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AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad at center of SEC suit against Goldman

Fabrice Tourre, a 2001 Stanford University graduate who is allegedly the principal architect in a "toxic" sub-prime mortgage...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Apr 28, 2010 at 7:45 am | 17 comments | 6268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 10 comments | 6266 Views

AROUND TOWN

New classes, Jordan donation on school board agenda

New course offerings for next year, the proposed issuance of a facilities bond and a $250,000 donation to Jordan Middle School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by numbers game, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 5 comments | 6265 Views

AROUND TOWN

At 99 years old, Palo Altan recalls a ship's sinking

Seventy-two years after a Japanese ship fired 8-inch shells into the USS Houston, Palo Alto resident Ned Gallagher still...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 6265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Holistic' plan proposed for golf course tree replacement

The removal of more than 500 trees from the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course as part of a renovation and flood-control project...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wrong issue, on Dec 15, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 16 comments | 6264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Speech Contest Awards for Kids

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Original post made by parent on May. 4, 2007
Last comment by Wil Sinclair, on Dec 7, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 12 comments | 6263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 6262 Views

BOOKS

Building a carbon-zero California

As part of a series and to serve as its annual conference, Passive House California hosts Building Carbon Zero California...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Camera catches burglary suspect in the act

Police arrested a maintenance worker Thursday, Feb. 28, after he was photographed by a surveillance camera burglarizing an...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Victim, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:23 am | 14 comments | 6260 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men wanted after armed robbery at Fry's

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they say committed armed robbery at Fry's Electronics on Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Walter, on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 9 comments | 6259 Views

AROUND TOWN

A wonderful venue for us to learn about each other

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Original post made by Jan Altman on May. 31, 2006
Last comment by Tom Pencek, on Jun 2, 2006 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 6257 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: A bit about Asian Box

Frank Klein knows what he wants. A Palo Alto resident and 20-year veteran of the restaurant industry, he and his business...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Malini, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 18 comments | 6256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza needs to be scraped

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Original post made by Bill T. on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by Whats taking so long, on Nov 9, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 33 comments | 6254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Program for disabled parking moves ahead

Proposals to solve Palo Alto's notorious parking problems always cause a stir. So even after the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 6254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Ground Water Pumping Still Allowed in Palo Alto?

Last night I was walking my dog and saw a new house being built in the 2100 block of Cowper in OId Palo Alto. The site was...

Original post made by Bill Glazier on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Aug 1, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 146 comments | 6254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Technology In our Schools?

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Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by concerned parent, on Aug 23, 2006 at 2:52 pm | 10 comments | 6254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School for dyslexic children to hold information night

A Palo Alto-based independent school for children with dyslexia will hold an information night for prospective families Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by yes, wcdbpa, on May 24, 2013 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 6254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major issues facing Palo Alto in the near future

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Original post made by A concerned resident on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by another concerned resident, on Jan 14, 2007 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 6253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Councilwoman fends off criticism over 'finder's fees'

Palo Alto City Councilwoman Karen Holman, who has spent more than a decade advocating for more transparency in city government,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Eric F, on Jun 16, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 23 comments | 6253 Views
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