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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad wins music grant

Violinist and Palo Alto native Alexi Kenney has received the prestigious 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, which is annually...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by ECYS Family, on Apr 6, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Apple shuttle bus catches fire on Interstate 280, no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning in unincorporated San Mateo...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple Worm, on Apr 6, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 9281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Record-breaking warm weather expected Wednesday in Bay Area

Temperatures around the Bay Area will pick up drastically during the middle of the week, possibly breaking previous records,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 6, 2016 at 5:51 am | 4 comments | 2117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: StreetCode Academy to host two-day technology event

StreetCode Academy, an East Palo Alto nonprofit organization that empowers low-income youth through hackathons, after-school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Bedford, on Apr 5, 2016 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 1568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man allegedly shot at construction workers

A Palo Alto man allegedly threatened his apartment building manager with a knife and fired a pellet gun at construction workers...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2016
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Apr 5, 2016 at 6:28 pm | 5 comments | 4075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anxious about plane noise, Palo Alto eyes seat on new FAA committee

Spurred by outrage over airplane noise from residents of Palo Alto and surrounding communities, the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Apr 5, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 15 comments | 3422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit against Vi at Palo Alto is dismissed

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit by seniors who accused Palo Alto retirement community Vi of illegally...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Commentator, on Apr 5, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools tell board: Restore athletics funding

Palo Alto students, parents and high school athletics staff made the case at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting that sports...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by @ Election and Social Emotional Wellness, on Apr 5, 2016 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 360 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer leads the way on Pac-12's All-Century hoop team

Tara VanDerveer was named the Pac-12 Coach of the Century and eight former Stanford players were named to the roster on the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by chris burford, on Apr 4, 2016 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford swimmer found guilty of sexual assault

Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner was found guilty Wednesday of three felony charges relating to a sexual assault...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by myscreenname, on Apr 4, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 36 comments | 9298 Views

AROUND TOWN

What people get from 'giving back'

Volunteering can be a powerful way to engage with others and heighten one's sense of purpose, a recent report from the Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mutti, on Apr 4, 2016 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 3058 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys waste career best by Mullin in key loss

Boys' prep basketball Kevin Mullin did his best to keep the Palo Alto boys in the running for the SCVAL De Anza Division...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Paly '82, on Apr 4, 2016 at 2:10 am | 18 comments | 3676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The looming election

Unusual opportunities exist this fall for qualified and motivated newcomers to seek and win seats on the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bacon is bad for you, on Apr 3, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 44 comments | 3125 Views

RESTAURANTS

Ellison to transform Epiphany Hotel into tropical 'resort hub'

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Voter2, on Apr 3, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 14 comments | 5204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve gardeners nabbed in Palo Alto's leaf-blower crackdown

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pay of Quiet and Clean, on Apr 3, 2016 at 9:13 pm | 19 comments | 1339 Views

SPORTS

Gunn runners are right on track at the Stanford Invitational

==BI Weekend prep roundup== It was a good weekend for Gunn seniors Gillian Meeks and Maya Miklos, who moved among the state...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2016
Last comment by JOB, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Old Palo Alto launches 'sharrow' revolt

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:11 pm | 20 comments | 1033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Character witnesses defend Brock Turner

Three character witnesses testifying Friday on behalf of former Stanford University student Brock Turner, who is on trial...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Number612, on Apr 3, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 26 comments | 5305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pushing the speed limit? Beware the drones

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by funny, on Apr 2, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 20 comments | 8137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain schedule changes on the way

Caltrain will be changing its train schedule starting early next month to cope with the growing numbers of riders bogging...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Genady Okrain, on Apr 2, 2016 at 6:47 am | 13 comments | 4567 Views
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