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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: new year, new mayor

The surprise, if one can call it that, wasn't the unanimous election Monday night of Liz Kniss as mayor of Palo Alto for...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Eternal Vigilance, on Jan 14, 2018 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 1583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oregon Expressway flooding likely to continue

As the first rain in 2018 swept into the Bay Area, the underpass at Oregon Expressway near Alma Street flooded once again,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Simple minded resident, on Jan 14, 2018 at 10:40 am | 35 comments | 4308 Views

BOOKS

Cardinal corner: Men earn victories in several sports

The second-ranked Stanford men's gymnastics team opened the season with an impressive showcase with a dominant 402.150 team...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2018
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Becoming whole again

People with severe depression are experiencing hopeful results with a unique brain study being conducted at Stanford University...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 14, 2018 at 12:43 am | 4 comments | 8051 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obituary

<B>Medill 'Toby' Williams Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/01/12/obituary posted...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Barbra Wood, on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 144 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kniss wins third term as Palo Alto mayor

Liz Kniss returned to the center of Palo Alto's political limelight Monday night, when the City Council unanimously elected...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jan 12, 2018 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 3910 Views

SPORTS

Palo Altan Vincent Zhou nominated to Olympics figure skating team

It's official: 17-year-old Palo Alto teen Vincent Zhou has been selected for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Sylvia T, on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:37 am | 12 comments | 7074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County records fifth flu-related death

Another person has died in Santa Clara County due to the flu, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths countywide...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Novelera, on Jan 11, 2018 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local filmmakers to launch documentary series on Silicon Valley

Menlo Park documentarian duo Kiki Kapany and Michael Schwarz of Kikim Media are releasing a three-part documentary all about...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 11, 2018 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 929 Views

AROUND TOWN

The masterpiece machine

Remember the childhood fun of putting a coin into a vending machine and waiting to see which color gumball or type of toy...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Jim Colton, on Jan 11, 2018 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1567 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Grewal brings back a wrestling title from Cupertino

Calvin Grewal won the 126-pound division and Palo Alto placed eighth, with 88 points, at the Cupertino Bianchini Invitational...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Jan 11, 2018 at 12:08 pm | 10 comments | 1722 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Missing prep-school teen found safe

A 16-year-old boy missing since Tuesday in East Palo Alto from an school dorm room was located Saturday in the East Bay,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Shaking Head, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 3 comments | 3716 Views

AROUND TOWN

District seeks names for Jordan, Terman middle schools

Now is the time for the public to weigh in on ideas for new names for Palo Alto's Jordan and Terman middle schools, which...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 10, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 166 comments | 7702 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help.

Suddenly, without warning, we face losing our home, what the stability means to our future and financial stability, job and...

Original post made by Anyone Else's Taxes Going Way Up? Help. on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 10, 2018 at 6:44 pm | 149 comments | 2890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel plan draws opposition in south Palo Alto

Neighbors in a south Palo Alto residential complex are asking the city to reject a plan for a new five-story hotel that would...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by m2grs, on Jan 10, 2018 at 1:52 pm | 6 comments | 3348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto picks next mayor, all eyes on Kniss

If tradition holds, City Council members on Monday will elect now-Vice Mayor Liz Kniss as the city's mayor -- but the political...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:57 am | 52 comments | 3432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power outage leaves roughly 1,700 customers in the dark

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without power Monday night due to an outage most likely caused by rainfall...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jan 10, 2018 at 3:16 am | 17 comments | 4783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car crashes into tree, killing one

A vehicle that crashed into a tree on Page Mill Road killed one preson and briefly blocked off a section of the street this...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by iSez, on Jan 9, 2018 at 9:48 pm | 16 comments | 19813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiple painkillers found in deceased actor John Heard

Actor John Heard, who was found dead in a Palo Alto hotel room last July, had numerous potent painkillers in his system,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by also sheesh, on Jan 8, 2018 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 3092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen pursues the writing life

While Keshav Dhir's young classmates were fantasizing about growing up to become astronauts and basketball players, he was...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by Cindy Costell, on Jan 8, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 3738 Views
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