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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to use a scholarship: buy a laptop, reduce college debt

Less college debt. A laptop computer. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/02/how-to-use-a-scholarship-buy-a-laptop-reduce-college-debt...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ann Kelly, on May 2, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sign exceptions approved for 'Lytton Gateway'

The Lytton Gateway building that will soon open at the intersection of Alma Street and Lytton Avenue in Palo Alto became...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on May 2, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 14 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art community opens up

Oleg Lobykin considers himself "a product of globalization," just like so many others in Silicon Valley. Like many in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wake up, little SUSIE

Bill Frye, 96, may be in a wheelchair, but on April 22, he was still rotating his bike pedals through the Balinese forest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3288 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls take control of El Camino Division softball race

==BI Thursday's prep roundup== Gunn took over sole possession of first place in the SCVAL El Camino Division softball race...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Settlement in landmark Channing House case

Sally Herriot, a 91-year-old Palo Alto woman who sued Channing House senior community for the right to remain in her private...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by musical, on May 1, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 2924 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by L'Ann Bingham, on May 1, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 30 comments | 3365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fails to find compromise in compost debate

After a brief respite, Palo Alto's leading environmentalists are once again clashing over the future of local composting...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 1, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 24 comments | 5313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves forward with business registry

Facing a job boom of immense but mysterious proportions, Palo Alto officials voted late Tuesday to create an online registry...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on May 1, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 6 comments | 2476 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's live!

A mad scientist, a spooky castle, a hunchbacked assistant and a lumbering monster? Sounds like a recipe for a "Frankenstein"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on May 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's May Fete Parade to march Saturday

On Saturday, May 3, Palo Alto will hold its 92nd annual May Fete Children's Parade, which will begin downtown on the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 1, 2014 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 3479 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys easily win WBAL golf title as tuneup for CCS regional

==BI Wednesday's prep roundup== The Sacred Heart Prep boys rolled to an easy victory at the West Bay Athletic League golf...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by John, on May 1, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 1594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Third World roads

My morning travels take me down Forest from Middlefield and then across Emerson to Lytton and back to Middlefield. These...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by So True, on May 1, 2014 at 10:57 am | 10 comments | 1279 Views

RESTAURANTS

County to consider new food-safety proposal

Santa Clara County could soon require more transparency when it comes to restaurants' food safety under a new proposal to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Roger, on May 1, 2014 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 2939 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Kosty is MPSF Coach of the Year in men's volleyball

Stanford head men's volleyball coach John Kosty has been named the 2014 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Coach of the Year,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Laurie Lawson, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County creates human-trafficking commission

Addressing a growing need to combat local human labor and sex trafficking, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto family dies in crash in British Columbia

A Palo Alto family of four was killed on a Canadian highway Friday afternoon when the camper they were in collided head-on...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by kristi, on Apr 30, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 30 comments | 2444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Toward a long overdue business registry

In most California cities, a business license is one of those necessities of getting any business up and running. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jeez, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:21 am | 19 comments | 4839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Engelbart, Roberts named to Internet Hall of Fame

The Internet Society inducted (posthumously) former Atherton resident Doug Engelbart, credited with inventing the computer...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ponders health benefits for its own members

The Palo Alto school board is weighing the pros and cons of offering health benefits to its own members following a subcommittee's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 33 comments | 5141 Views
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