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SPORTS

Jeremy Lin does it again to help Hornets overcome Nets

A night after scoring 29 points while Charlotte rallied from 23 down to beat the San Antonio Spurs, Palo Alto High grad Jeremy...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families with twins face commencement conundrum

When one of Ann Crichton's twin daughters transferred from Palo Alto High School to Gunn High School, with the other one...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Thankful, on Mar 23, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 4 comments | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Annual youth art show opens Friday in Palo Alto

In its fifth year, Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Speaks Out is again giving local teens a place to process, express, explore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution, defense strategies emerge in Stanford sexual-assault case

Just how intoxicated several young adults were at a Stanford University fraternity party on Jan. 18, 2015, is playing a key...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Senior, on Mar 23, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 7 comments | 3839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution questions integrity of witness in Turner trial

The testimony of an expert witness, who asserted that someone who is black-out drunk can still make "voluntary decisions,"...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Mar 23, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 3124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Mar 23, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hillary Clinton to give counterterrorism speech Wednesday at Stanford

Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make an appearance Wednesday morning at Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Mar 23, 2016 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deep Pothole at El Camino Real and San Antonio

Drivers beware of the huge, deep pothole at the intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road near Peet's and Chef...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 109 Views

SPORTS

Stanford dismisses men's basketball coach Dawkins

Too many injuries that resulted in too many losses that cost the Stanford men's basketball team a postseason berth at any...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Recruitfamily, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:28 am | 5 comments | 2158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A rare look inside Ronald McDonald House

A large expansion that will more than double the number of accommodations for families with sick children at Ronald McDonald...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 2 comments | 4860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to prioritize budget requests

The Palo Alto school board will continue to discuss and prioritize a range of significant budget requests for the current...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by shame on the district, on Mar 22, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 9 comments | 1558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As housing crisis worsens, city scrambles for solutions

From young professionals looking for homes near their jobs to native sons and daughters who have discovered they can no longer...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Buck Allday, on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 46 comments | 5425 Views

SPORTS

Lin helps Warriors by shooting down Spurs with 29 points

The Golden State Warriors opened a four-game lead in the NBA's Western Conference on Monday night, thanks to a former member...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Bb, on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1001 Views

SPORTS

Ex-Stanford coach Montgomery is heading to Hall of Fame

Mike Montgomery, the winningest men's basketball coach in Stanford history, will be inducted into the National Collegiate...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by old school, on Mar 22, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford psychiatry department to host interactive parent-ed event

Staff from the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry will be leading an interactive event in Palo Alto next week to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 22 comments | 5729 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research

Jeff Dean, senior fellow at Google Research, talks with Lisa Van Dusen about deep neural networks, detecting cats and dabbling...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by GoodStuff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 3623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Palo Alto restaurateur to craft cocktails with a wellness factor for Calafia Cafe's drink menu, and IKEA to offer a taste...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 22, 2016 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 2254 Views

RESTAURANTS

Happy Donuts Closes Restrooms at night

Remember a few years ago when the Happy Donuts on El Camino was going to close? I was one of the long-time customers who...

Original post made by Jean Doten on Mar. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flight and High-Speed Train Noise

I have read many articles in the local newspapers about people being unhappy, annoyed and disturbed by the noise of the frequent...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 22, 2016 at 7:51 am | 12 comments | 355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lifetimes of Achivement: Fred and Marcia Rehmus

Married for nearly half a century, Fred and Marcia Rehmus reckon that between them they've racked up 94 combined years of...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by KG, on Mar 21, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1732 Views
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