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AROUND TOWN

Pedantic politics

Playwright Kenneth Lin focuses his newest work, "Warrior Class," on the smarmy backroom of politics, where deals are made...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 13178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of learning

Gaining a better understanding of literature and writing through art is one of the central ideas behind Freestyle Academy....

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by not a Freestyle parent, on Nov 3, 2013 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 2911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 7519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Nov 10, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 52 comments | 20309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fund started for hit-and-run victim

The 77-year-old woman who was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sept. 30 needs financial help, according to her friend and...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 2725 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LAX shooting causes Bay Area flight delays

A shooting at Los Angeles International Airport this morning has caused delays and cancellations of some flights to and from...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Nov 3, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Divided council seeks tweaks to San Antonio plans

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jimmy, on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homemade haunted house spooks scores each year

From the street, Danilo Oxford's Midtown Palo Alto home is neat and well-manicured, with a profusion of flowers accenting...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:14 am | 1 comment | 1592 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funerals set for couple killed by alleged drunk driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh was held on Wednesday, followed by a public memorial on Thursday,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by T. Orlando, on Nov 3, 2013 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3561 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill-De Anza Foundation divesting from fossil fuels

A student-led campaign pushing for a greener Foothill-De Anza Community College District has led the board of the FHDA Foundation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 9096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 4648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dedication set for Berlin Wall display outside library

Two big sections of the Berlin Wall now on permanent display in front of the Mountain View library will be dedicated in a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 10019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amber Alert issued for Sunnyvale newborn

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-week-old baby boy who was abducted by his father in Sunnyvale on Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Liz , on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 3920 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Bond measure for pricey facilities a no-go

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/11/06/council-bond-measure-for-pricey-facilities-a-no-go posted...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 15 comments | 14106 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 3107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dish parking plan irks residents

With plans afoot to expand the trail network near the Stanford Dish, dozens of residents who frequent the scenic hiking hub...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 3018 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Salt pond restoration moves ahead

The process of turning two former salt ponds along Shoreline Park's northern edge back into tidal marshes soon will speed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by @Jim, on Nov 13, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 8088 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 4260 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA to hold community meeting on toxics

A community meeting is set for Tuesday, Nov. 12, for residents concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency's discovery...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 4265 Views

ELECTIONS

Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tmd, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 950 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,571 views

On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,601 views

See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,404 views

Questions for Council Candidates--Housing
By Steve Levy | 24 comments | 1,238 views

Rock N Roll Green Beans
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 920 views