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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto house destroyed in morning blaze

An Eichler home in Palo Alto's Fairmeadow neighborhood was torched in a morning blaze late Wednesday morning, but the resident...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Bill Copeland, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 3196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bargain Box outlasted other Palo Alto thrift stores

When Bargain Box closes on June 25, Goodwill Industries will be the last nonprofit thrift store in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 7196 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball players earn top honors on All-Pac-12 team

Stanford senior Madi Bugg has been named the Pac-12 Setter of the Year for the third straight season and Hayley Hodson is...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Lois Fowkes, on Dec 2, 2015 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 3603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Possible grenade unearthed at Stanford Research Park

A building at Stanford Research Park was evacuated Monday afternoon after a construction crew discovered what looked like...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wilcox, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 6104 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Medical Foundation names new CEO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation has named Elizabeth Vilardo, M.D., as its new chief executive officer, according to a Nov. 25...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 4369 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to consider banning two-story homes in Greer Park North

Weeks after the Palo Alto approved a request from Los Arboles residents to ban new two-story homes in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:04 am | 17 comments | 4702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: False hopes of FAA noise legislation

A group of 14 House Democrats and one Republican introduced legislation in Congress last week that would require the Federal...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Open question, on Dec 1, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 56 comments | 5768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support expressed for new secondary school

The school district office was imbued with excitement and enthusiasm on Monday night as both the school board and community...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Choice for the few, on Dec 1, 2015 at 10:23 am | 121 comments | 8424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stewards of Bol Park path give it new life

The gaping, 400-foot-long gash in the verdant border along Bol Park path has become a rallying cry for nine Barron Park residents. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Richard Placone, on Nov 30, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 5221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate Change: The Silent Majority Must Speak Up Now

Politicians of the world meet in Paris soon. Will climate change turn into increased tax burdens placed upon the voting...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 30, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 19 comments | 659 Views

SPORTS

Ukropina certainly got his kicks with thrilling effort against Irish

==BI Sunday notebook== Shortly after Stanford's dramatic 38-36 victory against No. 4 Notre Dame on Saturday night, senior...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 30, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 4030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford students call on university to divest from fossil fuels

Civil disobedience is alive and well at Stanford University this week, where upwards of 80 students have been sleeping, eating...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by To the Hills, on Nov 29, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets on Sunday December 13

Nature's Alley florist in Midtown is proud to announce the 5th annual flowers for Vets program on Sunday December 13th at...

Original post made by NaturesAlley@yahoo.com on Nov. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 663 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal magic overcomes Irish in fantastic football finish

Conrad Ukropina kicked a 45-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 13 Stanford a 38-36 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 29, 2015 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 3321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown Drinking Water?

Our water is brown this morning, Wednesday. Anyone else?...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Too, on Nov 28, 2015 at 11:07 pm | 1 comment | 537 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Meeks runs to cross country title at CIF State Meet

It has been quite a season in cross country for Gunn senior Gillian Meeks, who won all three Santa Clara Valley Athletic...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by XC Historian, on Nov 28, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 3 comments | 4211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage Pickup Service

I was walking to and from the Y this morning, our garbage day, and saw many trucks doing their rounds. Here are some of my...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Angered, on Nov 28, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 9 comments | 825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto public elementary : grade information?

Hi, I am browsing Town Square to gather information regarding middle school, particularly JLS, because we have a girl...

Original post made by Worried Parent on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Worried Parent, on Nov 28, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 9 comments | 768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police offer tips to prevent package thefts

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Palo Alto police are offering tips to prevent packages from being stolen from people's...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Package theft, on Nov 28, 2015 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 4240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meatless Mondays

With the ethereal sounds of a young all-female a capella choir caroling in the background, families, couples, singles and...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Patricia Joy Becker, on Nov 28, 2015 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 6659 Views
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