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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community responds to student suicide

The Gunn High School student who died on the Caltrain tracks Monday night has been identified as William Dickens, 17, a junior...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 28, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 569 comments | 16635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family: Student had suffered from depression

The parents of a Palo Alto student who died by suicide on Jan. 24 have released a statement saying that their son had struggled...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Jan 29, 2015 at 1:00 am | 12 comments | 16516 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Commuter buses not just for Google anymore

A new service that's putting wheels down in the California Avenue business district may allow Palo Alto workers to commute...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by sunder, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 39 comments | 16513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 16507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can Palo Alto finally pull off high speed internet service?

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Jul. 21, 2006
Last comment by pat, on Aug 11, 2006 at 10:02 am | 58 comments | 16505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board deals a blow to flood-control effort

An long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:41 am | 66 comments | 16488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people die in Palo Alto house fire

Two people were found dead following a house fire tonight at 988 Embarcadero Road, according to Palo Alto police and fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2014
Last comment by veriloud, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 41 comments | 16485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hiker dies after fall

A Palo Alto woman has died after she fell from a ledge during a hike in Arizona, friends of the woman have confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Still missing Carol, on Apr 5, 2015 at 7:43 am | 36 comments | 16480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/17/a-dining-renaissance...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jan 21, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 44 comments | 16467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn students take on 'Vagina Monologues'

Students at Gunn High School are mounting a production of "The Vagina Monologues" -- a Valentine's Day staple on colleges...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 60 comments | 16447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers cash for off-peak commutes

Stanford University engineers have turned their talents to solving one of Palo Alto's most vexing traffic issues -- the road-clogging...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2012 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 16437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alysha Crawford, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 52 comments | 16411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Renters' Rights?

Our neighbor is living in subpar conditions: windows from the 1950s, mold growing, things not working. The owners live overseas...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 26 comments | 16400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen lawsuit aims to stop Maybell project

A coalition of Palo Alto residents have filed a lawsuit against the city, seeking to overturn the City Council's June approval...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 61 comments | 16380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion shot and killed

The mountain lion that strayed into Palo Alto residential areas Monday morning was shot and killed by a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2015 at 6:21 am | 9 comments | 16337 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Older men, younger women help everyone

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by MostSensible, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 37 comments | 16323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D sides spar over impact of project

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. What they clashed on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 163 comments | 16308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paver hit by truck in Fry's parking lot, dies

A paver working in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics at 340 Portage Ave. in Palo Alto Tuesday evening was struck and killed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by G & S driver strikes again, on Nov 14, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 34 comments | 16297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto couple presses for 'sense of urgency' in relieving academic stress

It seemed to come like a shot from nowhere. Ken and Michele Dauber, Palo Alto parents of five, called for "new leadership"...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:21 am | 167 comments | 16291 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Climate warrior' Steve Schneider dies of heart attack on airplane

Stephen Schneider, a Stanford biology professor who for decades has been a central figure in the debate on global climate...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by your kids and their kids, on May 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 89 comments | 16288 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
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My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
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The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
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The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 851 views