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AROUND TOWN

Police: Bicyclist ran stop sign in fatal Palo Alto accident

A bicyclist who was struck and killed in Palo Alto on Aug. 15 apparently ran a stop sign when he collided with a car, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by myopinion, on Oct 9, 2016 at 11:14 pm | 90 comments | 12581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lisa Costa, on Oct 1, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 17 comments | 12559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic stress a top mental health concern

Academic stress tops the list of reasons Palo Alto teens have sought on-campus mental health counseling in the current academic...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 3, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 92 comments | 12553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School, other schools now up for renaming

What began as one Jordan Middle School seventh-grader's book report on the questionable history of the school's namesake,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 19, 2017 at 5:27 pm | 137 comments | 12548 Views

MOVIES

She was framed

A Nazi-enabled "finders keepers" claim comes under scrutiny in the based-on-a-true-story drama, "Woman in Gold." Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 12535 Views

SPORTS

Senior Games will be returning to the Bay Area

It's time to get back into shape because the fourth annual Bay Area Senior Games will be returning to venues in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Angela, on Nov 16, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 12532 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Midtown Market (Duca Hanley) 1959 with Santa and me

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 27, 2006
Last comment by Sonny M., on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 8 comments | 12529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain Palo Alto man uttered three words before shooting

The accused accomplice in the homicide of a Palo Alto engineer described his three last words and the single shot that ended...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 15, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 38 comments | 12527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 12527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 18 comments | 12526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood-control project flows ahead

Fifteen years after water from the San Francisquito Creek swept through the neighborhoods of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 43 comments | 12509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SLAC beam used to develop new melanoma drug

A melanoma drug approved last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was developed with the help of an X-ray light...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Aug 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 12509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh Market coming to Edgewood Plaza

The Fresh Market, a North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market will open its first West Coast store at Edgewood...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 80 comments | 12509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Urban Forest Master Plan looks to the future

Named for a tree, the city of Palo Alto is challenged to sustain its urban forest in the midst of development and a changing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by David, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 8 comments | 12504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Solar program remains a challenge in Palo Alto

When Palo Alto launched in spring 2012 a program that allows local businesses to sell solar energy to the city, officials...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Got it right, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:17 am | 16 comments | 12498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A miscarriage of justice

Last week, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky used his sentencing powers to impose his own view of the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by lookbeyondwhatUC, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 122 comments | 12498 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: New EPA shops are big local draw

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by MM, on Aug 14, 2008 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 12490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Achievement gap' still dogs Palo Alto schools

Despite years of efforts to combat it, a long-standing academic achievement gap persists in Palo Alto schools. African-American...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by HelpUsIn94303, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 116 comments | 12488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local chess club puts Bay Area on national map

The tension in the room is high, and not a move is being made. Players sit across from each other, their brows furrowed as...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by William Lee, on Sep 25, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 8 comments | 12487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto prepares for Super Bowl 50

With an estimated 2 million visitors expected to arrive in Bay Area cities during the week leading up to Super Bowl 50, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 1, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 68 comments | 12476 Views
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