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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mug shots and mental illness

How does one's beloved child become a mug shot in the local newspaper? This is our somewhat abbreviated story about the ravages...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 46 comments | 7540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are Eichlers a pain? Does this Chron article speak to your experience?

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Original post made by Jeremy Loski on Jul. 29, 2006
Last comment by Old News, on May 2, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 14 comments | 7533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Back Yard Smoke

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Original post made by Richard on Jun. 3, 2006
Last comment by Get a big fan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:45 am | 24 comments | 7532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Junior Museum: Independence or Boondoggle?

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Original post made by Ron Lee on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Aleks, on Feb 24, 2007 at 7:26 pm | 18 comments | 7531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Olympian Amy Chow dives into a new challenge

When we last saw Amy Chow on a competitive stage, the Castilleja School grad was launching herself skyward in the pole vault....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Helen Bayly, on Aug 14, 2011 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 7525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jeremy Lin attends Mitchell Park court christening

NBA standout Jeremy Lin was on the clock Monday afternoon as he faced off against a nervous-looking Palo Alto mayor in front...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ty, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 7519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids aren't all right, but they'll be OK

The two minutes leading into the opening credits of Gia Coppola's atmospheric film adaptation of James Franco's short-story...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Other side of the tracks, on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 7511 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 | 7510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park 'undedication' heads to Palo Alto ballot

A proposal to "undedicate" a 10-acre parcel of parkland in Byxbee Park to enable the construction of a waste-to-energy plant...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 26, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 28 comments | 7497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI Summer School - how's it going?

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Original post made by Interested Parent on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by parent, on Aug 4, 2007 at 8:20 pm | 113 comments | 7497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens create video tutorials for fellow students in online 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill Zukerberg, on Sep 26, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 7489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to modify traffic signals on Embarcadero Road

Seeking to relieve traffic congestion and respond to years of residents' complaints, Palo Alto is preparing to remove a traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:31 pm | 76 comments | 7488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bitter fruit: An inside look at street vending

The strawberry vendors stand on street corners throughout Palo Alto, at busy intersections, outside shopping centers and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 97 comments | 7488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New proposal to treat city's waste takes aim at sewage

Palo Alto may still be years away from building a state-of-the-art facility to process local food waste and yard trimmings,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 7486 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of the new Restaurants section?

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Original post made by Eric on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Arnold79, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 7484 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Mark Zuckerberg abandoning Palo Alto for a more vibrant neighborhood

Story in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Mark-Zuckerberg-manse-undergoes-extreme-makeover-4815217.php...

Original post made by fb on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 7480 Views

SPORTS

It'll be a fresh start for Stanford's Hogan at QB

Kevin Hogan's rise to prominence came about almost as suddenly as Stanford's rise as an elite football program. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 8, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 7471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remodeling gone overboard

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Original post made by Remodeler on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by renovator too, on Dec 11, 2007 at 4:06 pm | 52 comments | 7469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Mauling Threat

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Original post made by John on Aug. 24, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Dec 8, 2006 at 6:01 pm | 62 comments | 7468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: 22 percent of California in poverty

The sky-high cost of housing in California is pushing many families into poverty, according to new research by the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Shocked and Awed, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 7454 Views
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