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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 | 7320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

West Nile mosquitoes found in Palo Alto

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus were found in Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by To Bee or Not To Bee?, on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:49 am | 55 comments | 7318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should high schools report weighted grades?

Among the many differences, large and small, between Palo Alto and Gunn high schools is a discrepancy between how school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Shaw, on Nov 12, 2016 at 11:43 am | 45 comments | 7318 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 | 7318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto, Stanford students named Rhodes scholars

Four college students with ties to Palo Alto – two from here and two studying here – were named winners of this...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 25, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 7 comments | 7315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn seniors win National Merit honors

Nearly a quarter of the senior classes at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have been named either 2012 National Merit Semifinalists...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:12 am | 21 comments | 7313 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 | 7313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by AlexDeLarge, on Jan 30, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 17 comments | 7313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 7312 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 | 7312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Undeck the halls

Now that Christmas is here, the next thing for residents to consider is what to do with their trees and holiday decor. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by David Moore, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 7311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jan 6, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 7311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

EIR raises concerns about city's future

Earlier this month, Palo Alto unveiled a draft environmental study of various strategies for city growth. The 837-page state-mandated...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 44 comments | 7310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Solar Panel Discounts

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Original post made by anna on Apr. 21, 2007
Last comment by RS, on Apr 30, 2007 at 10:21 am | 56 comments | 7308 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 | 7303 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 | 7300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching technology in PA schools

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Original post made by Carol on Aug. 30, 2006
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 5, 2006 at 10:16 pm | 23 comments | 7299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by True Blue, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 5 comments | 7299 Views

MOVIES

Feature story: Festival 2.0

A wealth of stories will be told during this year's Palo Alto International Film Festival, Sept. 27 through Sept. 30. Documentaries...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by HaysMom, on Sep 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 7299 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 | 7297 Views
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