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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowersmith named Athletic Performance coach at Paly

Spencer Bowersmith seems to have quite a thirst for knowledge in the field of strength and conditioning. The new Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 5, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heidelberg looks to join Palo Alto's 'sister city' family

Heidelberg, a city of gothic churches, a sprawling castle and Germany's oldest university and library, is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by commonsense, on Aug 5, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 2758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer seeks a pass from Palo Alto's retail law

The city's retail-preservation ordinance will be put to the test on Aug. 14, when the City Council will consider giving an...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Exceptions galore, on Aug 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 4538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to approve new shuttle plan

Palo Alto's effort to expand and re-invigorate its small shuttle program could speed ahead later this month, when the City...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 5, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 9 comments | 3580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Longtime Children's Theatre director Pat Briggs dies

Pat Briggs, who guided and coached generations of Palo Alto children onto the stage as director of the Palo Alto Children's...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ellen Harrtog, on Aug 5, 2017 at 10:39 am | 19 comments | 5149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 4, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 33 comments | 5249 Views

SPORTS

EPA Greyhounds win three national titles at USATF JO's

East Palo Alto Greyhounds Layla McGee returned from the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by MENLO, on Aug 4, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views

AROUND TOWN

County establishes fund for inclusive playgrounds

Santa Clara County is calling on local cities, schools and nonprofits to apply for dollars to build more playgrounds accessible...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by @Mark Silverman, on Aug 3, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 2503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charge dropped in tenants harassment case

San Mateo County prosecutors dropped charges on Monday against an East Palo Alto man accused of trying to dissuade a witness...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Gorget, on Aug 3, 2017 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 2012 Views

SPORTS

A portable line judge that settles tennis disputes

Gregoire Gentil is a rabid tennis fan but his love of the sport had little to do with his latest invention, which could help...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Gregoire Gentil, on Aug 3, 2017 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 1686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Alto martial arts instructor convicted of rape

The co-founder of a martial arts studio that was at one time located in Palo Alto was convicted of rape on Friday, July 28,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Lifelong Cynic, on Aug 2, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 14 comments | 8116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to DUI crash on freeway

A 22-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges in an alleged DUI crash that injured his girlfriend on U.S. Highway 101...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 2291 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood's Jump keeps challenging herself in basketball

Hannah Jump has spent her summer playing on a talent-packed all-star team; an experience she believes will benefit her the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are campers on El Camino in front of Stanford?

I thought vehicle dwelling was outlawed. Why should our international visitors be welcomed by such a sight?...

Original post made by ? on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by MicahWP, on Aug 1, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 39 comments | 4418 Views

SPORTS

Edelman's basketball experience extends beyond the court

For Menlo School grad Drew Edelman, it's always been about more than basketball. Named the MVP at the recent Maccabiah Games...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Lisa, on Aug 1, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sentenced to 35 years for East Palo Alto murder

Miguel Angel Rivera Jr. sentenced to 35 years to life in state prison Friday after he pleaded no contest to murder charges...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by XDM, on Aug 1, 2017 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 3625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Baten Caswell appears to secure re-election to Palo Alto school board

Two-term Palo Alto Board of Education member Melissa Baten Caswell appears to have been elected to her third term, based...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Stew Pid, on Aug 1, 2017 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 5702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New Stanford housing would abut neighborhood

Eyeing future growth on its campus, Stanford University is asking for Santa Clara County's permission to add 1,600 new housing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2017 at 9:15 am | 34 comments | 7369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>BLUEGRASS ACCOLADES ...</B> Bluegrass musician <B>Molly Tuttle</B> is gaining notoriety with three nominations announced...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Lindsay Joye, on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:12 am | 1 comment | 1742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected Palo Alto arsonist arrested Saturday

A man who allegedly started four small fires near downtown Palo Alto late last week has been arrested, police said today. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Paul ingles, on Jul 31, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 15 comments | 3414 Views
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