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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto prepares to tighten landscaping rules

Even during the rare rainy spell, California's prolonged drought remains high on the priority list of Palo Alto officials,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 21 comments | 4920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford seeks approval for new housing

Stanford University is moving ahead with a plan to construct a four-building residential complex for its graduate students,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Realist, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 54 comments | 4940 Views

AROUND TOWN

American dreamers

Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Death of a Salesman" is frequently taught in high school English classes, local...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Ada Reid-Watson, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 7987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Humanitarian Oneida 'Mother' Branch dies at 92

Oneida "Mother" Branch, 92, who for years collected and provided food and clothing for East Palo Alto's needy, died of natural...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mother Branch's Granddaughter, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 2310 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto woman missing in waters near beach

A search is underway today for two Bay Area residents missing since Monday evening in the waters off Bonny Doon State Beach...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Heidi Kling , on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 6027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy rainfall hits Bay Area

The Bay Area is facing another wave of heavy rainfall on Tuesday morning that could bring rock slides and other problems...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jan 20, 2016 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 3943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking College Admissions NYT Op-Ed

Well, at least they are addressing this issue that college admission standards are hurting our children. We still need the...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by College Parent, on Jan 20, 2016 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board to discuss petition to rename Jordan Middle School

A parent in the district is calling on the school board to consider renaming David Starr Jordan Middle School, whose namesake...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jordan Middle School Student, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:09 pm | 186 comments | 9918 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's golf course redesign up for review

Palo Alto's evolving effort to bring a "Wow!" factor to its Baylands golf course and to build three athletic fields next...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 19, 2016 at 6:04 pm | 23 comments | 3317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers hope to benefit from strong economy

Soaring tax revenues from new hotels and other sources have improved Palo Alto's economic climate, allowing city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by CW, on Jan 19, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 9 comments | 3358 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US will track secret buyers of luxury real estate

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/14/us/us-will-track-secret-buyers-of-luxury-real-estate.html?_r=0 "Concerned...

Original post made by about time on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 9 comments | 418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's No. 3 football ranking is one for the ages

The ugly loss to Northwestern to start the season is all but forgotten by the Stanford football team, which climbed to No....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by macbaldy, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 9 comments | 7336 Views

SPORTS

No break for local prep hoop teams on a busy MLK holiday

==B Monday's prep roundup== While most high school students in the area took Monday off for the Martin Luther King holiday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by name, on Jan 19, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men charged in downtown Palo Alto homicide to stand trial

Two men implicated in the death of a Palo Alto tennis instructor during a drunken brawl in December 2014 must stand trial,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 3676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crisis training, teams aim to prevent police shootings

The Dec. 25 shooting death of a mentally ill man by Palo Alto police has raised questions regarding the officers' crisis...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Motown, on Jan 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Stanford student sentenced in poisoning case

Xiangyu Ouyang, a former Stanford University graduate student who [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/print/2015/04/01/stanford-graduate-student-accused-of-poisoning-lab-mates...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 6310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Dualitas offers exotic ware, Coupa Cafe opens second location

Dualitas is a one-of-a-kind jewelry store that opened this past year in Town & Country Village. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 7417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Charles Wibel, on Jan 18, 2016 at 6:57 am | 9 comments | 16893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents vaccinating their child makes the national news

Time Magazine: http://time.com/4173973/mark-zuckerberg-vaccination-max/ NBC Today Show: http://www.today.com/parents/mark-zuckerberg-takes-baby-max-doctor-vaccines-new-photo-t66191...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Thinking, on Jan 18, 2016 at 5:52 am | 13 comments | 593 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women let Pac-12 hoops game get away to Beavers

Stanford missed nine of its final 10 shots while host Oregon State made its last seven shots and the 12th-ranked Beavers...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Karl Drobnic, on Jan 17, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 2996 Views
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