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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spate of auto burglaries hits downtown Palo Alto

Police are investigating nine vehicle break-ins that occurred Tuesday night, March 3, in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by anneke, on Mar 5, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 3236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anther Mom, on Mar 5, 2015 at 11:41 am | 38 comments | 4452 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls, Priory boys advance to section title games

The last time the Menlo-Atherton girls reached the Central Coast Section Division I basketball playoffs, the Bears fell to...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 5, 2015 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1580 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two new judges value greater access to courts for all

When Allison Danner and Mary Greenwood are sworn in to the Santa Clara County Superior Court this week, they will bring extensive...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Victor frost, on Mar 5, 2015 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 3486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 5, 2015 at 10:20 am | 28 comments | 4949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hazards bill targets synthetic turf, including Palo Alto's

The "crumb-rubber" synthetic turf targeted in a health bill by state Sen. Jerry Hill is used on some City of Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 4, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 30 comments | 8076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two speeches to the Board: Save Gunn's 118 teachers

Dear Palo Alto Onliners, Along with my colleague Cara Stoneburner, a 4th-grade teacher at Juana Briones, I was one of...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Stoneburner rules, on Mar 4, 2015 at 6:08 pm | 17 comments | 1029 Views

BOOKS

Filoli statement: More than 1,000 volunteers sign new agreement

More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension

After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Mar 4, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 5799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber slams proposed office cap

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce jumped into the the city's growth debate Friday when it submitted a letter co-signed by...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 56 comments | 3716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thirty teens dropped from Palo Alto school rolls

Thirty students were dropped from Palo Alto public school rolls this fall when their parents were unable to verify their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:53 am | 165 comments | 9689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hungry for data, Palo Alto launches business registry

Seeking to unravel the many mysteries of local employment trends and commuting patterns, Palo Alto on Monday launched its...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 3021 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto masseur in sex abuse case faces more charges

San Mateo County prosecutors have added five new felonies to the growing list of sexual abuse charges against an East Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits

A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:28 am | 153 comments | 6991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing

At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 5233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mothers Symposium returns with theme of 'resilience'

Since 1998, a group of local mothers has organized a symposium to talk about the experience of motherhood through the lens...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by 21st century much?, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 2961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter

When a small group of entrepreneurial bibliophiles met in 2001 to discuss ways to fix up Palo Alto's library system, the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:32 am | 15 comments | 3929 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rejecting appeal, Palo Alto approves Corina Way home

Despite protests from area residents and land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a two-story home on Corina...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident of Barron Park, on Mar 2, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 67 comments | 9026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Goodbye Selix Formal Wear, welcome back Papa Murphy's

Palo Alto's only tuxedo shop closes its doors, Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza returns to Palo Alto and Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 2765 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1822 Views
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