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AROUND TOWN

Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 39 comments | 6375 Views

SPORTS

Bowen reaches elite goal in Stanford water polo history

Stanford senior driver Alex Bowen joined the elite in Cardinal men's water polo history by scoring his 200th career goal...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Martin Johnson, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 64 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto suicide victim identified

A man who fatally shot himself this week outside the Palo Alto courthouse has been identified as 31-year-old Joseph Scott,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by ripple, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 5272 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College introduces a solid baseball recruiting class

Menlo College baseball coach Jake McKinley likes what he sees from his 14-player recruiting class that will take the field...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 92 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, school board candidates repeat pleas to repeal OCR resolution

As the Palo Alto Board of Education moves forward on efforts promised in its June resolution against the federal Office for...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:24 am | 14 comments | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transplant survivor is flying high

Jennifer Julian sat in the flight simulator's cockpit and soared through the clouds. Before her, the large computer screen...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by PAA noise, on Sep 29, 2014 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 3235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:10 pm | 64 comments | 10905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 62 comments | 4111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battle over the Baylands

The brown and dusty expanse of barren land next to Palo Alto's water-treatment plant looks like an unlikely setting for the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by funny, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 36 comments | 3171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Already have it, on Sep 28, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Level-- The Unreported News: SEIU Shuts Down University Avenue

There has been a total regular news blackout of the Service Employees Industrial Union (SEIU) demonstration in front of Apple...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:16 am | 16 comments | 400 Views

RESTAURANTS

Doing good with food

Foodanthropy has arrived in Palo Alto. It's not some trendy new hybrid dessert, but rather, the marriage of two worlds --...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by DJ, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 270 Views

MOVIES

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Writer-director Scott Frank brings clever writing and moody atmosphere to this crime thriller centered on ex-cop and recovering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell Phone Tower in Midtown Parking Lot going in without a murmur

All the talk over the past couple of years about cell phone towers on lampposts and Little League, I am surprised but very...

Original post made by Midtown on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 4 comments | 167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why no mention of the celebrations for Mitchell Park Library Opening?

Just drove past Mitchell Park Library, something going on. Is it opening day? A little publicity and letting us know about...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by dates, on Sep 27, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The meaning of 'fight'

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee opted this month to solve the newest complaint of a frustrated Palo Alto parent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lauras Mom, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 19 comments | 4344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Helene, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 16 comments | 4401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B><B>15 and GIFTED ...</B> He isn't old enough to drive or vote, but this week <B>Arun Jambulapati</B>, 15, started his...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Nice Story, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Palo Alto mayor Alan Henderson dies at 89

Alan Henderson, former Palo Alto mayor, businessman and environmental advocate, died on Sept. 13 from complications related...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cathy, on Sep 26, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 4 comments | 1045 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches business registry

It's no secret that Palo Alto's population either doubles or triples every weekday afternoon, with thousands of workers making...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by now you don't want data??, on Sep 26, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 21 comments | 2329 Views
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