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SPORTS

Stanford's McNealy explains his decision regarding pro golf

"Stanford head coach Conrad Ray took a huge chance on a scrawny 17-year-old hockey player when he offered me a four-year...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by ExSUNW, 21 minutes ago | 1 comment | 230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by .wnage, 42 minutes ago | 58 comments | 3479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council backs new vision for fiber network

Palo Alto's exhausting effort make ultra-high-speed internet broadly available took a new direction Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey probes perceptions, frequency of sexual harassment at school

As the Palo Alto school district works to improve its procedures and culture around sexual violence, new survey results provide...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by concern, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1358 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Attorney general sides with Recall Persky campaign in legal challenge

The state's top lawyer weighed in today on a legal battle between Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky and the group working...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Ethel Kasinsky, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 1554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board fails to OK superintendent raises in public

For two years in a row, the Palo Alto school board made a “mistake,” board President Terry Godfrey said, when it approved...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 3148 Views

MOVIES

Stanford Dish fire caused by bird that struck power line

A bird that flew into a power line sparked a grass fire at the Stanford Dish Tuesday night that threatened a structure and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 3152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed cafe for seniors means lunch program will need new home

Avenidas, a nonprofit that provides services to seniors, plans to open a cafe in its center at 450 Bryant St. -- ending speculation...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mr Ed, 5 hours ago | 19 comments | 3100 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A Palo Alto son asks: 'Would I raise a family here?'

In June of this year, both my body and mind were in strange places. My body, in Thailand: racing through bustling Bangkok...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, 5 hours ago | 147 comments | 14059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida struggling to find new location

La Comida Senior Nutrition, a longtime senior lunch program relied on by more than 160 seniors, is asking the community to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mr Ed, 6 hours ago | 14 comments | 4560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In south Palo Alto, a battle is brewing

A proposal to build a 69-room hotel and eight townhomes has residents of the next-door Palo Alto Redwoods condominium complex...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Member, 7 hours ago | 36 comments | 6905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to transform animal shelter advances

Palo Alto's cramped but beloved animal shelter will be turned over to the nonprofit Pets in Need and ultimately replaced...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marrol, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 1341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district, grief nonprofit partner for parent events

The Palo Alto school district is partnering with local grief nonprofit Kara to host two educational nights for parents this...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Zhou Lin, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 1694 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eclipse called 'epic,' 'eerie,' 'amazing'

A handful of Palo Alto residents had a prime view of Monday's solar eclipse from the path of totality, an experience they...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Penny, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

District to spend additional $200K on Title IX investigations

The Palo Alto school district is anticipating spending an additional $200,000 this school year to investigate numerous reports...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Dumpster Fire, 23 hours ago | 7 comments | 1601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls new approach on fiber network

For nearly two decades, Palo Alto's plan to dramatically expand its fiber ring and bring high-speed internet to every household...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by Craig, 23 hours ago | 25 comments | 3962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by victim of AT&T door sales, on Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 pm | 26 comments | 20147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man wanted for purse robbery at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are looking for a man wanted for robbing a woman of her purse at Stanford Shopping Center on Sunday. He...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Shopper, on Aug 22, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 3174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A roadway Odyssey -- Palo Alto-style

While some of my friends binge on their second safaris, cruise European canals or time-share in Hawaii, I consider a trip...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by PK, on Aug 22, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 13 comments | 1946 Views

AROUND TOWN

City, Stanford officials celebrate grand opening of Mayfield Place

A new residential building on El Camino Real may just look like any regular apartment complex, but walk past its tall red...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Aurora Yenchik, on Aug 22, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 12 comments | 3666 Views
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Tokyo ramen shop to open first U.S. outpost in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 34 comments | 6,590 views

Winning the battle but losing the war? Thinking strategically and recent events
By Douglas Moran | 20 comments | 1,623 views

It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,413 views

University of California Augmented Review Policy
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 957 views

My Tomatoes Are Better Than Your Tomatoes
By Laura Stec | 25 comments | 809 views

 

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