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SPORTS

M-A, Menlo girls advance in CIF NorCal volleyball playoffs

The Menlo-Atherton and Menlo School girls both moved on to the second round of the CIF NorCal volleyball playoffs following...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by yes really, on Nov 25, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cold-weather shelters open early due to frigid temperatures

Cold-weather shelters in Santa Clara County opened their doors Tuesday evening, about a week ahead of schedule, to accommodate...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 3121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA citizens: help get rid of University Ave's horrendous traffic

How often these past 5-8 years have you found yourself utterly stuck in eastbound traffic on University Ave well before arriving...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by PS, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 24 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing chorus of Palo Altans calling for the renaming of Jordan Middle School

250 supporters have already come out in strong support of asking the PAUSD Board of Education to address the fact that David...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Knew Shockley, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 35 comments | 1588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man collapses and dies, police close street

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Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:09 pm | 42 comments | 5342 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights Jr. Midgets heading to national playoffs

==BI Youth football== It's holiday time for the Palo Alto Knights' football program. First up is Thanksgiving this week...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by party pooper, on Nov 25, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 19 comments | 4055 Views

SPORTS

Anderson prepares for final home football game at Stanford

==BI Football notebook == Palo Alto grad Kevin Anderson acknowledges that "it's going to be weird" walking onto the field...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sean, on Nov 25, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 3421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new president and programs, Sofia University enters new era

It's been more than a year since Sofia University students, faculty and staff were left reeling after the president of the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, on Nov 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 8508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a turkey...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid policy clashes, council to meet with planning commission

It's no secret that the rift between the Palo Alto City Council and its main land-use advisory panel, the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 11 comments | 4456 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E community meeting to discuss tree removal, pipeline safety

Plans to remove hundreds of trees from Pacific Gas & Electric's pipeline right-of-way through Palo Alto will be the topic...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 25, 2015 at 2:12 am | 1 comment | 4371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by who caused this?, on Nov 24, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 3199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested for early morning robbery

A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Nov 24, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 18 comments | 6577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yes, Atherton still has the most expensive real estate, says Forbes

Atherton has, for the third year in a row, been named as the ZIP code with the most expensive residential real estate in...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 24, 2015 at 1:14 am | 10 comments | 3720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community embraces responsibility to help our youth

The December article in the Atlantic magazine addressing the two teen suicide clusters we've experienced in Palo Alto —...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Nov 23, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 4760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owner sues over closure conditions

In the latest skirmish in the long and emotional battle over Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the owners of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 121 comments | 9934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by In the Know, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 10982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 6833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students end five-day sit-in for divestment from oil, gas companies

Stanford University students and supporters held rally Friday culminating a five-day sit-in calling for the college's divestment...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:45 am | 7 comments | 3014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6538 Views
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