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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Uhhhh, on Mar 19, 2015 at 6:17 pm | 82 comments | 7524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School graduates 2009

Gunn High School graduates Class of 2009: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12702...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Parent of a Gunn student, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 7522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soda fountain to replace California Avenue 'bird bath'

The Palo Alto City Council, exasperated by the controversy surrounding the plan to replace California Avenue's aging "bird...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by H20 Bored, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 16 comments | 7520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to 'fuel switch' away from natural gas

When Palo Alto cut carbon out of its electricity supply last year, City Council members and environmentalists lauded the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 57 comments | 7516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Everyday Mathematics' authors to visit Palo Alto

Authors of Everyday Mathematics, the new textbook in Palo Alto's elementary classrooms this fall, will visit Palo Alto Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 108 comments | 7516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford protestors arrested

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Original post made on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2007 at 3:56 am | 32 comments | 7516 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 | 7512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge membership of new citizen panel

A citizens committee that is helping to revise Palo Alto's land-use vision already has 20 members, including former planning...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Aug 16, 2015 at 1:33 am | 103 comments | 7511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bravo, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 34 comments | 7511 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 | 7510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graphite furnace fire at CPI causes evacuation

About 150 people were evacuated from a Palo Alto company that manufactures microwave and radio transmission devices on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by fatherof3, on Aug 2, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 7508 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco father dies at age 63

James Franco's father lives in Palo Alto and died of a heart attack on Monday. He was executive director of Orchard Int'l...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Oct 1, 2011 at 10:43 am | 5 comments | 7507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rental Housing, Prop 13, and School Funding

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Original post made by Prop 13 Victim on Jun. 28, 2006
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Jun 30, 2006 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 7506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs Palo Alto Walgreens for OxyContin

Palo Alto police have released a photo of a man suspected of robbing the downtown Walgreens by showing a concealed gun on...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:14 am | 37 comments | 7506 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 | 7505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Not in Our Town' event to explore diversity

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Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by No OP fan, on Mar 15, 2008 at 1:49 am | 133 comments | 7503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An unsustainable animal shelter

Palo Altans are big pet owners, and the prospect of not having the convenience and top-level service of the city-run Animal...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by sandra skolnik, on Apr 18, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 127 comments | 7502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Schmedly, on May 29, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 14 comments | 7502 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 | 7501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor, 49ers doctor dies

Daniel Garza, the medical director and team physician for the San Francisco 49ers died in his home Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 5 comments | 7501 Views
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