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MOVIES

Hackers, meet hackwork

How did we get here? Never in the history of movies has there been a situation like the one surrounding "The Interview,"...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 8848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning how to code

A rainy evening during finals week, after school got out for the day, eight Palo Alto high school students sat enraptured...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:07 am | 19 comments | 9825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 6, 2015 at 9:34 am | 326 comments | 24796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast outage leaves Palo Alto customers without services

Comcast customers in Palo Alto are without phone and internet service Friday due to an outage. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jan 6, 2015 at 6:03 am | 32 comments | 3866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two separate 'Goldilocks' intruders are the subject of manhunt, arrest

A burglar who found a bed in a Palo Alto residence "just right" for sleeping in became the target of an all-out search by...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jan 5, 2015 at 6:45 pm | 6 comments | 7136 Views

RESTAURANTS

From trendy transplants to the greatest comeback

In any given year in Palo Alto, restaurants come and restaurants go. But depending on who you ask, this year's turnover was...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 5, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto officers escape injury when someone opens fire on them

One or more people in East Palo Alto shot at police officers who were responding to a call early Thursday morning, but the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mel, on Jan 5, 2015 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 5979 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living well until you die

By the time Palo Alto physician Ellen Brown visits patients in their homes, they've considered their terminal diagnosis,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sheldon, on Jan 4, 2015 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 6563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford ready to look ahead after a winning finish

Fifth-year seniors like Kyle Olugbode and Ricky Seale leave the Stanford football program with lasting memories. For freshmen...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 4, 2015 at 5:43 am | 1 comment | 4270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man pleads guilty to Gunn High School graffiti incident

An 18-year-old Palo Alto man who spray-painted racist and sexist messages on the walls of Gunn High School in May 2014 plead...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto style, on Jan 3, 2015 at 8:40 am | 7 comments | 6819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comcast Internet Outage?

Anybody experiencing problems with Comcast Internet service in midtown....

Original post made by Zero on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Yo Comcast!, on Jan 2, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 5 comments | 3255 Views

MOVIES

The year in film

As the year comes to a close, we look back at 12 months of films: the highlights, the low points and more. This is your invitation...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 3340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

useless recycling program

I have the following issues with Palo Alto Green Waste/ recycling 1. Organic kitchen matter, veggie and fruit peels etc,...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 2, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 618 Views

SPORTS

Three Stanford women invited to USA soccer training camp

==BI Morris to stay at Stanford == Stanford grads Christen Press, Kelley O'Hara and Nicole Barnhart were all named to the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by SoccerFan, on Jan 2, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 3564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student, former teacher call for more balanced academic culture

A Gunn High School student and former teacher brought to the school board Tuesday night a rallying cry to create a healthier,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by lets stay on topic, on Jan 2, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 142 comments | 28352 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Drivers' licenses for non-residents

I have been looking at this new law and have some questions I haven't been able to find answers to. What documentation...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 528 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beach access, utilities reform and cultural competency among new laws

New laws ranging from election and utilities reform to beach access and community food producers that were authored by state...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 2, 2015 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 4629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donations pour in to thank Palo Alto track guards

An effort to thank the security guards who stand watch at several Palo Alto train crossings started as a hopeful Facebook...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by A Parent, on Jan 1, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 7554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto bans smoking in shopping districts

Palo Alto continued its crusade against cigarette smoke this week by expanding its existing ban to commercial districts,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jan 1, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 31 comments | 3550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We're the best; no, the worst

Palo Altans tend to identify strongly with the inhabitants of Garrison Keillor's fictitious Lake Wobegon, "where all the...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 1, 2015 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 9725 Views
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