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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn committee recommends new bell schedule

Gunn High School students could be saying goodbye to their daily schedule of five or six 58-minute classes by the start of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 12 comments | 6615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen attacked at Menlo Park skate park

School vacation, a sunny Monday morning in Menlo Park, nowhere else to be -- why not hit the skate park? One 14-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kristin, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 6615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Paly student's year in Brazil

Many teens wouldn't consider taking a year to go abroad, especially during high school. Maybe they're scared of starting...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 20, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 6614 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 | 6612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto passes urgency law to protect retail

Seeking to shield local shops against an office incursion, Palo Alto officials unanimously passed late Monday night an emergency...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 14, 2015 at 8:46 am | 20 comments | 6610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for offices, retail at old Varsity Theatre move ahead

The Varsity Theatre in downtown Palo Alto represents, in many ways, the tension between the city's past and its future. Now,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lost Treasures, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:33 am | 43 comments | 6608 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mtn. View barbecue spot serves ribs at car wash

If Mountain View had a resident ribs master, it would be Harold Willis. And you won't find him -- or his ribs -- in a local...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rib Meat, on May 31, 2013 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 6608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any satisfied DirectBuyer out there?

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Original post made by Dissatisfied on Aug. 15, 2006
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jan 2, 2008 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 6606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto organization helps girls transition to womanhood

Four years ago, Hannah Cervantes didn't enjoy speaking in front of her class. Now a sixth-grader at Terman Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6604 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto not alone as girls' soccer sanctions range statewide

Eric Seedman is an assistant coach with the Palo Alto girls' soccer team, which saw its season end this week after one player...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Varsity parent, on Feb 27, 2013 at 6:17 pm | 13 comments | 6604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree disparity grows between north and south Palo Alto

Grass may always be greener on the other side, but when it comes to street trees it's the north side of Palo Alto that actually...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by M.Bieder, on Jul 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 51 comments | 6603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB chair resigns, citing 'public perception'

Randy Popp, chair of Palo Alto's influential and occasionally embattled Architectural Review Board, resigned from the board...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Another resident, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 35 comments | 6603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

GUILTY: Palo Alto man convicted of murder

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, 37, the Palo Alto hookah lounge owner who was charged with the Oct. 15, 2009, murder of his girlfriend,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 27 comments | 6603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, critics discuss testy exchange

A testy exchange involving a child at a school board meeting emerged as a flash point as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 74 comments | 6600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burning leaves catch house, neighbor's house on fire

Leaves under a barbecue left unattended at a Palo Alto home on Saturday afternoon caught on fire, causing minimal damage...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:56 am | 8 comments | 6600 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Faith groups take up immigration, health issues

Yvette Jimenez-Mota, 17, an American citizen and the daughter of undocumented immigrant parents, says she understands that...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:00 am | 31 comments | 6600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority against opening new high school

A majority of the Palo Alto school board stated unequivocally Tuesday night that they don't support even the exploration...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by My Take, on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:43 am | 47 comments | 6599 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 | 6598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto workers march against wage cuts

Facing salary reductions and uncertainty over future benefits, dozens of workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union sang...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Jul 14, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 43 comments | 6597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Storm preparations underway in Palo Alto

As weather forecasters warn of El Nino that will bring intense rain storms this winter, the cities of Palo Alto, East Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Bears Repeating, on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 17 comments | 6597 Views
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