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PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new president and programs, Sofia University enters new era

It's been more than a year since Sofia University students, faculty and staff were left reeling after the president of the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, on Nov 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 8506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a turkey...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid policy clashes, council to meet with planning commission

It's no secret that the rift between the Palo Alto City Council and its main land-use advisory panel, the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 11 comments | 4455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E community meeting to discuss tree removal, pipeline safety

Plans to remove hundreds of trees from Pacific Gas & Electric's pipeline right-of-way through Palo Alto will be the topic...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 25, 2015 at 2:12 am | 1 comment | 4368 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by who caused this?, on Nov 24, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 3197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested for early morning robbery

A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Nov 24, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 18 comments | 6577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yes, Atherton still has the most expensive real estate, says Forbes

Atherton has, for the third year in a row, been named as the ZIP code with the most expensive residential real estate in...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 24, 2015 at 1:14 am | 10 comments | 3718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community embraces responsibility to help our youth

The December article in the Atlantic magazine addressing the two teen suicide clusters we've experienced in Palo Alto —...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Nov 23, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 4757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista owner sues over closure conditions

In the latest skirmish in the long and emotional battle over Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the owners of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 121 comments | 9929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by In the Know, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 10976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 6830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students end five-day sit-in for divestment from oil, gas companies

Stanford University students and supporters held rally Friday culminating a five-day sit-in calling for the college's divestment...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:45 am | 7 comments | 3012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6536 Views

SPORTS

Stanford to play for the Pac-12 football championship

The Cardinal clinched a spot in the Pac-12 Championship game on Dec. 5 at Levi's Stadium with its 35-22 victory over visiting...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 22, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 3838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pressing ahead with the gender revolution

"Can we move beyond the stalled gender revolution?" Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/20/pressing-ahead-with-the-gender-revolution...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by @Resident, on Nov 22, 2015 at 11:17 am | 15 comments | 6439 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men overcome adversity to place third at nationals

NCAA cross country A Stanford men's cross-country team, so buried by adversity during mid-season when it dropped to No....

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Usa, on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you slammed by homework?

It's that time of year again, when the classwork really ratchets up and the pressure builds to get more papers, more tests...

Original post made by Paly Parent of two on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to extend its first 'bike boulevard'

More than three decades after Bryant Street became the nation's first "bicycle boulevard," Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 32 comments | 6301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, SHP advance in playoffs, but M-A's season ends

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep football teams will be playing for at least another week as they won their respective...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Proud Paly Mom, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 3195 Views

BOOKS

Mind control

This Friday, Nov. 20, the wildly popular -- and often controversial -- physician and author will speak at Foothill College...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Stoney Stonebraker, on Nov 20, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 4577 Views
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