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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A Taser lesson learned

Imagine your 16-year-old son riding his bike on Palo Alto streets and, like too many bicyclists, cruising through a stop...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 55 comments | 5853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man attacked with a bat in downtown Palo Alto

A man who had been out drinking in downtown Palo Alto bars was attacked and beaten with a bat or stick near Pizza My Heart...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 30 comments | 5849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we the worst generation of parents ever?

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by concerned parent, on Oct 10, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 56 comments | 5846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Write In Candidate for San Mateo County Coroner

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Original post made by Stacie Nevares on Jun. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wasted opportunity at the Park Theatre

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Original post made by Patrick Holden on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by winter dellenbach, on Jul 18, 2006 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 5843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drought could cost Palo Alto $5.46 million

If California doesn't get more precipitation, Palo Alto could end up paying at least $5.46 million more for energy supplies...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jane Ratchye, on Dec 31, 2013 at 11:20 am | 19 comments | 5841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed parking program a tough sell downtown

Palo Alto's residents and business owners rarely see eye to eye when it comes to downtown parking, but the city's latest...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by ken again, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 5840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students advance in Intel science contest

More than a dozen local teens, including three from Gunn High School, are among 300 students from across the country named...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by bump, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 7 comments | 5840 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 16 comments | 5840 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Muppets Most Wanted'

A self-aware sequel to the 2011 film "The Muppets," "Muppets Most Wanted" provides more testament to the enduring appeal...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by family movie fan, on Mar 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 5839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer drops plan to buy Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Prometheus Real Estate Group has backed away from its plan to build high-end apartments for tech workers on the site of Buena...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 23, 2014 at 7:40 am | 68 comments | 5836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown's growing pains

The rest of America may still be shaking off the economic hangover from the Great Recession, but downtown Palo Alto is fully...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Matt L, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 44 comments | 5828 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys win a third straight CCS water polo title

It was a highly successful season for the Sacred Heart Prep boys in water polo even before the Gators headed into the Central...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vote Yes on Measure N

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Original post made by PTA member on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sad to say No, on Oct 17, 2008 at 10:11 am | 315 comments | 5824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police missed stroke signs after man hits cars

When William Brian Bedwell left his Palo Alto apartment on the morning of April 14, he kissed his wife and headed off to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by CHARLES, on Jun 5, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 27 comments | 5821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge rodent at 10.30 a.m. walked up my garden

What I thought was an opossum could not be, it had no hair bristles, pinkish gray skin. It was about 16 inches long with...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 46 comments | 5819 Views

BOOKS

Artist, surgeon team up to illustrate medical techniques

As a longtime medical illustrator, Chris Gralapp has collaborated with many physicians. One of the most frequent copilots...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by persuasive speech , on Jun 11, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 5818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Website for detecting plagiarism is trading post for English papers

An Internet-based plagiarism detector has become not only a tool for teachers but also a plagiarism instructor for students...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ridiculoso, on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 5815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As state embarks on new testing era, Palo Alto students help 'pilot-test the test'

It's out with No. 2 pencils and in with "click and drag" as students take on this spring's standardized tests in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:51 pm | 13 comments | 5814 Views

MOVIES

Review: The Nut Job

OK, so you didn't plan ahead, but don't worry. The new animated flick "The Nut Job" has squirreled away enough lame nut puns...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cathy, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 5814 Views
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