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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community embraces responsibility to help our youth

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Nov 23, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 4110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owner sues over closure conditions

In the latest skirmish in the long and emotional battle over Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the owners of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 121 comments | 9310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by In the Know, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 9811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 6151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students end five-day sit-in for divestment from oil, gas companies

Stanford University students and supporters held rally Friday culminating a five-day sit-in calling for the college's divestment...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:45 am | 7 comments | 2709 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6029 Views

SPORTS

Stanford to play for the Pac-12 football championship

The Cardinal clinched a spot in the Pac-12 Championship game on Dec. 5 at Levi's Stadium with its 35-22 victory over visiting...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 22, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 3528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pressing ahead with the gender revolution

"Can we move beyond the stalled gender revolution?" Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/pressing-ahead-with-the-gender-revolution...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by @Resident, on Nov 22, 2015 at 11:17 am | 15 comments | 5758 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men overcome adversity to place third at nationals

NCAA cross country A Stanford men's cross-country team, so buried by adversity during mid-season when it dropped to No....

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Usa, on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you slammed by homework?

It's that time of year again, when the classwork really ratchets up and the pressure builds to get more papers, more tests...

Original post made by Paly Parent of two on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to extend its first 'bike boulevard'

More than three decades after Bryant Street became the nation's first "bicycle boulevard," Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 32 comments | 5796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, SHP advance in playoffs, but M-A's season ends

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep football teams will be playing for at least another week as they won their respective...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Proud Paly Mom, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2897 Views

BOOKS

Mind control

This Friday, Nov. 20, the wildly popular -- and often controversial -- physician and author will speak at Foothill College...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Stoney Stonebraker, on Nov 20, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 3692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students holding sit-in, calling for fossil fuel divestment by university

More than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University that started yesterday afternoon to call on school leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 68 comments | 3629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for new bike boulevards surge ahead in Palo Alto

Once a novelty, bike boulevards are about to become a common sight in Palo Alto, with the city embarking on more than 20...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 64 comments | 9653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educational expeditions

Kayaking, hiking, camping and making s'mores sound like summer-exclusive activities done with family, but for Beechwood School...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Maureen Simons, on Nov 20, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 3402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to fix Page Mill Road takes another twist

A proposal by Santa Clara County to add two driving lanes on a congested segment of Page Mill Road hit a speedbump in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by bjd, on Nov 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 73 comments | 8004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by Saw them in MV 2 days ago, on Nov 20, 2015 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 6853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 370 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thanksgiving libations

Thanksgiving planning is typically all about the food — what to make, how to make it (deep-fried turkey, anyone?),...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 385 Views
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