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SPORTS

Prep report: Paly, Menlo boys open hoops tourney with a win

William Schlemmer scored 17 points, one of three to reach double figures, and the Palo Also boys varsity basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Fred Sanford, on Dec 6, 2017 at 8:26 pm | 1 comment | 605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RV evictions in East Palo Alto protested

About 50 protesters blocked a tow truck Wednesday morning that came to haul away RVs in East Palo Alto in which an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Patricia Finau Lopez, on Dec 6, 2017 at 1:16 pm | 86 comments | 12423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Parking maze, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:44 am | 38 comments | 4865 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto firefighters head to Thomas Fire

Four Palo Alto firefighters and their counterparts throughout the Bay Area are responding to the Thomas Fire that has burned...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Russell, on Dec 6, 2017 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss gifts policy

Under a proposed administrative regulation, a donor who gives more than $50,000 to the Palo Alto school district but wants...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by No Dark Money, on Dec 6, 2017 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 2692 Views

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 | 2344 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 | 21809 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 | 2926 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 | 3798 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 | 4843 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 | 6549 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. 407 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 | 2838 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 | 2199 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 | 1615 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 | 2411 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 | 4550 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 | 2529 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 | 1658 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 | 40215 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 4,687 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 1,119 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 9 comments | 706 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 585 views

One-on-one time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 484 views