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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Special report: murder victim Jennifer Schipsi's final hours

A narrative account of Oct. 15, 2009, the day Palo Alto real-estate agent Jennifer Schipsi was murdered, based on testimony...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by AnnaNicoleSmith, on Feb 22, 2011 at 11:10 am | 20 comments | 16151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Claude Ezran enters Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, a veteran of the Human Relations Commission and the founder of Palo Alto's World Music Day, announced Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 4, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 34 comments | 16131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finding world peace in the living room

Even as students at Stanford University protest the violence in Gaza today, 30 Palestinians and Jews from throughout the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 12, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 4 comments | 16092 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Popular lunch spot Korean BBQ closes

Two more local restaurants are gone. The biggest surprise to many is the demise of Korean BBQ, which closed its doors Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 32 comments | 16086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto murderer dies after 'compassionate' parole

Kenneth C. Fitzhugh Jr. had always claimed innocence after being convicted in one of Palo Alto's most brutal murders. After...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jane Dough, on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:07 pm | 12 comments | 16053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood to close Stanford charter school

In a stunning rebuke to Stanford University, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees Thursday voted to shut...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 46 comments | 16036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple to open new Stanford Mall store

After two years of blithe "no comment" from Apple, the tech company is finally acknowledging what has long been apparent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bear market, on Sep 9, 2013 at 9:12 am | 10 comments | 16022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by board watcher, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:06 am | 96 comments | 15995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New flood-insurance laws hang premiums out to dry

Changes in flood-insurance laws may help assuage some anxieties faced by Palo Alto homeowners, as the federal Homeowner Flood...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 21, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 15 comments | 15992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-depth report: How a federal inquiry is changing the way schools respond to bullying

In a liberal-minded community that prides itself on top-notch schools, high-achieving students and progressive values, the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 64 comments | 15960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh Market grocery store to close

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 129 comments | 15935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Pedestrian fatally struck by car

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/13/palo-alto-pedestrian-fatally-struck-by-car posted...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Angela Williams, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 25 comments | 15927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student's t car vandalized, antisemitic statement keyed

Editor- you removed my posting here - I copied report about current Gunn student car vandalized. Report by Sue Drenman about...

Original post made by village fool on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on May 30, 2012 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 15907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn principal Villalobos to step down

Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos announced Tuesday she will step down June 30 after four years of leading the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:28 am | 55 comments | 15870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan would send planes flying over Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Crescent Park and Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhoods could find themselves under the flight path of a relatively...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 160 comments | 15853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth win SF chamber music prize

Four teenage string musicians, three of whom attend Gunn High School, only started playing together last fall, but in February...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 15834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyer: 'Innocent mistake' sparked Gunn lockdown

Weston Healy, an Eagle Scout with a 4.17 grade-point-average, was about to complete his senior year at Gunn High School and...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by member, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 208 comments | 15831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA 3rd grade teacher hosting teen party

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Original post made by Incredulous Paly Parent on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Enough, on Dec 1, 2006 at 12:49 am | 220 comments | 15820 Views

RESTAURANTS

Child Friendly Restaurants....

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Original post made by Jill on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by Charlotte, on May 15, 2011 at 11:27 am | 19 comments | 15811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto project makes public a trove of data

Depending on one's digital prowess and hunger for data, Palo Alto's newest transparency initiative is either a head-scratcher...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 1, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 15807 Views
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