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AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden famous Oak tree is Dead

last week, I was walking there with a friend who is arborist and after careful looking he said the tree is dead. For many...

Original post made by Eighty something on May. 13, 2017
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A council adrift

The erratic behavior of three Palo Alto city council members is beginning to become a tiring pattern seemingly more designed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Midnight Motions, on May 13, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 86 comments | 5320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs budget additions

As the Palo Alto school district continues to grapple with a budget shortfall, trustees on Thursday directed staff to plan...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 13, 2017 at 10:30 am | 4 comments | 1622 Views

MOVIES

Hunting the truth

Back in 1922, Robert J. Flaherty made the controversial documentary/docudrama "Nanook of the North," which he purported to...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 13, 2017 at 1:24 am | 2 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Marilyn Putney, on May 12, 2017 at 9:23 pm | 1122 comments | 215587 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek man in indecent-exposure incident

A woman and her toddler encountered a naked man who was touching himself in the Palo Alto Baylands Wednesday afternoon, Palo...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Fernando, on May 12, 2017 at 8:47 pm | 11 comments | 3079 Views

AROUND TOWN

TheatreWorks founder to retire

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley founder and Artistic Director Robert Kelley will retire at the end of the company's 2019/2020...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jeffery P, on May 12, 2017 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 587 Views

AROUND TOWN

First time or last time the CCS swim meet is a big event

The Central Coast Section swimming meet usually features athletes who become major collegiate stars and, occasionally, international...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on May 12, 2017 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Academic pressure can shortchange student engagement and passion

We need to listen better. Read the full guest opinion by Shounak Dharap here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2017/05/05/guest-opinion-academic-pressure-can-shortchang...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by 2 cents, on May 12, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 45 comments | 5741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midcentury modern and the mass market

What do blenders, coffee makers, telephones, typewriters -- even the bathroom sink -- have in common? They are all products...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Guy, on May 12, 2017 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Complaint: school district website 'inaccessible'

A special-education advocate from Michigan who has filed more than 1,000 federal complaints against school districts alleging...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Megan Carey, on May 12, 2017 at 6:16 am | 8 comments | 4641 Views

SPORTS

Prep report: Paly wins SCVAL baseball playoff title

Spencer Rojahn pitched 4 1/3 strong innings in relief, Ethan Stern collected a pair of hits and Palo Alto rallied to beat...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Paly Dad, on May 12, 2017 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recreation chief to join city manager's office

The office of Palo Alto City Manager James Keene will have a new look this summer, with two deputy city managers preparing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 8 comments | 2241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to ramp up prices for parking permits

If you're looking to park your car in a downtown garage, use the new 3-D printer at the library or pump out groundwater to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Michael Vilain, on May 11, 2017 at 10:24 pm | 21 comments | 2924 Views

SPORTS

Gunn and Palo Alto are seeking encore performances

The Gunn boys and Palo Alto girls are both defending Central Coast Section swim champions. And they'd both love to win it...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Titans rule the pool, on May 11, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diane Feinstein Issues Statement on President Trump's First 100 Days

Press Release - Feinstein Statement on Trump 100 Days -- Apr 28 2017 Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by Accomplishments?, on May 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 4 comments | 190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Bike to Work Day on Thursday

Palo Alto bike lanes could be especially crowded on Thursday for an annual event that has its environmental and personal...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 8 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City of Palo Alto sued over police-dog bite

A Palo Alto mother has filed a lawsuit against the city and the Police Department for civil rights violations after her teenage...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by !Bill, on May 11, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 7 comments | 4165 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pension costs cast a shadow over city budget

As budget season kicked off in Palo Alto this week, there was no talk of service reductions, staffing cuts or painful choices....

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on May 11, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 45 comments | 3307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Witness, on May 11, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 46 comments | 4320 Views
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