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SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco begins 'revolutionary' film class with local high schoolers

Forty local high schoolers began on Sunday a nine-part special film class taught by famed actor and Palo Alto native James...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Local family, on Sep 21, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 9788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Photo essay: No ordinary summer

Today's Bay Area campers are learning more than just how to make friendship bracelets. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by rock camp rocks, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 9787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unraveling the mystery of chronic fatigue syndrome

Researchers are making headway toward finding evidence of chronic fatigue syndrome and how it may change the brain. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Smegfa, on Jul 31, 2015 at 3:42 am | 9 comments | 9787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver gets one year for fatal Mtn. View crash

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Res, on Oct 24, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 9783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:33 am | 65 comments | 9776 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 9772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawyers squabble over rules in appeal of Buena Vista's closure

When the new City Council convenes for its first substantive meeting of the year, it will immediately plunge into one of...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 11, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 55 comments | 9766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?

It seems in the last few days as if our Town Square Forums regarding Palo Alto students have become a bit kinder and more...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by BF, on Nov 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 87 comments | 9764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, staff bonus on board agenda

Palo Alto school employees will vote soon on a proposed pay raise described as a "one-time, off-the-salary-schedule payment"...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 9762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Begging Scam?

We were driving today around doing errands and saw 3 different women begging. One was at the Bryant St. Post Office, the...

Original post made by RichardCheney on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 12, 2014 at 3:51 pm | 40 comments | 9752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

an Obama landslide?

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Original post made by Greg K on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 24, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 26 comments | 9752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Just Saying, on May 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 29 comments | 9745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 9743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michael Litfin of Children's Theatre dies

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Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Laura Sander, on Dec 4, 2008 at 1:41 am | 82 comments | 9740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts for lighter touch in new Baylands bridge

Palo Alto's design competition for an iconic bike bridge leading to the Baylands reached a dramatic and surprising conclusion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 65 comments | 9730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Economy, fitness fads throw gym a curve

The Curves gym on Emerson Street was the first of its franchise to open in Palo Alto. Now it is the last one standing. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fit Dude, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:53 am | 3 comments | 9728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing in Palo Alto no villains, just tough choices

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Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Carol Mullen, on Sep 28, 2007 at 6:44 pm | 74 comments | 9719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel: No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum '83, on Sep 21, 2015 at 11:53 pm | 84 comments | 9719 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 | 9709 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dealership brings its fleet to animal shelter lot

In May of last year, Palo Alto's utility workers arrived at the Animal Services Center site on East Bayshore Road to move...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dee, on Apr 21, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 40 comments | 9707 Views
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