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Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 13995 Views


District deploys specialists for Common Core transition

As new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards materials, practices and assessments continue to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by C'est Fou, on Aug 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 13994 Views


To cut costs, Palo Alto votes to close College Terrace Library, end shuttle program

Despite an outcry from College Terrace residents, Palo Alto leaders tentatively approved on Wednesday a budget that would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2020 at 9:46 pm | 85 comments | 13993 Views


In NSA-funded initiative, Palo Alto students sharpen their Mandarin skills

As Americans debate revelations about sweeping data collection by the National Security Agency, the secretive federal department...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by More important, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 13993 Views


Family: City negligence caused mom's death

The daughters of Phyllis Seidman, the Palo Alto resident who was fatally struck while crossing Cowper Street in her wheelchair...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by safe streets, on May 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 41 comments | 13985 Views


Planned closure of Churchill stirs traffic fears

As Palo Alto moves closer to picking a new design for its four rail crossings, residents are warning that one of the more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Disrupt and reorg, on Apr 9, 2019 at 11:32 am | 81 comments | 13984 Views


City looks to bring public onboard for 'grade separation' debate

Faced with a new set of challenges and opportunities, as well as a transformed political landscape, the Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 22, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 122 comments | 13983 Views


Stanford 'ghost' houses to get new life

Several homes owned by Stanford University in the College Terrace neighborhood that have been sitting empty for a year or...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by Heritage, on May 30, 2018 at 6:52 pm | 21 comments | 13982 Views


Mandarin Immersion Solution: A Charter in Mountain View?


Original post made by Language Lover/Give Peace a Chance on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 14, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 71 comments | 13981 Views


Entrepreneurial mom pairs Mandarin tutors with immersion students

Kristina Klausen was looking for a way that her two daughters could get extra practice conversing in Mandarin outside of...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by artbuilder, on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 13980 Views


Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on-track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high-speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Mar 20, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 49 comments | 13974 Views


Stanford's big plan


Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Stanford Was Here First, on Jul 21, 2007 at 3:15 am | 13 comments | 13973 Views


New Stanford housing would abut neighborhood

Eyeing future growth on its campus, Stanford University is asking for Santa Clara County's permission to add 1,600 new housing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2017 at 9:15 am | 34 comments | 13971 Views


Woodside: Long-awaited Village Bakery & Cafe opens

A new spot for dinner and drinks in Woodside, The Village Bakery & Cafe, is set to open its doors Monday, July 24. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Irene Templeton, on Jul 25, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 13971 Views


Mysterious meat sales concern Palo Alto residents

Barron Park neighborhood residents have been puzzling over mysterious meat salesmen in blue trucks who have been knocking...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bernadette Hsing, on May 15, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 37 comments | 13970 Views


Fire inspector: Tesla battery ignited August fire at Palo Alto car dealerships

The spontaneous combustion of faulty Tesla lithium-ion batteries caused a large, early morning fire at two car dealerships...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2023
Last comment by Gnar, on Apr 16, 2023 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 13969 Views


As new housing laws take effect, Palo Alto plays zone defense

Responding to new state laws that seek to encourage housing in single-family zones, Palo Alto adopted a suite of new rules...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 12, 2021 at 10:38 pm | 6 comments | 13963 Views


District seeks names for Jordan, Terman middle schools

Now is the time for the public to weigh in on ideas for new names for Palo Alto's Jordan and Terman middle schools, which...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jan 25, 2018 at 3:57 pm | 181 comments | 13958 Views


Tenants file class action lawsuit against East Palo Alto's largest landlord

Three tenants who live in the Woodland Park Apartments in East Palo Alto filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Sep 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm | 5 comments | 13955 Views


Palantir moves headquarters from Palo Alto to Denver

Palantir Technologies Inc. hasn't yet publicly announced it, but the software company has moved its headquarters to Denver,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 20, 2020 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 13954 Views
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