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AROUND TOWN

Three masked men rob Midtown 7-Eleven

Three masked robbers, one of whom was carrying a rifle or shotgun, robbed the 7-Eleven in midtown Palo Alto early Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 47 comments | 11799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three Palo Alto principals announce retirements

Fairmeadow and Ohlone elementary schools and the Palo Alto Adult School are searching for new principals following an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:20 pm | 22 comments | 11770 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 | 11770 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Years after divisive vote, Palo Alto proposes sharp shift on composting

Palo Alto's contentious plan to build a Baylands facility for turning food, yard and other waste into energy is about to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by My Take, on Apr 26, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 17 comments | 11764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to decide on new name for Main Library

Palo Alto's seemingly endless debate over what to call the city's Main Library may finally be settled on Monday night, when...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 54 comments | 11763 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 | 11756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board

While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 11742 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 | 11726 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 | 11698 Views

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 | 11688 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 | 11676 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 | 11668 Views

AROUND TOWN

A walk down Christmas Tree Lane

Seventy-five years ago, the residents of Fulton Street set out Christmas trees along the street and strung up lights from...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Dec 14, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 14 comments | 11667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner to stand trial on sex-assault charges

Former Stanford all-star swimmer Brock Turner will stand trial for three felony counts related to an alleged sexual assault...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Women Should Be More Reponsible with Themselves, on Oct 6, 2015 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 11640 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 | 11625 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 | 11623 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 | 11615 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 | 11602 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 | 11598 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 | 11595 Views
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