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AROUND TOWN

Commission looks at more 'granny' units

In both size and quantity, "second-dwelling units" are a small solution to one of Palo Alto's colossal problems. Known also...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 79 comments | 9176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:58 am | 360 comments | 282679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider encouraging more granny units

They are small, relatively affordable and can be built without zone changes or public hearings. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:41 am | 60 comments | 6901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

With right-to-die law looming, a personal story emerges

With six months to live, Charles Scott found it harder every day to breathe. He was dying from emphysema, and the last few...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Death with Grace, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 3512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford hosts meetings to discuss new land-use plan

As Stanford University prepares to obtain a new permit for future campus development, the university is hosting a series...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jimmae, on Jun 6, 2016 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Academic honors for Stanford baseball, tennis players

==BI Cardinal corner== Stanford junior shortstop Tommy Edman was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America second team on...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad Seidemann nets four goals for USA at Kunshan Cup

==BI USA water polo == Stanford grad Melissa Seidemann scored four goals to help the United States women's water polo team...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local foursome reaches the finals of CIF state track meet

Gunn High senior Gillian Meeks, Palo Alto senior Eli Givens, Menlo-Atherton senior Kathryn Mohr and Gunn junior Jeffrey Lee-Heidenreich...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford lightweight rowers have shot at defending a title

Top-ranked and defending IRA champion Stanford lightweight rowing saw all three of its boats advance to Sunday's Grand Finals...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neushul, Steffens lead USA women to gold in Kunshan Cup

The USA Women's Senior National Team won the gold medal at the 2016 Kunshan Cup in China after defeating Australia, 7-5,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn's Meeks runs to fifth in 1,600 at the state track finals

Gunn High senior Gillian Meeks had been on the podium before, accepting a gold medal for winning the Division II title at...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford lightweights repeat as IRA national champions

Stanford lightweight rowing won its second straight Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championship Sunday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines — Palo Alto students speak out

On this week's webcast, four Palo Alto and Gunn high school students join education reporter Elena Kadvany to talk about...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Questions, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Palo Alto Breakfast House ?

I was going by Midtown today and noticed that the Palo Alto Breakfast House sign was down and the windows are dark? I don't...

Original post made by Plane Speaker on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lauren, on Jun 5, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford sex-assault victim: 'You took away my worth'

Standing in front of a full courtroom in Palo Alto on Thursday, the 23-year-old college graduate who was sexually assaulted...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by @Vince, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 65 comments | 284833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man indicted in four overseas homicides

A Palo Alto man who was extradited for the suspected homicides of four family members in the Czech Republic will be prosecuted,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Nobody Knows Chicken Like the Colonel, on Jun 5, 2016 at 9:25 am | 4 comments | 1559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man accosts Stanford women in their beds

A prowler has taken the term "Peeping Tom" to new and more threatening heights after he entered the rooms of two Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Scream, on Jun 4, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 3765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jun 4, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 47 comments | 21966 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altos Promise to Veterans

In 2015, Palo Alto committed to the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, which pushes a “functional zero” goal:...

Original post made by Respect for our Vets on Jun. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly graduates celebrate individualism, spirit

Spirited, compassionate, enthusiastic for change, defiant of fear — these are a few of the qualities of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by HoSV, on Jun 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 3772 Views
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