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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The housing fallacy

Palo Alto has become a community that is affordable only to those who have owned their homes for decades, inherited them...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 30, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 147 comments | 10392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools to get 'Everyday Mathematics'

"Everyday Mathematics" was approved on a 3-2 vote of the Palo Alto school board early today (Wednesday) -- despite a parent...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by HPA, on May 20, 2010 at 10:00 am | 192 comments | 10392 Views

AROUND TOWN

A snip in time

President Barbershop owner Roy Ruiz, 90, has been cutting hair on University Avenue in Palo Alto a long time. More than 60...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mom of a happy customer, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 10381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Dog run snobs

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Original post made by Dog owner on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Merlinlove, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:57 am | 69 comments | 10370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Palo Alto Airport could be profitable

Palo Alto's long and heated debate over the future of Palo Alto Airport will resume later this month, when a City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 31 comments | 10366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:33 am | 65 comments | 10365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anatomy of a Palo Alto High School cyberbullying incident

An anonymous gossip blog, known as "PA Gossip Girl," appeared on the social-media website Tumblr without warning on a Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Aug 19, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 9 comments | 10355 Views

BOOKS

Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 14, 2014 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 10350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

pervert arrested near Seale Park

This story was widely reported yesterday, but the PA Weekly is surprisingly silent. The perp is Clark Duncan McElfresh and...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by bicycles races, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 10345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent shares her history, plans

Although she's the U.S.-born daughter of a U.S.-born Air Force employee, Gloria Hernandez — the new superintendent of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by been there, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 10344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 26, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 52 comments | 10343 Views

SPORTS

Bill Green was more than just a remarkable sprinter

Bill Green's life went by just too fast, nearly as quick as he was at Cubberley High when he blazed to a reputation as one...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Dwayne Green, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:59 am | 14 comments | 10341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planned Stanford housing units mean school enrollment bump

With nearly 250 new units of family-friendly Stanford University housing on the horizon, Palo Alto school officials are puzzling...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 31, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 42 comments | 10337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A breathtaking proposal

The largest and boldest commercial development proposal in the history of Palo Alto, located at one of the worst traffic...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Traffic blocking emergency care, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 42 comments | 10330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford sued over worker's death

Denise De Lappe is suing Stanford University and fraternity Phi Kappa Psi for negligence after her son, a sanitation worker,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 19, 2013 at 1:42 am | 15 comments | 10325 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 10321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District Overcrowding – how bad is it?

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Original post made by yet another parent on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 12, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 147 comments | 10321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Tuesday who they believe is the same malodorous...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jul 12, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 10319 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to weigh appeal of Hamilton Avenue project

Residents concerned about the modernist design and parking impacts of a proposed development on Hamilton Avenue in downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Don't forget Alma, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 18 comments | 10313 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hogan gets his shot at Notre Dame after watching 2012 loss

Most of Kevin Hogan's relatives attended Notre Dame and Stanford's quarterback thought he might be going to South Bend too....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rad Chad , on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 10309 Views
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Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 9,277 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transportation
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Mountain View Oktoberfest returns this weekend
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My Daughter Died 18 Years Ago
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 871 views

Preparing for college interviews
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