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A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by marketing, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 77 comments | 9177 Views


Barron Park neighborhood outraged over donkey attack

Barron Park's beloved donkeys have been attacked by a dog for the second time. The donkeys, Perry and Miner Forty Niner,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Odo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 75 comments | 11385 Views


Six-vehicle crash in Palo Alto sends three to hospital, closes road

A six-vehicle crash on Alma Street and Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto injured at least three people and snarled rush-hour...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by local, now student, on Aug 29, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 75 comments | 11748 Views


Police hunt for clues in girl's abduction


Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Danny, on Nov 10, 2007 at 12:30 am | 75 comments | 12451 Views


Ambulance-crash driver doesn't remember crash

The driver in the ambulance crash on University Avenue "does not recall the incident and could not provide any information...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Maria Ivanova, on Oct 31, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 74 comments | 20147 Views


Police, FBI 'dismantle' EPA-based 'Taliban' gang

In a massive operation involving almost 500 FBI agents and local police in 14 cities, simultaneous raids at 7 a.m. Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 74 comments | 11075 Views


Otto Koloto arrested for Palo Alto 'City Hall murder'


Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by dont trip, on Mar 13, 2009 at 11:03 am | 73 comments | 6604 Views


Driverless cars OK'd for local streets

Google's autonomous car offshoot, Waymo, announced Tuesday it had received permission from California regulators to begin...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Student driver, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:56 pm | 73 comments | 10809 Views


Robbers fracture man's shoulder in PA robbery


Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by G. Orwell, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 10324 Views


EPA mayor requests formal apology, reprimand


Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 9, 2008 at 1:37 am | 70 comments | 7311 Views


Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Discrimination, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:59 am | 69 comments | 19161 Views


An 'overreach'? Palo Alto's curfew sparks concerns over civil liberties

City Manager Ed Shikada's sudden decision on Tuesday to impose a curfew in Palo Alto until June 11 is facing a backlash from...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by George, on Jun 11, 2020 at 7:19 am | 69 comments | 24346 Views


Boyfriend arrested in Palo Alto arson death

Bulos Zumot, 36, the boyfriend of Jennifer Marie Schipsi, 29, was arrested at 5:35 p.m. at his downtown Palo Alto hookah...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 24, 2009 at 1:43 am | 68 comments | 14480 Views


Palo Alto weighs police, fire staff cuts

If Palo Alto's public-safety unions don't agree to millions of dollars in concessions, the city may have to cut 12 percent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 31, 2011 at 7:00 am | 68 comments | 5610 Views


Thieves take $35K in merchandise from Apple store on Black Friday

Two people who entered the Apple store at Stanford Shopping Center on Nov. 25 during busy Black Friday sales events at the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by Ryan, on Dec 11, 2022 at 10:35 pm | 68 comments | 61560 Views


Bicyclist 'unsafely turned' before fatal crash

The accident that killed a Los Altos Hills bicyclist on Alpine Road in November occurred after the bicyclist "unsafely turned"...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 25, 2010 at 7:39 am | 68 comments | 7428 Views


Settlement near for theater's Pat Briggs


Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Artie Kaye, on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 68 comments | 7407 Views


Boy may lose eye after 'assault' at Mitchell Park

A young boy may lose sight in his left eye after he was chased by at least three other boys and shot with a plastic pellet...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:29 am | 68 comments | 12579 Views


Palo Alto police arrest suspect following manhunt

Palo Alto police arrested Cameron Conley, 19, of Oakland after a nearly three-hour manhunt near downtown Palo Alto Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 11263 Views


Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Aug 22, 2017 at 3:55 am | 67 comments | 11402 Views
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