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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death on RR Tracks?

What happened Saturday morning about 10:30 a.m.? At the Charleston railroad crossing, a PAPD car-- lights flashing-- was...

Original post made by Not Again on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Long Duc Dong, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City payroll on the rise as workforce, salaries grow

A growing workforce and rising salaries have spurred a 6.8 percent jump in Palo Alto's employee costs last year, according...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Business Consultant, on Mar 10, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 26 comments | 4840 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School baseball keeps finding ways to post victories

Prep roundup Menlo School's Chandler Yu pitched a gem, RJ Babiera drove in the winning run, and the Knights got contributions...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by ClearEyed, on Mar 10, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district shifts, again, on counseling work

Palo Alto school district staff have pivoted on an idea for a committee that would have identified a new, unified counseling...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by It's a good cycle, on Mar 10, 2016 at 3:20 pm | 9 comments | 3513 Views

SPORTS

Priory boys, M-A girls advance in the NorCal hoop playoffs

The postseason continues for the Priory boys and Menlo-Atherton girls following their first-round regional victories in the...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 10, 2016 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 600 Views

SPORTS

Paly hires former Arizona State QB as its new football coach

Sports plays a big part in Danny Sullivan's life and coaching can likely be found in his DNA. That's why Sullivan and Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by CoachFromAnotherTown, on Mar 10, 2016 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 4965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five-day storm period to bring rain to Bay Area

Three storm systems forecast for Thursday through Monday could drop up to eight inches of rain in the North Bay mountains...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Hopenchange, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 3441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns over academic laning resurface

The school district's board room was full early Tuesday morning with parents who turned out to hear what became a wide-ranging...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by It's the Boasting, Stupid, on Mar 9, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 26 comments | 4495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Selling home: tanbark recommendation?

Well hello everyone - after many years living in my home, I will soon be putting her onto the market. Might someone have...

Original post made by Bernice on Mar. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford's Rosco Allen makes All-Pac-12 first team

Stanford senior Rosco Allen was selected to the All-Pac-12 First Team, the conference announced Monday. The all-conference...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mark Connolly, on Mar 9, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 2635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Express yourself

In partnership with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, administrators and teachers will be engaging students in discourse on gender...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 8, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 3394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City completes settlement over claims of excessive police force

The Los Altos Hills resident who claimed that Palo Alto officers used excessive force on him after he suffered an epileptic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford grad qualifies for Olympics in synchronized swim

==BI Of local note == Stanford grad Mariya Koroleva qualified for the Rio Olympic Games in synchronized swimming this summer...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gunn 'Mum, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board committee eyes new donations policy

The Palo Alto Board of Education's policy-review committee proposed Thursday morning that the superintendent seek the board's...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Spade, on Mar 8, 2016 at 10:51 am | 12 comments | 2909 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe opens in Palo Alto

After months of delays, Bill's Cafe has opened in Midtown Palo Alto, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:16 am | 34 comments | 9620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by southbayresident, on Mar 8, 2016 at 12:51 am | 6 comments | 3883 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls break string of ties with SHP at the right time

CCS roundup After two ties between the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep girls soccer teams during the regular season,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3022 Views

SPORTS

A poor shooting effort sinks Stanford women in Pac-12 hoops

The Stanford women's basketball team lost to host UCLA, 56-36, on Sunday in a Pac-12 Conference contest, ending its 22-game...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Stanford DDDD, on Mar 7, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 3860 Views

SPORTS

Sanders suspended from Stanford men's basketball

Stanford senior guard Christian Sanders has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, Cardinal men's basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by DawkBaby, on Mar 7, 2016 at 10:17 am | 7 comments | 4686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hires new HR director

City Manager James Keene didn't wait long in selecting a new leader for the city's Human Resources Department, tapping a...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Better Still..., on Mar 7, 2016 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 15072 Views
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