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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Redwood City man arrested after allegedly brandishing knife in downtown bar

Palo Alto police arrested a Redwood City man who allegedly brandished a knife inside a downtown bar, causing a disturbance,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:40 am | 4 comments | 2847 Views

BOOKS

Art Tickling - an Elegy for Greg Brown

paint on a ladder as high as the sky on a wall made of clouds and sun-- his love applied with a brush where quirky...

Original post made by Margaret Fruth on Nov. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Some history, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 70 comments | 34149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto program connects communities through art

What if, with a single school art program, you could provide creative opportunities for kids, offer professional development...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn Tucher, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 3188 Views

SPORTS

Stanford fails Pac-12 football test in OT loss to Utah

The Stanford football team lost yet another opportunity to reestablish itself as a player in the Pac-12 Conference, dropping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1918 Views

SPORTS

Ajanaku helps Stanford beat the Bruins in Pac-12 volleyball

Junior middle blocker Inky Ajanaku recorded 17 kills and the top-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team beat host No. 18...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by lofow, on Nov 16, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: In search of the car-less commute

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters -- some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars -- stream...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:09 am | 57 comments | 44551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's parking-permit program gets a green light

Responding to years of complaints about downtown's residential streets transforming into parking lots for employees, Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 39 comments | 7224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

StreetCode Academy Launches Weekend Hackathon Party to bring Coding Skills to East Palo Alto High Schoolers

Original post made by Michael on Nov. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The Cubberley renewal

With just six weeks left before the expiration of a lease agreement that has transferred approximately $140 million from...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 13 comments | 3993 Views

AROUND TOWN

There's something about 'Harvey': Palo Alto Players revisit a classic comedy

It's been 70 years since Jimmy Stewart played the delightfully delusional Elwood P. Dowd in the original Broadway production...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by roger, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officers burst into home of community leader

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Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:56 am | 9 comments | 4422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police release names of officers involved in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect are veterans with more than a decade...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Catherine Crystal Foster concedes Palo Alto school board race to Terry Godfrey

After more than a week of being locked in a tight battle for the second open Palo Alto school board seat, Catherine Crystal...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 9 comments | 4148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver involved in fatal, early-morning crash

One man was killed after a wrong-way driver headed north on southbound Interstate Highway 280 early this morning near Los...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 17 comments | 8922 Views

AROUND TOWN

There's something about 'Harvey'

This feelgood comedy features plenty of high jinks, all centered around a giant invisible rabbit. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Aleese Koch, on Nov 14, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1502 Views

MOVIES

The accidental tourist

Maria Vaccaro appears to have that enviable European ease with languages. Her dark eyes animated, she slips quickly from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Sezen Tezic, on Nov 14, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 7949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recreation and Restoration for 7.7 Acre Addition to Foothills Park

The SJ Mercury News has a story (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_26897150/palo-alto-recreation-and-restoration-eyed-foothills-park)...

Original post made by David on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 14, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 25 comments | 948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time Inc. may sell Sunset campus in Menlo Park

The news that Time Inc. is considering selling its property at 80 Willow Road, the iconic home of Sunset magazine, elicited...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 14, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 3363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Health Care and Anthem settle on new agreement

Anthem Blue Cross and Stanford Health Care have agreed to terms on a new multi-year contract, a press release stated on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by David, on Nov 14, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 2086 Views
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