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AROUND TOWN

From bread-baking in the morning to 'Taps' in the evening

The rituals of morning bread-baking, Shabbat dinners and the U.S. Army's nightly "Taps" were among the many traditions discussed...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ex Scout, on Dec 8, 2014 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 3887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mysterious school policy proposal becomes hot potato

Palo Alto school board Vice President Melissa Baten Caswell is asking her colleagues to consider adopting additional conflict-of-interest...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by kludged, on Dec 8, 2014 at 8:36 am | 44 comments | 8737 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Who let the (hot)dogs out?

It's not easy turning an old, used bookstore into a new, modern restaurant, but Jacquetta Lannan is apparently up to the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Expiry, on Dec 7, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 27 comments | 8167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council not sold on proposed College Terrace Centre grocer

The developers behind the College Terrace Centre believe they have found a grocer to replace the beloved JJ&F Market, but...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 7, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 30 comments | 9054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Managers set to get raises in Palo Alto

With the city's financial recovery in full swing, Palo Alto is set to approve on Monday raises for more than 200 managers,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 7, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 30 comments | 4302 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal water polo season ends in sudden-death overtime

USC's all-time leading scorer, Kostas Genidounias, found the back of the net with less than five seconds remaining in the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2014
Last comment by Katie, on Dec 7, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning empathy through Everytown

Gunn High School sophomore Xander Burch has one word to describe Camp Everytown: emotional. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/learning-empat...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Dec 6, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 6741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Broad action' encouraged to fix district's achievement gap

The Palo Alto school board and members of the public Tuesday night looked back at the district's history of attempts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Dec 6, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 3445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Ming's, Bargain Box set to close

Ming's, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, isn't closing yet. It's the end of an era for the Bargain Box,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 6, 2014 at 5:02 am | 20 comments | 12124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let their imaginations soar!

Where can kids find magic and science, art and writing, history and holidays, and inspiration galore? Why, in the pages of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Booklover, on Dec 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 3967 Views

MOVIES

'Wild' woman blues

<B> (Guild) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/wild-woman-blues posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 5, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 8973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly Fiery Arts: glass creations for the holidays!

Hi Everyone! I happened to be on the Paly campus this afternoon, and discovered a treasure trove of beautiful blown glass....

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 433 Views

SPORTS

SHP football goes from humble beginnings to CCS elite status

Pete Lavorato didn't quite know what to expect when he took over the Sacred Heart Prep football program prior to the 2003...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by SHP Alum Parent and Fan, on Dec 5, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

<B>Performance Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/worth-a-look posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Testing the waters: Pace Gallery courts Silicon Valley collectors

With the Silicon Valley Contemporary art fair held last April in San Jose and the Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco art fair...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Labor and love: Western Ballet sets a high barre

For ballet studios, December is a busy month. There are props to be dusted off, costumes to be fitted and finishing touches...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man allegedly exposes himself to two women in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who exposed himself to two women on Tuesday, Dec. 2, according to a police department...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Dec 5, 2014 at 4:32 am | 4 comments | 3522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drowning in Restoration Hardware catalogs

Nancy Reyering and six other volunteers from Woodside and Portola Valley made a delivery to the Restoration Hardware store...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 72 comments | 58472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Flood-protection delay continues threat of a 'mini-New Orleans' calamity

Seemingly endless delays in approval of a $37.5 million flood-control project for the San Francisquito Creek may at last...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Well, then, on Dec 4, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 6804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree lighting to kick off holiday season

Downtown Palo Alto will launch the holiday shopping season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with the annual holiday tree lighting at...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by anneke, on Dec 4, 2014 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 6067 Views
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