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AROUND TOWN

Jing Lyman, activist and wife of former Stanford president, dies at 88

Elizabeth "Jing" Lyman, the "first lady" of Stanford University from 1970 to 1980 and an activist in her own right, died...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Edith Eddy, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 5 comments | 19340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Happy Hanukkah, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 11194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The best elementary school locations for a growing community

There are 25 percent more elementary students in our district today than when I moved here in 1979, yet we have two fewer...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by paretn, on Nov 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 14 comments | 10915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Builder gets a legal boost against city's affordable-housing law

Seven years after Sterling Park received the city's blessing to construct a condominium complex on West Bayshore Road, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by enniac, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 13305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Shots fired at vehicle occupied by young juveniles, mother

Shots were fired Sunday afternoon at a parked vehicle in Menlo Park that was occupied by two young juveniles and their mother. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Karen , on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 11640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to unveil huge 'light sculpture' Saturday

A two-year grassroots effort led by a Palo Alto father and his two young children to bring a 35-foot-tall interactive light...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:29 am | 25 comments | 44123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss teacher raises, calendar tonight

The Palo Alto Board of Education will discuss raises for Palo Alto teachers and school administrators, including Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 26, 2013 at 9:42 am | 13 comments | 20448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vegetarians & Pescatarians - Thanksgiving recipes?

Vegetarians and Pescatarians! What traditional recipe competes with the barbecued turkey? I'm looking for a new tradition,...

Original post made by Pescatarian on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 485 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men extend soccer season with 1-0 NCAA victory

Matt Taylor converted a diving header into the net in the 21st minute of Sunday's NCAA Tournament second-round match at Cal...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Dave Donley, on Nov 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 16105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to buy turkeys

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/24/where-to-buy-turkeys posted Sunday, November 24, 2013,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by gobble gobble, on Nov 25, 2013 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 8824 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bicyclist has major injuries after Stanford crash

A Menlo Park man was struck by a motorist in the early morning darkness at Stanford University on Wednesday, according to...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 33 comments | 16666 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Koreans holding American, officials say

There has still been no contact with Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Altan whose family and friends say has been held...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Think!, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 22331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford historian sees hazard in gap between U.S. military and civilians

America's all-volunteer military has made it too easy for politicians to order risky undertakings with casualties borne by...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Brian Good, on Nov 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 15 comments | 17297 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys win a third straight CCS water polo title

It was a highly successful season for the Sacred Heart Prep boys in water polo even before the Gators headed into the Central...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 9134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Closing of John F. Dahl Plumbing

I read in Saturday's Daily Post that John F. Dahl Plumbing has closed. It was Palo Alto's oldest business, founded 115 years...

Original post made by John K on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 25, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 3364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Sutter Health running misleading ads?

I've seen this ad twice now - both in the Mercury News and in the Palo Alto Weekly (page 25, Nov. 22 edition) It says "Finding...

Original post made by Michele on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Michele, on Nov 25, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 4002 Views

AROUND TOWN

seeking Eichler homeowners who have done electrical work

I am a writing intern here at the Weekly and am researching an article about rewiring Eichler homes for the Home and Garden...

Original post made by Kim D on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jay Paul's pitch for office complex meets skepticism

With tensions running high in Palo Alto over new developments and traffic issues clogging up City Hall agendas, Jay Paul...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by paly mom, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:51 am | 29 comments | 36156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School documents and source materials

In addition to documents and other original source material linked within news stories, other material obtained from the...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 45896 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Hennessy questions state teacher tenure laws

Stanford University President John Hennessy this week questioned why California grants job tenure to K-12 teachers after...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by KISS, on Nov 24, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 37 comments | 27676 Views
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