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AROUND TOWN

'Flower Drum Song' blossoms anew

Palo Alto Players present an updated version of "Flower Drum Song," a musical set in 1950s San Francisco Chinatown. Read...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Flower Drum Songs Is Obsolete, on May 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 1538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After getting a new heart, 16-year-old is giving back — with a heart-healthy cookbook

On Tuesday, 16-year-old Justin Wang brought hope in the form of a healthy cookbook to patients and friends at the Ronald...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Ying Wang, on May 6, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1712 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rollover crash forces Embarcadero closure

A collision between a pickup truck and a sedan prompted Palo Alto emergency responders to shut down Embarcadero Road to traffic...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by resident, on May 5, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nonprofit offers $5,000 reward in East Palo Alto double fatal shooting

Mothers Against Murder is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a shooter who...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by WANTED, on May 5, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 10 comments | 2727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to consolidate Tinsley students at fewer schools

Some parents have been taken aback by Palo Alto Unified's decision to close enrollment for new Voluntary Transfer Program...

Original post made on May. 3, 2019
Last comment by Aisha , on May 4, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 11 comments | 4599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Rising to the challenge; an abrupt departure

In this week's Around Town column, a recap of how a local resident faced the pressure on a national game show testing each...

Original post made on May. 4, 2019
Last comment by Political parties Don't Mean A Darn Thing, on May 4, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 2230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To battle traffic, Palo Alto hikes transportation fees for developers

In its latest bid to curb the traffic impacts of new developments, Palo Alto has more than doubled the fees it charges builders...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on May 4, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 34 comments | 5430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood enrollment decline worse than predicted

An enrollment consultant is projecting that the Ravenswood City School District will lose 27 percent of its 2,400 students...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Tod ford, on May 3, 2019 at 11:41 pm | 13 comments | 4667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Therapists to lose home at landmark Mental Research Institute

Tension is building between therapists and the board of directors at a world-renowned Palo Alto mental health research institution. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2019
Last comment by Edwin Goei, on May 3, 2019 at 5:27 pm | 44 comments | 9872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hillsborough couple pleads guilty in college admissions scandal

A Hillsborough couple formally entered guilty pleas Wednesday for paying a college preparatory counselor $600,000 to guarantee...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 3, 2019 at 12:02 pm | 6 comments | 2918 Views

AROUND TOWN

This year's Lifetime of Achievement honorees create community legacies

By pushing beyond what is to what could be, this year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees have created long-term...

Original post made on May. 3, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on May 3, 2019 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans finally emerge for replacing two north Palo Alto bridges

More than 20 years after a massive storm swelled the San Francisquito Creek until it rose higher than the Pope-Chaucer Bridge,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Traffic Enforcement Officers, on May 3, 2019 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 4199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ward and Mary Paine: Pioneer preservationists

Portola Valley duo Ward and Mary Paine have been key players in preserving tens of thousands of acres of Peninsula hills,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Kelley: Theater founder

When he joined a Palo Alto Children's Theatre production at age 9, Robert Kelley didn't know he would dedicate his life to...

Original post made on May. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ginny Lear: Fundraiser, event planner, program founder

When Ginny Lear decided to volunteer at her children's schools as a young mother in 1960s Los Altos, she never imagined that...

Original post made on May. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit claims Palo Alto police illegally detained, assaulted man

A Palo Alto resident is claiming that he was unlawfully detained and then beaten up by police officers near his mobile home,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Bruce W, on May 2, 2019 at 2:44 pm | 9 comments | 3376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district sues charter school organization for $4 million

The Sequoia Union High School District is suing a national charter school organization for the return of a $4 million loan,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Share Please, on May 2, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High Signing Day

==B Palo Alto Student-Athlete Signing Day == Itai Almogy, Yale, Rowing Sienna Brewster, Missouri State, Beach volleyball Jack...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
Last comment by Winifred, on May 2, 2019 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The 'me too' raise is back

Labor negotiations with public employee unions remain one of the most opaque and intentionally hidden government processes...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Cover-up Culture, on May 1, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 24 comments | 4175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: May Fête Parade salutes city's 125th birthday

The annual May Fête children's parade returns to Palo Alto this Saturday with a special "Happy 125th Birthday Palo Alto"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1673 Views
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