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AROUND TOWN

Stanford tries to stem norovirus outbreak

After a reported outbreak of norovirus infected 52 Stanford students, the university put its infectious disease protocols...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funds started to aid orphans of tragic Menlo Park crash

As an alleged drunken driver awaits arraignment, the Menlo Park community is raising funds to help the three teenage children...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by What a shame it ended up like this, on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 3199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 17719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor who needed bone-marrow match dies at 54

A Stanford professor whose students and friends rallied to help her find a bone-marrow match has died. Nalini Ambady, 54,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Goolrukh Vakil, on Nov 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 21211 Views

SPORTS

Stanford takes a football break before taking on Oregon

There's no Stanford football game scheduled this weekend and that's just as well. The No. 6 Cardinal (5-1 in the Pac-12,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by John , on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Reich at the Aquarius - a must see

Inequality For All is described in a superb documentary at the Aquarius. Don't miss this outstanding look at the rise of...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:28 am | 8 comments | 685 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County investigates wave of Stanford illnesses

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four who were treated at a hospital...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Update, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 2864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In secret, school board weighs not cooperating with federal agency

Palo Alto Board of Education members and their attorneys have discussed in closed session and in emails how they might challenge...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 142 comments | 12685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What hours are you opening your doors for Trick-or-treating children

In the past, we've opened the door until 9:00PM. It seems the later the hour, the older the children. I am concerned,...

Original post made by Anymouse on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 19 comments | 10761 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Halloween love story

When Irina Cross first immigrated to the United States, she was in for the cultural shock of her life: Halloween. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Melissa, on Oct 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 5 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police search for witnesses in Tuesday's shooting

East Palo Alto police are still trying to determine a motive in a Tuesday evening shooting that left three city residents...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ID 'person of interest' in Arreguin death

East Palo Alto police said today they have identified a "person of interest" in the April 28 shooting death of 20-year-old...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by karla, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:58 pm | 6 comments | 2540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renters' Rights?

Our neighbor is living in subpar conditions: windows from the 1950s, mold growing, things not working. The owners live overseas...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 26 comments | 12267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planned Stanford housing units mean school enrollment bump

With nearly 250 new units of family-friendly Stanford University housing on the horizon, Palo Alto school officials are puzzling...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 42 comments | 7769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Realm of Darkness spooks 1,000 each year

From the street, Danilo Oxford's Midtown Palo Alto home is neat and well-manicured, with a profusion of flowers accenting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by DANILO OXFORD, on Oct 31, 2013 at 11:28 am | 9 comments | 7659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robs bank in downtown Menlo Park

A woman in her mid-20s robbed Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, police report. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:24 am | 2 comments | 1520 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Three people were shot on the 1000 block of Myrtle Street in East Palo Alto last night, according to East Palo Alto Police. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:16 am | 16 comments | 4094 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto Police Chief to leave

Ronald Davis, East Palo Alto's police chief for the past eight years, will leave his post to take a new job in Washington,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by EPA residence, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 7888 Views

SPORTS

First-year Palo Alto captures girls' CCS golf championship

The Palo Alto girls' golf team made some history by capturing its first-ever Central Coast Section title in the sport on...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 1592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford pumpkins this year?

Does anyone know if there will be pumpkins at Professor Kahn's this year in his honor?...

Original post made by Sarah on Oct. 30, 2013
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