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AROUND TOWN

Tech Life: Smart garden makes easy work of growing plants

With the smart herb garden from Click & Grow, gardeners — and those without a green thumb — can grow herbs and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 7, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 10616 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities press Valley Transportation Authority to move on transit woes

Firing off a proverbial warning shot, Mountain View, Palo Alto and six other West Valley cities sent a letter recently to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 10 comments | 2684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local sports fans can nab Super Bowl volunteer jobs

Organizers of the halftime show for Super Bowl 50 taking place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara invited Bay Area sports fans...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 12 comments | 2751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman rescued after fall at Yosemite National Park

A 63-year-old Palo Alto woman was rescued after she fell off a path at Yosemite National Park over the weekend, according...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 5325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do-It-Yourself: Picture perfect

Learn to make a picture hanger process with a step-by-step tutorial from a Los Altos resident and woodworking hobbyist. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Doug Haley, on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 11022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher pleads 'not guilty' to lewd acts with students

A former teacher at Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy pleaded not guilty to sex charges on Tuesday, Jan. 5, in San Mateo...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 4827 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys at full strength in hoops after long football season

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Sacred Heart Prep boys have faced a basketball mathematical problem in recent years, thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scotty, on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 3290 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Choy wins national tennis championship

Sacred Heart Prep's Sara Choy had herself quite a sophomore tennis season as she won her second consecutive Central Coast...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Jan 7, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 3671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Editor, We are the parents of the student in the Terman case. We filed the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) complaint against...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Thank You For Bravery, on Jan 7, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

John Arrillaga revealed as Menlo Park gym donor

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Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Jan 7, 2016 at 11:45 am | 14 comments | 4215 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A century of peacemaking

For more than a century, the members of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) have worked dutifully...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Jan 7, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 6551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: decisions made, decisions deferred

The year in review for Palo Alto schools. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/01/school-district-decisions-made-decisions-deferred...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 7, 2016 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gets hit with series of storms at start of El Nino

A series of strong Pacific storm systems hit the Bay Area Monday night in what National Weather Service officials say is...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 14 comments | 3665 Views

SPORTS

Lin returns to Bay Area, but Warriors ruin his homecoming

Former Palo Alto High standout Jeremy Lin was back in the Bay Area on Monday night and witnessed some history. Unfortunately...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by BP dad, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 5229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

drivers, please slow down and pay attention

We live near Oregon Expressway. Several times this morning, we saw ambulances speeding down Oregon, presumably to rescue...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 5 comments | 402 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford players look forward to NFL postseason

==BI Week 17== The National Football League's regular season is over. Now, it's on to the playoffs. While Stanford will...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Cincy, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 3465 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Nino bringing even more rain to Bay Area

El Nino weather has hit the Bay Area and the worst is yet to come, according to the National Weather Service. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 6, 2016 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 3770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

8 Bay Area Traffic Reduction Policies, Ranked

Cordon charge, gas tax, road use charge, cordon charge, workplace parking charge, etc. Which is best? Assuming 80% of Palo...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 607 Views

SPORTS

Youth sports now have a fast assessment for concussions

Concussions have been in the national spotlight recently and on the minds of many. Sports Illustrated has investigated the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Don Breen, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 5598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On homelessness, and those who strive to help

I have spent more than 3,920 hours working with the homeless population in Palo Alto. To most people employed in the social...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Jan 6, 2016 at 6:33 am | 9 comments | 3805 Views
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