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SPORTS

Gunn hires veteran Navarro as new head football coach

When Dan Navarro walked off the field last fall following a first-round loss to Wilcox in the Central Coast Section football...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barbara Navarro Dix, on Jul 8, 2014 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 1941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ninth Starbucks opens, boutiques shuffle

This week's Shop Talk is a highly caffeinated one. The ninth Starbucks is opening in Palo Alto and a new tea shop, David's...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 8, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 4371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Chili wins July Fourth Chili Cook-Off

Rich Chili, a team largely comprised of professional chefs for Google, took the top prize of Best Overall in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Martin, on Jul 8, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 7 comments | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In NSA-funded initiative, Palo Alto students sharpen their Mandarin skills

As Americans debate revelations about sweeping data collection by the National Security Agency, the secretive federal department...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Did It, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 23 comments | 3323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City braces for financial uncertainty in airport takeover

As Palo Alto prepares to take full control of its namesake airport for the fist time in nearly half a century, city officials...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 8, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 2658 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to widespread...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 7, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 3711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman gives birth on Palo Alto street Monday afternoon

A woman who gave birth on a secluded Palo Alto street on Monday was aided by residents who heard her scream and saw her running...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by wayne, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 5604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by jaa, on Jul 7, 2014 at 5:17 pm | 51 comments | 6145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Undocumented East Palo Altan aims to give others a leg up

Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca, a 24-year-old East Palo Alto resident, has garnered attention for a website she created to provide...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jerry99, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 9 comments | 2600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bungled launch

I got a fundraising letter from Nancy Shepherd a week ago, directing interested persons to her website at http://www.reelectnancyshepherd.com. As...

Original post made by Guy_Fawkes on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Boomers will 'age differently,' Avenidas director says

A "boot camp on aging" for Baby Boomers is under consideration at Avenidas as the senior services agency braces for a spike...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Unhealthy influence, on Jul 7, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 7 comments | 3201 Views

AROUND TOWN

At 99 years old, Palo Altan recalls a ship's sinking

Seventy-two years after a Japanese ship fired 8-inch shells into the USS Houston, Palo Alto resident Ned Gallagher still...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Teri, too, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:46 am | 60 comments | 3137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More PAUSD turnover

Some surprises in the board packet for tonight. RESIGNED for another position: Bhavna Narula after one year as a Terman assistant...

Original post made by Better or worse on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Yikes, on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:19 am | 43 comments | 1971 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto American advances in district 12-year-old all-stars

The Palo Alto American Little League 12-year-old all-star team remained alive for at least one more day as it produced 21...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Andy Mutz, on Jul 7, 2014 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The burning question

A short stroll from the marshy sanctuaries of the Palo Alto Baylands, inside a concrete tower off Embarcadero Road, lies...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 6, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 53 comments | 4938 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI crack-down set for Fourth of July weekend

Santa Clara County's Avoid the 13 DUI Task Force and the California Highway Patrol announced plans to crack down on drunken...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by safety first, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: For developers, tough sledding

For real-estate developers in Palo Alto, 2014 may be looked back on as a turning point in how things work for them at city...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 80 comments | 4566 Views

AROUND TOWN

A guide to the Fourth

Those hankering for a hunk of watermelon, piping hot chili or a dazzling fireworks finale need wait no longer. The Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ectoplosive, on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 13 comments | 8955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to remove five trees as part of California Avenue project

The City of Palo Alto Tuesday posted 14-day notices on five trees along California Avenue that will be removed as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 34 comments | 3185 Views
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