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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Palo Alto's high schools give too much homework?

Many Palo Alto high school students report feeling overworked, overburdened and overstressed by unrelenting workloads and...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 6, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 132 comments | 19065 Views

AROUND TOWN

A singing tradition

It's a Friday evening on the Stanford campus, and as the sun sinks behind the Dish, the members of one student choral ensemble...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 7325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In zeal to hear appeal, council butts up against state law

Members of the Palo Alto City Council accidentally ran afoul of state law late last week when they attempted to discuss over...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:21 am | 25 comments | 4566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto traffic stop yields arrest for pimping

Following an early morning traffic stop on Jan. 29, Palo Alto police arrested a man for pimping, pandering, identity theft,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:08 am | 5 comments | 5300 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab suspected Fry's robber

One of two men suspected of stealing gaming consoles from Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto on Jan. 28 was arrested Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 5, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 4122 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford filmmaker earns Oscar nomination for documentary

When J. Christian Jensen set out for North Dakota to film his Stanford thesis project about the state's booming oil trade,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another plan for Maybell housing draws fire

The developer of 2.46 acres on Maybell Avenue near Arastradero Road may be up against a considerable battle with some Barron...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by About the Kids, on Feb 5, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 65 comments | 7977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jump in mail-in ballots caused election-count woes

Last November's election-count troubles were mainly due to changing voting habits, with 50 percent of mail-in ballots turned...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 5, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 3036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cases of whooping cough high in Palo Alto

A rise in whooping cough cases in Santa Clara County, including many in Palo Alto, has prompted officials to issue a health...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Memories, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 18 comments | 15790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Southwood - What's Going On?

There are a bunch of police cars at the end of Southwood. Does anyone know what's going on? ...

Original post made by Memories on Feb. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 567 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football lands another solid group of recruits

It was National Signing Day for high school football seniors on Wednesday and Stanford signed 22 student-athletes, many of...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jim Shanor, on Feb 5, 2015 at 5:17 am | 1 comment | 3683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Feb 4, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 6446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in Baylands beating

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said exposed himself to woman in the Baylands and then repeatedly punched...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 4, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 12 comments | 4802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why the helicopter(s) overhead right now?

They don't seem to be going away. 8:45am...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 1409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2014: The year the game changed

In the defining act of 2013, Palo Alto residents rebuffed elected officials by rejecting Measure D in the November election,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:19 am | 11 comments | 5046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Beyond the anguish

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:37 am | 61 comments | 7152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford swimmer pleads not guilty to sexual-assault charges

Former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, who is accused of raping an unconscious woman on campus in January, pleaded...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Feb 3, 2015 at 8:08 pm | 12 comments | 8061 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support Stanford Students' Push to Divest from Israeli Occupation

It is a shame that our government finances, arms and provides political cover for Israel's illegal and often violent occupation...

Original post made by Noel on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Bru, on Feb 3, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

String of burglaries hits Palo Alto construction site

Palo Alto police and Stanford University are beefing up security after 11 burglary incidents took place in the past two months...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Senior citizen, on Feb 3, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 5332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's priorities: land use, health and infrastructure

A new year brought a new cast and a new philosophy to the Palo Alto City Council, but the chronically pressing issues of...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Feb 3, 2015 at 4:42 pm | 19 comments | 6160 Views
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