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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes higher standards for new buildings

The criticism began about five years ago, shortly after a 181-townhouse development called Arbor Real made its debut on El...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 26, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 87 comments | 11560 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitor selling childrens books

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Original post made by Craig on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by me, on Sep 15, 2008 at 8:08 am | 20 comments | 11546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council takes stand against marijuana measure

With marijuana advocates pushing for Palo Alto to allow pot dispensaries, city officials took a firm stance Monday night...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Seay, on Nov 6, 2012 at 11:38 am | 51 comments | 11540 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 | 11540 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Description, sketch and observant cop led to the arrest

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by mom of 8 black young men, on Jan 10, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 112 comments | 11522 Views

AROUND TOWN

A guide to the Fourth

Those hankering for a hunk of watermelon, piping hot chili or a dazzling fireworks finale need wait no longer. The Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ectoplosive, on Jul 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 13 comments | 11518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death investigation closes Palo Alto street

Palo Alto police have closed the 300 block of Creekside Drive in the Greenmeadow neighborhood to traffic Thursday night while...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Strange Indeed, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:39 am | 12 comments | 11517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loudspeaker Train Nosie: Update

I have been following up on the loudspeaker noise -- it isn't coming from University Avenue at all! The announcements are...

Original post made by Sleepless in PA North on Nov. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 11516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials warn of flooding from coming storms

If a 1998-level El Nino storm barrels into the Bay Area this winter, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents and city staff...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 54 comments | 11515 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 5, 2014 at 5:07 pm | 48 comments | 11504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family says teacher breached son's privacy

A family has sued the Palo Alto school district, saying they suffered embarrassment, humiliation, medical issues and financial...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by MukhMan, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 23 comments | 11497 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 | 11491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Bullying case reveals systemic problems in school district

Palo Alto school district leaders and parents should be shocked and saddened by the portrait painted in a scathing investigative...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:04 am | 141 comments | 11481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can social media play a role in youth suicide prevention?

An internationally known suicide prevention researcher visited the Stanford University School of Medicine on Monday to share...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Community, on Jul 7, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 11467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Realm of Darkness spooks 1,000 each year

From the street, Danilo Oxford's Midtown Palo Alto home is neat and well-manicured, with a profusion of flowers accenting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Moffett Neighbor, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 10 comments | 11463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids in neighborhood surrounding Ohlone school area get the worst deal in the school boundary proposal

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Original post made by concerned parent on Jan. 11, 2007
Last comment by AA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:53 am | 72 comments | 11453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eruv approved after eight years

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Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by Fireman, on Aug 23, 2007 at 8:55 pm | 200 comments | 11426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New School Year--PIE support?

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Original post made by Leslie on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 29, 2007 at 11:36 pm | 177 comments | 11410 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 3, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 41 comments | 11406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Lessons from the Maybell fiasco

If there was one lesson that anyone involved in Palo Alto policy-making should know, it is to never assume that something...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:57 am | 59 comments | 11404 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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