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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 11, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 90 comments | 7042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn students detail dissatisfaction with counseling programs

Students in Palo Alto's two public high schools wish they had more personal attention from their counselors to help them...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by gunn parent, on May 24, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 30 comments | 7040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dauber seeks conflict-of-interest ruling from FPPC

Seeking to put to rest years of questions about his relationship with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Reason, on Sep 14, 2015 at 7:02 pm | 73 comments | 7040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Feb 4, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 7039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four-story hotel proposed for El Camino Real

A proposal to demolish a two-story motel on El Camino Real and replace it with a 50-foot-tall hotel elicited early skepticism...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 6, 2015 at 6:43 am | 15 comments | 7033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by FollowUpInfo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 28 comments | 7032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford plan may mean big bump in traffic

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Original post made on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Walker, on Aug 22, 2007 at 5:03 pm | 85 comments | 7031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens, philosophers deconstruct 'college rat race'

Is there a deeper meaning to the college rat race? Students from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools pondered that question in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Perry, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 16 comments | 7031 Views

SPORTS

Five local girls teams rack up nonleague volleyball victories

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== It was a perfect night for five local girls volleyball teams as each squad came up with a...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Theresa, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 7030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Up for debate: Palo Alto nonprofit empowers students to have a voice

On a recent Thursday evening at Eastside College Preparatory School, 13 students' heads are bent intently over desks as a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 7027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'

Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Someone told me....., on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 7027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto crossing guard does his part to make kids feel safe, joyous

Charles Gaters' gregarious presence as a local crossing guard since 2010 has been gratefully received by his manager, parents,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on May 23, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 24 comments | 7024 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protest Borders censorship

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Original post made by David Voelker on Jun. 3, 2006
Last comment by R. Donan, on Jun 4, 2006 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 7021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brain research enters 'golden era' at Stanford

For patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease, little progress in the way of treatment has been made for decades, says...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by anne, on Jan 8, 2017 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 7020 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High utility bills give Palo Altans a shock

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Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by NoPA Gobbledygook, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:33 am | 80 comments | 7016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: strong link between sugar, diabetes

Researchers have thought for years that eating too much of any food can cause weight gain and predispose people to diabetes....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by Good point, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 25 comments | 7015 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Would-be entrepreneurs turn to lawyers for help

Karlygash Burkitbayeva, who came from Kazakhstan to study at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, hired an immigration...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by What's the Diff?, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 7014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reforms recommended for contentious PC zoning process

After hours of agonizing, debating, copyediting and wrangling over definitions, Palo Alto's planning commissioners on Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by citizen pa, on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 41 comments | 7011 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's the safest bike path from Menlo Park to Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Danny on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by Phil Lanthrop, on Apr 10, 2007 at 3:50 pm | 18 comments | 7011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 7010 Views
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