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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man one of escaped inmates still at large

A Palo Alto man is one of two inmates who escaped Wednesday night from the main jail in San Jose and are still at-large,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 26, 2016 at 10:51 am | 4 comments | 8015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly's Liang, six others join Stanford men's swim program

Seven talented high school student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Cardinal men's swimming and...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2016
Last comment by Make Stanford Men's Swimming Great Again, on Nov 26, 2016 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1035 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys basketball looks to retool, Palo Alto on the rise

When Gunn hired coach Brandynn Williams, the Titans' basketball team had just come off a horrific season, going 4-19 overall...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Soup, on Nov 25, 2016 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 993 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thanksgiving Out? Without Needing a Mint

Suggestions?...

Original post made by Hungry and Tired on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Hungry and Tired, on Nov 25, 2016 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council taps the brakes on higher speed limits

Higher speed limits may boost Palo Alto's ability to conduct traffic enforcement on key roadways, but city officials indicated...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by circle of destruction, on Nov 24, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 29 comments | 2634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In election protests, Palo Alto students urge love in the face of hate

Hundreds of Palo Alto high school and college students walked out of classes, through their campuses and in city streets...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Truth to Power, on Nov 24, 2016 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 248 Views

SPORTS

2016 ALL-CCS DIVISION I, II GIRLS WATER POLO TEAMS

==BI All-CCS Division I, II Girls' Water Polo Awards == ==B Division II co-Players of the Year: ==Maddy Johnston* SHP 12...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by JJ Sullivan , on Nov 23, 2016 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Government closures, hours for Thanksgiving

Here is a list of local and regional service closures and changes for Thanksgiving. Some organizations will have special...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by juan, on Nov 23, 2016 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2553 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: knitting Marine; Masa Sushi closes; Vina Enoteca opens

In this week's retail news in Palo Alto, columnist Daryl Savage reports on an Avenidas knitting group, the closure of the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Rocco Scordella, on Nov 22, 2016 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 4120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amidst confusion, school board to hold special meeting on weighted GPA

The Palo Alto school board has decided to hold a special meeting dedicated to the topic of weighted grade points averages,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by wGPA , on Nov 22, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 22 comments | 3179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes higher speed limits at busy roadways

Can higher speed limits slow down drivers on some of Palo Alto's busiest arteries? The idea may sound counterintuitive, if...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Nov 22, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 42 comments | 7737 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District council races could halt negative campaigning

District council races could halt negative campaigning trend Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/11/18/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Me 2, on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:23 pm | 18 comments | 1711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to find a free Thanksgiving Day meal on the Midpeninsula

This Thanksgiving, thousands of community members will come together in kitchens and dining halls throughout the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Nov 22, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community discusses implications of renaming Palo Alto schools

Four panelists with diverse professional expertise relating to history, race, education, social justice and ethics urged...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 41 comments | 3577 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County eyes plan to offer legal aid to undocumented residents

Undocumented immigrants facing threats of deportation by the forthcoming Trump administration may soon have more legal help...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 22, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 37 comments | 4341 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women take best shot in OT soccer loss to Broncos

The second-ranked Stanford women's soccer team never found a clear path to the back of the net -- Melissa Lowder was always...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by SoccerFan, on Nov 22, 2016 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Neighborhoods

For more than 100 years, beginning in the 1830s, the area now called Woodside was gradually developed, first as sawmills...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Becky Stirn, on Nov 21, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 5 comments | 998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teacher pleads not guilty to sexual misconduct

Palo Alto High School science teacher Ronnie Farrell pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he touched a 15-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Nov 21, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 4994 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents to get 30-day notice in red-tag evictions

East Palo Alto residents who face eviction for living in illegal or dangerous housing received a reprieve from the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Shame, on Nov 21, 2016 at 1:58 pm | 9 comments | 5171 Views

AROUND TOWN

In election protests, students urge love in the face of hate

Hundreds of Palo Alto high school and college students walked out of classes, onto their campuses and in city streets Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by still another anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 9:55 am | 104 comments | 9502 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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