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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sex education to continue this year in Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto school district will continue to teach a controversial sex-education curriculum this year, with some slight...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 27, 2017 at 9:16 pm | 27 comments | 6164 Views

AROUND TOWN

All about tomatoes

There's something about peak-season tomatoes that makes you feel ashamed to eat them at any other time of the year. We talked...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Professor, on Aug 27, 2017 at 11:56 am | 5 comments | 6788 Views

SPORTS

Prep football: Gunn rally a good sign but not enough to win

Hudson Alexander doesn't like to lose football games but he sees the bright side of the equation as well. Alexander threw...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2017
Last comment by Stanford Professor, on Aug 27, 2017 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 3436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars hit Keeble & Shuchat by breaking through wall

Burglars broke through layers of plaster, plywood, sheetrock and a display case to get inside Keeble & Shuchat Photography...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Raj, on Aug 27, 2017 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 17709 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to streetlights to address wireless needs

As Palo Alto's voracious appetite for wireless data continues to grow, local streetlight and utility poles are transforming...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Aug 26, 2017 at 11:09 pm | 25 comments | 8667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows fewer downtown workers driving alone

Downtown Palo Alto's service workers are slowly shifting away from solo commuting, a recent survey shows: The rate of those...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by retired SC County Employee, on Aug 26, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 6194 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat advisory issued for Santa Clara County

A heat advisory has been issued for Santa Clara County starting Sunday morning at 11 a.m. to Monday night at 9 p.m., according...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Aug 26, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 4628 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton runs out of time in football loss to Bellarmine

Menlo-Atherton fell behind for the first time with 1:33 left in its season-opening football game with Bellarmine. Despite...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by EVADNE WILLIAMS, on Aug 26, 2017 at 6:01 am | 1 comment | 2933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As school starts, new social-emotional curriculum debuts

During the first days of school this week, along with finding their lockers and classrooms, Gunn High School freshmen got...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by BP, on Aug 25, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 16 comments | 14943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Blood Center seeks public's help with donations

A recent drop in blood donations has led the Stanford Blood Center to ask Bay Area residents to donate blood to help meet...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Please Explain, on Aug 25, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 7 comments | 3911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit finds errors in hundreds of water bills

Hundreds of water customers in Palo Alto received erroneous bills after the city failed to accurately record the size of...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by no confidence, on Aug 25, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 7 comments | 7770 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council backs new vision for fiber network

Palo Alto's exhausting effort make ultra-high-speed internet broadly available took a new direction Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 25, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 22 comments | 8771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned for East Palo Alto shootings

A 31-year-old man who fatally shot another man in East Palo Alto after an argument over a woman in July 2015 was arraigned...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by M. Driscoll, on Aug 25, 2017 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 9502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A roadway Odyssey -- Palo Alto-style

While some of my friends binge on their second safaris, cruise European canals or time-share in Hawaii, I consider a trip...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by I like to bike., on Aug 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 14 comments | 6356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shoplifts Champagne from Mollie Stone's

Palo Alto police are investigating a petty theft at Mollie Stone's market on Monday, when eight bottles of Champagne were...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by stanford student, on Aug 24, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 4722 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symposium highlights new chronic fatigue syndrome research

A community symposium with world researchers of one of the world's most puzzling diseases will take place at Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Complexity must be addressed, too, on Aug 24, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 38 comments | 27693 Views

SPORTS

Girls tennis, volleyball open the curtain on prep sports

A pair of girls volleyball matches and a girls tennis match Thursday officially kicks down the door of the 2107-18 school...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Aug 24, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 3565 Views

MOVIES

Stanford Dish fire caused by bird that struck power line

A bird that flew into a power line sparked a grass fire at the Stanford Dish Tuesday night that threatened a structure and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 24, 2017 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 8398 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's McNealy explains his decision regarding pro golf

"Stanford head coach Conrad Ray took a huge chance on a scrawny 17-year-old hockey player when he offered me a four-year...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by ExSUNW, on Aug 23, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 3688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

La Comida struggling to find new location

La Comida Senior Nutrition, a longtime senior lunch program relied on by more than 160 seniors, is asking the community to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mr Ed, on Aug 23, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 14 comments | 9088 Views
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