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SPORTS

Former Stanford football standout Bill Tarr passes away

Bill Tarr, the former Stanford football captain who passed away Jan. 29 at age 80, completed his collegiate career in 1955...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Dick Stark, on Feb 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School isn't only stressful for our kids—it's depressing.

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Let's think clearly—and we'll find solutions sooner! Our school leadership says, "Stress is...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 12, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joe Lonsdale answers sexual-assault claims with defamation suit

Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale has filed a defamation lawsuit against Ellie Clougherty, a former girlfriend who last month...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 12, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 7108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police begin using license-plate reader

The Palo Alto Police department began using an automated license-plate reader mounted atop a patrol car on Tuesday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by CAMD, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:33 am | 101 comments | 27292 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Last Days of The Good Ship 1601

Its aging mates had already been leveled and its prominence obscured by green, fence-meshing around the 17-acre site. And...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 1:46 am | 88 comments | 3252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport Operations Staffing Services

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Airport Operations Staffing Services for the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 160 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested in connection with burglaries of Menlo Park restaurants

A 61-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday in connection with burglaries at Cafe Zoe, Jan's Deli, Menlo BBQ, Galata...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 11, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is PAF Ageist?

"Palo Alto, [PAF's Kate] Downing observed, is “more small townish” than San Francisco. But it shares the big city’s political...

Original post made by 50-something PA homeowner on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Garyh, on Feb 11, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 21 comments | 698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School Starting Time

Last night I noticed a post on Facebook by the Gunn Student Activities page where I caught a glimpse of the schedule, and...

Original post made by Roni C on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by No Pal of Paly, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sought for photographing woman at Cubberley bathroom

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they said entered a women's bathroom at Cubberley Community Center on Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 11, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 6 comments | 2390 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Homeless Shelter Hosts White Party Fashion Show To Support UnHoused Adults

Project WeHOPE (stands for We Help Other People Excel) is hosting a white party, fashion show luncheon on March 21, 2015...

Original post made by Cynthia Corpuz on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Britney, on Feb 11, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 142 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys waste career best by Mullin in key loss

Boys' prep basketball Kevin Mullin did his best to keep the Palo Alto boys in the running for the SCVAL De Anza Division...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 11, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 16 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools take action to ease student stress

Amid fierce community conversation about the role that academic stress plays in the lives of Palo Alto high school students,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Feb 11, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 89 comments | 10990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to evaluate consistency, world-language programs

In response to widespread dissatisfaction voiced by students, parents and even faculty over inconsistent curriculum, unfair...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by JordanAlum, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:51 am | 17 comments | 5425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with the library hours being so limited?

What's with this schedule? How are we supposed to remember it with so many different hours? And why do our libraries close...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Oldster, on Feb 11, 2015 at 3:10 am | 28 comments | 788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge removed from 'Sunny Day' gang case

A judge in one of the "Sunny Day" gang cases was disqualified on Friday after an attorney for one of the defendants raised...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

what caused the Sunday 2/9/15 power outage?

What caused the power outage on SUnday night 2/9/15? ...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 67 comments | 4933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Baylands to be closed for mosquito spraying Feb 10

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_27477996/helicopter-spraying-santa-clara-county-marshland-targets-day...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 220 Views
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