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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police to target red-light runners this week

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Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by paloaltosucks, on Aug 21, 2007 at 3:08 pm | 42 comments | 5208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman convicted of diamond theft

Angela Walker of Palo Alto was convicted on Tuesday of stealing diamonds from under a clerk's nose at a San Mateo jewelry...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sylvia, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 5208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford University approves tuition hike

Starting next school year, undergraduate Stanford University students will foot a $45,729 tuition bill – 3.5 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Stanny Alum, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 5207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities for the Fourth

Fireworks, a chili cook-off and parades are among the celebrations planned for Independence Day along the Peninsula this...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Parade, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 5206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the community can save our schools

With its record-breaking number of merit scholars and outstanding SAT test scores, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by tunnel vision, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 28 comments | 5205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?

Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Once a Little Girl, on May 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 63 comments | 5204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to widen El Camino sidewalks falters

Faced with an uprising from property owners, conflicting recommendations from its advisory boards and deep ambivalence within...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Please don't throw out the baby with the bath water, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 5202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paycheck-fairness bill introduced by Eshoo

Fifty years after a fair-wage bill became law, women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing equal...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Enforce, enforce, enforce, on Oct 27, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 16 comments | 5201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family, friends call for search to resume for missing students

A search has been called off for two college students from the Bay Area who were swept into the ocean Monday at Bonny Doon...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 5201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullies not welcome at Barron Park Elementary

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Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by FF, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 44 comments | 5199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'All-you-can-fly' airline flies past Palo Alto, lands in San Carlos

Surf Air, the "all-you-can-fly" airline service that was supposed to take off from the Palo Alto Airport instead made a flyover,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Appreciative, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 28 comments | 5198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City blasts 'outrageous' tax

For the past four decades, Palo Alto residents have been paying taxes to a water district without getting a drop of water...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Tread, on Oct 27, 2015 at 7:32 am | 11 comments | 5198 Views

SPORTS

Paly Football Wins CCS Semis -- In the Fourth Overtime

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Original post made by Richard on Nov. 24, 2006
Last comment by cross-town, on Nov 27, 2006 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 5198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teen booked for allegedly cooking hash oil, starting fire

A teenager who police said was cooking hash oil in his Palo Alto apartment was arrested Thursday night after he started a...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 13 comments | 5197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for today

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by David, on Feb 10, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 17 comments | 5197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library effort raises $50,000, kicks off informational campaign

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Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by surveyed, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:44 am | 141 comments | 5196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coding for a cause

Students who were accepted to Enza Academy, a new "innovation and leadership" program held at Stanford University last week,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 10, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 5196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robberies & Burglaries

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Original post made by Ray on Jul. 3, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 4, 2006 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 5196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hold summit to develop new growth vision

Palo Alto's frustrating eight-year climb toward adopting a new land-use vision is now heading for a summit -- a community...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Dec 11, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 5195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Believe Me, It's Torture: Christopher Hitchens, on Waterboarding

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Original post made by Mike, the one and only on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 92 comments | 5194 Views
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