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AROUND TOWN

Can a home seller pick their buyer?

With all the complaining about internationals buying houses with cash and outbidding others, I am wondering how much information...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by True Blue, on Oct 8, 2015 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 775 Views

SPORTS

Winning cross-country efforts lift the spirits of Palo Alto coach

It has been a tough few weeks for Palo Alto High cross-country coach Kelsey Feeley, who lost her father, Jerry, to leukemia...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by A Gunn sophomore, on Oct 8, 2015 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 2757 Views

BOOKS

Orrange has career game in Stanford's win over Colorado

Amber Orrange scored a career-high 26 points to help the 15th-ranked Stanford women's basketball team escape with a 62-55...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harvey Wade, on Oct 8, 2015 at 2:01 am | 1 comment | 2897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park library closed by bedbugs

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/10/06/bedbug-closes-menlo-park-library It seems once again that the bedbug was found...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Oct 7, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 478 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The DARK act? GMO companies give public the mushroom treatment

The DARK act? GMO companies giving the public the mushroom treatment. You might know or you might not know that the House...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 7, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 6 comments | 699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pit bull owner says she warned other woman

The owner of a pit bull that killed a dog in Palo Alto last Saturday morning twice warned the owner of the small dog to stay...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Good bye good bye good bye, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 12 comments | 3758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transcription of missing Board of Education audio, Sept. 28

The video recorded by the Midpeninsula Media Center of the Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to identify, combat human trafficking

With the 2016 Super Bowl slated to bring throngs of visitors and hospitality workers into the Bay Area, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 3516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers

As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:10 am | 42 comments | 6789 Views

BOOKS

Inside those new houses

The owners of four South Bay residences are opening up their homes on Saturday, Oct. 10, for the 2015 Silicon Valley Home...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neal, on Oct 7, 2015 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 4301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Murder charges dropped in drive-by shooting case

The case of East Palo Alto resident Eric Barragan, who had been in San Mateo County jail for more than 10 months on charges...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by xdm, on Oct 7, 2015 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 2280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner to stand trial on sex-assault charges

Former Stanford all-star swimmer Brock Turner will stand trial for three felony counts related to an alleged sexual assault...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Women Should Be More Reponsible with Themselves, on Oct 6, 2015 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 12559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town Square and Registered Users

When TS started the idea of closing a certain thread to all but registered users, the reason given was that it would make...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 6, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 27 comments | 976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: The Nest comes to Palo Alto

The Nest boutique hotel comes to Palo Alto's El Camino Real, bringing the tally to four new hotels in the region this year. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Oct 6, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 6 comments | 6259 Views

SPORTS

October 6 has proven to be a memorable day for Stanford

A first down is 10 yards. A touchdown is six points. Put those two numbers together on a calendar -- as in October 6, or...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by John, on Oct 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD committee recommends more traffic in Barron Park

I just heard about a special school board meeting tonight where a committee is apparently recommending moving all Los Altos...

Original post made by Barron Parker on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Please try harder, on Oct 6, 2015 at 10:37 am | 41 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catching neighbors who fall through the gap

A Palo Alto neighborhood group is working to turn a holiday food drive for needy neighbors into a monthly grocery giveaway....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:41 am | 9 comments | 39440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group of residents shelters, feeds the needy and homeless

Concerned about people sleeping on the streets or in their cars during the recent cold snap, Midtown-based Neighbors Helping...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:39 am | 13 comments | 202972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Comcast really the only internet option in this town?

Hi - I currently have Comcast/Xfinity and its fine (fast, good service) but I was wondering about cheaper internet/tv/phone...

Original post made by Midtowner on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:19 am | 6 comments | 691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sandro Lane, on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:11 am | 45 comments | 15089 Views
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Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
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Affordable Housing: Complexities
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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