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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thieves take $11,000 in Victoria's Secret bras

Shoplifters struck it big on Halloween after walking out of Victoria's Secret with 180 bras valued at $11,000, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 24 comments | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buying and selling of high school physics project

My physics student has just completed a complicated physics project designing the wiring for a house, building model of said...

Original post made by High School Parent on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by High School Parent, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 8 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

A passion for fashion

Mary Kennedy struts the catwalk in the "1930's schoolgirl" inspired outfit she designed and made during a two-week session...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Providing homes for birds and native bees

Native plants can attract bees to urban gardens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13924...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by The Honeybee Conservancy, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2419 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain officer's family speaks out at trial

Family members of East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May, who was fatally shot in the line of duty almost four years ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by In god we trust, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 17 comments | 2419 Views

SPORTS

Paly continues streak against Gunn with 48-0 win

==B Friday's prep football== Junior quarterback Keller Chryst threw for 159 yards and four touchdowns to lead Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Emma Isabella, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:36 am | 11 comments | 2419 Views

SPORTS

Randle handles the pressure, leads Stanford to NIT title

Who else but Chasson Randle to better handle late-game pressure? Stanford's all-time leading scorer did exactly that, rallying...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Apr 3, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PTA launches 'bullying' parent-education series

The Palo Alto PTA will begin a series of presentations Tuesday night aimed at educating parents and others about the difficulties...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Scott Huse, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's New City Manager Did The Same Job For Berkeley!

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Original post made by Kate on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Jul 18, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

The new 'your speed' signs on Alma Street

A few months ago two of those electronic "Your Speed" signs were installed along northbound Alma Street. One thing is funny...

Original post made by Kevin on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cheap, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 2418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 2418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 2418 Views

SPORTS

Local minor league baseball players are hitting their stride

The Palo Alto-connected MLB minor leaguers seem to be finding their groove in their new ballparks. After many of the most...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Nadine Jefferson, on Aug 11, 2012 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bailout is only temporary relief

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Original post made by bubble bailout on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by ASMITH, on Sep 26, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 4 comments | 2418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos police seek man who approached child

Police in Los Altos are looking for a man who reportedly approached a boy outside his house Tuesday before the child retreated...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Governor agrees to 'rail' link to cities -- maybe

A direct connection may have been achieved Thursday night between Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office and California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Perot, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

class rank

I am a new parent, and I don't know how the school give out class rank for the students. It seems they are ranking the students...

Original post made by A Gunn parent on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by A parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Millennial matters

Millennial homeownership has hit an all-time low — 34.6 percent. Local owners and renters share their stories of what...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Marlys J. Stewart, on Oct 27, 2015 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 2417 Views
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