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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 5, 2014 at 5:07 pm | 48 comments | 11761 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Starbucks employee files sexual-harassment suit

A Starbucks employee filed a sexual-harassment lawsuit against the company Aug. 7 alleging gender violence, assault and battery...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 16 comments | 11747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teacher charged with nine sex crimes

Palo Alto High School science teacher Ronnie Farrell will face charges for nine sex crimes stemming from two separate incidents...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by outsider, on Jun 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 11743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding driver causes five-car pile up

A man driving at 40 to 50 miles per hour out of the Fry's Electronics parking lot Thursday morning collided with a nearby...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 11741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 82 comments | 11732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thirty teens dropped from Palo Alto school rolls

Thirty students were dropped from Palo Alto public school rolls this fall when their parents were unable to verify their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:53 am | 165 comments | 11728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airport gets ready to fly solo

Even as Palo Alto's airport risks losing $150,000 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant money, one representative...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by can't wait, on Aug 22, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 34 comments | 11725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford rewards walk-bike commuters with cash

Stanford University faculty and staff who walk or bike to work will now not only feel good about helping the environment,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on May 24, 2013 at 9:54 am | 31 comments | 11725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn teen was smart, gentle, sweet, parents recall

Surrounded by a score of comforting relatives, Jean-Paul "JP" Blanchard's parents looked back on the life of their son late...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Adam She, on May 18, 2009 at 8:38 am | 46 comments | 11722 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by JST, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 208 comments | 11714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: As district lawyers step in, disappointing spin begins

As Palo Alto school officials brace for an inevitable lawsuit stemming from its failure to respond properly to the bullying...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 235 comments | 11711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Why 'common good' is essential to 'civic engagement'

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Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:33 pm | 19 comments | 11706 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:40 pm | 50 comments | 11696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids driving you crazy?

<I> Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/kids-driving-you-crazy posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 11694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former student, now pop star in Japan, recounts story

A school-sponsored trip to Japan sparked a love for all things Japanese in Chris Hart, a 13-year-old African-American teenager...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by rob, on May 23, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 11693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Reasonable' accommodations?

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 19 comments | 11691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Researchers claim to have body of 'Bigfoot'

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Bharhal, on Sep 1, 2008 at 8:24 pm | 94 comments | 11676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A howl of a Halloween

Two dozen crows circling above Santa Rita Avenue on Tuesday afternoon suddenly appeared like a spooky omen of Halloween to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 20 comments | 11675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitor selling childrens books

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Original post made by Craig on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by me, on Sep 15, 2008 at 8:08 am | 20 comments | 11668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids aren't all right, but they'll be OK

The two minutes leading into the opening credits of Gia Coppola's atmospheric film adaptation of James Franco's short-story...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Other side of the tracks, on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 11653 Views
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto
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And one more makes three
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
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