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AROUND TOWN

Filoli volunteers upset over agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 29 comments | 7326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

did global "Superfish" spyware scandal originate in Palo Alto?

The Mercury-News reports on Palo Alto startup "Superfish": http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_27577642/superfish-points-fingers-over-lenovo-ad-software-security...

Original post made by user on Feb. 23, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen sleep debt, stress: Thoughts from a child psychiatrist and parent

The outpouring of discussion around stress, school, mental illness and the welfare of our teens has been tremendous these...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Maria Daehler, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:35 am | 14 comments | 5183 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

You Tube requires signing in

I'm not on the internet much but I do go to You Tube once in awhile. Not long ago, I used You Tube to find out how to crack...

Original post made by pares on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 22, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman invokes past to address future challenges

Palo Alto should harness its rich legacy as a steward and entrepreneur to strengthen local neighborhoods, support local youth,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 19 comments | 5588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Architecture board member resigns after clay pot dispute

The video footage is both clear and ambiguous: A woman slowly walks up to the front porch of a neighbor's house, looks around,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Feb 22, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 75 comments | 16927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Paly High-Rise Theater Building

I would be very grateful for background information on how Palo Alto High School's new outsized theater building (on Embarcadero...

Original post made by Scott Kilner on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 22, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 616 Views

SPORTS

Cal ends Stanford's run of consecutive Pac-12 hoops titles

Brittany McPhee scored a career-high 24 points, but it went for naught as the No. 18 Stanford women's basketball team dropped...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Chatham H. Forbes Sr., on Feb 22, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee: District needs better data system

The Palo Alto school district's "antiquated and disjointed" data system is hindering the work of the superintendent's minority...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 22, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 2788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto airport supplier to warn of lead emissions

Residents and businesses near the Palo Alto Municipal Airport should be getting notifications about the use of leaded aviation...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by ThirdThatMotion!, on Feb 21, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 38 comments | 4975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for indecent exposure at apartments

Palo Alto police arrested a man this week after he allegedly sat naked in front of his apartment window and masturbated in...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 408 Views

MOVIES

Run for your life

Though "McFarland, USA" tells an inspiring true story of underdog triumph, audiences of all ethnicities deserve far better...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 21, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 3842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by slew, on Feb 21, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 6656 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged them to organize. Otherwise,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 5538 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning, Feb. 19, sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 21, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Junior: The friends who saved my life

The following essay is by an anonymous junior at Palo Alto High School, written shortly after a Gunn High School senior died...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by pono, on Feb 21, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 8933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn boys look to CCS after winning El Camino hoop title

Prep boys' basketball Gunn's Chris Russell and David Lee-Heidenreich combined for 30 points to lead the Titans to a 59-29...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Feb 21, 2015 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 2782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to citizen hackers for civic solutions

It was a typical Silicon Valley storyline: Someone got an idea and met someone else who could code. They assembled a small...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Feb 20, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Palo Alto" the answer on Final Jeopardy round

Would anyone not living in Palo Alto know this answer? In the category “California Cities”: A park, elementary school...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 20, 2015 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Daily News to become a weekly newspaper

The Daily News is ceasing three-times-a-week publication to become a weekly newspaper, publisher David Rounds announced Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Great, on Feb 20, 2015 at 7:47 am | 10 comments | 2375 Views
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