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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Social, environmental advocate Mary Davey dies

Mary Davey, who divided her energies between supporting environmental and social causes, died Saturday evening at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 7845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer

Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2014 at 7:44 am | 47 comments | 7844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto adds motion detection to Caltrain corridor

A first-of-its-kind system to detect suicide attempts along railroad tracks will be piloted in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Jul 9, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 7844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre criminal probe to be dropped?

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Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by Hero, on May 19, 2008 at 8:38 am | 65 comments | 7838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers seek pay raise

As Palo Alto schools cheer the best financial picture they've seen in years, teachers are asking for a pay raise. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 7, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 93 comments | 7836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The push for 27 University

If you're confused by the process by which the City Council is considering a massive commercial office project put forth...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:40 pm | 50 comments | 7834 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 | 7834 Views

AROUND TOWN

An oasis even without the orchards

The neighborhood name, Palo Alto Orchards, conjures up pastoral images of when Santa Clara County was the Valley of Heart's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 7832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindergarten: Too much for 4-year-olds?

Palo Alto kindergarten teacher Diana Argenti, along with Palo Verde Elementary School reading specialist Natalie Bivas and...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nancy M, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:35 am | 80 comments | 7831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New golf course to uproot 500 trees in the Baylands

An ambitious overhaul of Palo Alto's golf course in the Baylands scored another victory Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 50 comments | 7829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tragic Cutbacks at Hidden Villa

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Original post made by Shana Barchas on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Polly Clare-Rothe, on Jun 16, 2006 at 2:51 pm | 8 comments | 7827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 7826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved

No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 12, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 47 comments | 7825 Views

AROUND TOWN

When is a comp not really a comp?

We've all heard a version of the same story at a dinner party or on the sidelines of our child's soccer game. It goes something...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 7824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lowell Avenue redwood trees to come down

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Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Geri, on Sep 6, 2007 at 12:01 am | 72 comments | 7822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto admits mistakes in negotiations with developer

Faced with a stinging audit from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Palo Alto officials this week acknowledged that they...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 51 comments | 7819 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 | 7819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying case spurs school district to examine response

The Palo Alto school board plans to take a closer look at how staff are implementing policies and procedures for addressing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:57 am | 34 comments | 7819 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paying the Price for an SUV - Ira Ruskin creates a great gas hog disincentive

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Original post made by Bill Boland on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by John, on Apr 19, 2007 at 8:27 pm | 83 comments | 7818 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Classic Ford T-bird stolen in 1976 recovered

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Original post made on Jun. 21, 2007
Last comment by tbird56, on Oct 2, 2007 at 9:10 am | 11 comments | 7812 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Wasband
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Packing for the Women's March
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