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PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the community can save our schools

With its record-breaking number of merit scholars and outstanding SAT test scores, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by tunnel vision, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 28 comments | 4852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homes' square footage can be misrepresented

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mein Haus, on May 30, 2015 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 4852 Views

MOVIES

James Franco: A modern Renaissance man

Mark Twain once turned over Socrates' famous chestnut thusly: "The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 4852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters get first peek at school-board hopefuls

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sophomore in Mr. Sabagg's class, on Nov 5, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 24 comments | 4851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Class of '15 profiles: Taking the roads less traveled

It takes courage to walk to the beat of your own drum at any point in life, but perhaps particularly so during high school. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by thank you, on Jun 4, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 4850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man avoids murder conviction in killing over parking space

A man who shot and killed an East Palo Alto resident following a parking dispute between two women was convicted of voluntary...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Nov 18, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 11 comments | 4849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Believe Me, It's Torture: Christopher Hitchens, on Waterboarding

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Original post made by Mike, the one and only on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 92 comments | 4849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Student commutes from Los Angeles to perform in 'Little Women'

Many flights between Los Angeles and the Bay Area allowed recent Palo Alto High School graduate Arielle Fishman to maintain...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Al Gore, on Dec 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 4848 Views

MOVIES

'Wild' woman blues

<B> (Guild) Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/05/wild-woman-blues posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Dec 5, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 4848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where's the help for the mentally ill -- and their families?

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jul. 26, 2006
Last comment by A.J., on Aug 1, 2006 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 4846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Psychiatrist's Anaysis of W

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Original post made by Albert on Apr. 26, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on May 5, 2007 at 7:52 am | 34 comments | 4845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'All-you-can-fly' airline flies past Palo Alto, lands in San Carlos

Surf Air, the "all-you-can-fly" airline service that was supposed to take off from the Palo Alto Airport instead made a flyover,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Appreciative, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 28 comments | 4844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Discovering a 'newfound sense of purpose'

Several years ago Norman Williams found himself released from a federal penitentiary with nowhere to turn. He lacked the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Phil, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 30 comments | 4844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resignation triggers changes at schools

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Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sad To Be Moving On, on Apr 10, 2008 at 11:54 am | 17 comments | 4844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn grads celebrate individuality, kindness over competition

Amid the cheers, air horns and applause, the take-away message for Gunn High School class of 2014 graduates was: strive to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by musical, on May 30, 2014 at 12:05 am | 11 comments | 4844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second arrest in Jeff Johnson murder case

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Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Fearless, on Mar 6, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 4844 Views

MOVIES

bad movie

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Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 22, 2007 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 4843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma affordable-housing project doubles

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by another mother here, on Aug 21, 2007 at 9:44 am | 36 comments | 4842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seeking the cure

Dr. Jeffrey Norton tugged at a malignant tumor protruding from a patient's stomach on a recent afternoon while conferring...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Bigger bigger, on Jul 1, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 39 comments | 4842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek authority may challenge permit rejection for flood-control project

After suffering a stinging bureaucratic blow in the permitting process last month, the agency charged with improving flood...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 13, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 4842 Views
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