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People: Aided by internet and social media, this couple has made traveling a career

Christine Williams, who grew up in Atherton, and Jules Hatfield, from Melbourne, Australia, met in Peru in 2012 and discovered...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Fred Johnson, 27 minutes ago | 2 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto commits funds to fight solo-driving

Palo Alto's drive to shift the commute patterns of downtown employees received a big boost this week, when the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jeff Lee, 38 minutes ago | 19 comments | 2240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Miranda, it's all about making up for lost time

Robert Miranda, a senior at Menlo School, competed in his first cross country meet since he was a sophomore Saturday and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jim Fairweather, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird-like electric car to make Palo Alto debut

Purring softly through downtown San Francisco, the sleek Aptera 2e looks like a white dolphin, a wingless bird, or the latest...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by PAUL MAYER, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 6790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long-awaited College Terrace Market opens for business

The long-awaited College Terrace Market, which offers products from local food manufacturers and farmers, opened in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dave Mustaine, 2 hours ago | 48 comments | 7296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: District leaders failed to follow law, procedures in sexual assault case

A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Paly Alum 80s, 2 hours ago | 40 comments | 4646 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 Amazed, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto wins grant for crafting new vision for Fry's site

After years of talking about plans to transform the area around Fry's Electronics in the Ventura neighborhood, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, 3 hours ago | 28 comments | 3832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto public-safety officials, others shaken up

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Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Stephen, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 3896 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the love of dolls

More than 60 unique Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls are on display at the Los Altos History Museum this winter. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Kristy, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health fair addresses well-being inside and out

It's not too late to get started on your fitness-related New Year's resolution at the third annual Palo Alto Community Health...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Suzy Z, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive vibrations

Yes, it's a play about vibrators. The electrical stimulation device was invented by a physician in order to bring about a...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Critic Al, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why leash laws? There are plenty of good reasons

As a lifelong South Bay resident and outdoor enthusiast, I treasure our community's public open spaces. One of my favorite...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bad Dog, 10 hours ago | 70 comments | 3436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park superintendent to become chief innovations officer at Ravenswood

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by X MPCSD Employee , 11 hours ago | 13 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to test new public-comment rules

In an effort to reign in meetings that regularly run past 10 p.m., the Palo Alto school board is testing a series of changes...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by for healthier High Schools, 11 hours ago | 7 comments | 2117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Our right to know

A round of public apologies Tuesday night by Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent Max McGee for a blunder that...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by screed, 15 hours ago | 12 comments | 2580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Su Hong, 15 hours ago | 28 comments | 7726 Views

AROUND TOWN

New in theater: 'Cirque Exotique du Monde'

When you see the words "1936 Berlin," you know things on the whole aren't going to go too well. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors Abroad raises money for earthquake relief in Oaxaca

A Palo Alto organization is looking to raise $10,000 to help rebuild two children's facilities that collapsed in the state...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 1677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by North Fair Oaks family , on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 24 comments | 6785 Views
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