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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sexual assault: Rising pressure on Stanford

Seconds before Stanford University Provost John Etchemendy told a room full of faculty and students in late October that...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by M Zuckerberg, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:59 pm | 5 comments | 8731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new president and programs, Sofia University enters new era

It's been more than a year since Sofia University students, faculty and staff were left reeling after the president of the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, on Nov 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 8730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with all the Liquid Amber and magnloia trees?

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Original post made by Harumph! on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by good tree lover, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 18 comments | 8729 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Measure B winning; Measure A just squeaking by

Two big-money Santa Clara County tax measures intended to address the county's transportation and housing needs appear to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 8729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JP Blanchard's mother: 'Empower our students'

The mother of a Gunn High School student who died at the Caltrain tracks in May pleaded with the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 61 comments | 8723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Which backpacks fit into lockers?

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Original post made by Mama on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by Doting Mom, on Aug 6, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 14 comments | 8722 Views

MOVIES

New movie captures complexity of Steve Jobs, colleague says

"Steve Jobs," the movie that was written by Aaron Sorkin and opened in Palo Alto last week, artfully captures the character...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by @a, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 18 comments | 8718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Montecito crash 'made everybody's life terrible'

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by K., on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:56 am | 59 comments | 8714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery family is 'anonymous donor' for new Paly gyms

The family offering to build a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School says it wants to "give back" in ways that enable...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 87 comments | 8713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent dreams big for Ravenswood

Surveying East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District with fresh eyes, new Superintendent Gloria Hernandez sees a lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by OPar, on Jan 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 8713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli volunteers upset over agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 29 comments | 8712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An airman's final homecoming

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Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by Bill Bell, on Jun 24, 2006 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 8710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to require 'better' smoke alarms

Palo Alto became the second city in California to strengthen its requirements for smoke alarms after the City Council agreed...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Better Safe Than Sorry, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:10 am | 19 comments | 8710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Petition filed to allow Palo Alto pot dispensaries

A former adviser to late President Ronald Reagan has filed a notice with the City of Palo Alto to circulate a ballot-initiative...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin Horbowy , on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:21 am | 46 comments | 8709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi at Palo Alto files motion to dismiss lawsuit

The Vi at Palo Alto has filed a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by residents of the retirement community,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 6, 2014 at 3:23 am | 15 comments | 8709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saucer-like solar car halts in Palo Alto

A modern-day solar gypsy, Marcelo da Luz, took a Palo Alto break this week waiting for more sun and hoping for more money...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 1, 2009 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 8707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki's Market in Palo Alto to close

Less than six months after Miki's Farm Fresh Market opened its doors at Alma Plaza, filling a vacancy that has blighted the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by JP, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 221 comments | 8706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 41 comments | 8706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs increased parcel tax

All of the Palo Alto school board members expressed support Tuesday night for what they said is a much-needed financial injection...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:43 am | 60 comments | 8702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's No. 3 football ranking is one for the ages

The ugly loss to Northwestern to start the season is all but forgotten by the Stanford football team, which climbed to No....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by macbaldy, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 9 comments | 8699 Views
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