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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heat closes three Palo Alto libraries early

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 15, 2008 at 6:30 am | 98 comments | 5900 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 | 5898 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tiffany at Stanford Shopping Center robbed

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by zztee, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:20 am | 30 comments | 5893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto initiative aims to shift drivers to trains, buses

After months of debate about new garages and permit programs, Palo Alto officials shifted gears on Monday in their search...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Troilus and Cressida, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:04 am | 73 comments | 5892 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 | 5892 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 | 5891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Healing the mind

When Donald Ray Williams, in the grip of a psychotic episode, torched the University Avenue Walgreens in Palo Alto on July...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Do more, on Feb 15, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 5 comments | 5889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens create video tutorials for fellow students in online 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Good guy , on Jun 27, 2013 at 12:44 am | 5 comments | 5886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student stays home pending court ruling

An 11-year-old Palo Alto boy is home from school pending an Oct. 25 court hearing on whether his genetic condition poses...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 127 comments | 5885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Peninsula police respond to smash-and-grab crimes

The police call them "window-smash burglaries." In Palo Alto this summer, there have been about 70 such crimes, in which...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Janie, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:39 am | 23 comments | 5884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A champion for charter schools

Six years after rocking the Palo Alto education scene with a threat to petition for a charter school here, Grace Mah finds...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 100 comments | 5882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of science

Last month, in what is being called a "re-imagining of the humanities," Stanford University announced the creation of two...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 5878 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 | 5876 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. 5875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Altans work to fix 'food desert'

East Palo Alto has been labeled a "food desert" — a populated area where there is minimal access to healthy, affordable...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Evelia, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 5875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Palo Alto homeless woman dies at age 73

She wore a large 1940s wig -- Loretta Young-style -- and kept her face down. She took shelter under a blue plastic tarp with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 16, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 5871 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 | 5870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton High School’s Thespian Society Presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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Original post made by MAHS Drama Booster on Nov. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5853 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to review proposed redevelopment of old Facebook site

Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board on Thursday will conduct a preliminary review of an application to redevelop the former...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Freddie P, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:33 am | 10 comments | 5848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With little fanfare, Palo Alto adopts housing vision

For Palo Alto, the new Housing Element is at once an expansive vision document, a catalog of future housing sites and a homework...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by They have blinders on, on Jun 23, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 5847 Views
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