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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to overhaul emergency services

Despite budget deficits and staffing reductions, Palo Alto is planning to create a $1 million Office of Emergency Services...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:51 am | 34 comments | 5812 Views

RESTAURANTS

Recommendation for breakfast

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Original post made by Mary on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by alert eater, on Feb 22, 2008 at 3:05 pm | 12 comments | 5811 Views

MOVIES

Patrick Swayze reportedly treated at Stanford for cancer

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Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by alyssa Ibarra, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 5810 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girl pins down a rare double in same season

Gunn High sophomore Cadence Lee has more decisions to make than most high school athletes, especially when it comes to practice....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by E, on Jan 13, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 5808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flaws in school-improvement planning process jeopardize outcomes

In these difficult economic times, our Palo Alto Unified School District is in the enviable position of having $378 million...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 80 comments | 5807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Delivering hope at Lucile Packard

In the 20 years since Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford opened, thousands of children have received a chance...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Stacey Martz, on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:39 am | 10 comments | 5804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 5804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco's "Palo Alto": Are things really this awful?

I recently read through some of James Franco's collection of short stories, "Palo Alto". He grew up in Palo Alto and all...

Original post made by Adobe on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ajiax, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:44 am | 27 comments | 5803 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds Nursery closes after 97 years

After 97 years in the same location in Menlo Park, Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop "has closed its doors for the last...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Owen Artworks, on Feb 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 23 comments | 5802 Views

AROUND TOWN

SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip'

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Terry, on Sep 27, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 5802 Views

MOVIES

Review- Hypothesis

The World Premiere of Hypothesis will be at the upcoming 6th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival to be held at the Grand Lake...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Brian Good, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 68 comments | 5800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto preschool teacher surprised by $10,000 award

Palo Alto preschool teacher Tra'Shell Reese was reading a picture book to her class of four- and five-year-olds last week...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tomer Shiran, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 17 comments | 5799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue sculpture concept unveiled

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Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 86 comments | 5791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery family is 'anonymous donor' for new Paly gyms

The family offering to build a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School says it wants to "give back" in ways that enable...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 87 comments | 5787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

Palo Alto officials are considering imposing new conditions, including an environmental study and additional "public benefits,"...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by J, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 69 comments | 5783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taser Task Force and the Death of Innocence

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Original post made by David Taylor on Mar. 23, 2007
Last comment by David Taylor, on Apr 8, 2007 at 2:28 am | 16 comments | 5782 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Toward a long overdue business registry

In most California cities, a business license is one of those necessities of getting any business up and running. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jeez, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:21 am | 19 comments | 5781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to stop bullying

Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto has a freshly repainted playground for games the kids play during recess. It's a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 126 comments | 5780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Advice to Palo Altans: Be kind to each other

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Original post made by Blythe Nilsson on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Roy, on Apr 24, 2007 at 7:11 am | 57 comments | 5779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed Colloquium on Driving

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Original post made by Jeff Bedolla on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Jeff Bedolla, on Aug 8, 2006 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 5779 Views
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