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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preparing for the unthinkable: School district maintenance foreman develops emergency-response system

In the event that a shooting were to take place at one of Palo Alto Unified School District's 17 campuses, teachers would...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Saving lives, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 8925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 49 comments | 8923 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police detonate suspicious package in Palo Alto

A suspicious device found on a residential lawn in Palo Alto Friday, Aug. 17, was at first suspected of being an acid bomb...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 21, 2012 at 8:23 am | 66 comments | 8923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board views mixed about planned Elks Lodge

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Thanks, Chris, on Jan 13, 2011 at 5:28 am | 22 comments | 8916 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue redesign stalled by lawsuits

Palo Alto's ambitious quest to turn California Avenue into the next University Avenue or Mountain View's Castro Street is...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Evan Thomas, on May 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 94 comments | 8916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of science

Last month, in what is being called a "re-imagining of the humanities," Stanford University announced the creation of two...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 8914 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 | 8912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's the deal with Frist and gay marriage?

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2006 at 3:46 pm | 10 comments | 8912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps neighborhood trash experiment

A pilot program to reduce residents' trash and make the sorting of waste simpler in one south Palo Alto neighborhood has...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hywel from Wales, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:08 am | 31 comments | 8909 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 | 8909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police: Expect traffic disruptions for President Obama's visit to Stanford

President Barack Obama is in Palo Alto Friday, Feb. 13, for a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University. Palo Alto commuters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by A, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 8907 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 | 8903 Views

BOOKS

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Award winners

Volunteer Cathy Kroymann, Police Chief Dennis Burns, Sheraton-Westin Hotels and Palo Alto Community Child Care will be recognized...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 8899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Indoor cycling, more mall openings, tutoring centers

<B><B>INDOOR CYCLING AT STANFORD ... </B>An indoor cycling studio is riding into Stanford Shopping Center, with construction...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Soul Enthusiast!, on Nov 5, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 8898 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto to celebrate 50th anniversary of March on Washington tonight

Fifty years ago this month, Martin Luther King Jr. called upon Americans to "let freedom ring ... from every village and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:35 am | 15 comments | 8895 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by reader rider, on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 32 comments | 8895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction workers tackle iPod thief, police say

A group of construction workers who witnessed a man stealing an iPod from a Palo Alto construction site on Saturday chased...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Jozee, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:35 am | 16 comments | 8893 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of the new Restaurants section?

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Original post made by Eric on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Arnold79, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 8888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's proposed expansion raises anxieties over traffic

As Stanford University prepares for its next phase of campus expansion, officials are confronting a daunting question: How...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Mar 24, 2017 at 12:41 am | 47 comments | 8883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scores victory in federal ruling on Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park suffered a defeat in federal court Friday when a judge dismissed his lawsuit...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 28, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 21 comments | 8881 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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