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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Explosion of new businesses calls for mentors

Cecilia Corral was just out of college when she got involved in a health care startup with other recent graduates. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Jensen, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 2667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 12, 2014 at 7:49 am | 17 comments | 2356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools implement new cellphone policy

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new cellphone policy, adopted in early June, requires students to turn off their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 11, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 22 comments | 7119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friendly Drive for Healthy Schools!

Since people on TS are probably more comfortable signing online than most people, I thought I'd post here. I'm still finding...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 5 comments | 224 Views

MOVIES

Panoramic cinema

Next Friday, Sept. 19, Redwood City's Cinemark 20 theater unveils Barco Escape: a new, immersive movie-watching experience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates to debate

The public will get its first chance to see all five candidates for the Palo Alto school board next Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 38 comments | 4211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Techie cafe approved for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

A plan to convert the historic Varsity Theatre on University Avenue into a "working cafe" for tech professionals and an event...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fake Retail, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 4021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto rallies late with a field goal for a 30-28 victory over Sequoia

==BI Friday prep football== Junior Jose Patino made up for missing an earlier PAT by kicking a 32-yard field goal with 26...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:51 am | 11 comments | 879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mayfield Mall/ HP and now Google Site

Does anyone know the plans of Google at Mayfield/Central Express Way Site? More and more trees are being cut down. I thought...

Original post made by Christine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Scott and Zelda, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls strategies for preventing disasters

Earthquakes, floods and cyber threats top the list of potential dangers facing Palo Alto, according to a new report that...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Eejits in Power, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>ONCE A VIKING, NOW A DODGER ... </B><B>Palo Alto High School</B> graduate and baseball standout <B>Joc Pederson</B>...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto vows reforms to improve transparency

Chastened by accusations of poor transparency, Palo Alto officials on Monday night offered apologies to community for their...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:02 am | 91 comments | 4007 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 3559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Giver'

It's odd to watch a film about the rediscovery of love, faith, passion and color, and for the film to be so by-the-numbers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by steph, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 646 Views

SPORTS

USC AD is fined, Trojans' football coach reprimanded

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined USC Athletics Director Pat Haden, and reprimanded head football coach Steve...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John T, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 1174 Views

SPORTS

Calicdan earns Cal Pac Player of the Week honors in volleyball

Menlo College outside hitter Courtney Calicdan has been dominant all season long for the Lady Oaks women's volleyball team....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 3173 Views

SPORTS

Five local girls teams rack up nonleague volleyball victories

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== It was a perfect night for five local girls volleyball teams as each squad came up with a...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Theresa, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn marks 50 years with three-day birthday bash

Gunn High School is celebrating its 50th birthday with a bang this weekend, with events Friday through Sunday scheduled to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Sep 10, 2014 at 7:12 am | 6 comments | 1845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set for new Baylands bridge

Seeking to create a visible and iconic community landmark, Palo Alto officially kicked off on Monday a design contest for...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Sep 9, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 9 comments | 1641 Views
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