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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-story homes banned in Greer Park North

In a decision that left the majority in the audience cheering and a sizable minority seething, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Clintonite, on Nov 4, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 36 comments | 8417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools to stock non-prescription EpiPens

After an outcry by local doctors and parents, the Palo Alto school district will begin stocking its campuses with medication...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 8416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Elton Sherwin, venture capitalist turned climate change entrepreneur

Elton Sherwin, former cleantech venture capitalist turned accidental climate change entrepreneur talks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 8415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nursing moms protest Facebook censorship

Breastfeeding mothers who claim that Facebook is treating them like pornographers protested in front of Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:25 am | 32 comments | 8414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expert: Treat junk food like cigarettes

America will solve its obesity problem when eating junk food becomes as socially unacceptable as smoking cigarettes. That...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Fat man, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 77 comments | 8413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Six-vehicle crash in Palo Alto sends three to hospital, closes road

A six-vehicle crash on Alma Street and Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto injured at least three people and snarled rush-hour...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, now student, on Aug 29, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 74 comments | 8410 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Paula, Michael and Margo Sirois Backyard on Beech St., E. Palo Alto, Summer of 55

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Original post made by Paula S. Cornell on Oct. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 8405 Views

BOOKS

Read "Gotcha Capitalism"!!!

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Original post made by A.L. on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by EHM, on Apr 7, 2008 at 9:31 am | 26 comments | 8405 Views

BOOKS

Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 8405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School of Rock kids play classics in the iTunes age

Even the people who get their kicks on Netflix know the saying "Everything old is new again." At the School of Rock, where...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Likin it, on May 18, 2013 at 8:57 am | 14 comments | 8404 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested, two at large after robberies, crash into building

Four males who fled East Palo Alto police after allegedly committing two robberies crashed their car through a University...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 8404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto weighs clashing visions in choosing bike bridge design

Should Palo Alto's new bike bridge preen proudly over Highway 101 like a welcoming landmark or accept a supporting role as...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 17, 2015 at 1:14 am | 72 comments | 8398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you like the new Charleston Road?

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Original post made by Victor on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 4, 2006 at 9:03 pm | 85 comments | 8397 Views

SPORTS

PA National 10-11s reach Sectional Championship

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 24, 2006
There are no comments yet. 8394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Run race could cross finish line

The 18-year run of a popular Palo Alto foot race that raised money for local schools could come to an end in February if...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Barron Park parent, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 8391 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 | 8391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another plan for Maybell housing draws fire

The developer of 2.46 acres on Maybell Avenue near Arastradero Road may be up against a considerable battle with some Barron...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by About the Kids, on Feb 5, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 65 comments | 8389 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 | 8387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider protocols Aug. 28

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 12, 2007 at 10:39 am | 60 comments | 8386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court allows demolition of Juana Briones House

Jaim Nulman and Avelyn Welczer got one step closer to building their dream home on the site of the historic Juana Briones...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Samuel, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 82 comments | 8385 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 13,124 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 801 views

Surviving Family Holidays
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