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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents of skateboarding teens -- you should read this

Hi: I was just standing over the parking lot of CVS on MIddlefiield, about 3:30 pm./Tuesday, when I saw a gang of male...

Original post made by The Real Slim K on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Tamra, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 651 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama returns to Atherton on Feb. 11

President Barack Obama is due to visit Atherton, again, on Feb. 11, to raise funds for Democrats but this time the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Andrew Brietbart, on Feb 17, 2016 at 2:05 am | 21 comments | 7391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales

Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Paco, on Feb 16, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 20 comments | 3544 Views

SPORTS

Quick heads Stanford honorees on All-Century team

==BI Women's swimming== Legendary coach Richard Quick was named the Pac-12 Women's Swimming and Diving Coach of the Century,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 16, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 1 comment | 3705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A safe haven to dream

Two dozen teenagers gathered in a Sequoia High School classroom one Saturday last February to explore the emotional impacts...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jon Parsons, on Feb 16, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing up undocumented

Editor's note: Pseudonyms are being used by three of the undocumented youth interviewed for this story, at their request...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 13 comments | 10245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly program makes frosh feel connected

Imagine a well-established program that eases the transition into high school by providing freshmen with smaller learning...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Paly family, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 14 comments | 4851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study

With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Tenant, on Feb 15, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 42 comments | 5245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University names new Title IX coordinator

Stanford University has named a new head for its embattled Title IX Office: Catherine Glaze, associate dean for student affairs...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin Maher, on Feb 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 6172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names

Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Way out of hand, on Feb 15, 2016 at 8:49 am | 58 comments | 6642 Views

SPORTS

McCall's effort not enough for Stanford women in loss to ASU

==BI Pac-12 basketball == Erica McCall scored 18 of her 22 points and grabbed five of her team-best six rebounds in the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Feb 14, 2016 at 11:37 pm | 1 comment | 3821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters working fire at Palo Alto home

Palo Alto firefighters are working to put out a house fire on the 500 block of Hilbar Lane in the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 5519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents to city: Build police building now

After 17 years of fits and starts in Palo Alto's quest to build a new police headquarters, residents at a community meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Feb 14, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 16 comments | 4276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police seeking elderly man who went missing Wednesday

East Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly man who went missing Wednesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 14, 2016 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 4760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss funding, models for student mental health

The Palo Alto school district is eyeing several new approaches to supporting student mental health and well-being, including...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Diplomat, on Feb 14, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 8 comments | 2488 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood boys grab lead from SHP, but co-title seems likely

==BI Friday's prep hoops== The Pinewood boys grabbed the lead back in the West Bay Athletic League basketball race following...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mel Turpin, on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 3770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village housing proposal

While Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford University is swiftly moving ahead with an ambitious...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Feb 14, 2016 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 4135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 14, 2016 at 10:12 am | 29 comments | 6619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap

When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Feb 13, 2016 at 7:59 pm | 33 comments | 4462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program

With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 13, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 27 comments | 4566 Views
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto
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And one more makes three
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
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