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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A worthy gamble by Palo Alto city manager

For many Palo Alto residents, the quality of city government comes down to how they and their architects and contractors...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Do need transparency, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:29 am | 6 comments | 13298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whole Foods to buy Wild Oats

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Original post made by James on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Apr 15, 2007 at 3:54 pm | 30 comments | 13298 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new home for ancient ways

Standing inside the almost-complete prayer hall of Palo Alto's first freestanding mosque on San Antonio Road, Durriya Tyabji...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 1, 2014 at 9:00 am | 45 comments | 13270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe

Critics of Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and a lawyer for the school district Tuesday presented clashing perspectives...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 3, 2013 at 10:36 am | 111 comments | 13267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teen was smart, gentle, sweet, parents recall

Surrounded by a score of comforting relatives, Jean-Paul "JP" Blanchard's parents looked back on the life of their son late...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Adam She, on May 18, 2009 at 8:38 am | 46 comments | 13265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The best elementary school locations for a growing community

There are 25 percent more elementary students in our district today than when I moved here in 1979, yet we have two fewer...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by paretn, on Nov 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 14 comments | 13257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's sister city devastated by typhoon

Super Typhoon Yolanda, considered the most powerful storm of its kind to make landfall, has struck Palo Alto's sister city,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 13255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car pins boys against wall in downtown Menlo Park

A warm fall afternoon turned dangerous for 6-year-old twins when a car jumped a curb, trapping the boys against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cat Mom Leonorilda, on Oct 22, 2013 at 11:09 am | 49 comments | 13251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lynne Johnson will retire as police chief

Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson will retire and leave her job Dec. 19, City Manager James Keene announced Thursday following...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by steveo, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:30 am | 139 comments | 13223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Facebook Grossly Overcharging on Business Ads

Facebook is grossly overcharging small businesses on business advertising ads. I submitted an ad to Facebook specifying...

Original post made by Renee on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by facebook is no friend, on Dec 10, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 13222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA teacher wins award for using tech in classroom

When Robert Pronovost started teaching at Belle Haven Elementary in 2007, the only tech in his classroom was three aging...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lexie, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 13215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 lane closures scheduled for Friday, Saturday nights

To prepare for the replacement of bridges over San Francisquito Creek, lanes along U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto will be...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 12:58 am | 20 comments | 13210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Iran Sets Preconditions for US Meeting

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Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by Plus, on Oct 13, 2008 at 11:42 am | 10 comments | 13197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A miscarriage of justice

Last week, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky used his sentencing powers to impose his own view of the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by lookbeyondwhatUC, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 122 comments | 13192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Happy Hanukkah, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:51 am | 10 comments | 13192 Views

SPORTS

Bill Green was more than just a remarkable sprinter

Bill Green's life went by just too fast, nearly as quick as he was at Cubberley High when he blazed to a reputation as one...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Dwayne Green, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:59 am | 14 comments | 13189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Committee majority recommends renaming three Palo Alto school sites

What started as one father's [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/12/07/palo-alto-school-board-to-discuss-petition-to-rename-jordan-middle-school...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by American, on Mar 22, 2017 at 8:17 pm | 134 comments | 13180 Views

SPORTS

A soccer reunion for Stanford grads in San Francisco

Christen Press will join fellow Cardinal grads Rachel Buehler and Nicole Barnhart in an International Friendly against New...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by WNTFan, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 13175 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of wanted bank robber

A man who robbed the Provident Credit Union in Palo Alto Wednesday afternoon remains at large. The man, who police described...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 8:41 am | 21 comments | 13170 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

"Books do furnish a room," according to 20th-century novelist Anthony Powell. There's nothing like a collection of well-loved...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Another idea, on Jan 2, 2016 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 13168 Views
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,295 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 893 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 14 comments | 718 views

Fambrini's Cafe to reopen in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 334 views

 

Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here