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AROUND TOWN

Chunk of concrete falls from historic building

A concrete cornice from an ornate historic Palo Alto building fell to the pavement on busy University Avenue over the weekend,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 8519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 9, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 30 comments | 8516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA plans $181,000 green-coordination effort

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Original post made on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by Marvin, on Jun 20, 2007 at 6:42 pm | 15 comments | 8515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Junior Museum: Independence or Boondoggle?

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Original post made by Ron Lee on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Aleks, on Feb 24, 2007 at 7:26 pm | 18 comments | 8514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto women's shelter won't open

Heart and Home Collaborative, a startup that sheltered homeless Palo Alto women last year during the coldest winter months,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by realestatesrv, on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 32 comments | 8513 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Grullense, anyone?

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Original post made on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by not good food, on Jul 19, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 6 comments | 8511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 8508 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 | 8506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Office for Civil Rights opens sexual-assault investigation at Stanford University

Stanford University has joined the growing list of universities under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Mar 6, 2015 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 8505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bargain Box, other California Avenue tenants concerned about eviction

The recent sales of a number of family-held commercial buildings in the California Avenue business district are worrying...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gary B, on Oct 21, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 22 comments | 8504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The other difference between Gunn and Paly

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by soaki, on Apr 22, 2008 at 5:52 pm | 59 comments | 8503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Super Bowl Sunday hoopla? Not in Palo Alto

The banners won't fly and Super Bowl 50 special events won't be taking place in one of Silicon Valley's premier destinations...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 32 comments | 8502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford graduate student arrested for alleged rape

A Stanford University graduate student was arrested in the early hours of Sept. 24 for the alleged rape of a 28-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 7, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 8499 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hold the sauce: Armadillo Willy's marks 30 years

For 30 years Armadillo Willy's has served Texas-style barbecue to customers in the Bay Area, beginning with the original...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Doug Kirkwood, on Oct 8, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 8499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood hostels prompt concerns

A trend in converting houses into hostels and hacker spaces has some residents in Palo Alto's neighborhoods crying foul. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Nov 3, 2015 at 11:58 am | 52 comments | 8497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grades for college

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Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Jun 15, 2008 at 6:04 pm | 70 comments | 8497 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PAPD at Dan Brown's Sports Bar

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Original post made by qq on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jan 9, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 40 comments | 8495 Views

AROUND TOWN

How NOT to landscape

I used to hate my front yard. It was boring and scruffy, and it needed pizzazz. I spent months trying to figure out why my...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 8489 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 | 8488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group grades city council's 'residentialist' credentials

With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 27, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 108 comments | 8483 Views
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