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PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Palo Alto election, East Palo Alto evictions

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor Jocelyn Dong and reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by scared for our future, on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do I get off Joe Simitian's list? I am tired of the voicemails.

I can't find it on his website. Thanks to anyone for your help....

Original post made by Frustrated on Oct. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by SC resident, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2559 Views

BOOKS

Brain magic

James Doty, a professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University and director of the Center of Compassion and Altruism Research...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 22, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 5036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge political contributions spark outcry, suspicion

As September wound down, Palo Alto City Council candidate Lydia Kou's campaign had plenty of endorsements but not a lot of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Not so Fine, on Oct 21, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 3 comments | 304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds beseech East Palo Alto council to end evictions

Facing a packed council chamber that overflowed with hundreds of residents on Tuesday night, the East Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gentrification, on Oct 21, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 14 comments | 2883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trackwatch for suicides is a hoax

The guard was a block away when the train sounds went off and guardrail went down at Churchill this morning at 8:24. He heard...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by June, on Oct 21, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 5 comments | 316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: An architect critiques the Avenidas addition, with dismay

For more than a year I have been following the process of review of the addition for Avenidas, the downtown Palo Alto nonprofit...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:35 pm | 25 comments | 2953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Children's Health treats transgender youth at new clinic

Stanford Children's Health new Gender Clinic, which Stanford believes to be the only of its kind in the South Bay, brings...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by nat, on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 11 comments | 3338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School celebrates students who lead

On Saturday afternoon, 67 girls clad in an array of white dresses strode across the circular lawn at Castilleja School arm-in-arm...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by IT, on Oct 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 23 comments | 6582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable housing complex breaks ground in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Mayor Donna Rutherford, San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum and other city and county officials marked...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Nelvun, on Oct 21, 2016 at 10:55 am | 7 comments | 2749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>East Palo Alto Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/21/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

For Midpeninsula real estate agents, online real estate web sites have dramatically affected the world of home buyers, home...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

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
There are no comments yet. 678 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 4822 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1787 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 | 7186 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 | 994 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 | 2981 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 11,207 views

Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,294 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 6 comments | 487 views

 

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