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AROUND TOWN

Around Town: shaky ground; going platinum

In this week's Around Town column, read a firsthand account from a local executive in Mexico City during Tuesday's massive...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, 15 minutes ago | 2 comments | 276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Administrators who handled Paly sex-assault case ID'd

At the school board's first public meeting about a just completed law-firm investigation into the district's response to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Law Firm Sanctions, 28 minutes ago | 54 comments | 5071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Déjà vu for school district

Another disturbing portrait emerged this week of a school district still confused about its legal obligations in handling...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Board Please Protect our Children and Fire Max & Dorio, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford 12U qualifies for semifinals in Junior Olympics

The Stanford A 12U girls club water polo team advanced into Sunday's semifinal match of the USA National Junior Olympics...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Renowned Stanford diving coach announces his retirement

Dr. Rick Schavone, one of the nation's premier diving instructors, announced his retirement Thursday after 36 seasons as...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condos and townhouses approved for Compadres site

A building once renowned for enchiladas and margaritas will soon be demolished to make way for townhouses and condominiums...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack G., 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 5910 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 Another Edgewood Neighbor, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 1731 Views

MOVIES

Menlo College tabs Carrion to lead its baseball program

Menlo College Baseball announced the hiring of former Chico State assistant coach, John Carrion, to lead its program. Carrion...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kim has Stanford women near top of golf tournament

==B Cardinal corner == Lauren Kim nearly posted a bogey-free opening round to lead the Stanford women's golf team Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1375 Views

RESTAURANTS

PA council pushes ahead with broadband

In a long-awaited decision, the Palo Alto City Council voted 5-1 Monday night to pursue negotiations with Idaho-based 180...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7822 Views

BOOKS

Start-up incubator opens downtown

Running a fledgling start-up company out of a garage may sound romantic, but local entrepreneur Saeed Amidi has a different...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Singing the praises of Noel, Menlo College track and field

Sophomore Elijah Noel punched his ticket to the NAIA National Championships with an A standard long jump leap of 23 feet,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 949 Views

BOOKS

A&E Digest

<B><B>ART CENTER AWARDED $88,000 ... </B>Thanks to a grant from the <B>Institute of Museum and Library Services</B>, the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto 'top ten' fugitive arrested

The United States Marshals Service has arrested one of East Palo Alto's "top ten" fugitives, according to U.S. Marshal Federico...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2242 Views

SPORTS

M-A offense flexing its offensive muscle; Paly looks for a win

It's the beginning of league play this week for Menlo-Atherton, Palo Alto and Gunn. Menlo School, Sacred Heart Prep and Woodside...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by concussions, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka fined for campaign violations

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka has agreed to pay $733 in fines after the California Fair Political Practices Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Me3, 16 hours ago | 105 comments | 4774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench

As Palo Alto moves ahead with its plan to reconstruct the rail corridor to separate trains from local roads, residents and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, 17 hours ago | 98 comments | 7112 Views

MOVIES

Rachel Waiters' vocal homecoming

Singer Rachel Waiters will perform in concert Saturday, June 4, at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2051 Views

SPORTS

Stanford gains cross country transfer from Harvard

Courtney Smith, a two-time All-America distance runner at Harvard, will run for Stanford, beginning this fall. Smith is a...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

A legacy of 'proving it'

On four- to six-hour conference calls, Jenny Dearborn, senior VP and chief learning officer at Palo Alto-based SAP, is almost...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by C, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 802 Views
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