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AROUND TOWN

From Viking traditions to Silicon Valley

If you hear the words "Scandinavian American" and immediately think of large enclaves in the Northern Plains states, think...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Dutchman, on May 16, 2017 at 10:43 am | 18 comments | 3605 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Klausner helps Tigers reach NCAA softball

Gunn grad Claire Klausner is on the path to the Women's College World Series after helping Princeton win the Ivy League softball...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2017 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman wanted for burglaries at Stanford dorm

A Stanford University residential building was the site of multiple burglaries reported on Friday evening, according to the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by iphony, on May 15, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 3286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage cans causing blight to neighborhoods

I know this is a rant, but I am getting very fed up with the fact that no matter what day of the week or what time of day...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by PreyedUpon, on May 15, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 8644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in car burglary

Late last month, Palo Alto police arrested a man for breaking into a car in downtown Palo Alto and are now working to determine...

Original post made on May. 14, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on May 15, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 2863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anxious about plane noise, Palo Alto eyes seat on new FAA committee

Spurred by outrage over airplane noise from residents of Palo Alto and surrounding communities, the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on May 15, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 16 comments | 5073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Beyond weighted GPAs

With a lifeline delicately crafted by Superintendent Max McGee, the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on May 15, 2017 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police department looks to hire communication manager

As the relationship between police officers and the communities they serve continue to make headlines across the nation,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Lenore, on May 15, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 2124 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls do it again, winning another CCS swim title

Grace Zhao won two events, swam on two winning relay teams and the road-warrior Palo Alto girls swimming and diving team...

Original post made on May. 14, 2017
Last comment by Go Paly!, on May 15, 2017 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 1978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men plead not guilty in stabbing of East Palo Alto drug dealer

Two men pleaded not guilty to felony charges in the stabbing of a drug dealer in East Palo Alto earlier this week, according...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Dave the dope man, on May 13, 2017 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 1962 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 155 Views

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 | 5338 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 | 1638 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 | 2570 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 | 215721 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 | 3098 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 | 594 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 | 834 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 | 5765 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 | 1392 Views
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Cherries and Berries
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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .
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Meeting Other New Parents
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