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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mug shots and mental illness

How does one's beloved child become a mug shot in the local newspaper? This is our somewhat abbreviated story about the ravages...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 46 comments | 8468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Undocumented' but inspiring

Immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas spoke at to a near-capacity crowd at Los Altos High School last weekend,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Legal immigrant, on Dec 3, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 40 comments | 8462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday night 'Promenade'-- Was it a success?

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Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Ben Reaves, on Aug 12, 2007 at 3:43 pm | 114 comments | 8458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Creek project will help endangered fish run free

Steelhead trout are expected to be able to swim more easily between the Searsville Dam and the San Francisco Bay after a...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 14 comments | 8445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blockish, arch-shaped sculpture...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rethink the 1%, on Nov 25, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 81 comments | 8442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Dept. burns through half its overtime budget

The Palo Alto Fire Department has burned through half of its annual overtime budget -- $718,000 -- during this fiscal year...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Walter White, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:30 am | 24 comments | 8430 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters knock down Ventura neighborhood house fire

Firefighters quickly controlled a house fire on the 400 block of Fernando Avenue on Wednesday evening. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by watts, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 13 comments | 8424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain new parking system out of control

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Original post made by Philippe Bossut on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 8416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police warn about doorbell-ring burglaries

Police are cautioning Palo Alto residents about a recurring type of crime: burglars who ring door bells, posing as a solicitor...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by gutbug, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 13 comments | 8416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for new bike boulevards surge ahead in Palo Alto

Once a novelty, bike boulevards are about to become a common sight in Palo Alto, with the city embarking on more than 20...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Just Mike, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 61 comments | 8406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto suicide victim identified

A man who fatally shot himself this week outside the Palo Alto courthouse has been identified as 31-year-old Joseph Scott,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 8397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans large expansion for small shuttle program

Taking a cue from Stanford University and Silicon Valley's high-tech giants, Palo Alto officials are considering a massive...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 26 comments | 8396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Through art, Stanford students open conversation about mental health

There are 129 pages of raw, intimate and powerful expressions of the experience of both mental and physical illness in "Release.Restart.Review,"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by captainjohann, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 8391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar survey: 'benefits outweigh tradeoffs'

The benefits of recent changes to Palo Alto's school calendar outweigh the tradeoffs, high school students, parents and teachers...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 46 comments | 8369 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigrant valley

In HBO's new series "Silicon Valley," filmed in and around Palo Alto, a group of techies live, work and breathe their next-big-thing...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 28 comments | 8364 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to start a startup

Nine years ago, Sam Altman was a Stanford University computer science student. And then he dropped out to start a startup....

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Domad, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 8355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials protest rapid-bus plan

A proposal by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to establish dedicated bus lanes and remove more than...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pam, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:57 pm | 30 comments | 8354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Real Problem With Sarah Palin

I view Gov. Palin as having some inate capabilities that a succesful politician must have, and the potential to go from her...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 26, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 241 comments | 8354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six candidates to vie for school board

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Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 16, 2007 at 12:54 am | 120 comments | 8347 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bouncer arrested for death of Palo Alto man outside bar

A 28-year-old bouncer at a San Jose bar was arrested on Friday for the death of a Palo Alto man he allegedly punched after...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 7, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 13 comments | 8345 Views
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