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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority favors pay raises

All but one school board member voiced support Tuesday night for a new multi-year teachers contract that will provide up...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Gunn mom, on May 18, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 99 comments | 7730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VTA meeting on bus system redesign in Palo Alto Wednesday

Palo Alto's public transit options could change as Santa Clara County Transportation Authority redesigns its transit network....

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on May 18, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 3072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on hold

A request for a liquor license by a private club, called the Cuckoo's Nest, in Menlo Park has generated no insignificant...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Opposed, on May 18, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 13 comments | 4331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former anesthesia tech at Stanford Hospital pleads no contest to sexual battery

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital accused of groping surgery patients pleaded no contest on Monday to two...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Nail Him, on May 18, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2628 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Churchill blocked off from traffic?

Police car and cones. ...

Original post made by I Hope Not on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Blix, on May 18, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 663 Views

AROUND TOWN

One small seed

Based on a half-acre expanse of land on the grounds of St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, NanoFarms USA provides both...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 7917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton neighborhoods

The privacy gained by lots of at least one acre, winding streets with mature trees, gracious mansions set well back from...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 21755 Views

BOOKS

Correction

The April 22 article "Western Ballet turns the big 4-0" misstated the dance company's website, which is westernballet.org,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters to the editor

<B>Loss of diversity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/04/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

The annual "Fine Art in the Park" festival, sponsored by the Los Altos Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, May 14, and Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
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BOOKS

Around Town

<B><B>MOVING ON ... </B>Just days before City Manager <B>James Keene</B> warned the City Council about the emerging worker...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenwaste: unaccountable, terrible service

What is it about Palo Alto utilities and their stuck-up/would be holy, but in reality, unaccountable and terrible service?...

Original post made by TheRealSlimK on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 18, 2016 at 9:32 am | 72 comments | 2552 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Father of Palo Alto teen who died by suicide urges parental support, awareness

TC Lee, the father of a Gunn High School student who died by suicide in 2015, spoke to a full crowd at First Christian Church...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sara, on May 18, 2016 at 9:24 am | 9 comments | 8081 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in Stanford sex-assault case

Just over a year since two Stanford University graduate students found former student and all-star swimmer Brock Turner on...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Eddy Thompson, on May 18, 2016 at 7:45 am | 9 comments | 12718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: In art as in politics, one person can make things happen

First off, a confession: As a kid, I was determined to become a sketch artist and spent many hours with pencil and pen attempting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on May 17, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Father of Palo Alto teen who died by suicide to give talk on mental health

The father of a Gunn High School student who died by suicide in 2015 will be giving a public talk on Sunday, May 15, to raise...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Unfortunate, on May 17, 2016 at 9:02 am | 54 comments | 11985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident: Atherton building department negligent

In the midst of a legal battle with her building contractor, Kimberly Sweidy is also taking on the town of Atherton's building...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 28837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trio of boutiques open at shopping center

The transformation of Stanford Shopping Center continues this month with the opening of several new retail stores: The North...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thoughts, on May 16, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 5757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn boys take down historic swim streak with CCS title

The foundation for the dream was built two years ago when assistant coach Kyle Accornero told Gunn head coach Mark Hernandez...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 2946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Policing surveillance

A police cruiser in Palo Alto has five cameras: one pointing toward the front, another toward the rear, two covering the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by miceman, on May 16, 2016 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 6381 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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