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SPORTS

Prep roundup: Two golfers to state, 3 VB teams to NorCals

Bouncing back from 5-under a third of the way in, Castilleja's Niav Layton shot a 1-under the rest of the way to finish 11th...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Coach Bruce, on Nov 6, 2018 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain grade-crossing options concern neighbors

A dilemma of how to make Palo Alto's four at-grade railroad crossings safer, with the impending electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 6, 2018 at 7:48 pm | 96 comments | 6107 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driverless cars OK'd for local streets

Google's autonomous car offshoot, Waymo, announced Tuesday it had received permission from California regulators to begin...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Student driver, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:56 pm | 73 comments | 5269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sizable independent expenditures factor into Palo Alto election

Independent expenditures in Palo Alto political races have had a spotty presence in recent elections, but this fall, significant...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by Special interest money on Z, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:52 pm | 18 comments | 2814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public vs. private for Middle School

I’m looking for opinions on Public vs. Private for my daughter, who is going to Middle School very soon. My daughter...

Original post made by TongZ on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by The Answer, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:29 pm | 94 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to house JPMorgan's new tech headquarters

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is expanding its financial operations into Palo Alto. The New York banking giant announced Friday that...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by The Hand You're Dealt, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:08 pm | 9 comments | 4612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spending soars on Palo Alto's health care ballot measure

The two sides in the battle over Measure F, which would cap how much Palo Alto medical practitioners can charge their patients,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
Last comment by NO ON F, on Nov 6, 2018 at 11:49 am | 49 comments | 3312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District vendors donate $30K to Ravenswood school board race

The Ravenswood City School District's primary construction management and architecture firms have each contributed $15,000...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Concerned parent , on Nov 6, 2018 at 10:46 am | 31 comments | 3927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly CS and robotics situation?

It's been nearly three weeks since Paly's former CS teacher and robotics coach resigned, but not much has been surfaced about...

Original post made by What's going on? on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by Alum, on Nov 6, 2018 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CCS football playoffs: M-A, Paly, SHP all host first round

Menlo-Atherton, Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep all received their seedings and learned the identity of their opening-round...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 6, 2018 at 6:18 am | 4 comments | 1710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scharff and Holman wage expensive contest for open-district seat

The race between two Palo Alto City Council members for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has become the most...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
Last comment by Maya Collins, on Nov 5, 2018 at 11:05 pm | 35 comments | 3511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Applicants seek to change planning commission's tone

When the Palo Alto City Council meets in late November to interview 13 candidates for the city's influential but polarized...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 5, 2018 at 11:03 pm | 29 comments | 2706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Re-elect Sheriff Laurie Smith

In spite of her shortcomings, which include an uninspired and weak administrative record over her two decades in the office,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Kathy Atkins, on Nov 5, 2018 at 8:29 pm | 16 comments | 21529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measure E hotel-tax increase

We reluctantly recommend voters support the city of Palo Alto's proposal to raise about $2.5 million a year in new city revenue...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by more transparency please, on Nov 5, 2018 at 7:54 pm | 26 comments | 3504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing advocates seek seats on commission

Thirteen Palo Alto residents, including two former mayors and numerous prominent housing advocates, are vying for two seats...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2018 at 6:22 pm | 73 comments | 3684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Halloween Has Changed in Palo Alto

We've done 35 years of Halloween as a home owner in Palo Alto - living in homes in Southgate and now in Old Palo Alto. As...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Oct. 31, 2018
Last comment by Trick or Treating for Booze, on Nov 5, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 59 comments | 4146 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: City Council candidates weigh in on housing

This year's five contenders for the Palo Alto City Council explain their positions on housing in the city in individual endorsement...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by @Arbitrarian, on Nov 5, 2018 at 5:27 pm | 19 comments | 2397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

TRICK OR TREAT? The Old Palo Alto neighborhood was the place to be on Halloween night where families delighted in many elaborate...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Paloaltoparent, on Nov 5, 2018 at 4:34 pm | 6 comments | 1911 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto Council candidate finances outstrip competitors

One East Palo Alto City Council candidate has raised more than 10 times the amount of monetary campaign contributions as...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2018 at 3:28 pm | 21 comments | 3524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County, Stanford partner to open clinic for sexual-assault victims

A victim of sexual violence who lives in the northern part of Santa Clara County will soon no longer have to travel to Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 5, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 3546 Views
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El Camino: Another scheme to increase congestion?
By Douglas Moran | 18 comments | 2,470 views

Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,574 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 1,099 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 838 views