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SPORTS

Knights fall to Cougars, Palo Alto, Gunn also lose league games

==BI Prep football == The Menlo School football team never could solve Chase Hoffman, who rushed for 238 yards and scored...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by Faith Brigel, on Oct 8, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1286 Views

RESTAURANTS

Social theater: 'Dating Chronicles'

Would your adventures in dating make good theater? Justin Taylor Nixon, Kate Ryan and Fuse Theatre are putting together a...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 471 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja sinks Aragon in nonleague water polo match

==BI Prep report == Jenna Kotcher was one of four players to record three goals and the Castilleja girls water polo team...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school-board candidates delve into elementary-school issues

The five candidates vying for three seats on the Palo Alto school board discussed issues affecting elementary-school students...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by It's about the money, on Oct 7, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 17 comments | 4610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal shelter is not closing, city officials say

A website petition claiming that Palo Alto plans to close its animal shelter prompted city officials to issue a press release...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 28 comments | 3654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jay Cabrera

It's not the nitty gritty of the issues facing the Palo Alto Board of Education that drives Jay Cabrera. It's the prospect...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union seeks concessions for move to full-day kindergarten

With only days left before the launch of full-day kindergarten in Palo Alto schools, the teachers union and school district...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Oct 7, 2016 at 2:19 pm | 16 comments | 3577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford graduate student arrested for alleged rape

A Stanford University graduate student was arrested in the early hours of Sept. 24 for the alleged rape of a 28-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 7, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 8519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Curtains Cabaret sets sail

The term "burlesque" may bring to mind images of glamorous ladies, sequins, feather boas and striptease. And while it can...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Re: Yuck, on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 1830 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck

An especially illuminating article “Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck” --“The California Governor doesn’t want anyone...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by A BIG Question, on Oct 7, 2016 at 11:00 am | 11 comments | 423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Peninsula Hardware shutters, Calafia to serve breakfast daily

This week's column features news on Peninsula Hardware's closure, as well as Stanford Shopping Center's newest arrivals:...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Yuck!, on Oct 7, 2016 at 10:10 am | 13 comments | 5504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beloved Palo Alto donkey dies at 32

One of the Barron Park neighborhood's beloved and iconic donkeys, Miner Forty Niner, has died, according to his handlers....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Truth Be Told, on Oct 7, 2016 at 9:58 am | 19 comments | 19756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>WHEELING AND DEALING... </B>Palo Alto's plan to have a bike-share system that people actually use sped ahead Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2016 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka and Kniss take fundraising lead in council race

With the City Council election about five weeks away, Palo Alto's longest-serving council member and its longest-serving...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 7, 2016 at 8:44 am | 22 comments | 4394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent Watch: Live-in caregivers jeopardizing tenancy

Q I am disabled and have a live-in caregiver. My landlord recently gave me a 60-day notice to terminate my tenancy. When...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>REMODELING? ... </B>If you are a homeowner, contractor or designer and are remodeling a home that you think might be...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peer Power

A support group in Palo Alto is helping local caregivers cope with the physical and emotional burdens that often come along...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Discrimination, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:59 am | 68 comments | 10203 Views

MOVIES

Leaping into the shallow end

The new Marvel superhero (sorta) movie is obnoxious, snarky, gruntingly sexual and violent. And it knows it. It's everything...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Increased water use statewide could lead to mandatory restrictions

A recent dramatic drop in water conservation statewide could lead to a renewal of state-imposed mandatory water restrictions,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Mandatory limits to population growth, on Oct 6, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 1672 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 11,208 views

Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,294 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 487 views

 

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