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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feeding families

Lemotu Evaimalo comes to the East Palo Alto Library with her three young children almost every day she has off from work....

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Friend, on May 18, 2017 at 9:29 am | 9 comments | 7747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Veteran's family sues VA Palo Alto for 'wrongful death'

The family of a 72-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has filed a lawsuit in this week against VA Palo Alto Health Care System,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jet pilot, on May 17, 2017 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to ban construction near creeks

The Palo Alto City Council agreed on Monday night to explore a new law that would prohibit construction within 150 feet of...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Anne, on May 17, 2017 at 8:47 pm | 9 comments | 2393 Views

SPORTS

Community Notebook: Meeting on Rinconada Pool

Palo Alto will host a community meeting Tuesday evening to discuss a new proposal to outsource management of the city's popular...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Alison, on May 17, 2017 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: New mall stores; Chez TJ pursues revamp

A host of new stores are opening at Stanford Shopping Center, a bank will soon open at the new College Terrace Centre in...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on May 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 3147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Rail design workshop

City officials are preparing to kick off an intense community-engagement process on Saturday, May 20, aimed at educating...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Julian, on May 16, 2017 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

From Viking traditions to Silicon Valley

If you hear the words "Scandinavian American" and immediately think of large enclaves in the Northern Plains states, think...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Dutchman, on May 16, 2017 at 10:43 am | 18 comments | 3612 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Klausner helps Tigers reach NCAA softball

Gunn grad Claire Klausner is on the path to the Women's College World Series after helping Princeton win the Ivy League softball...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2017 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman wanted for burglaries at Stanford dorm

A Stanford University residential building was the site of multiple burglaries reported on Friday evening, according to the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by iphony, on May 15, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 3294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage cans causing blight to neighborhoods

I know this is a rant, but I am getting very fed up with the fact that no matter what day of the week or what time of day...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by PreyedUpon, on May 15, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 8651 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in car burglary

Late last month, Palo Alto police arrested a man for breaking into a car in downtown Palo Alto and are now working to determine...

Original post made on May. 14, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on May 15, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 2875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anxious about plane noise, Palo Alto eyes seat on new FAA committee

Spurred by outrage over airplane noise from residents of Palo Alto and surrounding communities, the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on May 15, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 16 comments | 5076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Beyond weighted GPAs

With a lifeline delicately crafted by Superintendent Max McGee, the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on May 15, 2017 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police department looks to hire communication manager

As the relationship between police officers and the communities they serve continue to make headlines across the nation,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Lenore, on May 15, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 2131 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls do it again, winning another CCS swim title

Grace Zhao won two events, swam on two winning relay teams and the road-warrior Palo Alto girls swimming and diving team...

Original post made on May. 14, 2017
Last comment by Go Paly!, on May 15, 2017 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 1983 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men plead not guilty in stabbing of East Palo Alto drug dealer

Two men pleaded not guilty to felony charges in the stabbing of a drug dealer in East Palo Alto earlier this week, according...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Dave the dope man, on May 13, 2017 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden famous Oak tree is Dead

last week, I was walking there with a friend who is arborist and after careful looking he said the tree is dead. For many...

Original post made by Eighty something on May. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A council adrift

The erratic behavior of three Palo Alto city council members is beginning to become a tiring pattern seemingly more designed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Midnight Motions, on May 13, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 86 comments | 5341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs budget additions

As the Palo Alto school district continues to grapple with a budget shortfall, trustees on Thursday directed staff to plan...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 13, 2017 at 10:30 am | 4 comments | 1645 Views

MOVIES

Hunting the truth

Back in 1922, Robert J. Flaherty made the controversial documentary/docudrama "Nanook of the North," which he purported to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 13, 2017 at 1:24 am | 2 comments | 2577 Views
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Cherries and Berries
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,627 views

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,095 views

Meeting Other New Parents
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 786 views

They Are the Lucky Ones
By Max Greenberg | 1 comment | 483 views

 

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