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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's hope this won't happen in our town: bullying results in death

An 11 year old boy killed himself by hanging after bullying at middle school. This tragedy reminds us all that there is...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's guidance...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ty Tan, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 11 comments | 2609 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2609 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man gets 45 years in sex case

An "unrepentant" East Palo Alto man was sentenced last Friday to 45 years to life in prison by a San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by im da mother of this little gurl :.(, on Jun 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2609 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

James Flood school vandalized, ransacked

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Setting the record straight, on May 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 2609 Views

SPORTS

Avis speeds to time trial victory

Palo Alto High grad Charlie Avis may never hit for the cycle but he's a big hit in cycling. Avis continued his rapid ascent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 2609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Eerie skies raise question: Are we really doing enough?

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Original post made on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 10, 2008 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 2609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Car pool lane to SFO

I have just returned from dropping a passenger at SFO for an international flight as public transport to the airport is not...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 4 comments | 2609 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA prepares for Page Mill lawsuit negotiations

East Palo Alto officials and the city's biggest landlord will begin negotiations next week in hopes of settling more than...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2609 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Doughnuts shops duel, happy feet get happier

Happy Donuts and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue go head-to-head on doughnut sales, Addison Antique closes and Happy Feet Foot Spa...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 16, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 2609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 3, 2008
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders next steps for compost plant

A decision by Palo Alto residents in November to make a portion of Byxbee Park available for a new compost plant is forcing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:55 am | 18 comments | 2608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tensions high before hearing of accused killer

A shouting match between family members of accused killer Bulos "Paul" Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi erupted outside...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by ScottD, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 11 comments | 2608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home invaded by ants

My home has been invaded by ants yesterday. I have never seen anything like that! The hard wood floors were covered with...

Original post made by VM on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by John, on Dec 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 14 comments | 2607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What would Palo Alto be like if Stanford wasn't our neighbor?

Answer: Pretty boring! Maybe we'd see a people coming to the lovely Stanford Theater, but then, maybe the Stanford Theater...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Boosting grad standards

After a false start last spring, when a similar plan was met with resistance, the Palo Alto school board took a major step...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by notnecessary, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates expansion milestone

After years of plans, negotiations and design work, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials celebrated a major milestone...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Challenge Success hosts annual school conference

Challenge Success, the Stanford University Graduate School of Education school-reform and research group, is hosting its...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Innovation requires innovating not doubling down, on Sep 23, 2015 at 9:10 am | 7 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford med school restricts industry funding

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Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outage hits 1,400 Barron Park homes, and Gunn

More than 1,400 utilities customers in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood lost electric power Friday afternoon -- including...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 29, 2010 at 7:49 am | 10 comments | 2607 Views
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