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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groundwater spurs basement changes

For city officials, the basement at 2121 Webster St. is kind of a big deal: the first residential basement project in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 17, 2018 at 10:48 am | 15 comments | 7292 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 25 comments | 7292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family escapes two-alarm house fire in East Palo Alto

A 9-year-old boy who was playing fort in the garage of a family home in East Palo Alto Tuesday accidentally started a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Felicia Ventura, on Aug 8, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 7291 Views

BOOKS

Building a carbon-zero California

As part of a series and to serve as its annual conference, Passive House California hosts Building Carbon Zero California...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paycheck-fairness bill introduced by Eshoo

Fifty years after a fair-wage bill became law, women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing equal...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Enforce, enforce, enforce, on Oct 27, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 16 comments | 7289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by North Fair Oaks family , on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 24 comments | 7289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Unplug your kids,' psychologist advises

"Unplug your kids." That was the message Friday, Nov. 9, of psychologist Robert Russell, who spoke in the fourth "Town &...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by kids&CarSeats, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 7288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 52 comments | 7287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Will Chop Keenan Do With His New Windfall?

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Original post made by Mike on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Apr 16, 2008 at 12:03 am | 19 comments | 7287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 7286 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant review: In Gott's we trust

Just another burger stand or something iconic? Restaurant reviewer Dale Bentson gives his verdict on the Niman Ranch beef...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bleh, on Mar 14, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 15 comments | 7285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City weighs penalties after illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

The developer looking to renovate the long-dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto was supposed to preserve a historic building,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by litebug, on Sep 27, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 40 comments | 7283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In school gardens, lessons are ripe for learning

"Our babies are turning gold!" a second-grader at Landels Elementary School in Mountain View exclaimed as he ran his hand...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by former Sunnyvale parent, on May 17, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 7283 Views

RESTAURANTS

Menlo Park natives return to launch 'foodie' startup

Kenzo Nakamura and Keisuke Teeple spent their formative years growing up in Menlo Park. Around January, they found their...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Daniel Tafoya, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 7277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council chooses Scharff, Kniss to lead

Marking a changing of the guard at City Hall, the Palo Alto City Council bid farewell Tuesday night to three outgoing members,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 5, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 13 comments | 7276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to regulate Airbnb rentals

With hotel-tax revenues on a happy upswing, Palo Alto officials are preparing to take aim at one source of competition for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 15, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 46 comments | 7275 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal plans go awry at NCAA championship

What was supposed to be a colorful, celebratory day turned into a successful roundup for the Cowboys and bitter disappointment...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by goloxc, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:17 am | 15 comments | 7275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents monitor Matadero Creek

Zebulon and Madeline Miller splashed water into the bug net in a shallow pool in Matadero Creek, gathering tiny aquatic insects....

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 7274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's shelter to open again in College Terrace

After a two-year hiatus, the Heart and Home Collaborative will again open its temporary shelter for homeless women at University...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy, on Dec 19, 2016 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 7273 Views

MOVIES

Stanford computer professor to win Academy Award

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Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Polly, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 7 comments | 7273 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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