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Book Talk

Palo Alto High School graduate releases a collection of short stories about life and love, Harry Potter fans celebrate release...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sue Rubenstein DeMasi, on Jul 31, 2016 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2933 Views


Utsumi brings attention to women's water polo history

Kyle Utsumi, who will begin a new chapter in his life this fall as an eighth-grade teacher at Woodside Priory, completed...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 7911 Views


Movements with a message

The stories of disabled veterans and the plight of marine wildlife will be portrayed on stage this weekend, when Stanford...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Fathers Day Poems from Daughter, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views


BookBuyers leaving downtown Mountain View, seeks new home

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 14, 2016 at 7:51 am | 16 comments | 8188 Views


'The Skeleth' continues epic tale of battle against otherworldly evil

<B>"The Skeleth" by Matthew Jobin: Penguin Young Readers Group, 2016; 400 pages; $10.22 Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3964 Views


Book Talk

<B><B>IN THE DEAD'S OWN WORDS ...</B> The voices of The Grateful Dead will return to the band's early Menlo Park stomping...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2798 Views



The April 22 article "Western Ballet turns the big 4-0" misstated the dance company's website, which is,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1622 Views


Around Town

<B><B>MOVING ON ... </B>Just days before City Manager <B>James Keene</B> warned the City Council about the emerging worker...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1342 Views


Police: Man exposes himself to girl at Palo Alto school

Palo Alto police are looking for a man they said exposed himself to a 7-year-old girl playing at an elementary school during...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by danielle, on Apr 12, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 5059 Views


Never Say Die

Starting in 1967 in San Carlos and moving through the Peninsula, the four musicians and manager of the rock band Uther Pendragon...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4423 Views


Practical help for teens

Jacob Towery, who sees local adolescents and adults at his private psychiatry practice in downtown Palo Alto, has penned...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Holy Smoke!, on Mar 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 8549 Views


Around Town

READING BUGS ... </B>Palo Alto's <B>Mitchell Park Library</B> got some new patrons this week, but the library isn't happy...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 8, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 2025 Views


Groping incident in backseat of police car prompts complaint

The Palo Alto Police Department is revising its policy on driving multiple suspects in the same police cruiser after a woman...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Angelea Jenkins , on Jan 1, 2016 at 4:57 am | 1 comment | 6857 Views


Cookbooks of 2015

Perusing the cookbook selection at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, Anne Sturmthal Bergman selected several volumes that were...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Practical, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 7513 Views


Rent Watch

Q Read the full story here posted Friday, December 4, 2015,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4914 Views


Real Estate Matters

In Palo Alto, 2015 has been a very frustrating year for buyers. The biggest reason is limited inventory. As of Nov. 23, there...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7861 Views


Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4694 Views


Home Front

<B><B>TREE SURVEY ...</B> Help the City of Palo Alto and the nonprofit Canopy investigate the city's canopy by taking an...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5068 Views


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 | 6278 Views


Community Notebook: Palo Alto library system's book-borrowing service suspended

The Palo Alto library system will be transitioning to a new online services platform and will suspend its inter-library book-borrowing...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Digitize-All-Books-Now!, on Nov 19, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 4772 Views
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