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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown mixed-use project raises concerns

A proposal to demolish an office building in downtown Palo Alto and replace it with an office-and-condominiums development...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Me Me Me, on May 13, 2016 at 11:13 pm | 51 comments | 6321 Views

RESTAURANTS

Time and talent

As it settles into its cozy, 28-seat downtown Palo Alto home at Hamilton Avenue and Cowper Street, Thyme doesn't necessarily...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Tren, on May 13, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nature's Alley florist in Midtown to close June 7, 2016

Dear friends and customers, After 16 years in midtown Nature's Alley will be closing due to a substantial rent increase....

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Spirit of Palo Alto, on May 13, 2016 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley Open Studios continues

Ever wanted a peek into the artistic process? Local fine artists in a variety of media will present their studios to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rochelle Ford, on May 13, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Local homebuyers headed downtown

As more people move to the Bay Area to take advantage of the region's high-octane job market, traffic has gotten predictably...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by So-So, on May 13, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2631 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, SHP baseball teams will play for tourney titles

==BI Prep roundup== The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep baseball teams won semifinal games and will play for tournament...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Coach Budelli, on May 13, 2016 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1755 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters to the editor

CDC to the rescue? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/03/04/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Marc, on May 13, 2016 at 9:32 am | 3 comments | 1005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Everyone's garden

On a recent Wednesday morning, Karen Harwell's ducks, Pitter and Peep, nibbled contentedly at insects and tiny leaves in...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sue , on May 13, 2016 at 7:55 am | 7 comments | 5511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>HIKE AT COOLEY LANDING ...</B> Adults and children are welcome to participate in a nature hike by Acterra on <B>Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/05/13/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Indigo endgame

Blueberries top the U.S. Department of Agriculture's list of fruits high in antioxidants, and grow rampantly on the East...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When a disaster strikes, how prepared will Stanford Health Care be?

In a major catastrophe such as an earthquake, pandemic or chemical contamination, Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Auditor blasts Media Center

Midpeninsula Community Media Center, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit that produces educational shows, hosts video classes and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Kerry , on May 13, 2016 at 6:09 am | 47 comments | 6314 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls win league lacrosse playoff title in dramatic fashion

There aren't enough teams to hold a Central Coast Section tournament in girls lacrosse, but Palo Alto and Gunn still managed...

Original post made on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Dan Nesbitt, on May 12, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 3484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Sweeping??

I've noticed in the past few weeks/months that the street sweeping has been done very poorly. Anyone else notice this? ...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Gone On Too Long, on May 12, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 23 comments | 1817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Media Center supporters challenge critical audit

Dozens of filmmakers, show producers and community activists rallied at City Hall on Tuesday in a show of support for the...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by mutti, on May 12, 2016 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 3185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent recommends longer day for Palo Alto kindergartners

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee has weighed in with an official recommendation on a proposal to bring full-day...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Good idea, on May 12, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 14 comments | 744 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Jerry Brown orders long-term water-use reductions

Anticipating that California's massive drought over the last four years could just be the beginning of longer and more frequent...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on May 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The ghost of culture's past

A new play by Stanford University Artist-in-Residence Cherr&iacute;e Moraga tackles some big topics: conquest and colonization;...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2711 Views
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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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