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AROUND TOWN

Anyone else smell foul odor 2-4am?

OK, so please don't laugh at my post, which is gonna be super easy to make fun of. Both my neighbor and I (and our wives)...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 3, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 12 comments | 538 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys have two shots at JO water polo medals

Two teams from the Stanford Water Polo Club will play for medals at the National Junior Olympics on Tuesday at Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 3, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 15 comments | 1429 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 3, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 42 comments | 6406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Spanish Textbook

Can anyone tell me what textbook Paly uses for Spanish 3H? I could not find the answer on the Paly or PAUSD websites....

Original post made by Incoming Paly Parent on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Español , on Aug 3, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 7 comments | 394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by CW, on Aug 3, 2014 at 1:24 am | 43 comments | 4874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto youth program aims to build qualities for success

Curiosity, persistence, resilience. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/25/east-palo-alto-youth-program-aims-to-build-qualities-for-success...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Aug 2, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 5 comments | 2948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of accident, a call for forum on seniors and driving safety

A Palo Alto geriatric social worker hopes to organize a community forum on driving safety and the area's growing population...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Not again, on Aug 2, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 45 comments | 4286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three critically injured after car crashes into downtown coffee shop

Three people were critically injured in downtown Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into University...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 2, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 36 comments | 23501 Views

AROUND TOWN

A whale of a show

For any fan of the great, late director and playwright Orson Welles or for those who are only familiar with his films, Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 2, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 1194 Views

BOOKS

Splendor in the glass

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Original post made on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Vilma ES, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:03 am | 4 comments | 4324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Helene, on Aug 2, 2014 at 12:57 am | 10 comments | 2311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto residents could face water-rate increase

As a result of the continuing drought and new surcharges, East Palo Alto residents could face a double-digit water-rate increase...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howard, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 1 comment | 94 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slowed-down Stop Light at Embarcadero and Greer

I live off Embarcadero near Greer. A few months ago I noticed that the traffic was backing up at Greer and Embarcadero when...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 11 comments | 308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hennessy to 'undervalued' teachers: 'Tell people about what you do'

Addressing the burnout rate of young teachers in high-poverty schools is a goal of a new Stanford University summer institute...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by It happens, on Aug 1, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 2143 Views

SPORTS

Stanford 14A girls win twice to open National JO water polo

The Stanford Water Polo Club opened the girls' competition at the National Junior Olympics on Thursday, with seven teams...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by John Barman, on Aug 1, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Werry Park groping suspect

Palo Alto police arrested Thursday morning a man who they allege sexually harassed a woman in Werry Park last month and days...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Wondering", on Aug 1, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In unanimous comments, school board challenges federal agency

Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday signaled unanimous support for a resolution seeking redress against a federal...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Public Filings? , on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 254 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad completes a dream by swimming English Channel

Heather Smith helped the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team win three straight Central Coast Section Division II titles....

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 796 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 3145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We want Palo Alto to be the best place in USA - Dangerous Special Interests

Hi I am Sea - Seelam Reddy. I am running for Palo Alto city council. Donna from the Palo Alto city hall confirmed that...

Original post made by Sea-Seelam Reddy on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 208 Views
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