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AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 5539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens arrested for attempted burglary in Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto teenagers were arrested Tuesday morning, March 24, after they apparently tried to break into a home...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by CP, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:22 am | 5 comments | 4616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More than her resume

Lynn Ngai is a high-school senior with a three-page resume. It's filled with first-place awards for her violin performances,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 25, 2015 at 6:30 am | 11 comments | 4753 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Through art, Stanford students open conversation about mental health

There are 129 pages of raw, intimate and powerful expressions of the experience of both mental and physical illness in "Release.Restart.Review,"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by captainjohann, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 11160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 6392 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball snaps five-game losing streak with 7-3 victory

Cardinal corner Logan James provided four innings of scoreless relief and Austin Barr hit a three-run home run to lead Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1784 Views

SPORTS

Stanford seniors make sure careers don't end just yet

NCAA basketball Tara VanDerveer had some special words for her Stanford women's basketball team before it took the court...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspect arrested after standoff in Palo Alto home

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Overkill?, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:00 am | 8 comments | 13631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community writes 'love notes' to Palo Alto youth

More than 30 "love notes" to Palo Alto youth were hung by community members from two downtown trees Sunday afternoon after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 24, 2015 at 8:35 am | 12 comments | 6945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Junior Museum & Zoo would double size

Palo Alto's Junior Museum & Zoo would be demolished and rebuilt at twice its current size as part of an ambitious makeover...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just right, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:24 am | 29 comments | 7033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Happening now: Palo Alto police hunt burglary suspect in residential neighborhood

Police in Palo Alto have cornered a man inside a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive who they suspect of a residential...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Thank you, PAPD!, on Mar 23, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 2516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto workshop aims to bridge police-community divide

"There are three things you should never do when a police officer confronts you," retired Judge LaDoris H. Cordell told an...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 7 comments | 4739 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls achieve season-long hoop goal

==BI Weekend prep roundup== The Eastside Prep girls set a goal for themselves as they began the 2014-15 basketball season,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by WTF, on Mar 23, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 7093 Views

SPORTS

Community notebook: Little League gets gift, plans capital campaign

It's usually not a good thing in baseball to be on the bench, but at the Palo Alto Little League (PALL) ballpark on Middlefield...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jimmy, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 2997 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged wallet thief nabbed near Town & Country in Palo Alto

A man who police said swiped a woman's wallet and cellphone outside Peet's Coffee at Town & Country on Monday evening was...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by shellykay, on Mar 23, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 4732 Views

RESTAURANTS

Off the Grid bringing food trucks to Palo Alto

Bay Area food-truck market operator Off the Grid is setting up shop in Palo Alto this month, helping to fill a mobile-eats...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 14706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD principals shuffled

Looks like superintendent Max McGee is trying to solve a few thorny issues by initiating a dance of the principals: Below...

Original post made by Tip of iceberg on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tip of iceberg, on Mar 22, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Doughnuts shops duel, happy feet get happier

Happy Donuts and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue go head-to-head on doughnut sales, Addison Antique closes and Happy Feet Foot Spa...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 22, 2015 at 10:56 am | 12 comments | 6340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Losing Faith That Palo Alto Has The Will to Do What is Takes to End The Suicides

I began to lose confidence in the school board and Dr. McGee's ability to manage the suicides when I watched him at the last...

Original post made by Discouraged on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by not blame but shame, on Mar 21, 2015 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 964 Views
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