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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stem-cell research building opens at Stanford

Stanford University Wednesday (Oct. 27) celebrated the opening of a new $200 million stem cell research building, which the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Leon, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 2368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto man arrested with concealed, stolen gun

An East Palo Alto man was arrested on suspicion of illegally carrying a concealed weapon Tuesday evening after the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, district share 'exploding' health costs

Entry-level teachers in Palo Alto will continue to earn $51,422 a year under a union agreement discussed by the Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Good Public Education, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Edison transfers East Palo Alto charter school

Despite management changes, students at East Palo Alto's high-performing Edison Brentwood Academy will notice few if any...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mutti, on May 24, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 5 comments | 2367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigate business burglaries

Palo Alto police are increasing patrols in business areas after a string of nighttime burglaries has resulted in the loss...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Vote yes on Measure E

More than 100 years ago, Palo Altans debated whether or not to establish a municipal utilities district. Fortunately, for...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca White, on Nov 2, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 18 comments | 2367 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Montagues' vs. 'Capulets' case nears closure

An attempted murder case with modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" -- with gang members feuding...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Sep 10, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 2367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage in Midtown

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Original post made by lightening on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 2, 2008 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pitching in for kids in East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park

Two foundations have organized to raise support for public school children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lou Pelosi, on Nov 16, 2009 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honoring a PreSchool matriarch

Children and their parents flooded to Greendell School in Palo Alto Saturday evening (Sept. 25) to honor Eleanora Jadwin,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gleim the Jeweler in Stanford Shopping Center

Just had a grab and run of two Rolex watches by two white males. Watch out for anyone selling a Rolex for real cheap downtown....

Original post made by qq on Feb. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dragged by car in Palo Alto purse snatch

As a car drove by a man and woman walking in a downtown Palo Alto alley Wednesday night, one of the car's passengers reached...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on May 8, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested for battery in Palo Alto

A 36-year-old East Bay man was arrested for battery and resisting arrest after he allegedly grabbed a woman who confronted...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by FM, on May 11, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 2366 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Thacher wins ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award

Stanford senior tennis standout Ryan Thacher has been named winner of the 2012 Men's ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on May 23, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

SPORTS

USC AD is fined, Trojans' football coach reprimanded

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined USC Athletics Director Pat Haden, and reprimanded head football coach Steve...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John T, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 2366 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Magical moments of 2008

Events near — elections, graduation — and far — an earthquake in China — impacted Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by rhody, on Dec 26, 2008 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modest grant will help us prepare for emergencies

Emergency Preparedness is a key city priority for 2010. On Monday night, the City Council approved $ 20,000 for the Palo...

Original post made by annette on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to face college parcel tax in November

Area voters will face another parcel tax on their ballot this November, this time to provide funds for the hard-pressed Foothill-De...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Foothillmember, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 13 comments | 2365 Views
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