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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford bioengineer among recipients of 'genius grant'

An assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University is among the 23 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 3698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford, other research universities to partner in bioscience collaboration

Three of the Bay Area's powerhouse universities have joined forces to work on a new biomedical science research center funded...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 2467 Views

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Stanford graduate student dies in mountain-climbing accident

A Stanford University graduate student lost her life on Sunday, as she was mountain climbing in Inyo County in the Sierra...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by vmshadle, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 7304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spate of burglaries hits Stanford campus

Four burglaries took place over a four-day period on the Stanford University campus, including three that targeted academic...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Carelessness, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 5482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen drug abuse on the rise in county

It's never a slow day for Adolescent Counseling Services. The nonprofit's Palo Alto office is routinely packed during its...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Oh Yes, Some Do, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:37 am | 6 comments | 3894 Views

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Railroad crossing closure planned in Palo Alto

Caltrain plans to close a Palo Alto railroad crossing over two weekends in September for track maintenance work, the transportation...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:06 am | 8 comments | 4037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mud starts flying in council race

Shame on Mike Greenfield for his comments linking Mayor Burt and Lydia Kuo to the hate mongering Donald Trump. Both Mayor...

Original post made by rita vrhel on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 21, 2016 at 9:38 pm | 27 comments | 839 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Off Deadline: Can America's democracy survive precise, self-serving, high-tech 'gerrymandering'?

When Joe Simitian ran for state Senate in 2004 he discovered that his district "resembled an old-fashioned telephone handset,"...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Sep 21, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 3393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area home prices up slightly in August compared to last year

The median cost for a Bay Area home rose slightly in August compared to the same period last year partly due to low interest...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by cash sales, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views

SPORTS

Fencing across the ocean has its good points

Senior fencer John Stayner was joined by Stanford sophomores Sajan Patel, Nick Campbell-Kruger, Ty Hunter, Valerie Garcia...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by D. T. Rumpp, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglary caught on video

Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 147 Views

SPORTS

Riekes Center staffer Holloway returns as golden girl

There's another gold medal coming to Menlo Park soon. It will happen when Riekes Center staffer Katie Holloway returns to...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by VB Fan, on Sep 21, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The 'microunit' allure

Some call it an innovative way to create needed housing that will become the wave of the future. Others call it inappropriate...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:10 am | 75 comments | 6551 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are Bay Area Home Prices Falling?

Or is it just August doldrums? http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/09/20/bay-area-real-estate-prices-down-from-august-up-from-a-year-earlier/...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 20, 2016 at 11:34 pm | 2 comments | 323 Views

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Shop Talk: Creamistry opens, Armadillo Willy's temporarily shuts down

This week's retail news includes information on downtown Palo Alto's newest made-to-order ice cream shop, Creamistry, the...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by mark weiss, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 4203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed Friday by flying debris on Highway 101 identified

An 82-year-old man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck by debris...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 7024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trio of suspects sought in Palo Alto burglary

Palo Alto police are looking for three people who allegedly broke into an unoccupied home in the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 4805 Views

SPORTS

Gators produce best offensive football game, but still lose

Alex Harper scored twice and Garrett Gavello also scored but Sacred Heart Prep lost, 32-22, to visiting McClymonds in a nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 1063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train hit vehicle at Meadow - Caltrain tweets

Traffic is a mess around town. It seems that train hitting vehicle at Meadow is causing the mess....

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run draws thousands to Palo Alto Baylands

About 2,500 people from Palo Alto and beyond walked and ran under the light of the harvest moon Friday evening at the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2006 Views
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