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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Every student should read this commencement speech, "You are not special..."

Every student should read this commencement speech, "You are not special..." David McCullough Jr. is widely regarded as...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 5873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Mar 31, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 5873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite permit snag, Palo Alto approves funds for golf course revamp

With little fanfare and much frustration, Palo Alto officials authorized this week spending more than $9 million on an ambitious...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Malika, on Jun 27, 2014 at 6:50 am | 14 comments | 5872 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 5872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joes Rumour

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Original post made by TJ Shopper on Oct. 4, 2006
Last comment by paly student, on Jan 16, 2007 at 6:48 pm | 13 comments | 5872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on E

It is difficult to imagine any other city engaging in the kind of hard-fought battle that has characterized the debate over...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter Sedriks, on Oct 30, 2011 at 4:19 am | 137 comments | 5871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford and Cal performing arts centers

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Original post made by Marvin Lee on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by Leon Kaplan, on Oct 16, 2006 at 11:18 am | 11 comments | 5871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police roll out strategies against East Palo Alto gang violence

Outraged by the Cinco de Mayo Day shooting of five people at a bus stop, East Palo Alto Police Chief Ronald Davis and Mayor...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by some guy, on May 26, 2013 at 9:15 am | 19 comments | 5870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paying For Potholes

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Original post made by Carol Gilbert on May. 31, 2006
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 5869 Views

AROUND TOWN

New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Brenna Malmberg, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 5869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto vows reforms to improve transparency

Chastened by accusations of poor transparency, Palo Alto officials on Monday night offered apologies to community for their...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:02 am | 91 comments | 5867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office surge expected to continue in downtown Palo Alto

It's no secret that downtown Palo Alto is going through an office boom, a trend that has achieved a particular poignancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 43 comments | 5867 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 | 5867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking takes center stage in downtown's growth debate

Palo Alto residents and council members routinely lament downtown's worsening parking crisis, but a new study indicates that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Christian Hanson, on Jun 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 44 comments | 5866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foes of Maybell development shift focus from project site

Palo Alto's most controversial housing development of the moment would occupy a nondescript orchard site in the Green Acres...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by No to Zoning Changes, on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 51 comments | 5865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular JLS Middle School teacher dies

Students at JLS Middle School learned Thursday of the loss of Stephen Carothers, a teacher at the school since 1991. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sadaf, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 37 comments | 5864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to expand 'drought-free' water supply

As California's water woes continue to stress local trees and inflate water rates, Palo Alto officials are preparing to move...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by SF Mann, on Oct 4, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 5862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two seriously injured in Menlo Park accident

A man and a woman were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident at Bayfront Expressway and Chrysler Drive at around 8:30...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by Martha, on Jan 20, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 4 comments | 5862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Abercrombie & Fitch

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Original post made by a teen on Sep. 16, 2006
Last comment by conscientious parent, on Dec 1, 2006 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 5858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond Tinsley: Two former students look back

Raised in East Palo Alto, Laura Martinez spent her childhood crossing the freeway each weekday to go to school. As a student...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just Me??, on May 29, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 106 comments | 5858 Views
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