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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call for railroad 'quiet zone' gets louder in Palo Alto

A grassroots call to establish a "quiet zone" for a segment of Palo Alto's rail corridor picked up some volume Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by HARLEY DAVIDSON, on Feb 15, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 67 comments | 3957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release video on unsolved 2001 homicide

Maria Ann Hsaio's death has haunted Lt. Zach Perron for more than 13 years, and now the Palo Alto Police Department has produced...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by Cal, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 3754 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police: Expect traffic disruptions for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is in Palo Alto Friday, Feb. 13, for a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University. Palo Alto commuters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by A, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 6469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by TJM, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:55 am | 87 comments | 14240 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys win El Camino soccer title; Paly loses top spot

==BI Boys' prep roundup== Palo Alto had a shot at winning the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer title on Thursday, but...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Cristian Oancea , on Feb 14, 2015 at 1:50 am | 1 comment | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 6998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five years after crash, city still looking to safeguard power

On the foggy morning of Feb. 17, 2010, Palo Alto plunged into darkness at the beginning of the morning commute. All 28,000...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by PatrickD, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 3432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 5318 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls put finishing touches on PAL hoop title

Girls' prep roundup Menlo-Atherton did exactly what it was expected to do on Thursday night as the Bears romped to a 61-32...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 1859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yoga for every body

At 77 years old, yoga instructor Lily Anne Hillis is devoted to making yoga work for everyone, no matter their physical limitations....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Carlab, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2003 Views

SPORTS

Local rowers bring home medals from indoor competition

More than 300 High school and middle school rowers converged on Canada College this past Sunday to compete in the Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 13, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

The legal, financial and political obstacles to saving 117 units of low-income housing at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Feb 13, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 107 comments | 5627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford University approves tuition hike

Starting next school year, undergraduate Stanford University students will foot a $45,729 tuition bill – 3.5 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Stanny Alum, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 3939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite objections, Palo Alto prepares to cap office growth

Responding to community criticism about the rapid pace of office growth, Palo Alto officials on Monday offered measured support...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:09 am | 74 comments | 5710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs Mandarin immersion program expansion

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday night that expanding an elementary school Mandarin immersion program to Jordan...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by concerned american, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 3069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police: Man groped in Macy's restroom

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say groped another man in a restroom at the Macy's department store, at 180...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Eeeeeeek!, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 2631 Views

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 | 1819 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 | 351 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 | 6699 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 | 27137 Views
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