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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, on Sep 21, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1002 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 , on Sep 21, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 13 comments | 3587 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, on Sep 21, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 2223 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, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 12 comments | 2627 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, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 28 comments | 7840 Views

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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, on Sep 21, 2017 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 396 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, on Sep 21, 2017 at 6:09 am | 3 comments | 1752 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 | 6799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent's performance

Days after two Palo Alto Unified School District board members called for Superintendent Max McGee's removal, the school...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 16 comments | 3024 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls have high expectations in volleyball

Eastside College Prep downed host Pinewood in a thoroughly entertaining 27-25, 28-26, 25-21 West Bay Athletic League Skyline...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 20, 2017 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 666 Views

SPORTS

Prep volleyball: Menlo wins showdown of past state champs

Menlo School climbed to the top of the girls' volleyball hill in the West Bay Athletic League Foothill Division, knocking...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Marlene H., on Sep 20, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 537 Views

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Gunn student to present Ramayana retelling

Swati Goel, a sophomore at Gunn High School, has written "Ravaan," a retelling of the ancient Indian epic the Ramayana from...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ruchi, on Sep 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 640 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 I watched, on Sep 20, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 5869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two on school board call for supe's removal

After spending several hours discussing Superintendent Max McGee's performance in closed-session meetings this week, two...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by History repeats itself, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:57 am | 72 comments | 7893 Views

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Miki Werness out at College Terrace Market

The grocer whose experience in the business convinced the Palo Alto City Council to give the go-ahead for the new College...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Go CTM!, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:29 pm | 30 comments | 4859 Views

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Autumn-like weather expected this week

Before summer officially becomes fall on Friday, autumn-like weather will make its way this week to the San Francisco and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Novelera, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 67 comments | 6336 Views

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Palo Alto looks to fix up abandoned Baylands site

Palo Alto's newest parkland -- a 36.5-acre site formerly owned by International Telephone and Telegraph -- is about to get...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:05 am | 22 comments | 3601 Views

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City to crack down on El Camino RVs

Nearly 50 recreational vehicles lining El Camino Real in Palo Alto along the Stanford University border will soon be told...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by AreVeeHavingFunYet, on Sep 19, 2017 at 10:44 am | 129 comments | 26843 Views

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Bicyclist's purse reportedly snatched near Homer Street tunnel

A Palo Alto bicyclist on the path near the Homer Street tunnel said her purse was snatched from her bike after she stopped...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by A Parent - one more thought, on Sep 18, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 25 comments | 3266 Views
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