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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:20 am | 31 comments | 11272 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is there something wrong with dining alone?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:47 am | 24 comments | 11256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Shots fired at vehicle occupied by young juveniles, mother

Shots were fired Sunday afternoon at a parked vehicle in Menlo Park that was occupied by two young juveniles and their mother. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Karen , on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 11256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 32 comments | 11252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad Anna Luskin dies from car crash

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Original post made on Jun. 24, 2007
Last comment by Member, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:02 pm | 62 comments | 11246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoptalk: Keen Garage steps into Palo Alto

Look for a mid-May opening for the footwear company Keen Garage coming to 278 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. Finishing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 11238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City burglars tied to theft in Palo Alto

Three men who were arrested inside a Redwood City home last week have been linked to additional burglaries in Redwood City,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 8 comments | 11234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special report: Going underground

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by No thanks, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 69 comments | 11233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Spiking utility bills anger Palo Alto residents

High utility bills often coincide with cold-weather spells, but many Palo Altans received an unwelcome shock this month when...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Always check, on Jan 14, 2014 at 9:54 am | 61 comments | 11232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto votes to shut down Cubberley 'shelter'

The countdown to Cubberley Community Center's closure as Palo Alto's "de facto homeless shelter" officially began Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Norman Carroll, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 46 comments | 11228 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 78 comments | 11223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began Thursday, Aug. 23, at about 7...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Brian Schmidt, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 28 comments | 11204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto superintendent Kevin Skelly to resign June 30

Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly announced in an email Tuesday that he will step down at the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 20, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 111 comments | 11190 Views

BOOKS

New interest in book inspired by sensational Stanford murder

A novel inspired by a sensational 1933 murder on Stanford's Faculty Row is the subject of Stanford's "Another Look" Book...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 5, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 11166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's city auditor resigns

Palo Alto City Auditor James Pelletier will step down next month to join an international auditing organization, the city...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Norm, on Aug 19, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 23 comments | 11154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CPI Settlement with City is criminal

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Original post made by Bill Kelly on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 13, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 16 comments | 11145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone - the big winner in the MI location problem

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Original post made by Bill on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Jan 13, 2007 at 8:40 am | 180 comments | 11112 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal heading to Indiana for postseason baseball

Stanford will continue its baseball season in the NCAA tournament. The Cardinal (30-23) received a No. 3 seed in the Bloomington,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 27, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 11110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook expansion probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents, study shows

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 57 comments | 11109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district opens doors on new year

Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses opened Tuesday with new principals at five campuses and what appears to be a bumper...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 11103 Views
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