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AROUND TOWN

Four women arrested for shoplifting at Stanford Shopping Center

Four women were arrested this week in connection with two separate shoplifting incidents at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Riding a Swing at Peers Park, 28 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Regional group exploring housing solutions

On Wednesday, the Committee to House the Bay Area will present the public's input on how to build more affordable and low-income...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, 30 minutes ago | 21 comments | 2736 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board approves new chief business officer

The Palo Alto school board enthusiastically voted 3-0 on Thursday, with two members absent, to approve a three-year contract...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by How about this?, 40 minutes ago | 4 comments | 513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>FLY AWAY ...</B> Oohs and aahs erupted from the 30 or so people at <B>Gamble Garden</B> on July 14 as eight mourning doves...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 25 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Departures pose recruiting challenges in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is part of a group of cities that is going through a transition at its most senior level. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters: Market shows signs of cooling

It's now midsummer, and the frenzy of Palo Alto's spring residential market seems to have cooled down quite a bit. Even though...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Riding a Swing at Peers Park, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police looking for peeper seen on security video

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who peeked through a resident's bedroom window last week in the city's Downtown North...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by musical, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 3206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hard 'Truths'

To start its 49th season, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has chosen a one-man play of great power and current relevance. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 519 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto may launch RV parking program

The first program in Silicon Valley to house and support RV dwellers on government land could start as soon as November,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Maurice, 6 hours ago | 29 comments | 4267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noise from Shoreline

The noise level from Shoreline seems to be increasing. This weekend was the worst it has been in many years, and it felt...

Original post made by Duveneck on Jul. 15, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, 10 hours ago | 20 comments | 544 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sentenced to 14 years for fatal East Palo Alto collision

A 28-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in state prison for an East Palo Alto collision that killed a father...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Question, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent Paly graduate to run for school board

A 2015 graduate of Palo Alto High School focused on special education and mental health reform is running for a seat on the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Samuel L., 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former TV reporter enters Palo Alto's council race

After more than two decades of covering news for various TV stations, Pat Boone this week made a foray into local politics...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ravenswood graduate to run for school board

Julian Garcia, a graduate and former employee of the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto, is running for a...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing seeks new leader

Candice Gonzalez, who has headed Palo Alto Housing for the past 10 years, will join Sand Hill Property Company as chief housing...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Also caring, 15 hours ago | 22 comments | 3623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City set to review affordable-housing project

A proposal by Palo Alto Housing to construct 61 residential units on El Camino Real offers city officials something that...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by pickpocket, 15 hours ago | 26 comments | 2874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent announces bid for Ravenswood school board

Nicole Sbragia, an East Palo Alto parent, charter school paraeducator and security dispatcher, plans to run for a seat on...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2018
Last comment by Good Bye Mr. and Ms. Hernandez Goff, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 1862 Views

BOOKS

Webcast: Bad Blood: Book exposes Theranos' alleged fraud

Weekly journalists discuss a new book that unveils the alleged fraud by Theranos' former CEO Elizabeth Holmes and former...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to mark a library legacy, set in Stone

Sixty years after Palo Alto's Rinconada Library first opened its doors to local bookworms, the city is planning to mark the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Libary user, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 1106 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto football: A new chapter unfolding this fall

Palo Alto grad Nelson Gifford is set to write a new chapter for the Vikings football program this fall. It's a challenge...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Clipping Path, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 1002 Views
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Thought and Matter: A Young Man's Search for Interest and Meaning
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