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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 | 7014 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 | 1900 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 | 904 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 | 1534 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 | 1673 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 | 3626 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 | 7695 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 | 2884 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 | 3324 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 | 3416 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 | 4768 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 | 19590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto won't allow marijuana shops

Legalized marijuana may be a popular proposition among Palo Alto voters, but the City Council indicated on Monday night that...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by HUTCH 7,62, on Jan 9, 2018 at 7:51 am | 42 comments | 5868 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 | 3081 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 | 3646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Startup forges partnerships for self-driving cars

A Palo Alto startup launched by a trio of self-driving car pioneers expects to bring its driverless technology to the streets...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by VW NonFan, on Jan 8, 2018 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 3430 Views

MOVIES

The year in film

It's never easy winnowing down hundreds of movies to the supposed "Ten Best," especially when comparing apples to oranges...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by maurice druzin, on Jan 8, 2018 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires full-time Title IX coordinator

Megan Farrell, a consultant with experience in law, higher education and federal anti-discrimination law Title IX, will now...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 8, 2018 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1959 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Market plans to shutter

College Terrace Market announced its plans to close the long-awaited community grocery store in Palo Alto six months after...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 7, 2018 at 9:11 pm | 111 comments | 10497 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to use drones for blood deliveries

Blood-carrying drones may soon make their debut in Palo Alto skies under a program that city and Stanford officials are hoping...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Jetman, on Jan 7, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 11 comments | 4041 Views
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