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SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton girls put finishing touches on PAL hoop title

Girls' prep roundup Menlo-Atherton did exactly what it was expected to do on Thursday night as the Bears romped to a 61-32...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yoga for every body

At 77 years old, yoga instructor Lily Anne Hillis is devoted to making yoga work for everyone, no matter their physical limitations....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Carlab, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2567 Views

SPORTS

Local rowers bring home medals from indoor competition

More than 300 High school and middle school rowers converged on Canada College this past Sunday to compete in the Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 13, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

The legal, financial and political obstacles to saving 117 units of low-income housing at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Feb 13, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 107 comments | 6502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford University approves tuition hike

Starting next school year, undergraduate Stanford University students will foot a $45,729 tuition bill – 3.5 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Stanny Alum, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 4703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite objections, Palo Alto prepares to cap office growth

Responding to community criticism about the rapid pace of office growth, Palo Alto officials on Monday offered measured support...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:09 am | 74 comments | 6981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs Mandarin immersion program expansion

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday night that expanding an elementary school Mandarin immersion program to Jordan...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by concerned american, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 4196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police: Man groped in Macy's restroom

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say groped another man in a restroom at the Macy's department store, at 180...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Eeeeeeek!, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 3563 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford football standout Bill Tarr passes away

Bill Tarr, the former Stanford football captain who passed away Jan. 29 at age 80, completed his collegiate career in 1955...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Dick Stark, on Feb 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School isn't only stressful for our kids—it's depressing.

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Let's think clearly—and we'll find solutions sooner! Our school leadership says, "Stress is...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 12, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joe Lonsdale answers sexual-assault claims with defamation suit

Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale has filed a defamation lawsuit against Ellie Clougherty, a former girlfriend who last month...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 12, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 7894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police begin using license-plate reader

The Palo Alto Police department began using an automated license-plate reader mounted atop a patrol car on Tuesday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by CAMD, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:33 am | 101 comments | 28030 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Last Days of The Good Ship 1601

Its aging mates had already been leveled and its prominence obscured by green, fence-meshing around the 17-acre site. And...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making a noise: Government officials attempt to influence aircraft regulations

Palo Alto and other government officials have so far been fighting an uphill battle to decrease airplane noise over their...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Feb 12, 2015 at 1:46 am | 88 comments | 3842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport Operations Staffing Services

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Airport Operations Staffing Services for the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested in connection with burglaries of Menlo Park restaurants

A 61-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Tuesday in connection with burglaries at Cafe Zoe, Jan's Deli, Menlo BBQ, Galata...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 11, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 2259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is PAF Ageist?

"Palo Alto, [PAF's Kate] Downing observed, is “more small townish” than San Francisco. But it shares the big city’s political...

Original post made by 50-something PA homeowner on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Garyh, on Feb 11, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 21 comments | 791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School Starting Time

Last night I noticed a post on Facebook by the Gunn Student Activities page where I caught a glimpse of the schedule, and...

Original post made by Roni C on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by No Pal of Paly, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 664 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sought for photographing woman at Cubberley bathroom

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who they said entered a women's bathroom at Cubberley Community Center on Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 11, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 6 comments | 2812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Homeless Shelter Hosts White Party Fashion Show To Support UnHoused Adults

Project WeHOPE (stands for We Help Other People Excel) is hosting a white party, fashion show luncheon on March 21, 2015...

Original post made by Cynthia Corpuz on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Britney, on Feb 11, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 258 Views
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The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
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The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 442 views