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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car on tracks at Churchill Avenue

Caltrain struck a black Toyota Corolla on the tracks at Churchill Avenue near Alma Street this afternoon, the agency reported...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 65 comments | 9898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool teacher named new Greendell School principal

Shannon Coleman, a preschool teacher who has worked at Palo Alto Unified's Greendell School since 2012, has been promoted...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Longtime Fan of PSF, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

A heat advisory for the Bay Area issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 9 p.m. Thursday as sweltering...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 20, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 2663 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's soccer to appear on TV a dozen times

The two-time defending national champion Stanford men's soccer team will be televised a Pac-12 Conference-leading 12 times...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by So-so, on Jun 20, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School casts graduates into the world

On the steps of Castilleja School in Palo Alto Saturday a group of graduates dressed in white posed for a picture, each holding...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Citizen, on Jun 20, 2017 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 4296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-vehicle collision reported near Embarcadero Road

Two vehicles collided into each other near Town & Country Village in Palo Alto this afternoon, which has blocked off a section...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 1592 Views

SPORTS

Local coaches, administrators honored at state banquet

If the 60th Annual California Coaches Association State Coach of the Year and Hall of Fame Awards banquet held in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 19, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford graduation celebrates bridge-building, the unexpected

Stanford University's commencement ceremony on Sunday morning emphasized themes of embracing the unexpected, bridging divisions...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Need more English taught, on Jun 19, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 3606 Views

SPORTS

American men qualify for volleyball's Super Final

The U.S. men’s national volleyball team closed FIVB World League pool play on a high note, defeating host Poland, 26-31,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by a_fan, on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ex-CEO sentenced to 6 months for domestic violence

The former CEO of Sunnyvale startup Cuberon was sentenced Thursday afternoon after his wife testified in a Palo Alto courtroom...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Updet, on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commissioners slam City Council for 'artificial' deadline

The Palo Alto City Council rejected the Planning and Transportation Commission's request for more time in reviewing the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Los Altos & Alcheck, on Jun 18, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 1457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doris Richmond, who broke racial barriers, dies

Doris Richmond, the first African-American to work full-time for the Palo Alto Library and the oldest member of the historic...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Judith Spirn, on Jun 17, 2017 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 2904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Law zooms in on surveillance technology

On Tuesday night, Palo Alto officials focused on a downside of high-tech: the difficulty of retaining privacy in a world...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by @ Neilson Buchanan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 11:32 pm | 13 comments | 3096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority defends sex ed process

On Tuesday night, three of five Palo Alto school board members stood by the district's selection of a new sexual education...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by @Sanctimonious Poster , on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 41 comments | 4849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marriott hotels approved in south Palo Alto

Palo Alto rolled out the welcome mat on Monday night to two new Marriott hotels, which won the City Council's approval despite...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:39 pm | 60 comments | 6112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, school district move toward new Cubberley vision

An effort by city and school officials to redevelop Palo Alto's sprawling Cubberley Community Center made some concrete progress...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Personal Opinion, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diversity, gender and all that jazz

This year's Stanford Jazz Festival (SJF) is bookended by shows at Bing Concert Hall by the dynamic pianist Hiromi and vocalist...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Me2, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1268 Views

MOVIES

Arranging flowers 101

Nyna Dolby, who's part of the team that puts together the weekly flower arrangements at the Filoli estate, has some tips...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>STATE RECOGNITION ...</B> <B>Ada's Cafe</B> was selected by state Assemblyman <B>Marc Berman</B> as the 24th Assembly...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1928 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Today's events (April 19)

[http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=114970838519361 Talk: 'What I Learned At Straight Camp'] Journalist Ted Cox gives...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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