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MOVIES

New movie captures complexity of Steve Jobs, colleague says

"Steve Jobs," the movie that was written by Aaron Sorkin and opened in Palo Alto last week, artfully captures the character...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by @a, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 18 comments | 8994 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police dog assists in arrest following chase in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto K9 helped arrest a local man who reportedly fled police after being pulled over early Tuesday morning, Oct. 20. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 7 comments | 3403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford announces 10 new retail stores

Stanford Shopping Center is entering its final phase of renovation, and on Tuesday, Simon Property Group, which owns the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tried and Failed, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 45 comments | 18008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss enrollment

As a committee continues its work to assess and creatively address the Palo Alto school district's enrollment challenges,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 22 comments | 4040 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixes of fixes

As morning light streamed through the open garage doors at the Museum of American Heritage, Peter Skinner began orientation...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Washers, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 6627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes a Halloween magic at Gamble Garden, a flower arranging lesson from The Garden Club of Los Altos, a class...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2318 Views

BOOKS

Building permits in Palo Alto

The City of Palo Alto Planning & Community Environment Department approves a change to tree wells. Trees make the news again. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

The highest sale of the week comes from Los Altos Hills with a $18.5 million sale. Read the rest of the real estate numbers...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

This week, 11 of the 34 sales surpassed $3 million, which is the threshold of the ultra-luxury market. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sew excited

Joan Zwiep joins more than 40 other makers at the seventh annual FabMo Textile Art Boutique on Saturday, Oct. 24. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3891 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apprentices gain real-world experience

From 2010-2013, Lawrence Garwin attended Stanford University and earned a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. The...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2445 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford business school dean to step down amid lawsuit

Garth Saloner, dean of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, will be stepping down at the end of the current...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 19 comments | 6572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas seeks city support for expansion

As Palo Alto's senior population continues to expand, the downtown nonprofit that serves this growing population is trying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 22, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 20 comments | 4521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford engineers unveil a self-driving, drifting, electric DeLorean

It may not time travel, but Stanford University engineers unveiled a DeLorean modified to be self-driving, electric, and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 22, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3010 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Paly sweep team and individual cross-country titles

Palo Alto junior Kent Slaney and Gunn senior Gillian Meeks ran to individual titles and helped their respective teams win...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Oct 22, 2015 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Klausner to receive Kiwanis Angel award

A former Palo Alto elementary school teacher and school board member will receive the Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto's Angel Award...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by I remember, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 7 comments | 3257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and agencies roll out storm plans

Warnings that flooding might not be contained if the predicted El Nino storms hit the Bay Area this winter, public officials...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 14 comments | 5520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent postpones hiring of in-house counsel

Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Max McGee has decided to delay the hiring of general counsel after disagreement...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, on Oct 21, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 3136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Moving on

After more than 45 years in their home in Palo Alto, H. Stanley Judd and his wife, Ingrid, decided now was the time to move...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 21, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 3159 Views

AROUND TOWN

New mobile clinic supports medically underserved youth

The Teen Health Van, now in its 20th year of operation, is a mobile medical clinic that aims to reach medically undeserved...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Oct 21, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 5419 Views
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