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AROUND TOWN

Home Front

This week includes a holiday art market, the California Avenue Farmers' Market, a sewing clinic, a rose trimming lesson and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales

Two sales took place on North Whisman Road this week. Learn about these home sales and others in this week's list of recent...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

This week, Palo Alto saw six homes sales, including the top sale of $7,600,000. Read the rest of the real estate numbers...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to replace cramped fire house

The small wood-framed fire station known as Station 3 made its debut in 1948, the year of the Marshall Plan, Gandhi's assassination,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tell It Like It Is, on Dec 28, 2015 at 9:12 am | 27 comments | 5538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neurosurgeon remembered as 'hero' to his children

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Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by MKL, on Dec 28, 2015 at 3:03 am | 26 comments | 5939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police to assist with Super Bowl security

When the 2016 Super Bowl kicks off in Santa Clara on Feb. 7, the crowd of spectators at Levi's Stadium will likely include...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:20 am | 2 comments | 3294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Today's NYT Front Page: Palo Alto's high schools

Dec. 26, 2015 Dear Fellow Onliners, "The alternative, he suggested, was to face the prospect of becoming another...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Dec. 26, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

County closer to opening youth psych unit

After about six months of staff research and gathering of community input on the utter lack of inpatient psychiatric beds...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mara, on Dec 24, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 14 comments | 7218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PHOTOS: The spirit of 2015

As I looked back over our coverage of the events that unfolded in 2015, it became apparent that this was a year filled with...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by CarolB, on Dec 24, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 3438 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto man arrested for robbery at Trader Joe's in Menlo Park

After a "lengthy foot pursuit," police captured and arrested a 56-year-old man Monday afternoon on suspicion of stealing...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 5001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto reacts to Atlantic article

The appearance in a national publication of a now-familiar story — that of a community, Palo Alto, grappling with youth...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by RETOOL SCHOOL, on Dec 24, 2015 at 10:31 am | 137 comments | 15658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district hires communications and equity coordinators

Two key hires will begin work in the Palo Alto school district in 2016: a new spokesperson, and an equity coordinator who...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Sigh, on Dec 24, 2015 at 10:21 am | 5 comments | 5916 Views

SPORTS

McCaffrey is named AP's college football player of the year

Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey did not win the Heisman Trophy this year, but he did receive an honor...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 24, 2015 at 1:54 am | 1 comment | 4557 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto organization in need of toys, gifts

East Palo Alto's Ecumenical Hunger Program is asking for emergency donations of toys and gifts because their supplies are...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 23, 2015 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 3298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men plead 'not guilty' in Palo Alto tennis instructor's death

Two men charged in the killing of a Palo Alto tennis instructor pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County Superior Court on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by A, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:46 am | 7 comments | 5922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday volunteering is around the corner

For some Palo Alto residents, the greatest gift they'll receive this holiday season is the gift they'll give. Here are a...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by a, on Dec 23, 2015 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 2370 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congress eases curbs on foreign real estate investors

From today's WSJ: http://www.wsj.com/articles/congress-eases-curbs-on-foreign-real-estate-investors-1450657972 "The changes...

Original post made by disgusted on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by not sure, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto calls for collaboration in high-speed-rail design

High-speed rail is still more than a decade away from making its first run through the Peninsula, but the controversial project...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dan Tucker, on Dec 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm | 16 comments | 4380 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Terror attacks bring adversity to local Muslim community

For the estimated 250,000 Muslims living in the Bay Area, these are the times when faith is put to the test. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chip, on Dec 21, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 12 comments | 3986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coyote spotted in Old Palo Alto

Old Palo Alto residents are warning their neighbors to keep pets indoors after a coyote was spotted running through the neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by lindaloo, on Dec 21, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 8 comments | 3591 Views
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And one more makes three
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Secretary of Plate
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