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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Royalty, Sumo wrestlers and Pokemon?

Five minutes before the day let out at Gunn High School on Oct. 20, there was no sign of life outside on Titan Field, just...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Good, clean FUN!, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2142 Views

SPORTS

The brothers Johnson face off in SCVAL water polo title match

Prep report John Anderson made a big impact for the Palo Alto boys water polo team Thursday without scoring a goal in a...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Grammar critic, on Oct 28, 2016 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school wellness centers provide support, coordination

Less than three months into the school year, new wellness centers at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools have been visited about...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Harold A. Maio, on Oct 28, 2016 at 11:21 am | 10 comments | 2447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja unauthorized over enrollment spech to City Council

STAN SHORE October 17, 2016 speech to Palo Alto, City Council August 22, 2016, I spoke to the city council regarding...

Original post made by Stan Shore on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 28, 2016 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group claims 'impersonation' over PAC registration

Since Palo Alto Forward came into existence in 2014, its members have been among the city's staunchest advocates for more...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by OutsideMoney, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:51 am | 100 comments | 7595 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Case in 2014 death of Palo Alto tennis coach comes to a close

Nearly two years after a Palo Alto tennis instructor was killed during a fight near a Palo Alto nightclub, the case against...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 4380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simple tips for a safe Halloween

Simple tips for a safe Halloween: 1. if you plan on drinking, don't drive to begin with 2. it is OK to drive slower than...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 98 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is running for East Palo Alto City Council?

The four contenders for three seats on the East Palo Alto City Council all come with a long history of either public service...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Representative Government, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:59 am | 3 comments | 971 Views

BOOKS

Book Talk

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/10/27/book-talk posted Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:13...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Dot Kostriken, on Oct 28, 2016 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 581 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual offenses, alcohol arrests top Stanford crimes

A new Stanford University safety and security report found that the number of reported sexual crimes and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 27, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 2615 Views

MOVIES

Star Trek Club

Hailing on all frequencies! How have you been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek this year? Would you like...

Original post made by Star Trek Club on Oct. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 182 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Scottish primer

Martins West Gastropub in Redwood City is all about Scotland, from the haggis on a stick to delectable fish and chips. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Not a Scot, but..., on Oct 27, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 1915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to explore new affordable housing zoning

Three years after it suffered a stinging rebuff from Palo Alto voters, the city's leading affordable-housing developer is...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 27, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 35 comments | 4021 Views

AROUND TOWN

The kids are alright

In the words of the old maxim, if you want something done right, do it yourself. Local teens have taken that credo to heart...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Deb W, on Oct 27, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto landlord accused of trying to force tenants out

An East Palo Alto landlord has been charged with felony destruction of property in an attempt to force his rent-controlled...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by What is it About the Elite, on Oct 27, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 5455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fogarty Insitute a hotbed for medical innovation

In the back of the El Camino Hospital campus in Mountain View, clinical specialist Will Johnsen slapped on a pair of 3-D...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by All That Glitters, etc, on Oct 27, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 2199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown post office unveils two new possible locations

Downtown post office patrons will have 30 days starting today to comment on a proposed plan to relocate the historic 83-year-old...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighborhood of PO Box user, on Oct 27, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 18 comments | 7998 Views

AROUND TOWN

120-foot redwood at Castilleja to come down

A 120-foot redwood on Castilleja School property will be removed this week after nearby residents and school officials agreed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Oldster, on Oct 27, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 7 comments | 4900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PALY - Math XL

Curious - what do PALY parents think about the math XL (IAC) ? We feel that the multiple choice is actually hurting the kids...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by NotASwimmer, on Oct 26, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 4154 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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