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AROUND TOWN

Bikes climb to the top of city's transportation vision

As parking shortages and traffic congestion continue to rile Palo Alto residents, city planners are steadily shifting their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:05 am | 59 comments | 6542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Healing the mind

When Donald Ray Williams, in the grip of a psychotic episode, torched the University Avenue Walgreens in Palo Alto on July...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Do more, on Feb 15, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 5 comments | 6538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's news: tomorrow's history

As the Palo Alto Historical Association marks 100 years, those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto say the past is still...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 1, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 6526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign Language Education for all Elementary School Students

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Original post made by Mary Shannon on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Jamie Maltz, on Jul 11, 2006 at 11:43 am | 7 comments | 6523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Starbucks employee files sexual-harassment suit

A Starbucks employee filed a sexual-harassment lawsuit against the company Aug. 7 alleging gender violence, assault and battery...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 16 comments | 6523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Run race could cross finish line

The 18-year run of a popular Palo Alto foot race that raised money for local schools could come to an end in February if...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Barron Park parent, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 6517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Children's Theatre fans ask council, 'Why?!'

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Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by no more said, on Feb 2, 2008 at 1:08 am | 78 comments | 6512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto churches to display anti-torture banners

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Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by are the banners still up?, on Jun 23, 2008 at 6:28 pm | 142 comments | 6511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black Crows

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Original post made by Carlos on Jul. 17, 2006
Last comment by susie, on Jul 20, 2006 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 6507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth

With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 186 comments | 6502 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Painted lady' butterfly migration hits Palo Alto

Thousands of painted lady butterflies are passing through Palo Alto and surrounding communities month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by brandy, on May 24, 2010 at 11:20 am | 68 comments | 6502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Sequoia High

Sequoia High School students and staff were treated to a surprise visit by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 6501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials ponder new flood-taxing district

With the cost of federally required flood insurance expected to rise, local officials may seek taxing authority from residents...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 6494 Views

RESTAURANTS

Artwork Displayed at Babbo's

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Original post made by Debbie Ford-Scriba on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Betty Anderson, on Jan 4, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 6484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools

Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 25, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 47 comments | 6481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto company tackles toxic plumes

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau may be best known locally as the pioneer of the city's curbside recycling program and a leading...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 14, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 24 comments | 6474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto school-bond campaign in full swing

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Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by PA Dad, on Apr 17, 2008 at 10:59 am | 166 comments | 6471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With little fanfare, Palo Alto adopts housing vision

For Palo Alto, the new Housing Element is at once an expansive vision document, a catalog of future housing sites and a homework...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by They have blinders on, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 6468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bigotry alive and well in CA

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Original post made by Marion on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by 1man + 1 woman, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:20 am | 239 comments | 6468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the achievement gap

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Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 21, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 124 comments | 6460 Views
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