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SPORTS

U.S. men qualify for Olympics with golden performance

Team USA punched its ticket to next summer's Rio Olympics by earning gold at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup on Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Alejandra, on Feb 12, 2016 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving water and blooming all year round

Water-wise gardens, popular during the drought, do not have to be a colorless compromise, according to Roberta Barnes, who...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Timing the market for local sellers

Just after sunset in mid-January, my colleague and I were seated at a square, maple-colored table located near the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>CHANGE OF SEASONS ...</B> Local gardeners can gear up for spring with the help of UCCE Master Gardeners during a drop-in...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valentine's Day comedy show with Kevin Wong

Get caffeinated and catch a free comedy show on Sunday, Valentine's Day, at Red Rock Coffee in downtown Mountain View. Bay...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group Forming to Address Palo Alto Airport Impacts on Quality of Life

If you are bothered by low flying, loud prop planes and helicopters, (GA aircraft) you are not alone! These are not commercial...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2016 at 12:47 am | 129 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board discusses student mental health

How the school district can best &#151; and better &#151; support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Data, on Feb 11, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 13 comments | 1969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Topping it off

Construction crews placed the finial atop Hoover Pavilion on Quarry Road Tuesday morning, symbolizing the near-completion...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 5460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap

When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 32 comments | 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by George, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 8 comments | 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds support family against PAUSD in DNA-privacy case

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have filed an amicus brief in support of a former Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Nice actually, on Feb 11, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 34 comments | 4396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Inside the lines

Most kids are familiar with the simple pleasures of coloring. Now, grown-ups are getting in touch with their inner children...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 11, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study

With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Luanne, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 39 comments | 2744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What plans for teens "stuck" in town Presidents weekend

Please help me with ideas for middle and high school students to do fun things for 5 day weekend. This has to be things that...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Nowhere to play, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman gets eight years in prison for injuring child

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto woman was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison after pleading no contest to abusing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

RESTAURANTS

ShopTalk: Pizza Studio, Polo Ralph Lauren close

Farewell to Pizza Studio and Polo Ralph Lauren; hello to more communal dinner options in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 7994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expanded parking program meets resistance in Crescent Park

A proposal to expand downtown Palo Alto's permit-parking zone is proving to be a tough sell in Crescent Park, with neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 11, 2016 at 10:31 am | 13 comments | 2668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by retired road dog, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:56 pm | 17 comments | 4237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul withdraws Park Boulevard project

After more than a year of commission reviews and design revisions, Jay Paul Company has withdrawn the application for one...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Counterclockwise, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 18 comments | 4495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto DNA-privacy case could have wide implications

An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Penny Wise, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:29 pm | 12 comments | 3475 Views
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