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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car crashes into El Camino apartment building

A woman crashed her car Monday morning into a Palo Alto apartment complex behind two El Camino Real businesses, the fire...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eugene, on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 2905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clinical trials: To participate or not?

Advances in medical care are dependent on the results of clinical trials. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/11/08/clinical-trials-to-participa...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by trial participant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 192 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grads head to Portugal with USA women's soccer team

Stanford grads Christen Press and Kelley O'Hara will join with 22 other players on the U.S. National Team that will travel...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Soccerfan98, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek Trail to close this afternoon

A Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve trail linking with Mountain View will be closed on Tuesday afternoon and possibly on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sacred Heart and police deny drug-bust rumors

Two students were expelled from Sacred Heart Preparatory for using marijuana, but there was no drug bust on the private Catholic...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:07 am | 7 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women find refuge at Heart and Home

Heart and Home Collaborative, a new all-women shelter organized by Stanford University students, opened Jan. 26 after more...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Feb 25, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 48 comments | 3043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent search

In its first meeting since school Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement last week that he will step down June 30, the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 25, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1539 Views

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Woodside singer/songwriter makes Hunger Games track

Megan Keely, a Woodside landscape architect who grew up in Ladera, wrote a song that made it onto the Hunger Games movie...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:20 am | 31 comments | 5943 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents claim financial abuse at Vi at Palo Alto

A class action suit filed by residents of Vi at Palo Alto alleges its parent company, CC-Palo Alto, transferred millions...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Go Stanford, on Feb 24, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 26 comments | 9676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What should be the selection criteria for the next PAUSD Superintendent?

Now that the dust is settling from the resignation of the current PAUSD Superintendent perhaps it would be helpful to begin...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, on Feb 24, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City, school district at odds over Cubberley provision

When Palo Alto agreed 25 years ago to lease most of Cubberley Community Center from the school district, both sides had plenty...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 24, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 9 comments | 2630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 18 comments | 4301 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Affordable Care act must succeed!

The Affordable Care Act, which is disparaged and called "Obamacare" by the extreme right, must succeed! It is the first...

Original post made by Jane on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 6 comments | 278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Skelly resignation

While not a surprise, Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement this week that he would leave the district at the end of...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 103 comments | 6184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents question chemical-hazards report for CPI

Barron Park residents who live near a technology firm with a track record of dangerous chemical releases told city leaders...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 23, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district vehicle involved in car crash

A Menlo Park Fire Protection District vehicle was involved in a crash in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon, a police dispatcher...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

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Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 2718 Views

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March to Washington to fight 'Eve's curse'

Stanford Hospital physician Camran Nezhat and a growing contingency of volunteers are organizing a march on Washington D.C....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Endometriosis here, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 3898 Views

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Police arrest alleged bike, electronics thief

Palo Alto police stopped a man on a bicycle for a traffic violation last week, only to discover that he had two outstanding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 2547 Views
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