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MOVIES

Rachel Waiters' vocal homecoming

Singer Rachel Waiters will perform in concert Saturday, June 4, at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2063 Views

SPORTS

Stanford gains cross country transfer from Harvard

Courtney Smith, a two-time All-America distance runner at Harvard, will run for Stanford, beginning this fall. Smith is a...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

A legacy of 'proving it'

On four- to six-hour conference calls, Jenny Dearborn, senior VP and chief learning officer at Palo Alto-based SAP, is almost...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by C, on Sep 22, 2017 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

A passion for the finer things

Jarad Gallagher, 38, has been the chef at Chez TJ for the past four years, and unlike the majority of his predecessors, he...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 22, 2017 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 3999 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board on sex assaults: 'A change in culture' is 'needed'

Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education President Terry Godfrey wrote a message Thursday updating parents on...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by PAUSD parent 1, on Sep 22, 2017 at 7:54 am | 22 comments | 3729 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the love of lit

Bibliophiles, take note: A bevy of writers and readers of all kinds will make their way to town on Sunday, March 13, for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

A gem of an opera

In the creative hands of Palo Alto's West Bay Opera, this rarely performed forerunner of all of Mozart's greatest theatrical...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

Home sales

A complete list of homes for sale on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/09/20/home-sales...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 425 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: Passing the test of time

Il Fornaio has established a longtime comfort level with its customers in the 34 years it has been open in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Full steam ahead

Thousands of Bay Area got a glimpse of steam power on wheels in Palo Alto Sunday at the annual Vintage Vehicles and Family...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto wins grant for crafting new vision for Fry's site

After years of talking about plans to transform the area around Fry's Electronics in the Ventura neighborhood, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Sep 22, 2017 at 1:04 am | 28 comments | 4980 Views

AROUND TOWN

People: Aided by internet and social media, this couple has made traveling a career

Christine Williams, who grew up in Atherton, and Jules Hatfield, from Melbourne, Australia, met in Peru in 2012 and discovered...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1417 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the love of dolls

More than 60 unique Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls are on display at the Los Altos History Museum this winter. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
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Health fair addresses well-being inside and out

It's not too late to get started on your fitness-related New Year's resolution at the third annual Palo Alto Community Health...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Suzy Z, on Sep 21, 2017 at 7:45 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Miranda, it's all about making up for lost time

Robert Miranda, a senior at Menlo School, competed in his first cross country meet since he was a sophomore Saturday and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
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Positive vibrations

Yes, it's a play about vibrators. The electrical stimulation device was invented by a physician in order to bring about a...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Critic Al, on Sep 21, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park superintendent to become chief innovations officer at Ravenswood

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by X MPCSD Employee , on Sep 21, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 13 comments | 3612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to test new public-comment rules

In an effort to reign in meetings that regularly run past 10 p.m., the Palo Alto school board is testing a series of changes...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by for healthier High Schools, on Sep 21, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Our right to know

A round of public apologies Tuesday night by Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent Max McGee for a blunder that...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by screed, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 12 comments | 2713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Su Hong, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 28 comments | 7913 Views
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