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RESTAURANTS

A Korean introduction

Despite its pedestrian storefront, So Gong Dong Tofu House is immensely popular and one of the only restaurants in the area...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jun 7, 2018 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 1354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Early results show sizeable support for recall of judge

Judge Aaron Persky, whose June 2016 verdict in the Brock Turner case sparked a national debate about sexual violence, campus...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dotty Henderson, on Jun 7, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 28 comments | 8604 Views

AROUND TOWN

On the cutting edge

First came the art collection. Next was the combination guesthouse and private art gallery that could showcase that collection. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2018 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes special-education investment

Palo Alto school board members, staff and parents were largely heartened Tuesday by a district plan to allocate $2.4 million...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 14 comments | 2645 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Synchronized green lights in University Avenue's future

A strategy to get traffic moving on University Avenue and off Crescent Park residential streets in Palo Alto could include...

Original post made on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by Cathy Fisher, on Jun 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm | 25 comments | 3106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree trimmer dies in accident at Stanford housing complex

A 36-year-old man died while working on trees at a Stanford University housing complex in Palo Alto on Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by landscaper, on Jun 7, 2018 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 10037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider renaming resolution

In the wake of divisive debate over a proposal to rename a Palo Alto middle school after a Japanese-American alumnus who...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by @OL, on Jun 7, 2018 at 10:23 am | 43 comments | 3548 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grads qualify for the U.S. Open championship

Stanford senior golfer Franklin Huang and Stanford grad Cameron Wilson each qualified for the U.S. Open Championships at...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Baron Weber, on Jun 6, 2018 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja graduation emphasizes sensibility, open-mindedness

Dressed in white, Castilleja School's Class of 2018 faced their friends and classmates for what was at once a celebration...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 6, 2018 at 8:03 pm | 8 comments | 2305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents head to polls in California primary

Palo Alto voters casted their ballots this morning in the California primary in predictably smaller numbers than in the 2016...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by TheVoteCouldBePowerful, on Jun 6, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 1826 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Smith, Hirokawa take the lead in sheriff's race

Santa Clara County voters are setting the stage Tuesday for a November showdown before Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mil, on Jun 6, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2018 has its moment

Relive the graduation ceremonies held at Palo Alto high schools through articles, images and social media posts capturing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 6, 2018 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals named for Paly, Escondido, Fairmeadow schools

The school district announced Friday new principals for Palo Alto High School and Escondido and Fairmeadow elementary schools....

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Not Gully, on Jun 6, 2018 at 12:21 pm | 38 comments | 6867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effort to relax parking rules sparks concerns

As Palo Alto considers lowering its parking requirements to spur production of multifamily housing, some residents are crying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jun 5, 2018 at 7:04 pm | 35 comments | 3594 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Beck drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks

Stanford righthander Tristan Beck went early in the fourth round of the MLB First-Year Player draft on Tuesday. The Arizona...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Anthony, on Jun 5, 2018 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Should Palo Alto students be required to study computer science?

A Palo Alto Unified committee's recommendation to make computer science a high school graduation requirement has sparked...

Original post made on May. 23, 2018
Last comment by 50-Year Computer Pro, on Jun 5, 2018 at 4:30 pm | 66 comments | 5382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lawsuit: Stanford violated students' rights in mental health response

In a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday, a group of Stanford University students allege that the university has repeatedly...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Stanfordgrad, on Jun 5, 2018 at 2:42 pm | 14 comments | 4920 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should I stay or should I go?

Joanne is 81 years old, widowed and living by herself in the same three-bedroom, three-bath house on the quarter-acre lot...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2018 at 12:35 pm | 26 comments | 6510 Views

SPORTS

Alpine-West Menlo LL: Guy Plumbing wins the title

Sam Boyd had a double and a single and scored two runs, and teammate Brent Valentine connected for a three-run home run in...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, on Jun 5, 2018 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Roommate: alleged hacker said he was paid to attack news site

Alleged Palo Alto Online hacker Ross M. Colby told a housemate that he had hacked a news website for pay, according to testimony...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 5, 2018 at 1:16 am | 11 comments | 4131 Views
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