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AROUND TOWN

Researchers create a natural gel that could help prevent wildfires

A long-lasting gel-like fluid developed by Stanford University researchers could keep wildfires from starting and spreading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Chemical contamination?, on Nov 6, 2019 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 2170 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Californians unwilling to subsidize land owners' wildfire prevention, Stanford poll finds

Years of devastating, back-to-back wildfires coupled with recent power shutdowns have not convinced Californians to fund...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by pinball, on Nov 5, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 13 comments | 3327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Having failed so far, President Hotel buyers try financial inducements to build support for the zoning changes it needs

It's not clear whether Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners did a terrible job at researching the zoning obstacles they...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by more corruption, on Nov 5, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 16 comments | 3716 Views

AROUND TOWN

If you haven't turned 70 yet, don't retire

Want to retire more comfortably? Work longer. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/11/01/if-you-havent-turned-70-yet-dont-retire...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 5, 2019 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 4482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn powers its way to another SCVAL El Camino football win

Gunn’s power running game pounded another opponent Friday, piling up 395 yards on 39 carries in a 44-6 Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 4, 2019 at 6:15 pm | 4 comments | 1566 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alhambra brings Irish pub traditions to downtown Redwood City

Irish pubs capture in one warm and convivial place all that's good and right in the world: community, humor, good drink and...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Brit, on Nov 4, 2019 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2712 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys hold off Menlo to win WCAL water polo tourney title

Luke Weigle and Will Swart scored the first two goals of the second half to break a 3-3 tie and lead Sacred Heart Prep past...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2019
Last comment by PoloPoloPolo, on Nov 3, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1395 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E: 400K Bay Area customers could lose power this weekend in public safety shutoff

As many as 850,000 PG&E customers across all of the utility's service area could lose power this weekend in the latest public...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 3, 2019 at 9:11 am | 38 comments | 5846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study shows link between achievement gap and racial disparities in school discipline

A new Stanford University study has documented for the first time at the national level a link between achievement gaps and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by pinball, on Nov 2, 2019 at 11:34 pm | 20 comments | 8812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cameras catch man video-recording himself allegedly slamming a dog to the ground

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto man seen allegedly slamming a small dog onto the ground while recording it with his phone has...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Nov 2, 2019 at 9:01 pm | 4 comments | 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

With DIY haunted house, two brothers bring spirit of Halloween to Old Palo Alto

Tech billionaires and their over-the-top Halloween displays have turned the holiday into a mini-spectacle in Old Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Love the DIY, on Nov 2, 2019 at 9:55 am | 12 comments | 8120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Egg Wars - Again

It seems that once again Paly egg wars caused a big mess in many local parks and nearby streets. Did PAPD catch any of...

Original post made by Former Parent on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Relaxed, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:22 pm | 23 comments | 862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late score has Gunn girls into SCVAL water polo finals

Cooper McKenna scored four goals, including the game winner with less than 20 secinds to play, and the Gunn girls water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sunita V, on Nov 1, 2019 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 1091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, city staff, nonprofit rally to save imperiled dawn redwood

An ailing dawn redwood outside the downtown Palo Alto post office, a tree whose species dates from the time of the dinosaurs,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 3917 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds call for more contributions from Stanford for expansion plan

With Stanford University’s ambitious expansion plan nearing the finish line, hundreds of Stanford students, public school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:16 am | 33 comments | 6300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite backlash, President Hotel owner presses ahead with hotel conversion

The new owner of the President Hotel made a renewed pitch on Tuesday for converting the iconic apartment building into a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by PAer, on Nov 1, 2019 at 10:48 am | 27 comments | 4447 Views

SPORTS

Gunn title hopes remain on track

Palo Alto, Gunn and Woodside all play their final home game of the season Friday. Menlo-Atherton was also scheduled to do...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 1, 2019 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 372 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto wants to fast-track public awareness on its 'biggest project': Rail redesign

While the Palo Alto City Council has been talking about the need to separate tracks from roads for nearly a decade, the council...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Morris, on Nov 1, 2019 at 8:15 am | 41 comments | 5319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver attacks two with a cane in road-rage incident

A 66-year-old man allegedly attacked two drivers during separate road-rage incidents on Oct. 25 in what police termed a "rampage."...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by @Anon, on Nov 1, 2019 at 6:31 am | 29 comments | 4233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto man dies in head-on crash on state Highway 152

A man killed in a head-on crash on state Highway 152 in southern Santa Clara County on Wednesday morning has been identified...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Condolences, on Nov 1, 2019 at 2:02 am | 1 comment | 3869 Views
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