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AROUND TOWN

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Thiago, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 7362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do we define success for high school students?

The recent discussions surrounding the educational pressures in Palo Alto beg an important question: What does a successful...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tim Biglow, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 23 comments | 7361 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Violent crime rate in East Palo Alto plunges

After decades of negative press, East Palo Alto's violent crime rate has plunged by 64 percent in one year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jul 8, 2016 at 1:24 am | 18 comments | 7360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglaries spike in September, police say

Palo Alto police are warning residents about a rise in car burglaries throughout the city over the past month. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by animal, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 7359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls opposing high-speed rail project

Palo Alto may soon take a formal stance against California's proposed high-speed-rail line and begin lobbying state legislators...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by The vote, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 153 comments | 7358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone else a victim of teen vandalism?

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Original post made by victim on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 20, 2007 at 12:51 pm | 13 comments | 7357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford's big plan

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Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Stanford Was Here First, on Jul 21, 2007 at 3:15 am | 13 comments | 7352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crowded council race reaches finish line in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to significantly change the makeup of their City Council on Tuesday when they cast...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 17 comments | 7351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park hiker falls, is rescued via helicopter

A 70-year-old man fell down a steep embankment while hiking in Foothills Park Tuesday morning, sustaining injuries to his...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Booboo, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 18 comments | 7349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lackadaisical library admin

Four years ago the city auditor suggested hiring a collection agency for unpaid library fines. $300,000 is due now, and they...

Original post made by $300,000 on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Library Hound, on Feb 28, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 11 comments | 7347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sixth-graders learn 'the JLS way' in Panther Camp

Palo Alto students went back to school Tuesday, but at week's end the campus of JLS Middle School still resembled a summer...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tuba, on Jun 1, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 7346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility bill shock

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Original post made by Margaret on Jan. 1, 2007
Last comment by Elise, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 30 comments | 7344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension

After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Mar 4, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 7343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the Palo Alto school board candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Briones Parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 7343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New civil-rights complaints filed against Palo Alto district

The Palo Alto Unified School District received notification last week that federal investigators are probing two new cases...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eileen 1, on Apr 21, 2013 at 10:56 am | 148 comments | 7340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Developer Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a local...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Linda DuPertuis, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 10 comments | 7340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens should be able to learn from mistakes, new Gunn principal says

As a chemistry teacher in suburban Chicago, Denise Herrmann teamed up with a biology teacher to create a project-based curriculum...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by feedback, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 48 comments | 7336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sally Lieber spanking bill should finish her off politically

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Original post made by kevin on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by jim, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 62 comments | 7335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake-warning system nearly ready to roll

A long-desired system for warning of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast is working and can accurately predict temblors,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 7334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's parking-permit program gets a green light

Responding to years of complaints about downtown's residential streets transforming into parking lots for employees, Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 39 comments | 7333 Views
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