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MOVIES

Review: 'Transcendence'

"Transcendence" is as silly as it is sinister. But with cinematographer Wally Pfister -- an Oscar winner for "Inception"...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Zioltan, on Apr 18, 2014 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 5764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge playground surges toward reality

With funds nearly secured and its final design winning approval Thursday, Palo Alto's dream of creating an "inclusive" playground...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Christina Owen, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 6973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student streaking: Alarm over mixed messages

Concern over the rising incidence of streaking on the Palo Alto High School campus reached an apparent boiling point among...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Apr 18, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 35 comments | 9847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art Review: April Dawn Parker

April Dawn Parkerís following small paintings represent one series of a number of painting series. The paintings will be...

Original post made by Paula Bolduc on Apr. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police launch mobile app

The Palo Alto Police Department's latest tech-forward effort is a free mobile app, launched Tuesday, that provides immediate...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mimi, on Apr 17, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 7 comments | 3243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's assistant city manager to depart for San Jose

Palo Alto Assistant City Manager Pamela Antil will step down from her post later this month to take a similar job in San...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 4568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gregory Elarms, accused killer of David Lewis, dies

The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis died Friday, April 11, at Stanford Hospital, the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 4707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: South Court's 'gadget guy'

It was a warm fall evening on the Stanford University campus several years ago and students were celebrating the Full Moon...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle , on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 660 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest naked man after string of attacks

Police arrested an 18-year-old Palo Alto man suspected of being under the influence of narcotics Friday night after he, while...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 9411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens arrested for attempted burglary on Stockton Place

Two teenagers who Palo Alto police say tried to rob a house on Stockton Place on Monday night were tracked down and arrested...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 9 comments | 4016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-Paly principal disciplined for harassment

Former Palo Alto High School principal Phil Winston, who resigned last June 13 citing health and "work-life balance" reasons,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ashamedof PaloAlto, on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:58 am | 107 comments | 33429 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford graduate wins Pulitzer for photography

Josh Haner, a staff photographer for The New York Times who graduated from Stanford University, has won the 2014 Pulitzer...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 4792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 6 comments | 5586 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At shuttered swim center, community seeks answers, action

Clients of the Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto expressed their sense of loss -- and anxiety -- Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Katharine Untch, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 27 comments | 27880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds investigating Paly response to sexual harassment

The federal Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is currently investigating whether Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 3524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for a violent war involving multiple killings, attempted...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 8357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile app aims to bring more commerce to Palo Alto

A fledgling Palo Alto startup is trying to tackle a difficult 21st-century challenge: bridge the ever-widening gap between...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by anne, on Apr 15, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 11 comments | 6185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to gauge nanny compensation market--fair or highway robbery?

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Original post made by Nanny Searcher on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by pampclub person, on Apr 15, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 71 comments | 7241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Faced with 'uncertainties,' Palo Alto considers raising water rates

Palo Alto's plan to give the city's water customers a rare reprieve from rising rates has been jeopardized by an unexpected...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Apr 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 6917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary ? Midtown

Cop cars around LV and Stockton/Greer .. the officer said that there was a burglary and the suspect was in the neighborhood...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Thanks, on Apr 14, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 550 Views
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