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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools parcel tax poised to pass

With a wide margin of 77 percent "yes" votes and 87 percent of ballots counted, Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A looks...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Wo Nellie, on May 7, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 82 comments | 7072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 7071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bargain Box outlasted other Palo Alto thrift stores

When Bargain Box closes on June 25, Goodwill Industries will be the last nonprofit thrift store in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 7070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beyond the call

There is only so much time in a day. For many people, the clock hands spin away while they're on the job, doing chores and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by William Byron Webster, on May 2, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 7070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn student, 18, arrested in Palo Alto after lockdown

An 18-year-old Gunn High School student, Weston Healy, was arrested Thursday afternoon for possession of a weapon on a school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by grewupinpa, on Jun 1, 2010 at 6:02 pm | 185 comments | 7069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2015
Last comment by @ Dana, on Jan 30, 2016 at 7:53 am | 14 comments | 7066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto board tours Illinois school with superintendent finalist

The finalist for the job of Palo Alto school district superintendent, Glenn "Max" McGee, led the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Parts omitted, on May 23, 2014 at 11:52 am | 32 comments | 7065 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect at large in Hamilton Avenue robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for one of three suspects who beat up, robbed and threatened to stab a pedestrian on Hamilton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tecsi, on Nov 4, 2013 at 9:16 am | 14 comments | 7065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Hidden Villa Summer Camp

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Original post made by Heather on Jun. 11, 2006
Last comment by Matt Watson, on Sep 14, 2006 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 7064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City treads cautiously against 'Citizens United'

The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to loosen up campaign-finance restrictions for corporations won't win any popularity...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by wmartin46, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:53 am | 24 comments | 7063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE raises $3.4 million for Palo Alto schools

Parent volunteers have raised a record-breaking $3.4 million to donate to Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses, the foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 26, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 31 comments | 7061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista rally brings hundreds to City Hall

With a cloud of uncertainty looming over their homes, residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park and hundreds of their...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:35 am | 44 comments | 7059 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wasted opportunity at the Park Theatre

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Original post made by Patrick Holden on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by winter dellenbach, on Jul 18, 2006 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 7059 Views

RESTAURANTS

C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 17, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 17 comments | 7059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community writes 'love notes' to Palo Alto youth

More than 30 "love notes" to Palo Alto youth were hung by community members from two downtown trees Sunday afternoon after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 24, 2015 at 8:35 am | 12 comments | 7058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders draws supporters to Palo Alto rally

More than a thousand people waited in the scorching sun to listen to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 4, 2016 at 9:39 am | 20 comments | 7057 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 | 7053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Street closed off after apparent suicide, police say

Palo Alto police closed off the 200 block of Grant Avenue near the Santa Clara County Courthouse Monday morning after an...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Radio, on Sep 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 7053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbers fracture man's shoulder in PA robbery

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by G. Orwell, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 7052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ferguson decision triggers local protest

Dozens of Stanford University students and members of the Palo Alto community are expected to gather today at noon at Cogswell...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by cgilbert, on Nov 25, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 12 comments | 7051 Views
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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