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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Private meeting held between Facebook officials and East Palo Alto advocates

A private town hall meeting was held at the East Palo Alto Senior Center on Monday between Facebook executives and Real Community...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mark Dinan, on Nov 30, 2017 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Micheal Tandino, on Nov 30, 2017 at 10:12 am | 44 comments | 6515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district will correct Brown Act violation

The Palo Alto school board failed to properly notice a closed-session discussion of a potential lawsuit from the family of...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Truth, on Nov 30, 2017 at 2:47 am | 19 comments | 3268 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls rally falls short in NorCal volleyball loss

The season came to an end Wednesday for the Palo Alto girls volleyball team as Oak Ridge pulled out a 25-27, 25-18, 25-15,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by member35, on Nov 30, 2017 at 1:29 am | 33 comments | 2163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cutting the Foreign Service Hurts America…and Silicon Valley

Foreign Service Officers and Specialists of the U.S. Department of State come from every corner of our society to promote...

Original post made by Scott Kilner on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Pelper, on Nov 29, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council splits over roof decks

A proposal to build a roof deck on a Hamilton Avenue became the latest item to divide the Palo Alto City Council into two...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Evan, on Nov 29, 2017 at 1:14 pm | 27 comments | 3604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to select supe-search firm

After hearing public presentations tonight from four search firms, the school board plans to select a company to oversee...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by kids, on Nov 29, 2017 at 8:26 am | 8 comments | 1371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to approve new bike bridge

They were looking for "Wow!" in the new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101. Having failed, Palo Alto residents and city leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 58 comments | 6273 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley's tsunami decade of retirements

A virtual tidal wave of retirements will occur between now and 2025 as older workers leave the workforce in Silicon Valley,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 28, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 28 comments | 7973 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's bike-share plan takes a turn

After failing to get traction in its prior attempts, Palo Alto's plan to bring bike-share programs to the city's masses is...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Been there lately?, on Nov 28, 2017 at 2:36 pm | 41 comments | 4901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Hermès to open; restaurant news

Read about Hermès of Paris' forthcoming Palo Alto store, plus the latest restaurant openings and closures. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Haha, on Nov 28, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 3164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Aircraft noise: Moving from north to south Palo Alto?

I understand that aircraft may start routing even more flights over S Palo Alto instead of North and Mid Palo Alto, per our...

Original post made by Aircraft noise on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Giraffe, on Nov 28, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 23 comments | 841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Still standing in tribute

In Palo Alto's Peers Park stand redwood trees that as infants traveled farther than many people do in their lifetimes. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Nov 28, 2017 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 3191 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football to play USC for the conference title

Call it divine intervention. Call it getting prayers answered. Call it whatever you want but there was nothing magical about...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Nov 27, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marshals capture second fugitive from Palo Alto courthouse

John Penn Bivins, the second of two inmates who escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse on Nov. 6, was recaptured by the U.S....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 27, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 5860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>ROOM TO ROAM ... </B> Palo Alto's dog owners, rejoice! Your faithful companion will soon have a new place to frolic...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by No more whiners, on Nov 27, 2017 at 3:21 pm | 8 comments | 3127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the Block

<B><B>EDGEWOOD GROCER NEARS OPENING ... </B> Just in time for holiday festivities, <B>The Market at Edgewood</B> is shooting...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Robert McDiarmid, on Nov 27, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 404 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men reach quarterfinals of NCAA soccer tourney

Tanner Beason and Foster Langsdorf each scored in the second half to lift the ninth-seeded Stanford men's soccer team past...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2017
Last comment by Michael O, on Nov 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto goes electric with refuse truck

The familiar rumble of a garbage truck rolling down the block may soon fade out of certain Palo Alto neighborhoods, as the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 26, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 31 comments | 3153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may ease rules for downtown roof decks

Downtown diners rarely have a chance to dine alfresco while enjoying a bird's-eye view of the streets beneath them. One tenant...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by 285 Hamilton, on Nov 26, 2017 at 12:21 am | 6 comments | 2948 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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Eat, Surf, Love
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The Cost of Service
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One-on-one time
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