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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor: Stanford, Palo Alto must make 'best efforts' on med center expansion

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:02 am | 62 comments | 7244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police continue search for suspected killer

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Original post made on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by Joann, on Jul 25, 2012 at 4:13 am | 175 comments | 7244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shoplifter bagged after scuffle near Nordstrom

A San Francisco woman who police say tried to steal handbags and a leather jacket from Nordstrom in Palo Alto and then brawled...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 13, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 7244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, on Mar 29, 2015 at 8:20 am | 19 comments | 7244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When dogs bite

Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Walk with a stun gun, on Sep 5, 2015 at 6:49 am | 56 comments | 7243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying case spurs school district to examine response

The Palo Alto school board plans to take a closer look at how staff are implementing policies and procedures for addressing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:57 am | 34 comments | 7243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bol Park donkeys defended with BB rifle

The owner of the donkey pasture where Palo Alto's two beloved donkeys reside defended the animals on Monday night by shooing...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by JaneP, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 78 comments | 7241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Finding a voice through film

New Voices for Youth teaches groups of 10 to 12 students each year how to create a short documentary film, from start to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 7241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Run High Speed Internet: Fiber to the home YET AGAIN??

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Original post made by Chris on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:29 am | 52 comments | 7240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Immigration and Deportation Come to Palo Alto

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Original post made by stephen levy on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by marielena, on Apr 13, 2007 at 12:09 pm | 47 comments | 7237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Mandarin Immersion Feasibility Study available now!

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Original post made by Nico on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 27, 2006 at 7:53 pm | 46 comments | 7235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mitchell Park has become a haven for the unhoused

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Original post made by ssquared on Sep. 21, 2006
Last comment by A thankful mom, on Sep 29, 2006 at 12:06 pm | 12 comments | 7235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments

Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her husband, Pooroushasb...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on May 24, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 7232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: New store creates a buzz

While the attention of some Palo Altans has been diverted to more pressing issues, a new sex shop is quietly preparing to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by too quick, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 59 comments | 7232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 7231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockheed Martin opens new advanced-materials center

Officials at space-technology company Lockheed Martin unveiled a new research facility at Stanford Research Park on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 26, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 7231 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 | 7230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to evaluate consistency, world-language programs

In response to widespread dissatisfaction voiced by students, parents and even faculty over inconsistent curriculum, unfair...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by JordanAlum, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:51 am | 17 comments | 7226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:16 am | 34 comments | 7226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford study bolsters support for Mandarin immersion program

Findings from a new Stanford Graduate School of Education study on the benefits of Ohlone Elementary School's Mandarin immersion...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 21, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 42 comments | 7224 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,605 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 712 views

Surviving Family Holidays
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