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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 | 4409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garden thieves?

Have people with gardens in the Duveneck/St. Francis area found things they leave out there going missing lately? I and a...

Original post made by Jillian Gordon on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Longtime Children's Theatre director Pat Briggs dies

Pat Briggs, who guided and coached generations of Palo Alto children onto the stage as director of the Palo Alto Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 14, 2017 at 11:37 am | 18 comments | 4708 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire sparks in backyard of Ventura neighborhood home

Firefighters have extinguished a fire that sparked in the backyard of a Ventura neighborhood home in Palo Alto late this...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Train Neighbor, on Jun 13, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Eshoo to hold town hall meeting Saturday

Rep. Anna Eshoo will be taking constituent questions and listening to their concerns during a town hall meeting on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 13, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Courthouse, clinic evacuated due to bomb threat

The Palo Alto Courthouse has been evacuated this morning due to a bomb threat, a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Glez., on Jun 13, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 3293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto crafts battle plan to fight climate change

Palo Alto made an emphatic statement last week when it joined more than 80 cities in repudiating the White House's decision...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 44 comments | 3217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The sex-ed tumult

There are far too many more important issues facing our school district than to go through the motions of a months-long review...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 39 comments | 3603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-end restaurant sparks debate over outdoor seating

When Anthony Secviar and Dennis Kelly, alums of three-Michelin-starred restaurant The French Laundry in Yountville, decided...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cares, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 45 comments | 6211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extending the width of driveways, second driveways and rolling curbs.

I have been walking around several neighborhoods and taking visual note of the numerous homes that have extended their offstreet...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 10, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:57 am | 9 comments | 416 Views

AROUND TOWN

City pays $250,000 settlement for Fire Department accident

A woman has settled a lawsuit with the City of Palo Alto for $250,000 in a lawsuit she filed in December 2015 after receiving...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Do the right thing, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:28 am | 6 comments | 3603 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Youth mental health clinic now open in Menlo Park

Months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a mental health program for youth, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by sgbird4@gmail.com, on Jun 13, 2017 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill to offer free tuition to first-generation students

Local students who are on track to become the first in their families to graduate from high school can get a jumpstart on...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Former Foothill parent, on Jun 13, 2017 at 7:48 am | 18 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Accent Arts returns; Protégé nears approval

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about comings and goings on California Avenue, including Accent Arts' move to a new...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn staff, students protest layoffs

About 20 Gunn High School staff, teachers and students stayed until the late hours of Tuesday evening's school board meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by PAEA rules, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:27 pm | 43 comments | 8233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As we face our climate crisis, choose your vehicle wisely

When discussing the climate crisis, the question most often asked by concerned citizens is "What can I do to help?" Look...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 43 comments | 4767 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for allegedly robbing cyclist, stealing car

A 20-year-old Newark man and 17-year-old East Palo Alto juvenile were arrested on June 5 for allegedly robbing a cyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jun 12, 2017 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Accent Arts returns; Protégé nears approval

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about comings and goings on California Avenue, including Accent Arts' move to a new...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 12, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations lag at Partners in Education

Partners in Education (PiE), the education foundation that raises millions of dollars each year to fund electives, support...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by will be worse next year, on Jun 12, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 48 comments | 7773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek help in solving 16-year-old cold case homicide

Palo Alto police are looking for the public's help in their investigation on the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Maria Hsiao...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 11, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2238 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Oh, My Aching Knees
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Registration now open!

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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