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AROUND TOWN

Invites for all

The holiday season begins early — really early — for Julianne Michelle, a Menlo Park resident who creates custom...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Holiday highlights

Before or after your stroll down the streets to gaze at Christmas lights, the Midpeninsula has more holiday events and traditions...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man cited for indecent exposure in Palo Alto

A 26-year-old man from Menlo Park was cited for indecent exposure Tuesday night for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves $773K in one-time expenditures

At its last meeting of the year on Tuesday night, the Palo Alto school board unanimously approved several large one-time...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Chinese American , on Dec 10, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 18 comments | 3940 Views

MOVIES

No discussion forums on movie reviews? "Trumbo"

I saw the movie "Trumbo" a week or so back and was very impressed. I am glad to see it reviewed in the Palo Alto Online,...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ahem...., on Dec 10, 2015 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student pleads 'no contest' in poisoning case

A former Stanford University graduate medical student charged with spiking her lab mates' water with paraformaldehyde pleaded...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not Nearly Enough!, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 5166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets this Sunday

Nature's Alley florist in Midtown is proud to announce the 5th annual flowers for Vets program on Sunday the 13th at Nature's...

Original post made by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com, on Dec 10, 2015 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than 80 mailboxes to be removed

Citing a decrease in mail volume, the U.S. Postal Service will remove 81 mailboxes from Palo Alto neighborhood corners after...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Shana, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 25 comments | 7158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council launches edit of Palo Alto's zoning code

Every day, Palo Alto's city planners find themselves in negotiations with homeowners and builders over things like storefront...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Professorvill Resident, on Dec 9, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 2564 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls knock M-A basketball from unbeaten ranks

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto girls removed Menlo-Atherton from the list of unbeaten basketball teams with...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by MA Bear, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 3520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: It's the secrecy, stupid

To help keep then-candidate Bill Clinton focused on the poor condition of the U.S. economy in his 1992 presidential campaign...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Its the TRUST Stupid, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 5617 Views

AROUND TOWN

At Mitchell Park, pickleball gains an enthusiastic following

Monica Williams, an athletic 73-year-old and a tennis player of 50 years, stumbled upon a new passion two years ago. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:54 am | 7 comments | 3698 Views

BOOKS

Cookbooks of 2015

Perusing the cookbook selection at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, Anne Sturmthal Bergman selected several volumes that were...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Practical, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 5574 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County launches human trafficking public awareness campaign through VTA

Santa Clara County officials launched a campaign Tuesday calling on the public to be on the lookout for human trafficking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jody Williams, on Dec 9, 2015 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 4170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Undisclosed new-school proposal sparks dissent

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, early in a presentation of the Palo Alto school district's Enrollment Management Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Tempest in a Teapot, on Dec 9, 2015 at 5:43 am | 45 comments | 9110 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's McCaffrey is among final three for Heisman Trophy

==BI Shaw a coaching finalist== Stanford sophomore Christian McCaffrey has been named one of three finalists for the Heisman...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 7 comments | 3390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss new enrollment data

As the school community continues to debate whether the district should open a new elementary, middle or high school —...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council tries to narrow rift with planning commission

They are either the unsung heroes of Palo Alto's planning process or a rogue group of pro-growth advocates with a recent...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Dec 8, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 68 comments | 4994 Views

SPORTS

SHP heads to NorCal playoffs after winning CCS title

Andrew Daschbach caught a 33-yard flea-flicker pass from fellow senior Mason Randall following a double-reverse with just...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2015
Last comment by Person of Atherton, on Dec 8, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 19 comments | 4177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriott proposes two new Palo Alto hotels

In the latest sign of Palo Alto's surging hotel boom, Marriott has proposed to build two five-story hotels on San Antonio...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by senor blogger, on Dec 8, 2015 at 11:44 am | 48 comments | 8386 Views
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