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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 | 3102 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 | 3777 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 | 3463 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 | 2793 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 | 1974 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 | 10537 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 | 4070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to adopt new rules for dog parks

As Palo Alto prepares to open new dog parks in the coming year, city officials are also unleashing new rules that dog owners...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Resident1, on Jan 7, 2018 at 12:19 am | 23 comments | 4286 Views

SPORTS

2017 All-League Football Teams

==B De Anza Division == Aiden Chang, Palo Alto Bryant Jefferson, Palo Alto Cullen Tellez, Palo Alto ==B 2017...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
Last comment by tadjones, on Jan 6, 2018 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer Harold Hohbach dies at 96

Harold Hohbach, a patent attorney and developer whose mixed-use projects and whimsical art helped transform the area around...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by so called public benefits, on Jan 6, 2018 at 7:56 pm | 15 comments | 3921 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Sullivan steps down as football coach

Danny Sullivan has stepped down as Palo Alto High School head football coach and will join the staff at Mitty High as offensive...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Viking parent, on Jan 6, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 1775 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Around Town: international aid; church vs. state

In this week's Around Town column, read about teens making an impact on the ice rink and in developing rink and a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination

As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 6, 2018 at 1:14 am | 14 comments | 4352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hooked on fitness

The sun is rising over the field at Cubberley Community Center and frost still covers the grass. About 20 early-morning...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Rich, on Jan 5, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 2397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's pivotal year

The Palo Alto City Council made giant strides on some of its most pressing priorities and began to pivot from plans to action...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:30 pm | 34 comments | 3407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ada's Cafe gives people with disabilities a chance to grow

Thirty-four people with disabilities are finding empowerment through their jobs at Ada's Cafe, a nonprofit that aims to give...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 5, 2018 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 4333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge rules against city on Edgewood fines

A court decision regarding whether developer Sand Hill Property Company is required to pay $700,500 in penalties for failing...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 5, 2018 at 2:53 pm | 30 comments | 5001 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook starts local hiring program

Locals in lower-income areas near Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park may soon have a leg up over out-of-towners when it...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Not an SJW, on Jan 5, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air District: wood burning discouraged, but not banned today

Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials are discouraging the burning of wood Wednesday but have not called a Winter...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by SmokeGetsInYourEyes, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Juvenile linked to dead, skinned coyote found at park

A dead coyote found partially skinned and hanging from a tree in Arastradero Preserve on Dec. 24 was allegedly being used...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by C-, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:00 am | 21 comments | 4962 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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