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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide attempt averted by a mother and motorist

An attempt by a young man to commit suicide on the train tracks in Palo Alto was averted Thursday evening by a mother who...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 8, 2009 at 7:56 am | 197 comments | 5635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford solar car takes fourth in world competition

Stanford University's 375-pound, panel-covered solar car took fourth in an international solar car race that stretches across...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Provide all info please, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 4 comments | 5635 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 | 5634 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 | 5632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legality of homeless "car camping"

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Original post made by Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 17 comments | 5632 Views

MOVIES

SiCKO: Was & Wasn't What I Expected

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Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:22 pm | 21 comments | 5632 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants

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Original post made by mary on Dec. 26, 2006
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 19, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 5631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn community deserves support, not blame

My name is Chloe Sorensen, and I'm the sophomore class president at Gunn High School. Throughout my first year and a half...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 24 comments | 5630 Views

SPORTS

On being a Cyclist's Wife

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Original post made by Anonymous on Oct. 6, 2006
Last comment by a fan of most cyclists, on Oct 11, 2006 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 5628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 5627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Macabre Page Mill Road ducks scenario

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Original post made by Debbie on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Phil Lanthrop, on Apr 7, 2007 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 5626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next PAUSD School Board President?

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Original post made by School Board Observer on Nov. 28, 2006
Last comment by Pauline, on Dec 14, 2006 at 12:39 am | 27 comments | 5625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student pushes Stanford to address the 'Scary Path'

On the east side of Stanford University's campus, tucked between several fraternity houses and student residences, is a short,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by what?, on Oct 3, 2015 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 5625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb threat empties Palo Alto City Hall

An anonymous caller warned city officials Thursday morning (Jan. 7) -- at nearly the same 10:05 a.m. time a moderate earthquake...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 8, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 14 comments | 5625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost Monkey Return

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Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by AP, on Sep 17, 2006 at 2:55 am | 4 comments | 5624 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 | 5623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain, car death was 'an accident waiting to happen'

The death of an Indiana driver at the Charleston Road train crossing on Friday (April 15) has left many in Palo Alto saying...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Terri, on May 2, 2011 at 5:57 am | 78 comments | 5621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More housing = more Kids

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Original post made by ToldUSo on Jan. 23, 2007
Last comment by A PARENT, on Mar 7, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 46 comments | 5621 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 | 5621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New report challenges Buena Vista appraisals

With Palo Alto officials preparing to rule on the fate of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park later this month, residents of...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by schools, on Apr 4, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 5620 Views
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