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MOVIES

'Interstellar' explains to science, 'All you need is love'

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/07/interstellar-explains-to-science-all-you-need-is-love...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Close call by 2 commercial planes this PM over PA?!

At approx. 4:40PM, a few minutes ago, I heard a roar and looked out my rear window of my home. It appeared to me that two...

Original post made by homeowner on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 37 comments | 694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An inflection point in local politics

In a shifting of the power dynamic in our community not seen for more than 40 years, Palo Alto's traditional political movers...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 27 comments | 5034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Brendan, on Nov 9, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 24 comments | 44909 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women hold off upset bid in Pac-12 volleyball

Inky Ajanaku recorded three of Stanford's final five points, including a go-ahead kill, and the top-ranked Cardinal staved...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dunning Stunning, on Nov 9, 2014 at 12:26 am | 1 comment | 260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zero Waste Community Outreach and Advertising Services

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal for Community Outreach and Advertising Services for Zero Waste Palo...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by Online name too, on Nov 8, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested in Mountain View purse-snatching

A 24-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on Halloween night after he allegedly grabbed a woman's purse and made off with...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by PA-Mom, on Nov 8, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero Road fixes coming

Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 74 comments | 5797 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Historical Association project aims to 'ignite passion for history'

Those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto are fortunate to have a historical society with an archive of 13,000-plus photographs...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by PA Dad, on Nov 8, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 2543 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Lacy, SHP's Hill run to WBAL cross-country titles

Lizzie Lacy and Daniel Hill have a lot in common. Both are seniors. Both run cross country. Both attend schools just yards...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by Kermit the Frog, on Nov 8, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 971 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voting for Greg Scharff

After reading the following comment from Scharff in tonight's post-election news, I realize what a mistake I had made in...

Original post made by Scharrfs election on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by staygreen, on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smaller Palo Alto council? Voters say 'yes'

Palo Alto voters agreed to reduce the size of the City Council from nine to seven seats on Tuesday night, when they passed...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Nov 8, 2014 at 11:04 am | 13 comments | 2521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.3 percent of...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows......, on Nov 8, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water quality bad?

It feels like the water quality in PA has really deteriorated: I can clearly smell chemicals now from the tap water, it's...

Original post made by GV on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by @ Time of Year, on Nov 8, 2014 at 7:20 am | 8 comments | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police arrest pair for allegedly possessing stolen property

A Palo Alto police officer on patrol checking on an occupied vehicle ended up arresting the occupants for allegedly possessing...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Nov 7, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 1498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle College engages restless teens' minds

Middle College is a publicly funded alternative secondary school program that allows local students to simultaneously earn...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by midtown parent, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:58 pm | 15 comments | 3905 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

AT&T service down

We live in Palo Alto and for the last two days we have not had phone or Internet access. We were told by AT&T that there...

Original post made by Stuart on Nov. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foster gains on Godfrey in Palo Alto school board race

The spread between school board candidates Terry Godfrey and Catherine Crystal Foster has closed to a mere 12 votes, with...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by peppered, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:26 am | 9 comments | 3105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing

After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:39 am | 14 comments | 3737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dauber elected to Palo Alto school board; second seat too close to call

With all precincts reporting, Ken Dauber has been elected to the Palo Alto school board, but the second seat remains too...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Nancy Grace, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 14 comments | 4412 Views
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