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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kinder conundrum

While many 5-year-olds in Palo Alto spend most of their week-day afternoons in day-care programs, after-school activities...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by It's a farce, on May 11, 2016 at 5:37 pm | 37 comments | 7438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a good summer read ...

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Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 19, 2006 at 10:21 pm | 14 comments | 7438 Views

RESTAURANTS

Artwork Displayed at Babbo's

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Original post made by Debbie Ford-Scriba on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Betty Anderson, on Jan 4, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 7430 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Council: the battle for the fifth seat

Lydia Kou and Cory Wolbach, candidates for Palo Alto City Council, have been locked in a razor-thin contest for the fifth...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 53 comments | 7428 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conquering the clutter

A woman entered her parents' home office, quickly scanned the room and noted the mounds of unfiled bills, stock transactions...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Sep 8, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 7428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lackadaisical library admin

Four years ago the city auditor suggested hiring a collection agency for unpaid library fines. $300,000 is due now, and they...

Original post made by $300,000 on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Library Hound, on Feb 28, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 11 comments | 7427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crowded council race reaches finish line in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to significantly change the makeup of their City Council on Tuesday when they cast...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 17 comments | 7426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Palo Alto spends too much on office supplies

Poor management over office-supply expenditures may have cost the City of Palo Alto close to $390,000 between November 2007...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 40 comments | 7426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choirs Sweep Anaheim Heritage Festival Awards

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Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 7425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man robs, attacks group of teens playing with fireworks

A 24-year-old Palo Alto resident allegedly attacked and robbed a group of five teenagers Monday afternoon after a small firework...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Aug 7, 2015 at 8:24 pm | 26 comments | 7423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer

Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2014 at 7:44 am | 47 comments | 7415 Views

AROUND TOWN

When is a comp not really a comp?

We've all heard a version of the same story at a dinner party or on the sidelines of our child's soccer game. It goes something...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 7 comments | 7414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACLU lawsuit affects school field trips

A pending lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union is having far-reaching effects on school field trips around California,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by LauraM, on Feb 3, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 70 comments | 7405 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do not enter signs on the children's bedroom doors

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Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2006 at 6:05 am | 5 comments | 7405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 19 comments | 7405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group tries to calm Palo Alto's parking debate

As Palo Alto's office workers and downtown neighborhoods continue to battle it out over parking, a group of residents has...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by If you want to park you gotta pay!, on Aug 22, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 32 comments | 7405 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake-warning system nearly ready to roll

A long-desired system for warning of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast is working and can accurately predict temblors,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 7404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sally Lieber spanking bill should finish her off politically

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Original post made by kevin on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by jim, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 62 comments | 7403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Legal costs soar as Palo Alto school board begins OCR lobbying

The Palo Alto school district spent more than $200,000 in the first seven months of 2014 in legal fees related to its cases...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:52 am | 57 comments | 7403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father John Duryea dies at 88

Father John Duryea, who was excommunicated in 1976 after a third of a century as a Catholic priest -- much of it serving...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Pam Gabel, on Sep 26, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 7401 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 12,511 views

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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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