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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAOnline Commenters Holiday Get-Together: Details

You love PaloAltoOnline.com. You read and post regularly. You've sparred with your nemesis. You've laughed, you've...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by who , on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:40 pm | 22 comments | 859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train death identified as Gunn grad Brian Taylor

The young man who stepped in front of a Caltrain Friday night has been identified as Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, a 2008 graduate...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Vincent Sparry, on Dec 10, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 87 comments | 5574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to settle down with new books

The search for personal identity and young people dealing with modern challenges figure prominently in notable new books...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Invites for all

The holiday season begins early — really early — for Julianne Michelle, a Menlo Park resident who creates custom...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 9870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday highlights

Before or after your stroll down the streets to gaze at Christmas lights, the Midpeninsula has more holiday events and traditions...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man cited for indecent exposure in Palo Alto

A 26-year-old man from Menlo Park was cited for indecent exposure Tuesday night for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves $773K in one-time expenditures

At its last meeting of the year on Tuesday night, the Palo Alto school board unanimously approved several large one-time...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Chinese American , on Dec 10, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 18 comments | 4201 Views

MOVIES

No discussion forums on movie reviews? "Trumbo"

I saw the movie "Trumbo" a week or so back and was very impressed. I am glad to see it reviewed in the Palo Alto Online,...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ahem...., on Dec 10, 2015 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student pleads 'no contest' in poisoning case

A former Stanford University graduate medical student charged with spiking her lab mates' water with paraformaldehyde pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not Nearly Enough!, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 5578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets this Sunday

Nature's Alley florist in Midtown is proud to announce the 5th annual flowers for Vets program on Sunday the 13th at Nature's...

Original post made by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com, on Dec 10, 2015 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than 80 mailboxes to be removed

Citing a decrease in mail volume, the U.S. Postal Service will remove 81 mailboxes from Palo Alto neighborhood corners after...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Shana, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 25 comments | 7901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council launches edit of Palo Alto's zoning code

Every day, Palo Alto's city planners find themselves in negotiations with homeowners and builders over things like storefront...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Professorvill Resident, on Dec 9, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 2943 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls knock M-A basketball from unbeaten ranks

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto girls removed Menlo-Atherton from the list of unbeaten basketball teams with...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by MA Bear, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 3886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: It's the secrecy, stupid

To help keep then-candidate Bill Clinton focused on the poor condition of the U.S. economy in his 1992 presidential campaign...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Its the TRUST Stupid, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 6348 Views

AROUND TOWN

At Mitchell Park, pickleball gains an enthusiastic following

Monica Williams, an athletic 73-year-old and a tennis player of 50 years, stumbled upon a new passion two years ago. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:54 am | 7 comments | 4643 Views

BOOKS

Cookbooks of 2015

Perusing the cookbook selection at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, Anne Sturmthal Bergman selected several volumes that were...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Practical, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 5932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County launches human trafficking public awareness campaign through VTA

Santa Clara County officials launched a campaign Tuesday calling on the public to be on the lookout for human trafficking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jody Williams, on Dec 9, 2015 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 4688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Undisclosed new-school proposal sparks dissent

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, early in a presentation of the Palo Alto school district's Enrollment Management Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Tempest in a Teapot, on Dec 9, 2015 at 5:43 am | 45 comments | 10074 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's McCaffrey is among final three for Heisman Trophy

==BI Shaw a coaching finalist== Stanford sophomore Christian McCaffrey has been named one of three finalists for the Heisman...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 7 comments | 3671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss new enrollment data

As the school community continues to debate whether the district should open a new elementary, middle or high school —...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2819 Views
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