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AROUND TOWN

Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 4647 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Bonanni is following in some impressive footsteps

Sophomore Bret Bonanni, one of four current Stanford water polo players on the roster of the U.S. Men's Senior National Team,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by member, on Jun 5, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen El Camino sidewalks falters

Faced with an uprising from property owners, conflicting recommendations from its advisory boards and deep ambivalence within...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Please don't throw out the baby with the bath water, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 4623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palestinian boy walks for first time after treatment at Lucile Packard

Six-year-old Hadi Abukhadra is able to walk for the first time in his life, thanks to surgery and rehabilitation at Lucile...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 4234 Views

SPORTS

Rittman resigns as Stanford's head softball coach

John Rittman has resigned his position as the head softball coach at Stanford University, athletic director Bernard Muir...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fox, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:28 am | 7 comments | 4599 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants sue East Palo Alto's biggest landlord

Two renters and a family member are suing Equity Residential for maintaining dangerous conditions that resulted in severe...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:10 am | 17 comments | 8680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space bond measure favored, close to approval

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 2205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran enters Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, a veteran of the Human Relations Commission and the founder of Palo Alto's World Music Day, announced Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 34 comments | 15878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds flaws in Palo Alto's refuse bills

Dozens of Palo Alto's refuse customers have received inaccurate bills for trash pick-up services because of discrepancies...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 11 comments | 3383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former SLAC director Persis Drell to head Stanford School of Engineering

Persis Drell, former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be Stanford University's first female dean...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Stop, Look, and Listen."

Another high school student's life was tragically cut short last week on the train tracks near our home, making this the...

Original post made by Christina Owen on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 2438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Professor Named S.F. Pride’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshal

Sofia University Women’s Spirituality Professor Judy Grahn, will be honored at the upcoming San Francisco Pride Celebration...

Original post made by Sofia University on Jun. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1473 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball earns berth in NCAA Super Regional

Tommy Edman hit his third home run of the season, a two-run shot, with one out in the bottom of the ninth to give Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board releases superintendent contract

The Palo Alto school board released a contract for incoming superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee Friday afternoon, with his first...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by calling the kettle black, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:54 am | 55 comments | 5519 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 3 election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/03/election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by aa, on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 2545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district leadership fires back at feds

The leadership of the Palo Alto Unified School District is swinging back at a federal agency, alleging that factual errors...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 121 comments | 8388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD overshoots legal budget by $110k in fight with OCR

The Palo Alto school board is set Tuesday night to approve a 2014-15 budget of $250,000 for legal services for the law firm...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 76 comments | 2351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Recap of election recommendations

Seriously contested local elections are few and far between in next week's state primary election, but two judge campaigns,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 3, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 13 comments | 3695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford housing proposal faces appeal

A proposal by Stanford University to build 180 housing units on California Avenue under a 2005 agreement with the city is...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 51 comments | 6174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking takes center stage in downtown's growth debate

Palo Alto residents and council members routinely lament downtown's worsening parking crisis, but a new study indicates that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Christian Hanson, on Jun 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 44 comments | 5279 Views
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