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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget cutbacks for next year

Cutbacks at the Palo Alto school district office and "restructuring" of responsibilities for many support positions at school...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Michelle de Blank, on Oct 18, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 24 comments | 3011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Money in Palo Alto Politics

I recall when candidates voluntarily limited the individual contributions to $250 each AND there were no PACs. Consider...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 18, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 655 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Love takes first football start in stride

==BI Football notebook == When Bryce Love he learned his first collegiate start would come at sold-out Notre Dame Stadium...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Doug, on Oct 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide AlertSU mass-notification and siren system on Thursday, Oct. 13,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 18, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments | 2026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Trump supporters: come out of hiding!

Just got my beautiful "Make America Great Again" hat. But for some reason, I am scared to wear it out in public. I thought...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Moderate, on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 354 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja spoils Menlo's perfect WBAL golf season

The Castilleja girls golf team got to celebrate a big West Bay Athletic League victory Monday, but the Gators will need some...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 18, 2016 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theranos to lay off 340 employees

Palo Alto-based health-technology company Theranos announced on Wednesday, Oct. 5, that it will lay off 340 employees, or...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 17, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 18 comments | 4569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don McDougall

When Don McDougall talks about building a sustainable city — which is quite often — he's not just talking about...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Large checks boost campaigns of Kou, Keller

A handful of hefty contributions over the past week have provided a financial boost to Palo Alto City Council candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by 6Djockey, on Oct 17, 2016 at 9:46 pm | 70 comments | 7353 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast restricting data in Palo Alto as of Nov 1

Check your email, it is now official, we are subject to Comcast data caps again in Palo Alto. After a few years of freedom,...

Original post made by NoMoPa on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Theodore, on Oct 17, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 46 comments | 3253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP issues negative earnings forecast, plans to fire 4000 more workers, stock price tanks

I wonder if this will help with Palo Alto's housing problem? News report from the Wall Street Journal: http://www.wsj.com/articles/hp-issues-cautious-forecast-on-2017-cash-flow-147...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Oct 17, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 166 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to beef up retail requirements downtown

Yoga studios, barbershops and nail salons will not be allowed to open shop on the ground floor of buildings in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by margaret, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:09 am | 25 comments | 5473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou

Lydia Kou is always prepared for the next disaster, whether it's an earthquake or a new office building that she believes...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Face the Facts, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:40 am | 79 comments | 11356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local lawyer turns crime novelist

Susan Wolfe had no plans to become a writer when she began practicing law as a corporate attorney in the heart of Silicon...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Rats!

Professorville resident Dexter Girton is an avid gardener who began noticing something was eating his crops. When he was...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by neighbors, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:14 pm | 5 comments | 1491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man found dead at Opportunity Center

A Palo Alto man who lived at the Opportunity Center homeless shelter was found dead in his room, according to a spokesperson...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 16, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 12 comments | 13670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford's Lee continues hot start to college golf career

Stanford freshman Andrea Lee continued her impressive collegiate start, following last week's individual victory in Chicago...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by COACH , on Oct 16, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crashes into Palo Alto home decor store

A car crashed through the front doors into the Hudson Grace store in Town & Country Village in Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Chrisc, on Oct 16, 2016 at 11:16 am | 20 comments | 11262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mental health clinic for youth coming to Menlo Park

By the end of next summer, if all goes according to plan, Menlo Park will have a mental health clinic just for young people....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 16, 2016 at 11:11 am | 12 comments | 3998 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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