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Home Front

<B><B>GHOULISH GARDEN ... </B>Bring your kids to Gamble Garden's Halloween Treasure Hunt on <B>Sunday, Oct. 23</B> from 10:30...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park

A quiet contrast to Silicon Valley's technology hub, Barron Park is almost anachronistic amidst the bustle of the city, with...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
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Community Notebook: Local behavioral health organizations to merge

Two Bay Area nonprofits aimed at helping populations in need are joining forces to strengthen behavioral health care across...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 20, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whitney Dafoe: 'When I crash'

Though Whitney Dafoe can no longer speak and cannot write long messages, he wrote a description last December and January...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by margot sis, on Oct 20, 2016 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 7176 Views

SPORTS

Watt named a high school All-American in track and field

Gunn grad Amy Watt, who competed at the Rio Paralympics, was named Female Field Athlete of the Year by USA Paralympics track...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Oct 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Berkeley's Counting Crows return to the Bay Area

Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz now calls Greenwich Village home, but the singer/songwriter got his start as a musician...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Gus , on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laurene Powell Jobs donates to school-board incumbent's campaign

With less than a month left until Election Day, Palo Alto school-board trustee Melissa Baten Caswell’s campaign for re-election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Scary, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 11 comments | 4727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire station prepares for Baylands migration

After serving the neighborhoods around Rinconada Park for more than fifty years, Fire Station 3 is preparing for a brief...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 20, 2016 at 11:24 am | 14 comments | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should we be teaching micro aggression theory in PAUSD?

Recently, popular culture has become awash with terms like triggering and micro aggression. Over the last several years,...

Original post made by Teaching Victomhood on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Teaching Victimhood, on Oct 20, 2016 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council favors new rules for downtown retail

Retail in downtown Palo Alto isn't broken and doesn't need fixing. It could, however, use some protection, particularly when...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Self centered candidate, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:00 am | 8 comments | 2581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New law would keep outdoor pot growth illegal in Palo Alto

If California voters approve Proposition 64 in November, they will make it legal for anyone over 21 to smoke marijuana and...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:48 pm | 26 comments | 3687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measuring airplane exhaust

As I listen to the noisome roar of plane after plane passing overhead tonight (my windows are open to hopefully hear/smell...

Original post made by Exhausted from Airplanes on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 11 comments | 313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives feedback on budget cutbacks for next year

The Palo Alto school board mostly refrained from giving line-item feedback on a list of potential budget cutbacks for the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by failing at the job, on Oct 19, 2016 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2043 Views

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Police seek skateboarder in Crescent Park robbery attempt

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob two dog-walking pedestrians as he was riding a small skateboard...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 2160 Views

MOVIES

NO vs Yes live

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Original post made by sffdsdgdfg on Oct. 19, 2016
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RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca Sanders, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:33 am | 15 comments | 3785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek man accused of harassment

Police are asking for help tracking down a man who they said harassed a 10-year-old boy while he was walking on a sidewalk...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 3331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Altans vie for county school-board seat

Palo Alto residents Grace Mah and Sheena Chin are running for Mah's seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education this...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by County School Board, on Oct 18, 2016 at 9:23 pm | 12 comments | 8525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget cutbacks for next year

Cutbacks at the Palo Alto school district office and "restructuring" of responsibilities for many support positions at school...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Michelle de Blank, on Oct 18, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 24 comments | 2995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Money in Palo Alto Politics

I recall when candidates voluntarily limited the individual contributions to $250 each AND there were no PACs. Consider...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 18, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 651 Views
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And one more makes three
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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