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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with office cap

Facing a climate of steady office growth and rising community angst, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to trudge ahead...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Residential it's, on Mar 26, 2015 at 9:41 pm | 67 comments | 5406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alternative to Palo Alto Medical Foundation?

I've had it with PAMF's insanely high and almost comically egregious fees for services. I have a full PPO plan with my employer...

Original post made by HealthWatcher on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 26, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 16 comments | 545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 37 comments | 10797 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 | 3416 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men return home with nonconference tennis win

Cardinal corner The Stanford men's tennis team posted a 6-1 victory over Boise State on Wednesday afternoon in a nonconference...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
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SPORTS

Stanford's Orrange eligible for WBCA All-American team

Stanford senior Amber Orrange has been named one of five Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Region VIII honorees...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 26, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Johnson, on Mar 26, 2015 at 12:49 am | 83 comments | 20258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An Open Letter to the School Board and Superintendent Max McGee

The following is an open letter I wrote to the Palo Alto School Board and Superintendent Max McGee, I am writing this...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by You love speculating, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manager slain at Palo Alto senior complex described as 'strict,' 'kind'

Residents of a Palo Alto senior-housing complex where two men died last Thursday in a suspected murder-suicide are recalling...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sue Dremann, Staff Writer, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State, federal funds sought to save Buena Vista

The effort to prevent the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has spread well beyond the city's borders in recent weeks,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by gz, on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 31 comments | 3426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 4640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Took SAT too many decades ago, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 342 comments | 206074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens arrested for attempted burglary in Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto teenagers were arrested Tuesday morning, March 24, after they apparently tried to break into a home...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by CP, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:22 am | 5 comments | 3775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More than her resume

Lynn Ngai is a high-school senior with a three-page resume. It's filled with first-place awards for her violin performances,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 25, 2015 at 6:30 am | 11 comments | 3878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Through art, Stanford students open conversation about mental health

There are 129 pages of raw, intimate and powerful expressions of the experience of both mental and physical illness in "Release.Restart.Review,"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by captainjohann, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 6908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 4462 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball snaps five-game losing streak with 7-3 victory

Cardinal corner Logan James provided four innings of scoreless relief and Austin Barr hit a three-run home run to lead Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1029 Views

SPORTS

Stanford seniors make sure careers don't end just yet

NCAA basketball Tara VanDerveer had some special words for her Stanford women's basketball team before it took the court...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspect arrested after standoff in Palo Alto home

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Overkill?, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:00 am | 8 comments | 11972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community writes 'love notes' to Palo Alto youth

More than 30 "love notes" to Palo Alto youth were hung by community members from two downtown trees Sunday afternoon after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 24, 2015 at 8:35 am | 12 comments | 5658 Views
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