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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office surge expected to continue in downtown Palo Alto

It's no secret that downtown Palo Alto is going through an office boom, a trend that has achieved a particular poignancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 43 comments | 5954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's 'Christmas Tree Lane' lights up

Starting Saturday (Dec. 10), Fulton Street in Palo Alto will again transform into a Christmas wonderland, filled with red...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by -Ladrea, on Dec 14, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 12 comments | 5492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford fraternity housing suspended due to sexual harassment concerns

Stanford University announced in a statement Friday that it is suspending the on-campus housing privileges of the Sigma Alpha...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Carla, on Dec 14, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 8732 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

E-book details Palo Alto resident's North Korea ordeal

For more than a year, the details of Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman's 2013 detention in North Korea have been shrouded...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 8197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calling All Elves!

Calling all elves! You have from now until Tuesday evening, December 23, to help make this holiday season brighter for thousands...

Original post made by Carrie M. on Dec. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embarcadero Road Traffic Signal Modification at Town and Country

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Invitation For Bids (IFB) for Traffic Signal Modification at Embarcadero Road and Town...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 13, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto ride out storm: only minor damage

With no major damage, power outages or creek flooding, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto for the most part dodged a bullet with...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 13, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 6086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

String of burglaries at Palo Alto construction site nets three arrests

Palo Alto police this week arrested three men in connection with two separate burglaries at a College Terrace construction...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Neal, on Dec 13, 2014 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 3771 Views

MOVIES

Ridley Scott's Moses epic 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' leans on CGI spectacle

<B>(2 1/2 stars) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/12/ridley-scotts-moses-epic-exodus-gods-and-kings-leans-on-cgi-spectacle...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Yahweh, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 9014 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Peat named All-American on two other teams

==BI ESPN.com honors Peat == Stanford offensive lineman Andrus Peat earned his second All-America honor in as many days...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto halts plan for a local compost plant

The long-running debate over the future of composting in Palo Alto reached a temporary truce Monday night, when the City...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 47 comments | 4806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman taps former Palo Alto head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 4 comments | 3596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deck the mantels: From chalkboard to canvas art, set a festive mood with DIY decorating ideas

People often associate the fireplace and mantel with warmth, and during the holidays the fireplace is likely the focal point...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4898 Views

AROUND TOWN

When the simple gift counts

Palo Alto resident Catherine Debs knows a thing or two about finding the appropriate gift for a host. As San Francisco's...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sensory room facilitates learning for students with severe disabilities

Three special-education specialists have converted a Terman Middle School office into a "sensory room," draped with jungle-themed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sally Mickel, on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 6484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Humane Society scales down plan to rebuild Palo Alto animal shelter

The Palo Alto Humane Society has backed away from its earlier proposal to build a new state-of-the-art animal-services center...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Carol Gilblert, on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 3891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

<B>Theater Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/12/worth-a-look posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delightfully daft, wonderfully whimsical: 'Peter Pan' prequel takes flight in Palo Alto

"Peter and the Starcatcher" earned a record number of Tony nominations and five awards when it played Broadway in 2012, cementing...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suffering and suffrage: 'Women and the Great War' on view at Stanford's Hoover Institution

One hundred years ago this year, World War I began. On the centennial of such a significant event, museums across the world...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5039 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

<B><B>GENERAL STORE TURNS UP IN PALO ALTO ... </B>A general store inspired by history is putting on the finishing touches...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
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