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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto waives fees for single-story districts

Residents of Eichler neighborhoods clamoring for protection from new mansions on their blocks scored a victory Monday night...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by I know Eichlers, on Jul 4, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 25 comments | 5918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why not expand Ohlone program?

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Original post made by Morgan Bricca on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Greer Road + Ohlone parent, on May 17, 2007 at 9:11 pm | 91 comments | 5918 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity prepares to buy East Palo Alto apartments

Despite protests from the community and concern from the City Council, Wells Fargo Bank is now finalizing its sale of more...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 33 comments | 5918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates air issues in forum

Incumbents touted the academic and fiscal strength of Palo Alto schools while challengers said the school district could...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 5917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district hires communications and equity coordinators

Two key hires will begin work in the Palo Alto school district in 2016: a new spokesperson, and an equity coordinator who...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Sigh, on Dec 24, 2015 at 10:21 am | 5 comments | 5917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman convicted of diamond theft

Angela Walker of Palo Alto was convicted on Tuesday of stealing diamonds from under a clerk's nose at a San Mateo jewelry...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sylvia, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 5916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The wisdom of horses

Can horses teach people with early-stage dementia useful lessons about how to cope with their disease? Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie M., on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 5914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities for the Fourth

Fireworks, a chili cook-off and parades are among the celebrations planned for Independence Day along the Peninsula this...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Parade, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 5913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Frank Benest to retire as Palo Alto city manager

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Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Antisthenes, on Dec 2, 2007 at 9:25 pm | 33 comments | 5912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs away from new landscaping ordinance

Facing criticisms about inadequate outreach to the greater community, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday retreated from a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 22, 2016 at 9:51 am | 15 comments | 5912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who allegedly brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Feb 18, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 6 comments | 5912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto: Man accidentally shoots himself in head

An East Palo Alto man apparently shot himself in the head while intoxicated on New Year's Eve, a police sergeant said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:54 am | 8 comments | 5910 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's the best street for Halloween decorations?

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Original post made by Count Dracula on Oct. 31, 2006
Last comment by oldermom, on Oct 31, 2006 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 5910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's the deal with Calming Channing?

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 20, 2006
Last comment by Giraffe, on Jun 22, 2006 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 5909 Views

MOVIES

James Franco: A modern Renaissance man

Mark Twain once turned over Socrates' famous chestnut thusly: "The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 5909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man dies at Palo Alto Chili Cook-off

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by TSG Mark Vaughn, on Aug 24, 2007 at 1:59 pm | 14 comments | 5908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheating concerns emerge from Save the 2008 campaign

Grassroots school-reform campaign Save the 2,008 served as a platform at Tuesday night's school board meeting to address...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by In the Recent Past, on Sep 15, 2015 at 8:18 am | 73 comments | 5907 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Andronico's to close July 24

Andronico's market, a high-end grocery store that's been a fixture at Stanford Shopping Center for the past two decades,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by CF, on Aug 21, 2011 at 1:14 am | 49 comments | 5906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More housing = more Kids

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Original post made by ToldUSo on Jan. 23, 2007
Last comment by A PARENT, on Mar 7, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 46 comments | 5905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google's back in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jul 14, 2007 at 11:42 pm | 12 comments | 5904 Views
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