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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 21 comments | 6116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls opposing high-speed rail project

Palo Alto may soon take a formal stance against California's proposed high-speed-rail line and begin lobbying state legislators...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by The vote, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 153 comments | 6112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City treads cautiously against 'Citizens United'

The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to loosen up campaign-finance restrictions for corporations won't win any popularity...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by wmartin46, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:53 am | 24 comments | 6111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may sue state high-speed rail authority

Palo Alto community outrage and City Council skepticism will not stop the state agency in charge of the high-speed rail project...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:57 am | 171 comments | 6111 Views

BOOKS

Review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People' by Condoleezza Rice

One of the defining moments in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's childhood came during a visit to Santa Claus...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 6109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New fines target Palo Alto's water wasters

Water wasters in Palo Alto who ignore the city's admonitions to conserve could face fines of $100 per day under an enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max Rattner, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 40 comments | 6108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 30 comments | 6107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents seek to buy mobile-home park

Nearly 400 people living in Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park might soon fight eviction with a new tactic: purchasing...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:37 am | 79 comments | 6107 Views

RESTAURANTS

Loving the Elbe

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Original post made by Thomas Stebinger on Sep. 5, 2006
Last comment by Melissa, on Nov 16, 2006 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 6103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbers fracture man's shoulder in PA robbery

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by G. Orwell, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 6103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 25 comments | 6100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

AARP: Every Week Thousands of Americans File Bankruptcy Due to Medical Costs

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Original post made by Divided We Fail on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:50 am | 36 comments | 6098 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Sex Tape'

There's a sequence early on in "Sex Tape" during which the married couple played by Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel try repeatedly...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 6097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary Decisions no longer Relevant

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Original post made by Parent on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2006 at 1:21 pm | 49 comments | 6095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council votes to take back airport

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Buck Rogers, on Nov 23, 2007 at 10:52 am | 102 comments | 6090 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 | 6087 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Deniers: The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud

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Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jarred, on Apr 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 39 comments | 6086 Views

BOOKS

Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 6086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A space where creativity reigns

In a cluttered classroom at Cubberley Community Center last Friday afternoon, the sound of smooth jazz was playing in the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barack Obama, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 6084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Homeless Problem

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by MM, on Jan 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 24 comments | 6084 Views
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