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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why the police and fire on Alma today?

Today, Sunday, around noon, there was a large gathering of police, ambulances, and fire trucks (probably a half dozen police...

Original post made by Still no news on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by JD, on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:54 am | 6 comments | 674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pear Theatre announces new home

After months of building anticipation and community speculation, Mountain View's Pear Avenue Theatre has announced the location...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kathy H, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 2415 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

African Methodist Episcopal members mourn in aftermath of Charleston killings

The killing of nine African American churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday has sent shock...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 22, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 20 comments | 4772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Clearing the air about green

Some say that the term "green" is so overused that it has lost its distinction, but I disagree. There is a steady stream...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Jun 22, 2015 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2940 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 Norman, on Jun 22, 2015 at 2:07 pm | 24 comments | 7450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford study bolsters support for Mandarin immersion program

Findings from a new Stanford Graduate School of Education study on the benefits of Ohlone Elementary School's Mandarin immersion...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 21, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 42 comments | 6392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why police activity on 280 this afternoon?

Saturday afternoon, about 1:15pm, the police stopped traffic on 280S near the Arastradero Road exit. They stopped it for...

Original post made by Driver on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Driver, on Jun 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill development up for review

Few projects better encapsulate everything that locals love and loathe about new developments than the three-story building...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 21, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 53 comments | 5479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to contract out parking program

Despite vehement opposition from the city's largest union and an unfavorable ruling this week from a fact-finding panel,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by S. Palo alto resident / DT worker, on Jun 21, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 24 comments | 3960 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto girl sues former social worker for alleged molestation

A former San Mateo County Child Protective Services Agency social worker accused of molesting East Palo Alto girls to which...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Jun 21, 2015 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 5031 Views

SPORTS

Wulff is a high school baseball All-American

Stanford incoming freshman Brandon Wulff was named a third team ABCA/Rawlings High School All-American, the American Baseball...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Jun 20, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Potluck to celebrate neighborhood diversity

Midtown Residents Association members don't have to travel to New York to visit the United Nations; it's right in their own...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:48 am | 7 comments | 3948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto teen nearly drowns at country club

A 17-year-old male nearly drowned at the Palo Alto Country Club on Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 3554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Down the rabbit hole

Doors that open to alternate universes. People who speak in confounding riddles, and a queen whose whims can be deadly. Sound...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg, Chan give $5M to undocumented immigrant college fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are donating $5 million to TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for young...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Jun 19, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 19 comments | 3682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experiences with current social life in college?

I went to college in the 80s, pre-technology. It seems students have gotten more antisocial in college? Is anyone else having...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by buzzed, on Jun 19, 2015 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Class of '54 Stanford graduate finally gets diploma

This past Sunday at Stanford University's commencement for the Graduate School of Education, located in the West Oval Grove,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Monique, on Jun 19, 2015 at 6:50 pm | 7 comments | 3973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost in translation

In "Chinglish," David Henry Hwang's comedy about Chinese-American miscommunication, an American CEO discovers the dangers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 2103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek indecent exposure suspect

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman in her 70s out for a walk near downtown Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 2575 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike Palo Alto pharmacy, police say

Three men smashed the front-plate glass door of a Cambridge Avenue pharmacy early Wednesday morning, broke into the building...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by enough!, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 5930 Views
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