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Morning crash victim identified as 55-year-old Neil Kelly of Belmont

Neil Kelly, 55, of Belmont was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto this morning,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Community, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 57 comments | 2085 Views


Peninsula residents clash over high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 57 comments | 2816 Views


'Growing Up Asian' panel to share stories

In the last decade, the Asian student population in Palo Alto has grown by 1,500 children. On Wednesday (March 31), more...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto Asian American Mom, on May 3, 2010 at 10:42 am | 57 comments | 3351 Views


Rail Authority: No trains on berms in Palo Alto

Should high-speed rail come to Palo Alto, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Michael Tompert, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 57 comments | 2497 Views


are all the threads about Arizona's racial profiling law being deleted?

Given Palo Alto's own history with racial profiling, I think the Arizona law is worth studying and learning about....

Original post made by racial profiling on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on May 12, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 57 comments | 2465 Views


Stanford hospitals reject nurses' arbitration bid

Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have soundly rejected a request by the nurse's union to submit their contract...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stanford nurse, on May 28, 2010 at 9:18 am | 57 comments | 1856 Views


Coroner's office identifies man hit by train

The man killed by a southbound Caltrain in Palo Alto early Tuesday morning has been identified as Kyle Hodder-Hastorf, 19,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 57 comments | 2172 Views


Parent criticizes school efforts on emotional health

Palo Alto school programs aimed at bolstering student social and emotional health have ignored the connection between academic...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by step up, on Mar 16, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 57 comments | 2431 Views


Downtown without Borders: retailers ponder the future

With the demise of Borders bookstore, an anchor of downtown Palo Alto, retailers lamented the loss of a gathering spot and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Apr 30, 2012 at 9:56 am | 57 comments | 3131 Views


Wealth gaps

Recession compounded wealth gaps A new study of U.S. census data reveals that wealth gaps between whites and...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:10 am | 57 comments | 1566 Views


VIDEO: Crowd gathers Saturday for 'Occupy Palo Alto' event

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center led an "Occupy Palo Alto" event Saturday at King Plaza in front of Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 57 comments | 1434 Views


Facebook expansion probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents, study shows

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 57 comments | 7608 Views


Palo Alto looks to hike refuse rates

Palo Alto residents who try to limit their waste by switching to smaller trash cans could find their garbage rates spiking...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bart, on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:50 am | 57 comments | 1980 Views


Cuts eyed for animal services, traffic enforcement

Palo Alto would outsource its animal services, slash nine positions in the Fire Department and cut back on traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on May 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 57 comments | 2232 Views


Ivies start dropping AP classes.

Today's NYT reports that Dartmouth has decided to refuse credit for all AP classes. The university studied the results from...

Original post made by College Board on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 6481 Views


Regional housing projections called 'excessive'

Palo Alto takes great pride in its ongoing, aggressive efforts to fight climate change and encourage transit use, but a regional...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Palo Altan, on May 5, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 57 comments | 2071 Views


Lawsuit settled, plane-crash victim looks to rebuild

The owner of an East Palo Alto day care center who lost her home and livelihood after a plane slammed into her house in February...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 5, 2013 at 7:34 am | 57 comments | 1667 Views


Palo Alto weighs tax increases for infrastructure fixes

Faced with a laundry list of infrastructure needs and lukewarm support for a bond measure to pay for these repairs, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:12 am | 57 comments | 2755 Views


Palo Alto weighs housing subsidies for city's homeless

With Cubberley Community Center now off-limits to Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers, city staff is proposing a program that would...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Oct 8, 2013 at 8:15 am | 57 comments | 2023 Views


El Camino property owners irked by plans for wider sidewalks

An effort by Palo Alto officials to encourage wider sidewalks and to set buildings farther back from El Camino Real is creating...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Driver Dan, on Apr 1, 2014 at 8:40 am | 57 comments | 4512 Views
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