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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jobs' home burglar receives seven-year sentence

Kariem McFarlin, the man who burglarized the home of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, was sentenced to seven years in state prison...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 19, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 9557 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FDA orders 23andMe to stop selling DNA tests

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Mountain View-based 23andMe to immediately stop marketing its DNA sequencing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 9551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vehicle dwelling: Harmless or nuisance?

Vickie Boone sipped her beverage slowly outside Peet's Coffee & Tea on Charleston Road, recalling the day two years ago when...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by eww, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 118 comments | 9532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto girls create app to clean up graffiti, trash

Vanessa Tostado, a sophomore at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, remembers watching a video in computer science class...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 21, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 9531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trying a new online neighborhood tool

I live on Kings Lane, and have just recently signed up with a site I read about on TechCrunch called Nextdoor, basically...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 5 comments | 9522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wasted Energy? How Important Are Language Skills in Public Education Anyway?

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Original post made by Fred on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 5, 2007 at 1:02 am | 191 comments | 9509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Palo Alto's new restaurants

Three new restaurants are scheduled to open soon in Palo Alto. The first is a casual eatery offering kosher items. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by cooper, on Dec 4, 2012 at 1:16 am | 9 comments | 9503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford: new model for breast cancer tests

Stanford University researchers have trained computers to analyze microscopic images of breast cancer with greater accuracy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 9464 Views

SPORTS

A lack of making plays proved the difference in loss to USC

==BI Stanford football notebook== During the chaos that ensued after Saturday night after USC's 20-17 upset win against...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ben Factor, on Nov 20, 2013 at 12:45 am | 5 comments | 9462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight is 'Addison Night' at AT&T Park

Tonight is "Addison School Night" at the San Francisco Giants game, at least unofficially. Addison Elementary School students...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 9455 Views

AROUND TOWN

The travesty of Caffe Verona

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Original post made by Danny on Aug. 8, 2006
Last comment by Patrick, on Jan 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 23 comments | 9426 Views

AROUND TOWN

The art of nature

Inside his Mountain View warehouse late last month, Booker Morey was rustling through stacks and stacks of dried leaves. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Marshland homeless camp given a reprieve

Residents of a homeless encampment with million-dollar views in East Palo Alto won a one-week reprieve from a small bulldozer...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 19, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 11 comments | 9412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Stanford dean to Gunn students: 'find your own path'

In a speech at Gunn High School, former Stanford dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims implored students to focus on setting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Nov 24, 2013 at 10:35 am | 107 comments | 9410 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospitals terminate Blue Cross coverage

Patients with Anthem Blue Cross health insurance stopped having coverage at Stanford Hospitals and Clinics on Thursday (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Matt, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:24 am | 36 comments | 9373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoptalk: Samyama is a lavishly adorned yoga studio

Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood is about to become home to one of the city's more unusual projects. Spanning two floors...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Eagerly Anticipating, on Apr 10, 2013 at 1:52 am | 11 comments | 9368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City staff defends maligned Web site

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Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by Cant find, on Nov 8, 2007 at 10:05 am | 157 comments | 9365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 9339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car pins boys against wall in downtown Menlo Park

A warm fall afternoon turned dangerous for 6-year-old twins when a car jumped a curb, trapping the boys against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cat Mom Leonorilda, on Oct 22, 2013 at 11:09 am | 49 comments | 9326 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 9321 Views
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