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AROUND TOWN

Fire Department helps capture alleged Black Friday wallet thief

An ambulance crew with the Palo Alto Fire Department, flagged down by witnesses of a wallet theft at a downtown restaurant,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 7739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father says autopsy shows Stanford student was murdered

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2007
Last comment by ME, on Dec 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 32 comments | 7737 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

William J. Perry: A cold warrior

On Feb. 4, 1994, William J. Perry had taken the oath of office and became the United States' 19th secretary of defense, appointed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Gary Waldeck, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 7737 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 | 7736 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic board pans plan to move Hostess House

A proposal to relocate the historic Julia Morgan-designed building at 27 University Ave. to make way for four office towers...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 9, 2012 at 10:04 am | 50 comments | 7733 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County hepatitis case linked to berries from Costco

A 22-year-old Santa Clara County woman is the first confirmed case of Hepatitis A linked to a multiple-state outbreak linked...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 19 comments | 7731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Breaking the silence

Robin Thomas matriculated at Stanford University in the fall of 2008, and after a few months he was thinking about leaving....

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by ADHD in PAUSD, on May 17, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 7729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can teachers pay someone to grade their students papers?

My son came home with a graded English essay. Although he was not really happy with the grade, I commented that at least...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by sufficiently competent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 75 comments | 7727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mercedes dealership planned for Ming's site

A glassy, three-story Mercedes dealership would go up next to the Baylands at the Embarcadero Road site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on May 14, 2015 at 9:05 am | 38 comments | 7726 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 | 7725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man dies surfing in Santa Cruz

A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk, 47,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Fellow Boogier, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 7725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing his own

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Original post made on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 16, 2007 at 2:15 pm | 9 comments | 7714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet

After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 7713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Palo Alto homeless woman dies at age 73

She wore a large 1940s wig -- Loretta Young-style -- and kept her face down. She took shelter under a blue plastic tarp with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Latendresse, on May 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 21 comments | 7710 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile-home residents pack school board meeting

About 375 Palo Alto residents -- including more than 100 children in local public schools -- would be displaced by the closure...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on May 11, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 30 comments | 7708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 6, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 36 comments | 7707 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assaults on Stanford campus rise

Forcible sexual assaults on the Stanford University campus more than doubled and rose from 10 in 2009 to 21 in 2010, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by BrendaSmith, on Oct 8, 2011 at 4:13 am | 17 comments | 7706 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 | 7704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja graduates 61 seniors

With crimson bouquets clutched close to crisp white dresses, 61 seniors took the stage amidst the faculty, staff and junior...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Aussie Aunt!, on Jun 13, 2014 at 7:14 am | 12 comments | 7703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans protest at Bank of America

Outraged over job losses and corporate and bank bailouts, more than 200 protesters lined El Camino Real near Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 16, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 99 comments | 7699 Views
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