...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Nonutzklutz, on Nov 1, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 14 comments | 3769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look more broadly for superintendent-search firm

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday to expand their search for a firm that will help the district find a new superintendent. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Search, on Nov 1, 2017 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

SPORTS

A pair of top-10 finishes leads Paly girls to CCS golf title

The Palo Alto High girls golf team completed a successful round at the Laguna Seca Ranch Club on Tuesday the same way it's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Congrats, on Nov 1, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Palo Alto in CCS Open Division volleyball tourney

Menlo School earned the fifth seed and Palo Alto was awarded the sixth seed for the Central Coast Section girls' volleyball...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 1, 2017 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views
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