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AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man downtown for indecent exposure

Police arrested a man who was masturbating a few feet away from a young woman sitting in a parked car inside a downtown parking...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 14 comments | 2284 Views

SPORTS

Marquess wins his 1,500th baseball game against the Bears

Palo Alto resident Alex Blandino contributed a lot in less than half a game. The Stanford infielder collected three hits...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 5, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cancer survivors celebrate healing through art

Art therapist Tehlia Eisenstat helps cancer patients at El Camino Hospital escape the difficulties of their illness through...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Class-action lawsuit filed against Stanford

A class-action lawsuit for $20 million has been filed against Stanford Hospital & Clinics over a patient-information breach,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:43 am | 21 comments | 2205 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ukraine

Sarah Palin (2008): After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision...

Original post made by Sean on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:08 am | 9 comments | 452 Views

BOOKS

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Award winners

Volunteer Cathy Kroymann, Police Chief Dennis Burns, Sheraton-Westin Hotels and Palo Alto Community Child Care will be recognized...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 3873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google brings flicker of hope to Palo Alto's fiber dream

After failing in its initial bid to win Google Fiber and deliver high-speed Internet to the city's masses, Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 4, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 52 comments | 8816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men plead 'not guilty' to masked armed robberies

Two men who allegedly robbed small markets and convenience stores while disguised in wolf and skeleton masks pleaded not...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Mar 4, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Amy Szymoniak, on Mar 3, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 12 comments | 8708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joint police/fire investigation on Arastradero Road

Part of Arastradero Road in Palo Alto is closed this afternoon, Feb. 28, as police and fire officials investigate a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by winds, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 3523 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Priory and SHP girls all join Paly in CCS soccer semis

Menlo School opened play in the Central Coast Section Division III girls' soccer playoffs with a big 5-0 blanking of No....

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by M-A Parent, on Mar 3, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford must allow access for endangered species inspection

A federal judge has ruled that despite drought conditions -- or perhaps because of them -- Stanford University must allow...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Former employee, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 2340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officers may moonlight at Levi's Stadium

Palo Alto's police officers would get to don the uniforms and insignia of their Santa Clara counterparts as part of a proposal...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Penn and Teller, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 1861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto initiative aims to shift drivers to trains, buses

After months of debate about new garages and permit programs, Palo Alto officials shifted gears on Monday in their search...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Troilus and Cressida, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:04 am | 73 comments | 5792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Worth a good laugh

In the recent City of PA Utilities bill is the usual announcements "yellow sheet' - with this item. "Take Charge of Your...

Original post made by Kate on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cognoscenti, on Mar 3, 2014 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Reining in the Cubberley lease

Having previously criticized the City Council for not recognizing the importance of providing the public with an opportunity...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 1, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 11 comments | 2726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water conservation during drought

I just looked at our latest junk mail from PA Utilities. Glossy sheet with bright colors comparing my family to other households...

Original post made by PA Utilities Customer on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Mar 1, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 10 comments | 580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New report boosts effort to close Buena Vista Mobile Park

The proposed closure of Palo Alto's only mobile-home park took a big leap toward reality Thursday when the city accepted...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Mar 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 111 comments | 7760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The hippo in the classroom

The hippo in the classroom Read the full guest opinion by Marc Vincenti here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/28/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by I Agree, on Mar 1, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1499 Views
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