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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The nettlesome path to helping our teens

Four and five years ago, when several of our teenagers took their own lives, our pained, communal cry was, "Why is this happening?"...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2014 at 7:56 am | 30 comments | 5619 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto customers are asking, 'What's wrong with USPS?'

The Palo Alto division of the United States Postal Service is not delivering on services, and some customers and employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Customer 1.0 , on Nov 19, 2014 at 1:51 am | 53 comments | 7750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thoughts on new Mitchell Park library

Now we have it, reviews on the library. Very pleasing facility once you get inside. The library looks great, plenty of...

Original post made by Library User on Nov. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to vote on new Cubberley lease

A two-year tug-of-war between the Palo Alto school district and the city over the future of Cubberley Community Center will...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In the wake: Teens respond with messages of hope, change

Hayley Krolik hopes that some years down the line, when she returns to Palo Alto after graduating from high school, she'll...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 12 comments | 12413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wolbach edges out Kou for fifth seat on Palo Alto council

Cory Wolbach, a legislative aide for state Sen. Jerry Hill, has edged out emergency-preparedness leader Lydia Kou for the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 40 comments | 5131 Views

SPORTS

No. 6 Stanford surprises top-ranked Connecticut in overtime

Amber Orrange scored seven of her 17 points in the final 26 seconds of regulation, including a 3-pointer that tied the game...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 18, 2014 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to scrap ban on car camping

After lingering in legal limbo for nearly a year, Palo Alto's controversial ban on car camping is now heading toward repeal. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:06 am | 60 comments | 4304 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Olive Garden's future uncertain, Loving Hut closes

Timothy Adams Chocolates goes pink in a big way, Loving Hut makes way for T4, and the future of Olive Garden in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:48 am | 10 comments | 2773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Redwood City man arrested after allegedly brandishing knife in downtown bar

Palo Alto police arrested a Redwood City man who allegedly brandished a knife inside a downtown bar, causing a disturbance,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:40 am | 4 comments | 1616 Views

BOOKS

Art Tickling - an Elegy for Greg Brown

paint on a ladder as high as the sky on a wall made of clouds and sun-- his love applied with a brush where quirky...

Original post made by Margaret Fruth on Nov. 17, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Some history, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 70 comments | 27185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto program connects communities through art

What if, with a single school art program, you could provide creative opportunities for kids, offer professional development...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn Tucher, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

SPORTS

Stanford fails Pac-12 football test in OT loss to Utah

The Stanford football team lost yet another opportunity to reestablish itself as a player in the Pac-12 Conference, dropping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1053 Views

SPORTS

Ajanaku helps Stanford beat the Bruins in Pac-12 volleyball

Junior middle blocker Inky Ajanaku recorded 17 kills and the top-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team beat host No. 18...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by lofow, on Nov 16, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: In search of the car-less commute

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters -- some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars -- stream...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:09 am | 57 comments | 39643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's parking-permit program gets a green light

Responding to years of complaints about downtown's residential streets transforming into parking lots for employees, Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 39 comments | 5657 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

StreetCode Academy Launches Weekend Hackathon Party to bring Coding Skills to East Palo Alto High Schoolers

 November 14, 2014  Hackathon Represents Latest Coding Skills Opportunity for East Palo Alto High Schoolers. San Jose,...

Original post made by Michael on Nov. 15, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The Cubberley renewal

With just six weeks left before the expiration of a lease agreement that has transferred approximately $140 million from...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 13 comments | 2895 Views

AROUND TOWN

There's something about 'Harvey': Palo Alto Players revisit a classic comedy

It's been 70 years since Jimmy Stewart played the delightfully delusional Elwood P. Dowd in the original Broadway production...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by roger, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 271 Views
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