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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ex-CEO sentenced to 6 months for domestic violence

The former CEO of Sunnyvale startup Cuberon was sentenced Thursday afternoon after his wife testified in a Palo Alto courtroom...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Updet, on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 1823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners slam City Council for 'artificial' deadline

The Palo Alto City Council rejected the Planning and Transportation Commission's request for more time in reviewing the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Los Altos & Alcheck, on Jun 18, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doris Richmond, who broke racial barriers, dies

Doris Richmond, the first African-American to work full-time for the Palo Alto Library and the oldest member of the historic...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Judith Spirn, on Jun 17, 2017 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 2918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Law zooms in on surveillance technology

On Tuesday night, Palo Alto officials focused on a downside of high-tech: the difficulty of retaining privacy in a world...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by @ Neilson Buchanan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 11:32 pm | 13 comments | 3118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority defends sex ed process

On Tuesday night, three of five Palo Alto school board members stood by the district's selection of a new sexual education...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by @Sanctimonious Poster , on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 41 comments | 4878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriott hotels approved in south Palo Alto

Palo Alto rolled out the welcome mat on Monday night to two new Marriott hotels, which won the City Council's approval despite...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:39 pm | 60 comments | 6154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, school district move toward new Cubberley vision

An effort by city and school officials to redevelop Palo Alto's sprawling Cubberley Community Center made some concrete progress...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Personal Opinion, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diversity, gender and all that jazz

This year's Stanford Jazz Festival (SJF) is bookended by shows at Bing Concert Hall by the dynamic pianist Hiromi and vocalist...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Me2, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1280 Views

MOVIES

Arranging flowers 101

Nyna Dolby, who's part of the team that puts together the weekly flower arrangements at the Filoli estate, has some tips...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>STATE RECOGNITION ...</B> <B>Ada's Cafe</B> was selected by state Assemblyman <B>Marc Berman</B> as the 24th Assembly...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Today's events (April 19)

[http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=114970838519361 Talk: 'What I Learned At Straight Camp'] Journalist Ted Cox gives...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 15414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fatality reported at Atherton crossing

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train at the Encinal Avenue Caltrain crossing at approximately 10 a.m. Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Claudia, on Jun 15, 2017 at 9:25 pm | 4 comments | 11177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to host its annual regional wildfire drill

The community can expect to see plenty of fire trucks and crews in Foothills Park as the Palo Alto Fire Department hosts...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Willis , on Jun 15, 2017 at 9:14 pm | 2 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charles P. Thacker, co-designer of the first modern PC, dies

Charles Patrick ("Chuck") Thacker, a pioneer of the first personal computer, died at his Palo Alto home on June 12, according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Daryl Silberman, on Jun 15, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 3755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New parking restrictions on the way in Southgate

Residents of the Southgate neighborhood would be required to obtain permits to park on the streets outside their homes under...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite zoning concerns, Protégé wins approval

A proposal by two French Laundry alums to build a high-end restaurant on California Avenue received a long-sought go-ahead...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Jun 15, 2017 at 10:32 am | 6 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Castilleja meeting, a call to 'reset' the project

Residents who oppose Castilleja School's proposed expansion and even some who support the school told Castilleja officials...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Just Curious, on Jun 14, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 37 comments | 5377 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss Cubberley plan

School trustees will discuss on Thursday morning a staff recommendation to approve a request for proposal (RFP) to hire a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by dtnorth, on Jun 14, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 4 comments | 2049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nikola Tesla statue to be unveiled in Palo Alto

A statue of the inventor of Nikola Tesla -- equipped with free Wi-Fi and a time capsule to be opened in 2043 -- is set to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by ACDC, on Jun 14, 2017 at 1:03 pm | 45 comments | 342202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With a new look, golf course set for fall reopening

It took a few years to get past the permitting hazards, but the reconstruction of Palo Alto's municipal golf course in the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Glez., on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 37 comments | 4448 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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