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AROUND TOWN

'Animal Farm' revisited

Fifteen retirees starring in Avenidas' staged reading of George Orwell's "Animal Farm" this month at Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Income inequality, on Dec 6, 2017 at 4:37 am | 4 comments | 2316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto police search for missing teen

Jonathan Bedolla, 17, was last seen three days ago leaving the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Katie , on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 11 comments | 21787 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sunset magazine sold to Los Angeles private equity investor

Sunset magazine, once located on Willow Road in Menlo Park, has been sold to Regent L.P., a Los Angeles-based private equity...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves Junior Museum and Zoo expansion

One of Palo Alto’s most popular family attractions received a big boost Monday night, when the City Council gleefully backed...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by mattie, on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 9 comments | 3760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ex-teacher sentenced to five years for molestation

After tearfully begging a San Mateo County judge for leniency during her sentencing hearing for molesting two East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Just Yo, on Dec 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 14 comments | 4811 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner files appeal

A year and a half after a jury found Brock Turner guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Dad, on Dec 5, 2017 at 9:14 am | 14 comments | 6502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smoking hot fusion

Sometimes I wander into a restaurant that looks interesting without much knowledge of what might be in store. Kemuri Japanese...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands of records exposed in Stanford data breaches

Personal employee information, confidential financial aid and student sexual-assault reports were exposed in three separate...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 4, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 2788 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Stanford's ambitious GUP

The community is awakening to the need to carefully scrutinize Stanford's expansion plan to build another 2.275 million square...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 4, 2017 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ending the wasted food run-around

Peninsula Food Runners works to remove logistical barriers to food donations, picking up leftover meals from tech companies...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Dec 4, 2017 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing woman found within hours

A 59-year-old with Alzheimer's disease who went missing Tuesday morning was found by a resident in Palo Alto later in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Experience, on Dec 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 6 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto mayor celebrates 'city on the move'

East Palo Alto Mayor Larry Moody pointed to the city's achievements this year, which, he said have kicked opened a new progressive...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by Nobody , on Dec 3, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 3 comments | 4517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board selects supe-search firm

Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, an Illinois-based firm that has conducted numerous superintendent searches in California...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Exactly, on Dec 2, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 13 comments | 2497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to assess life for families of young children in Palo Alto

A new city study will take a deep dive into issues impacting parents and young children in Palo Alto, from financial security...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Overgrowth is the Problem, on Dec 2, 2017 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student found guilty in fatal DUI case

A 28-year-old man who drove the wrong way down U.S. Highway 101 in 2013, killing one man and seriously injuring two others,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
Last comment by F, on Dec 1, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 16 comments | 40046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middlefield Single lane and bus stop.

I noticed recently that Middlefield has been narrowed to single lane SB to enable a left turn lane. As annoying as this appears...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 1, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 455 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Paly boys end Gunn's water polo streak

Jack Anderson buried a shot in sudden death overtime to lift the Palo Alto boys water team to a 10-9 victory over host Gunn...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Great Journalism, on Dec 1, 2017 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educating students, one by one

All Students Matter received $5,000 from the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund this year, paying for new volunteer training that...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County extends comment period for Stanford expansion

Responding to requests from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, Santa Clara County planners have agreed to give the public 60 more...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Thanks Joe, on Nov 30, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artisan pop-up market opens Friday

A pop-up market featuring dozens of local artists will open up at the Clarkwood Center starting Dec. 1, and will kick off...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Probably74, on Nov 30, 2017 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 488 Views
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