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AROUND TOWN

Stanford commencement emphasizes history, action

Stanford University's 125th commencement on Sunday morning was typically joyous, celebratory and momentous, while also historical...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Get Informed, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 27 comments | 5626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating a centennial milestone

Inconspicuously tucked away on the quiet corner of Homer Avenue and Cowper Street, the Tudor-Craftsman style building housing...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 14, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>GAMBLE GARDEN BOOK ... </B>A new hardcover book about Gamble Garden celebrating the <B>Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden</B>...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right in your own backyard

Puttering in your yard, having an outdoor barbecue or watching the kids jump on the trampoline, our backyards can be an extension...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 966 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook's new suicide prevention app

Excellent idea IMO: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/15/technology/facebook-offers-tools-for-those-who-fear-a-friend-may-be-suicidal.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT reader on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 14, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 87 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto budget takes aim at transportation challenges

If the budget is truly a reflection of a city's priorities, as it is often said, then solving the city's daunting parking...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Code Enforcement?, on Jun 14, 2016 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1365 Views

BOOKS

BookBuyers leaving downtown Mountain View, seeks new home

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 14, 2016 at 7:51 am | 16 comments | 3897 Views

SPORTS

A career in sports journalism in the rearview mirror

Keith Peters says goodbye after 49 years of sports reporting on the Peninsula. Read the full column here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/06/10/off-deadline...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Jeff Frick, on Jun 14, 2016 at 6:43 am | 10 comments | 2944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

KLIV 1590 news radio station - gone

It is going to be harder to get local news on the radio now. KLIV has changed to a Country Gold station with taped DJs. ...

Original post made by Listener on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by ODB, on Jun 13, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 145 Views

SPORTS

Stanford rowers named to all-Pac-12 Conference team

Cardinal corner Stanford juniors Ryan Hails and Ryan O'Rourke were named to the All-Pac-12 men's rowing team, the conference...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Jun 13, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 865 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire officials rescue woman from creek at Foothills Park

A woman who fell into a creek at Foothills Park was rescued on Saturday morning by Palo Alto and Woodside fire personnel...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jun 13, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 3685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Injured young cyclist to get $1.96 million settlement

Palo Alto store Izzy's Brooklyn Bagels has agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit involving one of its employees...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Goosie, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 30 comments | 9094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"In Brock Turner's home town, we're raising kids who are never told "no," Washington Post

Worth reading. https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/06/08/in-brock-turners-hometown-were-raising-kids-who-are-never-told-no/...

Original post made by Not A Stanford Alum on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 13, 2016 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students and alumni pledge to withhold donations until Stanford divests from fossil fuels

A group of students interrupted Stanford University's annual senior gift announcement Friday afternoon, in protest of the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 13, 2016 at 8:35 am | 4 comments | 1105 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 13, 2016 at 8:05 am | 16 comments | 6786 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calls for Rent Control in Silicon Valley

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/technology/in-silicon-valley-suburbs-calls-to-limit-the-soaring-rents.html?_r=0...

Original post made by nyt reader on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 12, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 9 comments | 335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss budget, vote on new special-education law firm

The Palo Alto school board will discuss Tuesday night further proposed budget allocations, including to mitigate class sizes...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Who is Minding the Store?, on Jun 12, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 13 comments | 1653 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Basic Income is a better solution than minimum wage

The Swiss voted down a referendum this week that would have guaranteed a basic income to every citizen. The measure was...

Original post made by BlatherBuss on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 12, 2016 at 9:51 am | 15 comments | 255 Views

SPORTS

Three more locals join the ranks of drafted MLB players

Palo Alto High grad Christoph Bono and Sacred Heart Prep grad Andrew Daschbach were late-round picks in the MLB First Year...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by John Furrier, on Jun 12, 2016 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1457 Views

SPORTS

Venus Williams, Radwanska head BOW Classic field

==BI Bank of the West Classic == Headlined by seven-time Grand Slam Champion and four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Venus Williams...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Craig Sabotik , on Jun 11, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2927 Views
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