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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford crime report: Sex offenses, hate crimes up

While Stanford University saw a decline in some crimes in 2016 -- alcohol arrests, drug violations and domestic violence,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Grandma, on Oct 8, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 3045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rethinking life's journey

Americans have gained at least 25 years of life expectancy over the past century. People born in 1915 lived an average of...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Oct 8, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 4 comments | 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Benefit concert for Neighbors Abroad

Lily Liu, a senior at Gunn High school, has organized a concert to benefit Neighbors Abroad, the official sister city organization...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Oct 8, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney: Under union contracts, district could have re-opened negotiations

A labor lawyer said Thursday that the school district could have pushed back against the classified employees' and teachers'...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by You can blame the union, on Oct 8, 2017 at 2:03 pm | 15 comments | 3344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate possible child-porn viewing at library

A woman who visited College Terrace Library earlier this month to pick up a book said she caught another visitor viewing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 8, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 14 comments | 4427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Art Program seeks panel participants, submissions

The Palo Alto Public Art Program is putting out calls for art submissions for its upcoming projects, which include the California...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Interested Artist, on Oct 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2009 Views

SPORTS

Moonlight Run runners, walkers take to Palo Alto Baylands

Around 2,000 people kicked off their weekend at the Moonlight Run and Walk Friday night at the Palo Alto Baylands for a fundraiser...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2017
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 3394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program shifts problem, again

Channing Avenue and Edgewood Drive are the latest streets to become parked up as drivers seek parking spots outside Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Oct 7, 2017 at 7:11 pm | 39 comments | 4163 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Menlo, SHP big winners in boys water polo

Menlo School went overtime to beat host St. Francis, 11-10, in a nonleague boys water polo game Friday. Sacred Heart Prep...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2017
Last comment by WoPoCCS, on Oct 7, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 861 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District investigating data breach at Palo Alto High School

The school district said it is investigating a data breach at Palo Alto High School after discovering a "rogue website" Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Terry, on Oct 6, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 5870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 6, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 35 comments | 4108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beloved Palo Alto donkey dies at 32

One of the Barron Park neighborhood's beloved and iconic donkeys, Miner Forty Niner, has died, according to his handlers....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Candi Campbell, on Oct 6, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 21811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

HR head named interim superintendent

The Palo Alto school district's new assistant superintendent of human resources, Karen Hendricks, will lead the district...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by No, on Oct 6, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 29 comments | 5614 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Vikings, Wildcats ready to rumble in Los Gatos

Last year, in his first year as Palo Alto head coach, former Los Gatos star Danny Sullivan saw his Vikings lose twice to...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by VikesFan, on Oct 6, 2017 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Ffood, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:34 am | 5 comments | 2793 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tenants' rights group demands East Palo Alto records

A statewide organization for renters' rights has filed a Public Records Act request with the City of East Palo Alto after...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by flexplex, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:24 am | 9 comments | 5332 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HiWheel bicyclist puzzles police, but no tickets

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Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Lance Mannion , on Oct 6, 2017 at 7:56 am | 78 comments | 16360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council backs ban on car idling

An effort in Palo Alto to pass a law barring cars from idling moved ahead on Monday night, when the City Council fully endorsed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by idle away , on Oct 5, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 62 comments | 3806 Views

MOVIES

Old Testament, new musical

The story of Moses and his people's Exodus from Egypt has been retold in many ways, including, this month from TheatreWorks...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Ken Krechmer, on Oct 5, 2017 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hillary Clinton visiting Stanford on Friday

Hillary Clinton will speak at an inaugural conference that will welcome a new initiative focused on digital policy at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Oct 5, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 26 comments | 4442 Views
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