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AROUND TOWN

Channing House transforms rooftop into garden

Residents at Channing House in Palo Alto soon will be able to enjoy the outdoors from the building's rooftop, where two new...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous , on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2642 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Serious or mollifying?

The good news is that a long-awaited response to recommendations made eight months ago by a "select" committee of elected...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Kya, on Aug 8, 2017 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 2610 Views

SPORTS

Keys powers to victory in Bank of the West Classic final

Madison Keys and CoCo Vandeweghe went back and forth, exchanging powerful serves and rocket groundstrokes. From early on...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Barron Park dad, on Aug 7, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transit Center bus depot temporarily closes

The Palo Alto Transit Center bus depot will close from Monday to Sept. 21 as the city's Public Works Department makes repairs...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 7, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto mayor, dies

Former Palo Alto councilman and mayor Kirke Comstock, who presided over the City of Palo Alto during the turbulent 1960s...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Virginia Saldich, on Aug 7, 2017 at 11:26 am | 9 comments | 5684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brock Turner judge hires Trump consultant

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge facing a recall measure in the wake of his controversial sentencing of former...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by "Birds of a feather...", on Aug 7, 2017 at 11:25 am | 49 comments | 6031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Despite...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 46653 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fallen branch injuries two at Menlo College picnic

A large tree branch collapsed on a group of people during a company picnic at Menlo College on Saturday afternoon, injuring...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tree lover, on Aug 7, 2017 at 10:51 am | 6 comments | 2005 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Cardinal Best of the best at U20 Pan American Games

Incoming Stanford freshman Ashlan Best won the women's 200 meters at the Pan American Under-20 Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by @Just Me, on Aug 6, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 89 comments | 19615 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: Camilla Olson, serial entrepreneur

First Person host Lisa Van Dusen talks with Camilla Olson, founder and CEO of Savitude and a serial entrepreneur, about her...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Past Mistakes, on Aug 6, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 5497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge Persky: Why you need to resign

A lifelong Palo Alto resident pens a letter to Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, calling his months-long...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 6, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 52 comments | 8402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit poised to run Palo Alto animal shelter next year

A Redwood City-based nonprofit could take over management of the Palo Alto Animal Shelter as soon as next January, city staff...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 6, 2017 at 12:03 am | 6 comments | 3393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowersmith named Athletic Performance coach at Paly

Spencer Bowersmith seems to have quite a thirst for knowledge in the field of strength and conditioning. The new Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 5, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heidelberg looks to join Palo Alto's 'sister city' family

Heidelberg, a city of gothic churches, a sprawling castle and Germany's oldest university and library, is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by commonsense, on Aug 5, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 2770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer seeks a pass from Palo Alto's retail law

The city's retail-preservation ordinance will be put to the test on Aug. 14, when the City Council will consider giving an...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Exceptions galore, on Aug 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 4559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to approve new shuttle plan

Palo Alto's effort to expand and re-invigorate its small shuttle program could speed ahead later this month, when the City...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 9 comments | 3593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Longtime Children's Theatre director Pat Briggs dies

Pat Briggs, who guided and coached generations of Palo Alto children onto the stage as director of the Palo Alto Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ellen Harrtog, on Aug 5, 2017 at 10:39 am | 19 comments | 5153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 4, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 33 comments | 5267 Views

SPORTS

EPA Greyhounds win three national titles at USATF JO's

East Palo Alto Greyhounds Layla McGee returned from the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by MENLO, on Aug 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1570 Views
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