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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An inflection point in local politics

In a shifting of the power dynamic in our community not seen for more than 40 years, Palo Alto's traditional political movers...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 9, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 27 comments | 7557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Body found in East Palo Alto trailer fire

Menlo Park firefighters fighting a fire at the former and abandoned Romic chemical refinery site found a body in a trailer...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Samantha L, on Apr 25, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 7557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite financial risks, golf course revamp moves ahead

When Palo Alto officials first proposed in 2011 a dramatic reconfiguration of the city's golf course in the Baylands, the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 7556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helping Henry

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Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Cialis, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 7555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protective order granted against teacher facing alleged sex crimes

The Palo Alto High School science teacher accused of sex crimes against a 15-year-old student may not contact her, a Santa...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Aug 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 7554 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves pilfer electronics from Menlo Park church

A burglary and associated loss of about $12,900 has left the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. without...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Wendy Bieber, on Mar 16, 2011 at 6:27 am | 9 comments | 7553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto post office unveils two new possible locations

Downtown post office patrons will have 30 days starting today to comment on a proposed plan to relocate the historic 83-year-old...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by anon, on Jul 24, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 7551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge rodent at 10.30 a.m. walked up my garden

What I thought was an opossum could not be, it had no hair bristles, pinkish gray skin. It was about 16 inches long with...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 46 comments | 7548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's accomplishments, civic trends in 2013

By many measures it's been a productive and prosperous year in Palo Alto -- even with its recent growing pains. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by MightyTravels, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 32 comments | 7548 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stupid little black bugs

Do any of you guys get an annual invasion from annoying six-legged black bugs? They're half an inch long, antennaed, slow...

Original post made by CrunchyCookie on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dragonfly, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 15 comments | 7546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by SeniorCitizen, on Feb 19, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 51 comments | 7546 Views

MOVIES

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2007 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 7542 Views

AROUND TOWN

please don't park on the street on street sweeping days

Work crews try to sweep city streets once a week during the fall and winter. Unfortunately, scofflaws parking on the street...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Skeptical council not sold on Page Mill development

A plan to replace four homes on a busy stretch of Page Mill Road with a three-story building featuring apartments, office...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 29, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 36 comments | 7536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area on Saturday, executing search...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by epoch, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 7535 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 | 7533 Views

SPORTS

Stanford win in Big Game means big game in December

The Stanford football team received a pleasant surprise Saturday. In addition to beating visiting California, 63-13, in the...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by gambler, on Nov 23, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 7532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman gives birth on Palo Alto street Monday afternoon

A woman who gave birth on a secluded Palo Alto street on Monday was aided by residents who heard her scream and saw her running...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by wayne, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 7531 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 | 7528 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police theater probe reaches back to early '90s

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Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by litebug, on Mar 8, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 85 comments | 7527 Views
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