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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn committee recommends new bell schedule

Gunn High School students could be saying goodbye to their daily schedule of five or six 58-minute classes by the start of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 12 comments | 6301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Jan 30, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 17 comments | 5967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbuck's Midtown is closed

Anyone know why? Guessing lack of sales, but wondering if anyone has the scoop. They opened in 1998. ...

Original post made by Huh? on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad , on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:30 am | 5 comments | 455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A joyful 'Noise'

From handmade acoustic instruments to powerful distorted electronics, from teenage phenoms to music-world veterans, KZSU's...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 30, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 7426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newborn successfully treated at Stanford

An infant facing a breathing crisis underwent specialized jaw lengthening surgery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Amazing, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2015
Last comment by @ Dana, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:53 am | 14 comments | 6777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police reports spike in auto break-ins

The city's auto-burglary rate has doubled in January from previous months, according to the Palo Alto Police Department....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jan 29, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 7 comments | 4339 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mixology 101 with Quattro's Adam Chick

Learn the secrets to making fresh-squeezed juice cocktails at Quattro restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 29, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claw your way to crabfest and fundraiser

Feast on a classic seafood boil featuring crab, clams, mussels and shrimp during the Northern California chapter of the American...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 582 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football adds one of top cornerbacks from Texas

==BI McCaffrey wins award== The Stanford football program continued to reap the rewards of a Rose Bowl championship season...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 4567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matchmaking for mulch

Amateur gardeners and landscaping pros alike know that mulching is an essential part of a thriving and sustainable garden....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Alternatives Wanted, on Jan 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 8976 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Students" selling newspaper subscriptions?

Over the last week or so, several "students" (or prospective "students") have knocked on our doors trying to sign us up for...

Original post made by Nayeli P. on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Jan 29, 2016 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/29/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>MORE ON MUSHROOMS ...</B> Local residents can make friends with fungi on <B>Saturday, Feb. 6,</B> 2-3:30 p.m., at Common...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3101 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look: Selecting your home's exterior paint color

Choosing a paint color for your home's exterior can be daunting. But following these easy steps you can give your home more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rent Watch

Q: I am a local property manager. Recently, after a rent increase notice was issued, a disabled tenant submitted a reasonable-accommodation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Palo Alto school board discusses governance, district goals at retreat

The Palo Alto school board convened for an hours-long retreat on Friday, Jan. 22, at the Sheraton Hotel in Palo Alto, to...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Jan 29, 2016 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Following the footsteps of a remarkable physician — Hewey Lee

The passing last week of Dr. R. Hewlett Lee &#8212; almost universally known by his nickname, Hewey &#8212; signifies more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Palo Alto official named Portola Valley town manager

Jeremy Dennis, a former district director for Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, and more recently an advance planning...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Seriously?, on Jan 29, 2016 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 3982 Views
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