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PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue gets the Halloween treatment

Witches, wizards, and creatures of all ages are expected to turn out for the 22nd annual Trick-or-Treat and Blossom Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Happy about this!, on Oct 26, 2016 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 3783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New laws target toxic chemicals in Palo Alto

As Barron Park residents know all too well, residential streets and industrial operations often make for a toxic mix when...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Reprehensible, on Oct 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 9 comments | 5230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' pay tops $200K

The six senior district administrators in the Palo Alto Unified School District are each now earning more than $200,000 a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Reprehensible, on Oct 26, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 80 comments | 9822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain collides with a car stopped on the tracks at East Meadow

Apparently no one was in the car, no injuries reported thus far. We need a Grade Separated rail corridor, period. The...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 41 comments | 866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford University inaugurates new president

As Marc Tessier-Lavigne shed his black doctorate of philosophy robe and put on the Cardinal-red robe of the president, he...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Srsly???, on Oct 25, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 4960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn HS presents The Crucible

I just observed a rehearsal for Gunn High School Theatre's "The Crucible. If you are looking for high quality, local theatre,...

Original post made by Local Theatre Lover on Oct. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 169 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>'No' to negative tactics Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2016 at 2:25 am | 3 comments | 381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford resident dies in crash on Skyline Boulevard

A 25-year-old Stanford resident died when his SUV crashed into a tree on Skyline Boulevard south of Portola Valley in San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phillip Restivo , on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 4591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 26 comments | 8027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB strikes down proposed University Avenue building

After three years of revisions, hearings and neighborhood disputes, Elizabeth and Jaime Wong's proposal to construct a four-story...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Election, on Oct 24, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 21 comments | 6129 Views

SPORTS

Time to make a change at QB after 10-5 loss to Colorado

A 10-5 game in baseball is something of a slugfest. A 10-5 game in football is something Stanford found itself on the short...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Julie Armitano, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 6 comments | 2071 Views

SPORTS

SH Prep's Burke named a CCS fall sports honor coach

Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo coach Jon Burke earned a CCS Fall Sports Honor Coach Award, it was announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathryn Rakow, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 992 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district

This November, voters in several north county and west valley cities will decide who will lead the Foothill-De Anza Community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Ken Horowitz , on Oct 24, 2016 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 4401 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:40 pm | 50 comments | 11728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Chipping away at proposed office cap

The surprising consensus that emerged three months ago with a unanimous vote of the Palo Alto City Council &#8212; creating...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by History Repeats, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 44 comments | 4001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former vice president of SAP charged with insider trading, money laundering

A San Mateo man was charged in a federal indictment for his alleged role in a scheme to commit insider trading and money...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Look it up, on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 5108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Palo Alto election, East Palo Alto evictions

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor Jocelyn Dong and reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by scared for our future, on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do I get off Joe Simitian's list? I am tired of the voicemails.

I can't find it on his website. Thanks to anyone for your help....

Original post made by Frustrated on Oct. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by SC resident, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2562 Views

BOOKS

Brain magic

James Doty, a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and director of the Center of Compassion and Altruism Research...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 5039 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 390 views

 

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