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SPORTS

SHP boys meet their water polo goal; Gunn just misses

Really it was almost a foregone conclusion, but Sacred Heart Prep made what everybody was expecting come true with an 8-5...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2017
Last comment by Polodad, on Nov 12, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students test their skills at cricket

The Palo Alto Unified School District officially adopted a cricket program at its elementary schools at the start of this...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Cricket is prohibited on the Jordan field, on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 3425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto looks to lower speed limit near schools

Palo Alto officials are preparing to lower the speed limit near 17 local schools, even as it looks to raise it at two "collector"...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by enforce the current laws, on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 39 comments | 3174 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's halftime lead evaporates in loss to Wilcox

At halftime it looked like Palo Alto might repeat the upset win it came up with last year against Wilcox. The Vikings sprinted...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Just Maybe?, on Nov 11, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears compromise on new Comprehensive Plan

As the Palo Alto City Council prepares to adopt the Comprehensive Plan, capping off one of the most long and complex planning...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by mj, on Nov 10, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 27 comments | 2175 Views

SPORTS

Championship Saturday to keep local teams busy

The best boys water polo team in the Central Coast Section has an address on Valapariso Ave. That was guaranteed when Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property owners win exceptions from retail law

With two property owners pleading for relief from Palo Alto's recently enacted "retail protection" ordinance, the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 18 comments | 3428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: Comp Plan adoption; board-term limits

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 13. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/11/10/public-agenda-comp-plan-adoption-board-t...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Superintendent Search - PAUSD, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

SPORTS

Woodside forfeits PAL football game with South City

Woodside coach Justin Andrews made the decision Tuesday to forfeit his team's season-ending football game with South San...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by School sports, on Nov 10, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth world volleyball teams fall in Argentina, Bahrain

Defending world champions Italy defeated the U.S. girls’ youth national team, 25-7, 25-16, 25-15, in the quarterfinals...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly launches 25th year of charitable-giving campaign

This week marks the start of the 25th Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive, a charitable-giving effort that annually raises...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans visualize hope through photos

The Veterans Photo Recovery Project helps veterans with mental health disorders to substitute the harrowing imagery of trauma...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campaign underway to name Paly court after former coach

Palo Alto High School's basketball court at the spectacular Peery Family Center could bear the name of former coach Clem...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gus L., on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing East Palo Alto teen found in Daly City

A 17-year-old East Palo Alto boy missing for nearly two weeks was found safe today in Daly City, a police spokesman said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 6894 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford men's basketball coach DiBiaso dies

Dick DiBiaso, Stanford's head men's basketball coach from 1976-82, died on Sunday at the age of 76. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Terry Crouthamel, on Nov 9, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is America Ready To Ban Foreign Home Buyers Like New Zealand?

In an effort to "cool" soaring property prices and make homes affordable for it's own citizens, New Zealand has banned non-residents...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 9, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 23 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to draw up new vision for Ventura site

Palo Alto took the critical first step Monday toward re-imagining and, ultimately, redeveloping a Ventura site best known...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 4175 Views

SPORTS

NLI: Several athletes sign letters of intent for colleges

Palo Alto baseball players Max Jung-Goldberg and Jake Varner and golfer Ahmed Ali signed national letters of intent on Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Others?, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two inmates escape from Palo Alto courthouse

Law enforcement agencies are searching for two Santa Clara County inmates who have escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Nov 8, 2017 at 8:50 pm | 18 comments | 14359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County to build inpatient psych unit for teens

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously directed staff on Tuesday to move forward with a proposal to build...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 8, 2017 at 8:40 pm | 9 comments | 3556 Views
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