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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hopefuls turn to student issues

Gunn High School students got a taste of where the five Palo Alto school-board candidates stand on several issues that affect...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Oct 10, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 13 comments | 2892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/07/sales-at-a-glance...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by dollarbin, on Oct 10, 2016 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Bicyclist ran stop sign in fatal Palo Alto accident

A bicyclist who was struck and killed in Palo Alto on Aug. 15 apparently ran a stop sign when he collided with a car, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by myopinion, on Oct 9, 2016 at 11:14 pm | 90 comments | 11914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's with the PAUSD attendance this year? They must be bored.

Is the school district trying to gain cash for the school district? Why are they freaking-out this year over any tardy or...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Oct 9, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 53 comments | 1903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spammers Gone Wild

It's the same spammer over and over. His posts are showing up in search engines and getting hits so he'll keep doing it until...

Original post made by Concerned Reader on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Reader, on Oct 9, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 21 comments | 535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Jordan, Palo Verde

The school district has named a Los Altos elementary school principal and Palo Alto middle school assistant principal as...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jordan parent, on Oct 9, 2016 at 3:06 am | 26 comments | 7354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where everybody knows your name

St. Claire Gardens, nestled in the heart of Palo Alto, might not be as famous as Old Palo Alto or Midtown, but it's a neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 8, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto library puts its services on wheels

After seeing an article about a library service brought to the community via bicycle in Seattle, Washington, Christine Pennington,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Hopeful, on Oct 8, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 2723 Views

SPORTS

Knights fall to Cougars, Palo Alto, Gunn also lose league games

==BI Prep football == The Menlo School football team never could solve Chase Hoffman, who rushed for 238 yards and scored...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Faith Brigel, on Oct 8, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

RESTAURANTS

Social theater: 'Dating Chronicles'

Would your adventures in dating make good theater? Justin Taylor Nixon, Kate Ryan and Fuse Theatre are putting together a...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 466 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja sinks Aragon in nonleague water polo match

==BI Prep report == Jenna Kotcher was one of four players to record three goals and the Castilleja girls water polo team...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school-board candidates delve into elementary-school issues

The five candidates vying for three seats on the Palo Alto school board discussed issues affecting elementary-school students...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by It's about the money, on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 17 comments | 4595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal shelter is not closing, city officials say

A website petition claiming that Palo Alto plans to close its animal shelter prompted city officials to issue a press release...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 28 comments | 3621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jay Cabrera

It's not the nitty gritty of the issues facing the Palo Alto Board of Education that drives Jay Cabrera. It's the prospect...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union seeks concessions for move to full-day kindergarten

With only days left before the launch of full-day kindergarten in Palo Alto schools, the teachers union and school district...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Oct 7, 2016 at 2:19 pm | 16 comments | 3562 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford graduate student arrested for alleged rape

A Stanford University graduate student was arrested in the early hours of Sept. 24 for the alleged rape of a 28-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 7, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 8495 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Curtains Cabaret sets sail

The term "burlesque" may bring to mind images of glamorous ladies, sequins, feather boas and striptease. And while it can...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Re: Yuck, on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 1822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck

An especially illuminating article “Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck” --“The California Governor doesn’t want anyone...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by A BIG Question, on Oct 7, 2016 at 11:00 am | 11 comments | 420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Peninsula Hardware shutters, Calafia to serve breakfast daily

This week's column features news on Peninsula Hardware's closure, as well as Stanford Shopping Center's newest arrivals:...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Yuck!, on Oct 7, 2016 at 10:10 am | 13 comments | 5491 Views

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Beloved Palo Alto donkey dies at 32

One of the Barron Park neighborhood's beloved and iconic donkeys, Miner Forty Niner, has died, according to his handlers....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Truth Be Told, on Oct 7, 2016 at 9:58 am | 19 comments | 19723 Views
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