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AROUND TOWN

Top Palo Alto officials to get raises

Four City Council-appointed officers -- City Manager James Keene, City Attorney Molly Stump, City Auditor Harriet Richardson...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Unbelievable , on Nov 7, 2017 at 11:26 pm | 30 comments | 2555 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, M-A girls win league XC titles; ECP, M-A boys are second

The Menlo School girls cross country team set a West Bay Athletic League time record and won the title at the league championships...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 7, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 7 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto salutes its veterans

Joe Graham's memory lane stretches across continents, from North Carolina and northwestern Canada, where he trained for tank...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Stephanie M., on Nov 7, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views

BOOKS

First Person: A conversation with David Kelley, founder of IDEO and Stanford d.school

David Kelley, founder of IDEO and the Stanford d.school talks with First Person host Lisa Van Dusen about his mission to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Nov 7, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 3978 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County considers proposal for teen inpatient psych unit

Santa Clara County could launch an inpatient psychiatric unit for teenagers at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Roxanne Reeves, on Nov 7, 2017 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 2937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Family of bullying victim sues school district

The family of a special-education middle school student who was repeatedly bullied in 2016 has sued the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 7, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 64 comments | 9255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Give it to me straight, docs

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. With apologies to Aretha Franklin, you can find out what it means to you at this year's United Nations Association...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Nov 7, 2017 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 364 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to discuss Stanford expansion

The school board will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss Stanford's proposed General Use Permit, which spells out...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 7, 2017 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dear Irate Drivers: Read Your DMV Manual

Today was a bad day for being honked at for following the law. Dear irate man in a minivan who tailed me off of East Meadow...

Original post made by Driver on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Driver, on Nov 7, 2017 at 8:33 am | 22 comments | 650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Let's roll!

On a recent Sunday afternoon, players looking to pick up a game of lawn bowling streamed into the Palo Alto Lawn Bowls Club,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 6, 2017 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 2183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP Enterprise moving out of Palo Alto

Palo Alto's stock of tech companies in town is dwindling with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's plans to move its headquarters...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Nov 6, 2017 at 5:49 pm | 42 comments | 10443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Pedestrian-only' University Avenue?

The idea of turning a section of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto into a pedestrian-only zone picked up some steam...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 6, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 50 comments | 6956 Views

SPORTS

Impressive display of goalkeeping in CCS water polo

There was something for everybody on opening day of the Central Coast Section boys water polo tournament in both the Open...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by PoloFan, on Nov 6, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views

SPORTS

CCS volleyball: Rising star nearly takes Paly to next level

Chelsea Fan and Amelia Gibbs combined for 35 kills as the Palo Alto girls volleyball team took host St. Francis to the brink...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Paly Sports Parent, on Nov 6, 2017 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Home stretch for Comp Plan

The vision document for city decisions over at least the next 12 years, now in its final phase of City Council review, is...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by margaret heath, on Nov 4, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 7 comments | 1867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Imprinted in history

The Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery at Stanford University is displaying the colorful and innovative printmaking of Pedro...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by Larry Brown, on Nov 4, 2017 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building owners seek exemptions from 'retail protection' law

Citing economic hardships and an inability to land tenants, owners of two Palo Alto buildings are asking the council to waive...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2017
Last comment by poor WSJ, on Nov 4, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 15 comments | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town: a new path; waiting for the new iPhone

In the latest Around Town column, learn about the city's new approach to establishing a bike-sharing program, people waiting...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Nov 4, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 2060 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student grabbed by man escapes

A female Stanford student walking on campus early Thursday morning was grabbed by a man she didn't know, Stanford Department...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by Marlene Dietrich, on Nov 3, 2017 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

White supremacist group targets Stanford with posters

A white supremacist group that works to spread its beliefs by putting posters up at college campuses across the country targeted...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by C-, on Nov 3, 2017 at 11:58 am | 12 comments | 3928 Views
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