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AROUND TOWN

Several community events to recognize MLK Day

Find out which local agencies will be offering limited or regular services on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which falls on...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Church, on Jan 15, 2018 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expensive Gucci handbags stolen from Nordstrom

A group of thieves wielding box and wire cutters stormed the Nordstrom store at Stanford Shopping Center on Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:15 am | 30 comments | 13642 Views

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 | 1676 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 | 4491 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 | 8095 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 | 167 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 | 3995 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 | 7167 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 | 1978 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 | 1013 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 | 1643 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 | 1856 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 | 3863 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 | 2915 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 | 3474 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 | 4848 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 | 20064 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 | 3142 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 | 3843 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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