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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding their own way

"Second-graders, so many of you look ready to be engineers," Olga Tuman said, standing at the white board on a December morning...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by EPACS Teacher, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 4878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal crash closes Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Menlo Park this morning, Dec. 19, that has closed Sand Hill Road. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by ZZ, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 59 comments | 18017 Views

AROUND TOWN

What can we learn from the pedestrian death on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park?

When a tragedy like this occurs there are two very different and equally appropriate responses. The first is to lament the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jan 8, 2016 at 3:45 pm | 32 comments | 1479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Terrible mail service

Last night, my mail was delivered at 10 pm. While this is an all-time worst, my mail has been arriving after 6 pm for about...

Original post made by Paul Goldstein on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Midtown customer, on Jan 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 675 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/08/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greater Miranda

Local connections led Brian Steen to his Greater Miranda home in 2003, and he and his wife have enjoyed the quiet neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>NEW YEAR, NEW RECIPES ...</B> Start the new year with new cooking skills and recipes offered by Sur La Table, 855 El...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

<B>Atherton Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/08/sales-at-a-glance posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

<B>Art Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/01/08/worth-a-look posted Friday, January 8,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6381 Views

BOOKS

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 | 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech Life: Smart garden makes easy work of growing plants

With the smart herb garden from Click & Grow, gardeners &#151; and those without a green thumb &#151; can grow herbs and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 7, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 11695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities press Valley Transportation Authority to move on transit woes

Firing off a proverbial warning shot, Mountain View, Palo Alto and six other West Valley cities sent a letter recently to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 10 comments | 3389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local sports fans can nab Super Bowl volunteer jobs

Organizers of the halftime show for Super Bowl 50 taking place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara invited Bay Area sports fans...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 12 comments | 3551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman rescued after fall at Yosemite National Park

A 63-year-old Palo Alto woman was rescued after she fell off a path at Yosemite National Park over the weekend, according...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 6008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do-It-Yourself: Picture perfect

Learn to make a picture hanger process with a step-by-step tutorial from a Los Altos resident and woodworking hobbyist. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Doug Haley, on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 11898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher pleads 'not guilty' to lewd acts with students

A former teacher at Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy pleaded not guilty to sex charges on Tuesday, Jan. 5, in San Mateo...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 5800 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys at full strength in hoops after long football season

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Sacred Heart Prep boys have faced a basketball mathematical problem in recent years, thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scotty, on Jan 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 3882 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Choy wins national tennis championship

Sacred Heart Prep's Sara Choy had herself quite a sophomore tennis season as she won her second consecutive Central Coast...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Jan 7, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 4448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Editor, We are the parents of the student in the Terman case. We filed the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) complaint against...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Thank You For Bravery, on Jan 7, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 1086 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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