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Three new courses proposed for Paly

Sports nutrition, cars and physics are the subjects of three new classes proposed for Palo Alto High School next year. The...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Completely Agree with Wow, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 36 comments | 5233 Views


School board backs Skelly in annual review

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly emerged from his annual performance review with a satisfactory rating, Board...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Jun 24, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 36 comments | 5041 Views


Palo Alto growth brings traffic angst to Los Altos Hills

Spurred by a popular outcry over planned traffic signals at the busy interchange of Interstate 280 and Page Mill Road, Los...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by First Responder, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 36 comments | 19007 Views


Palo Alto school board backs challenge to U.S. agency

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution challenging the investigative practices of a federal...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Jun 19, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 36 comments | 4304 Views


Editorial: Win, lose or tie?

Score this editorial in the "loss" column. Read the full editorial here

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by More nadirs to come, on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 36 comments | 5321 Views


Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 7180 Views


Stanford swimmer found guilty of sexual assault

Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner was found guilty Wednesday of three felony charges relating to a sexual assault...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by myscreenname, on Apr 4, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 36 comments | 13294 Views


Palo Alto landlord couple remain in SF jail


Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Rubbish Reporting, on Sep 6, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 36 comments | 4006 Views


PAPD launches ambitious racial 'action plan'

Still reeling from accusations of racial profiling, the Palo Alto Police Department has prepared an ambitious "action plan"...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Fed Up, on Dec 17, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 36 comments | 4773 Views


No criminal charges for driver in Phyllis Seidman fatality

No charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed Phyllis Seidman Dec. 2. The decision was reached following...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Geoff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 8:33 am | 36 comments | 3011 Views


7th grade girl reportedly hit by car near Jordan

A female 7th grade Jordan Middle School student reportedly crashed into a car while riding her bike to school shortly after...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Maggie, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 36 comments | 2479 Views


Duck causes south Palo Alto power outage

A duck that flew into a power line in south Palo Alto this morning caused an outage that affected 1,958 customers, mostly...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 10, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 36 comments | 3147 Views


Palo Alto police still looking for shooting suspect Gil-Fernandez

Palo Alto police are still actively looking for Daniel Gil-Fernandez, the suspect in last Wednesday's shooting outside of...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by good friend, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:33 am | 36 comments | 3266 Views


Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 29, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 36 comments | 2824 Views


Two-alarm fire chars downtown restaurant

A two-alarm fire broke out at Evvia Estiatorio in downtown Palo Alto Thursday at approximately 2:30 p.m. No one was injured,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 26, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 36 comments | 4393 Views


Tomato Thievery

This past summer, we decided to try growing tomatoes for the first time. We found that the best place for sunlight was outside...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 4, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 36 comments | 4443 Views


Man killed at Caltrain station in Mountain View

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 6, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 36 comments | 3106 Views


Mother, child hit while crossing California Avenue

A mother and young child sustained what appeared to be minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:14 am | 36 comments | 3366 Views


Woman robbed while jogging at Stanford

A woman was robbed Saturday (Oct. 1) at noon while jogging on Palm Drive near El Camino Real, the Stanford University Department...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 3, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 36 comments | 2402 Views


Armed man sought following robbery in downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking home from downtown Palo Alto was robbed of her purse at gunpoint Thursday night, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 27, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 36 comments | 2350 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
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