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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power outages hit Palo Alto through the morning

A power outage that put 1,800 customers in the dark and turned off many traffic signals has been fully repaired as of 11:15...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2017 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 6732 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Securities and Exchange Commission charges Palo Alto man with scamming investors, venture capitalists

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former Palo Alto owner of several defunct investment entities with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Jan 21, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 11 comments | 6732 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA files to run for Santa Clara County judge

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Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Voting member of the public, on May 23, 2008 at 10:43 am | 11 comments | 6731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA council opposes 'preemptive action' in Iran

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Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by joan, on Dec 15, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 71 comments | 6730 Views

SPORTS

Kris Weems returns to Menlo School as the new athletic director

Menlo School has dug into its past to find a leader for the future, hiring Kris Weems as its new athletic director. Weems,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 12, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 10 comments | 6727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto city manager retains hiring power

The authority to appoint East Palo Alto's new police chief will remain with the city manager, the City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 6727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meatless Mondays

With the ethereal sounds of a young all-female a capella choir caroling in the background, families, couples, singles and...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Patricia Joy Becker, on Nov 28, 2015 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 6727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 40 comments | 6726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 6724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Imagining the future of education

They are young, tech-savvy and affluent, many with successful startups under their belts. A growing number of Palo Alto-area...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Teacher's Pet, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:42 am | 23 comments | 6721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit offers classes, raises funds for Ravenswood schools

Few high school seniors are as committed to nourishing young minds and making a difference in their community as Gunn High...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eichlers going green

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Susan Price, on Sep 29, 2013 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 6718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto endorses new strategy for housing

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed on Monday a new vision for housing development that...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by noondensehousing, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:29 am | 50 comments | 6717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 6717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board cancels session on new school

The Palo Alto Board of Education has canceled a "study session" that had been planned for today, Tuesday, April 23, to discuss...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by How true!, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 6716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Casa Olga to close

Casa Olga, the iconic residence for nearly 9,000 seniors and disabled persons for more than 35 years, will close in a matter...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by robert jarvis, on Jan 13, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 26 comments | 6715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise

With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 29, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 201 comments | 6714 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto National 10-11 Little League All-Stars Sweep Through District 52

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 13, 2006
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 14, 2006 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 6713 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto unanimously backs new tenant-protection ordinance

East Palo Alto City Council Tuesday night unanimously threw its support behind a new tenant-protection ordinance after hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 6713 Views
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