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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto City Council considers marijuana regulations

Citing the city's long struggle with illegal drug sales and related crime, some East Palo Alto City Council members said...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Juan, on Jan 15, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 12 comments | 2659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is it okay to "save" a parking spot by standing in one?

I know this is a very random question but I am curious if others take issue with this as I do or am I overreacting? Yesterday...

Original post made by Palo Alto resident on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by Demographic, on Jan 15, 2018 at 12:44 pm | 17 comments | 471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Webcast: Palo Alto: The Year Ahead

Weekly journalists discuss Palo Alto's recent mayoral election and the City Council's top priorities for the year ahead. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 15, 2018 at 12:16 pm | 2 comments | 1384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As College Terrace Market closes, community asks: What's next?

College Terrace Market's Dec. 30 announcement of its impending closure leaves many unanswered questions about the future...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 15, 2018 at 9:42 am | 80 comments | 5806 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts to talk quake predictions, social media in disasters

The ground's brief 4.4-magnitude jolt on Jan. 4 was a reminder that Bay Area residents are sitting on top of a potential...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 15, 2018 at 9:38 am | 8 comments | 2994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Several community events to recognize MLK Day

Find out which local agencies will be offering limited or regular services on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Church, on Jan 15, 2018 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expensive Gucci handbags stolen from Nordstrom

A group of thieves wielding box and wire cutters stormed the Nordstrom store at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:15 am | 30 comments | 12976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: new year, new mayor

The surprise, if one can call it that, wasn't the unanimous election Monday night of Liz Kniss as mayor of Palo Alto for...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Eternal Vigilance, on Jan 14, 2018 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 1637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oregon Expressway flooding likely to continue

As the first rain in 2018 swept into the Bay Area, the underpass at Oregon Expressway near Alma Street flooded once again,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Simple minded resident, on Jan 14, 2018 at 10:40 am | 35 comments | 4416 Views

BOOKS

Cardinal corner: Men earn victories in several sports

The second-ranked Stanford men's gymnastics team opened the season with an impressive showcase with a dominant 402.150 team...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2018
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Becoming whole again

People with severe depression are experiencing hopeful results with a unique brain study being conducted at Stanford University...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 14, 2018 at 12:43 am | 4 comments | 8068 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obituary

<B>Medill 'Toby' Williams Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/01/12/obituary posted...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Barbra Wood, on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 151 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kniss wins third term as Palo Alto mayor

Liz Kniss returned to the center of Palo Alto's political limelight Monday night, when the City Council unanimously elected...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jan 12, 2018 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 3939 Views

SPORTS

Palo Altan Vincent Zhou nominated to Olympics figure skating team

It's official: 17-year-old Palo Alto teen Vincent Zhou has been selected for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Sylvia T, on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:37 am | 12 comments | 7100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County records fifth flu-related death

Another person has died in Santa Clara County due to the flu, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths countywide...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 11, 2018 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local filmmakers to launch documentary series on Silicon Valley

Menlo Park documentarian duo Kiki Kapany and Michael Schwarz of Kikim Media are releasing a three-part documentary all about...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 11, 2018 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

The masterpiece machine

Remember the childhood fun of putting a coin into a vending machine and waiting to see which color gumball or type of toy...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Jim Colton, on Jan 11, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Grewal brings back a wrestling title from Cupertino

Calvin Grewal won the 126-pound division and Palo Alto placed eighth, with 88 points, at the Cupertino Bianchini Invitational...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Jan 11, 2018 at 12:08 pm | 10 comments | 1778 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Missing prep-school teen found safe

A 16-year-old boy missing since Tuesday in East Palo Alto from an school dorm room was located Saturday in the East Bay,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Shaking Head, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 3 comments | 3778 Views

AROUND TOWN

District seeks names for Jordan, Terman middle schools

Now is the time for the public to weigh in on ideas for new names for Palo Alto's Jordan and Terman middle schools, which...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 10, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 166 comments | 7716 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,770 views

Eat, Surf, Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,019 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 979 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 637 views