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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School, other schools now up for renaming

What began as one Jordan Middle School seventh-grader's book report on the questionable history of the school's namesake,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Jan 23, 2016 at 7:50 am | 119 comments | 8337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shuttle survey nearly passed by many seniors

An online survey to revamp the Palo Alto Shuttle program left many of the most vulnerable seniors who need the service the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by A Voice in the Wilderness, on Jan 22, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 19 comments | 3817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bottle Rocket Sarah Palin Is Back

John Oliver was hosting the Daily Show when Jon Stewart was on leave, and he had a snippet which basically said "We should...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 22, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 238 Views

SPORTS

Verhoeven gives Stanford men a spark of hope in hoops loss

Marcus Sheffield matched his season-high with 17 points and Dorian Pickens added 11 but the Stanford men's basketball team...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 3061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs away from new landscaping ordinance

Facing criticisms about inadequate outreach to the greater community, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday retreated from a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 22, 2016 at 9:51 am | 15 comments | 5042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Board Member on New High School Proposal

I got this from Ken Dauber because I'm subscribed to his school board blog. I'm posting it here because this is an important...

Original post made by Citizen on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by GetSomeRest, on Jan 22, 2016 at 5:52 am | 9 comments | 691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle of the brewers at Freewheel

Meet beer enthusiasts and see how beer is made during Freewheel Home Brew Club's first annual Battle of the Brew Clubs on...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by KP, on Jan 21, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 298 Views

AROUND TOWN

A hike and a drink in the outdoors

Looking for a more immersive outdoor experience? Go "wiking" (hiking and wine tasting) this Saturday, Jan. 23 with the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by KP, on Jan 21, 2016 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our kids making a difference, spreading the message of hope!

Paly and Gunn High School Students have created a film spreading awareness about teen suicide and mental health. Now in the...

Original post made by Brown on Jan. 21, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Police: Burglars steal beer, fire stun gun while fleeing 7-Eleven

Two men allegedly stole two cases of beer from a Palo Alto 7-Eleven and then used a Taser-like weapon to ward off employees...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 21, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 5 comments | 4080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage reported in Palo Alto

Nearly 2,000 residents in the southern half of Palo Alto near the Ventura neighborhood are without power Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by power engineer, on Jan 21, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 3431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local health educator tapped to lead Palo Alto's Project Safety Net

Mary Gloner, a local health educator, has been selected to lead Project Safety Net, a community coalition formed in the wake...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jan 21, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 5 comments | 2896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to sell development rights to pay for EcoCenter

Shaped like a ship forever moored in the Baylands, the EcoCenter is a building like no other in Palo Alto. On Tuesday, the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 21, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 3850 Views

SPORTS

Schuler announces his departure from Stanford football

Stanford football player Graham Schuler always felt an obligation to do something special with his life. Until recently,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Art, on Jan 21, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 3777 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo girls keep their soccer rivalry close with a tie

Since the Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep girls have been playing each other in soccer, the local rivals have been pretty...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Bill Smith, on Jan 21, 2016 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Public's help sought in identifying bank robbery suspect

Police in Mountain View are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery earlier this month. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sexual battery reported on Stanford campus Saturday

Stanford University's Department of Public Safety is looking for a man who sexually battered someone on campus Saturday night. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 4506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg don't kill us!

News reports say that Israeli groups are trying to install billboards around Palo Alto saying "Zuckerberg don't kill us!". Israeli...

Original post made by neighbor on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 21, 2016 at 6:30 am | 14 comments | 628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal shooting brings questions about police tactics to Palo Alto

When two Palo Alto police officers shot and killed William David Raff outside a Forest Avenue home on Christmas evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 21, 2016 at 5:23 am | 16 comments | 3332 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family, friends call for search to resume for missing students

A search has been called off for two college students from the Bay Area who were swept into the ocean Monday at Bonny Doon...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 5147 Views
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