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SPORTS

Woodside rallies in fourth quarter to beat Gunn in hoops

Calvin Kapral scored 20 points to help Woodside rally from a deficit and beat host Gunn in a non-league boys basketball contest...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 27, 2020 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 690 Views

SPORTS

Choy clinches Stanford's women's tennis win in ITA event

Former Sacred Heart Prep standout Sara Choy won at No. 5 singles to clinch Stanford’s 4-0 women’s tennis victory over...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 27, 2020 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

SPORTS

Ravenswood's 1962 basketball championship revisited

Menlo-Atherton graduate Dave Newhouse, a longtime sportswriter and columnist, will be the guest of the Palo Alto Historical...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 27, 2020 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Setting the bar: Nine seniors who exemplify the meaning of being selfless

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees have gone beyond the call of duty to create positive changes in their...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Curious..., on Jan 26, 2020 at 3:08 pm | 4 comments | 3779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Man running 8 marathons in 8 days; Ms. Wheelchair California makes local visit

In the latest Around Town column, news about a Stanford Children's Health employee eight-marathon adventure for charity,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Walk Don't Run, on Jan 26, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 2 comments | 2769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Why not try ideas that work?

Palo Alto's Comprehensive Plan has a goal to build 300 housing units per year. That's 3,000 housing units over the next 10...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Asher Waldfogel, on Jan 25, 2020 at 9:49 am | 46 comments | 4908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former teacher sentenced to nearly 7 years in prison for sex acts with minor

A former Palo Alto teacher who pleaded no contest to engaging in sex acts with a minor was sentenced by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Mina, on Jan 25, 2020 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 3273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite time pressures, Palo Alto opts to study more rail design options

Palo Alto's never-ending effort to pick new designs for rail crossings got a little more complicated on Tuesday, when the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by TBM, on Jan 25, 2020 at 8:44 am | 22 comments | 4575 Views

RESTAURANTS

How does this Mountain View restaurant owner stay afloat? By keeping things really, really small.

At Mountain View's Yami Grill, which sources its produce from a farm run by a Buddhist temple and is the sole Peninsula restaurant...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Agana Heights, on Jan 25, 2020 at 8:14 am | 4 comments | 3342 Views

SPORTS

One more high school football game for the area's seniors

Although he's only been around the area for two years, Gunn's Jason Miller was chosen to coach the North in Saturday's Charlie...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by AM, on Jan 24, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 1139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan aims to shake Palo Alto out of housing slump

Stuck in a housing drought, Palo Alto leaders are considering more dramatic actions to encourage residential construction,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Jan 24, 2020 at 2:15 pm | 22 comments | 6591 Views

RESTAURANTS

The latest openings and closings in Midpeninsula dining

Restaurants have been coming and going at a dizzying rate the last few weeks up and down the Midpeninsula. Catch up with...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 24, 2020 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 7078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poignant 'Pianist' shares a mother's gift

When teenage Lisa Jura left her home in Vienna, Austria, in 1938 and traveled, unaccompanied, to London, England, her mother...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Josie, on Jan 24, 2020 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA record label aims to amplify diverse voices

When Justin Phipps looks at the Bay Area, and East Palo Alto in particular, he sees a diverse artistic community with strong...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Southside Suzie, on Jan 23, 2020 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 2176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Senate candidate’s mom puts $460K toward son’s campaign

A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the California Senate received a major campaign boost...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2020 at 8:20 pm | 9 comments | 2809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to reflect on its own function, effectiveness

The Board of Education will hold a special meeting Thursday to reflect on its own performance and discuss how they can make...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Independent, on Jan 23, 2020 at 4:36 pm | 6 comments | 1680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group tasked with cutting rail-redesign options instead adds 3 more

When Palo Alto established a committee last year to work on a proposed redesign of local rail crossings, the goal was to...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 23, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 63 comments | 6000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Senate candidates weigh in on ideas to tackle climate crisis

Five of the seven candidates running for state Senate in District 13 vied to win over Peninsula voters by showing their passion...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 23, 2020 at 11:56 am | 9 comments | 2132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests

Gov. Gavin Newsom kicked off 2020 by pledging to plow an extra $1.4 billion into homeless services and proposing a state constitutional...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 23, 2020 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 1983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'They gave us our child back.' How nonpublic schools serve the education system's neediest students

Twenty nonpublic schools in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties serve some of the education system's most vulnerable students...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by Pauline Navarro, on Jan 23, 2020 at 6:49 am | 27 comments | 9568 Views
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