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AROUND TOWN

Delightfully daft, wonderfully whimsical: 'Peter Pan' prequel takes flight in Palo Alto

"Peter and the Starcatcher" earned a record number of Tony nominations and five awards when it played Broadway in 2012, cementing...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Suffering and suffrage: 'Women and the Great War' on view at Stanford's Hoover Institution

One hundred years ago this year, World War I began. On the centennial of such a significant event, museums across the world...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
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RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

<B><B>GENERAL STORE TURNS UP IN PALO ALTO ... </B>A general store inspired by history is putting on the finishing touches...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
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RESTAURANTS

Games and grub: Mountain View's Sandwich Spot hopes to make a fan out of you

A San Mateo native, Vinny Ferrando has been a Bay Area sports fan for as long as he can remember. Practically raised at Candlestick...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
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MOVIES

Comic performer Chris Rock writes, directs, and stars in the semi-autobiographical 'Top Five'

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/12/comic-performer-chris-rock-writes-directs-and-stars-in-the-semi-autobiographical-top-five...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding self-confidence through service

For high school students Rebecca Goldgof and Sandie Luo, community service is a way of life. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/12/finding-self...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto roads, underpasses flooding; roads closing

With the brunt of this week's storm hitting Thursday morning, bringing more than an inch of rain to the Palo Alto Foothills...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 11, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 12 comments | 17694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto managers get raises under new contract

More than 200 managers and professionals in Palo Alto received raises on Monday night under a plan that also sets a cap on...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 11, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 9 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to stop sales calls?

I am a stay-at-home mom and am receiving about two sales calls per day. Most irritating is that often I don't answer after...

Original post made by Peace Please on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jon Botelho, on Dec 11, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 11 comments | 310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Discussion of federal-information request questioned

Palo Alto schools Superintendent Max McGee admitted Tuesday night to a possible "inadvertent" violation of the Brown Act,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunset campus sold to real estate investment firm

A little more than a month after employees were first told that the landmark Sunset campus was up for sale, the property...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by willowsgrrl, on Dec 11, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 2066 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Strong storm expected to hit Wednesday, Thursday

The Bay Area can expect heavy rain and strong winds that could uproot trees, down power lines and cause flooding and mudslides...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 44 comments | 9410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 4655 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Ashton Carter nominated to be next Pentagon chief

President Barack Obama on Dec. 5 nominated Asthon Carter, a visiting scholar at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis , on Dec 11, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 1293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hold summit to develop new growth vision

Palo Alto's frustrating eight-year climb toward adopting a new land-use vision is now heading for a summit -- a community...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district communication strategy meets concern

A new element of the Palo Alto school district's communication strategy to each week gather and categorize all media coverage...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 11, 2014 at 2:05 am | 26 comments | 2646 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto: flood-threat alert

The City of East Palo Alto is encouraging residents to be prepared for the upcoming storm, which is expected to peak on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kumar, on Dec 10, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 3402 Views

AROUND TOWN

A holiday to build 'a beloved community'

"All great religions encourage their followers to love their neighbors," Evergreen Park resident Samina Sundas said of the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by polypaly, on Dec 10, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 13 comments | 4172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County set to approve new trails around Stanford campus

A proposal by Stanford University and the City of Palo Alto to install new recreational trails along the major thoroughfares...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 15 comments | 3211 Views

SPORTS

2014 All-MTAL Eight-Man Football Team

==B Player of the Year: ==Aidan Lucero (Pinewood) and Jackson Hill (Trinity Christian) ==B Coach of the Year: ==Frank Leonard...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jason Mize, on Dec 10, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 656 Views
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