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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property owners win exceptions from retail law

With two property owners pleading for relief from Palo Alto's recently enacted "retail protection" ordinance, the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 18 comments | 3220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: Comp Plan adoption; board-term limits

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 13. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/11/10/public-agenda-comp-plan-adoption-board-t...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Superintendent Search - PAUSD, on Nov 10, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 868 Views

SPORTS

Woodside forfeits PAL football game with South City

Woodside coach Justin Andrews made the decision Tuesday to forfeit his team's season-ending football game with South San...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by School sports, on Nov 10, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth world volleyball teams fall in Argentina, Bahrain

Defending world champions Italy defeated the U.S. girls’ youth national team, 25-7, 25-16, 25-15, in the quarterfinals...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly launches 25th year of charitable-giving campaign

This week marks the start of the 25th Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive, a charitable-giving effort that annually raises...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans visualize hope through photos

The Veterans Photo Recovery Project helps veterans with mental health disorders to substitute the harrowing imagery of trauma...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campaign underway to name Paly court after former coach

Palo Alto High School's basketball court at the spectacular Peery Family Center could bear the name of former coach Clem...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gus L., on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing East Palo Alto teen found in Daly City

A 17-year-old East Palo Alto boy missing for nearly two weeks was found safe today in Daly City, a police spokesman said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 6216 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford men's basketball coach DiBiaso dies

Dick DiBiaso, Stanford's head men's basketball coach from 1976-82, died on Sunday at the age of 76. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Terry Crouthamel, on Nov 9, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is America Ready To Ban Foreign Home Buyers Like New Zealand?

In an effort to "cool" soaring property prices and make homes affordable for it's own citizens, New Zealand has banned non-residents...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 9, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 23 comments | 903 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 Anke, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:24 am | 10 comments | 21195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to draw up new vision for Ventura site

Palo Alto took the critical first step Monday toward re-imagining and, ultimately, redeveloping a Ventura site best known...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 3771 Views

SPORTS

NLI: Several athletes sign letters of intent for colleges

Palo Alto baseball players Max Jung-Goldberg and Jake Varner and golfer Ahmed Ali signed national letters of intent on Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Others?, on Nov 9, 2017 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two inmates escape from Palo Alto courthouse

Law enforcement agencies are searching for two Santa Clara County inmates who have escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Nov 8, 2017 at 8:50 pm | 18 comments | 13768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County to build inpatient psych unit for teens

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously directed staff on Tuesday to move forward with a proposal to build...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 8, 2017 at 8:40 pm | 9 comments | 3075 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Peter Pan' never gets old

Charming and nostalgic, "Peter Pan" is a great choice for families seeking some good old-fashioned entertainment this season....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by bambi, on Nov 8, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 3047 Views

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 | 2382 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 | 1815 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 | 1560 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 | 3303 Views
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Mountain View: French bakery to replace Drunken Lobster
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,296 views

A New Way to Think About High Speed Rail
By Steve Levy | 10 comments | 1,419 views

Sweet Potato Canapé and Food Party! Holiday Favorites
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 802 views

Couples: Slowing Down & Content and Process Conversation
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 742 views

Twenty Years in the Sixties: How an Alcoholic Hippie Became a Self-Giving Servant
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 669 views

 

The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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