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BOOKS

Practical help for teens

Jacob Towery, who sees local adolescents and adults at his private psychiatry practice in downtown Palo Alto, has penned...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Holy Smoke!, on Mar 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 4233 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls shoot into CCS Open Division title game

==BI CCS basketball roundup== With the Golden State Warriors' recent domination of the NBA, basketball in the Bay Area has...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by scotty, on Mar 2, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 1887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mother, daughter jailed after raucous traffic stop on Willow Road

Following a raucous incident during a traffic stop on Willow Road on Saturday night, Feb. 27, two women, one from Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Mar 2, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 3323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garden Tips: the difference between gardeners and good gardeners

One thing is clear to me, and it may be your experience as well: The length of time gardening doesn't necessarily make a...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Patricia Bahamonde, on Mar 2, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 8583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bald eagle missing after flying off during demonstration

Sequoia, the female bald eagle from the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, is missing after she "wandered off" during a flight...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Ooooh, is that why?, on Mar 2, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 5380 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sports Authority (EPA) Closing or New Owner?

The company is nearing bankruptcy. Rumor is that Dick's Sporting Goods may buy some or all of the company. http://fortune.com/2016/03/01/sports-authority-sale/...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Carole, on Mar 2, 2016 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 180 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Business Insider: Housing Bust coming to SF and Silicon Valley

http://www.businessinsider.com/popping-housing-bubbles-in-san-francisco-and-silicon-valley-2016-2 Bottom line: many tech...

Original post made by pa resident on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by ContrarianCynic, on Mar 1, 2016 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City makes emergency repairs of state-owned potholes

They might not be big enough to swallow a Mini Cooper, but the deteriorating conditions on westbound Oregon Expressway near...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 1, 2016 at 7:20 pm | 27 comments | 4664 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Traffic stop in East Palo Alto leads to drug, gun arrest

A traffic stop on Thursday led to an arrest of a Menlo Park man in connection with the alleged sale of drugs. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by EPAMom, on Mar 1, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did oak trees know El Nino was on the way?

In April 2014, before El Nino was a household word and daily headline , I did a column about a massive drop of acorns prior...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Rogue Trader, on Mar 1, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 23 comments | 5618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan seeks truce between CPI and Barron Park neighbors

Seeking to clear the air in the toxic feud between Barron Park residents and Communication & Power Industries, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Breathe Deep, on Mar 1, 2016 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 13310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are Palantir employees' Common shares worthless?

I heard from a well-placed acquaintance today that because of the share price at which Preferred shares of private unicorn...

Original post made by Palantir_Watcher on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Frank Everstine, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 44 comments | 3119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park-based InnVision Shelter Network unveils new brand

After a year in the works, a new name and brand for InnVision Shelter Network, the Menlo Park-based homeless services nonprofit,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by IVSNfan, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:06 pm | 5 comments | 3374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/17/a-dining-renaissance...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by B Robertson, on Feb 29, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 45 comments | 18393 Views

SPORTS

Allen twins hope to follow in some big Stanford footsteps

Malcolm Allen and Marcus Allen haven't made an impact on the Stanford men's basketball team yet, but the freshman guards...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Lance and lawrence jones, on Feb 29, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 4305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on JLS Connections program?

Hi. I'm wondering if anyone has feedback on the Connections program at JLS. It sounds impressive, but I understand it doubled...

Original post made by Soon in Middle School on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:24 am | 6 comments | 448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program expanded

A heated standoff between downtown residents and business leaders over parking spots reached its climax Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Feb 28, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 33 comments | 4530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Drew, on Feb 27, 2016 at 5:20 pm | 12 comments | 4031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic looms large in Burt's 'State of the City'

Steep housing prices, excessive office growth and a prolonged drought all loom as challenges for Palo Alto's future, but...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Johnny, on Feb 27, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 29 comments | 3778 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man gets three years for assaulting priest, others

An East Palo Alto resident was sentenced today to three years in state prison for assaulting an 89-year-old priest and two...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 27, 2016 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2837 Views
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