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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to evaluate consistency, world-language programs

In response to widespread dissatisfaction voiced by students, parents and even faculty over inconsistent curriculum, unfair...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by JordanAlum, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:51 am | 17 comments | 9789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by kay, on Jul 27, 2012 at 11:08 am | 41 comments | 9788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans more changes to rules on accessory dwelling units

​​As ADUs proliferate throughout Palo Alto, the city is preparing to once again change the rules around the structures...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by James, on Jul 26, 2022 at 8:54 am | 16 comments | 9788 Views

SPORTS

Successful season ends in Lexington for Cardinal volleyball

There are countless reasons to suggest the third-ranked (and seventh-seeded) Stanford women's volleyball team enjoyed a successful...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 9788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's accomplishments, civic trends in 2013

By many measures it's been a productive and prosperous year in Palo Alto -- even with its recent growing pains. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by MightyTravels, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 32 comments | 9788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Body found in East Palo Alto trailer fire

Menlo Park firefighters fighting a fire at the former and abandoned Romic chemical refinery site found a body in a trailer...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Samantha L, on Apr 25, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 9786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic snarled due to downtown 'Promenade'

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Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 23, 2007 at 5:21 pm | 14 comments | 9785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills Park - Palo Alto residents only forever?

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Original post made by Steve on Jul. 11, 2006
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Jan 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 14 comments | 9784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking woes prompt permit push

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Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by gary, on Aug 6, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 58 comments | 9784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic drives 2016 priorities in Palo Alto

No one disputes the idea that traffic congestion is one of Palo Alto's most urgent and mystifying priorities. But as the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 5, 2016 at 4:09 pm | 49 comments | 9784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto families warned against too many APs

Palo Alto students and their families are consistently warned against taking on too many advanced placement classes, counselors...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sophomore, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 101 comments | 9784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver charged with negligence in December crash

The driver of a private ambulance that crashed into a tree on University Avenue in December, killing a patient, could face...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Brain, on Mar 1, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 15 comments | 9784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teacher pleads not guilty to sex-abuse charges

Michael Airo, an Ohlone Elementary School teacher charged in December with sexually abusing the daughter of a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by student of mike, on May 5, 2017 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 9784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 9783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Festival of the Arts returns to Palo Alto

The annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns Aug. 22-23 and will bring together more than 300 hundred artists, local...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Janice Viariseo-Bothwell, on Aug 9, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 9782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two rapes reported at Stanford University

The victims in two on-campus rapes that allegedly took place in the last week and a half at Stanford University knew the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 10, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 9780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola

Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by mathewmurdock, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 9779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Road development hits another snag

Harold Hohbach's tortuous journey to build a development filled with condominiums and research space on Page Mill Road just...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 16 comments | 9778 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assaults on Stanford campus rise

Forcible sexual assaults on the Stanford University campus more than doubled and rose from 10 in 2009 to 21 in 2010, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by BrendaSmith, on Oct 8, 2011 at 4:13 am | 17 comments | 9777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfire smoke darkens sky while layer of fog protects Bay Area air quality

Smoke from the August Complex fires in Mendocino County settled on top of a marine layer in the Bay Area Wednesday, turning...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 11, 2020 at 11:43 pm | 4 comments | 9775 Views
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