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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Union claims high infection rates in Stanford Hospital dispute

Members of the health workers union serving Stanford Hospital claim the high hospital-acquired infection rates are because...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jozie, on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:18 am | 8 comments | 5025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retail and housing proposed for El Camino site

Two buildings featuring 50 apartments and nearly 20,000 square feet of retail space would replace Mike Bike's former home...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 13, 2017 at 8:35 am | 10 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

A habitat for healing

Lucile Salter Packard is said to have always believed in the power of nature to heal. The late Silicon Valley philanthropist...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by tiffany, on Jul 13, 2017 at 6:32 am | 14 comments | 4437 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Students" selling newspaper subscriptions?

Over the last week or so, several "students" (or prospective "students") have knocked on our doors trying to sign us up for...

Original post made by Nayeli P. on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 5 comments | 3386 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

West of Alameda

Lulu Frye loves her Sutherland Drive property. "It reminds me of home in Tennessee," she says, in describing the view of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Couple celebrates 55 years of RV adventures

Jean and Gary Blackburn are part of an increasing number of road adventurers who have embraced the RV culture. A succession...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Charles T, on Jul 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 9 comments | 3391 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development near its headquarters at Willow Road...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by So Annoyed, on Jul 12, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 22 comments | 4762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by George, on Jul 12, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 65 comments | 6255 Views

SPORTS

Efficient pitching effort helps Palo Alto 15s advance

Ryan So needed just 68 pitches to throw a complete game victory and the Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars beat Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Baseball Mom, on Jul 12, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

RESTAURANTS

The third time is the charm for Stanford over UCLA

Stanford senior water polo player Maggie Steffens will likely win the Cutino Trophy as college's best female water polo player....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads no contest to 2012 murder in East Palo Alto

A 26-year-old man indicted as part of Operation Sunny Day pleaded no contest Monday to a 2012 murder in East Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent's tenure filled with accomplishments, difficulties

Max McGee's years as superintendent of the Palo Alto school district have been marked by some advances in innovation and...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by A Year, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:48 am | 46 comments | 4720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may revise billing policy for water leaks

Palo Alto may revise a decade-long policy that effectively bans the Utility Department from giving credits to customers whose...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Growling, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:25 am | 11 comments | 472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Postal inspector investigates theft of birthday money

The U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General is investigating a series of thefts of money from mailed birthday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Crime ring? , on Jul 12, 2017 at 6:12 am | 18 comments | 9983 Views

SPORTS

Hansen leaves Stanford softball program for nonprofit endeavor

Rachel Hanson came to Stanford at a difficult time. She's leaving the program in much better shape. Hanson stepped down as...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 11, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 957 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former nanny, school volunteer faces child molestation charges

A former Palo Alto elementary school volunteer and nanny has been charged with two counts of felony lewd and lascivious acts...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on Jul 11, 2017 at 6:36 pm | 13 comments | 6896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zero Waste - Is Palo Alto Paying Enough Attention?

If I were to claim that Palo Alto could be capable of generating close to zero waste, you would most likely be skeptical....

Original post made by Leon Xia on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Leon Xia, on Jul 11, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 207 Views

MOVIES

U.S. women's water polo team loaded with Stanford players

USA women's senior national water polo team coach Adam Krikorian announced the roster for the FINA World Championships that...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 766 Views

SPORTS

Babe Ruth all-stars: Palo Alto 15s advance in tourney

Kyle Mostofizadeh did a little bit of everything for the Palo Alto 15-year-old all-stars. The lead-off hitter had three hits,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents frustrated by repeated traffic violations in north Palo Alto

Residents of the Downtown North and Crescent Park neighborhoods in Palo Alto are calling on the city to better enforce 24/7...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:11 pm | 64 comments | 7786 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Oh, My Aching Knees
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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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