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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves downtown 'Gateway' building

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have a prominent new "gateway" building next to the Caltrain station, though the glassy new...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch the City Council, on May 19, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 11300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying in school

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Original post made by Parent At Middle School on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Mar 18, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 130 comments | 11299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School needs more limits on courseload

We read with sadness the email sent reporting the death by suicide of yet another student at Gunn. As parents of two current...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 19, 2015 at 10:26 pm | 98 comments | 11297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Confrontation at the duck pond

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Original post made by John on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Scott Prose, on Jun 8, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 29 comments | 11295 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the foghorns? I feel like I live next to a dock.

Been going on all Sunday morning to Monday morning so far. ...

Original post made by Enjoy Silence on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 49 comments | 11295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New report boosts effort to close Buena Vista Mobile Park

The proposed closure of Palo Alto's only mobile-home park took a big leap toward reality Thursday when the city accepted...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Mar 1, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 111 comments | 11291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic snarled due to downtown 'Promenade'

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Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Eve N. Reynolds, on Jul 30, 2007 at 9:18 pm | 7 comments | 11289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contributions in council race spark outcry

A large and unexpected injection of cash into Palo Alto's City Council race in recent weeks has lifted the campaigns of two...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Khaled Bizri, on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 83 comments | 11289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification

After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday turned their attention...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jan 15, 2015 at 4:16 am | 52 comments | 11283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students slam school leaders on zero period

A large group of impassioned Gunn High School students turned out to Tuesday's board meeting to deliver a fierce condemnation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 157 comments | 11282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 11280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protesters block traffic on San Mateo bridge

More than 100 Stanford University students and community members stormed the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in a "Reclaim MLK"...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Keep-The-Roads-And-Bridges-Open, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 34 comments | 11260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide

The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:08 am | 22 comments | 11250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High prize-winner hooked on the 'elegance' of mathematics

It has been a season of rewards for Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye. Ye's passion for the "elegance" of mathematics...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 36 comments | 11242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-schools, and Elementary school choices

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Original post made by Melinda on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by depends who you ask, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:29 am | 35 comments | 11231 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McChrystal row reflects Washington nerves

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/us_and_canada/10400347.stm General McChrystal voted for Obama and banned Fox News from...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by victor davis, on Jan 27, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 56 comments | 11229 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Hillary Clinton to visit Bay Area for private fundraiser

UPDATE: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Redwood City on Wednesday, Aug. 24, for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 25, 2016 at 8:48 am | 29 comments | 11220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:10 am | 12 comments | 11218 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 11216 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Beltramo's is closing its doors

Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a local institution which has been owned and operated by the Beltramo family in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by William Stimson, on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 21 comments | 11216 Views
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