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AROUND TOWN

May Fete rolls through Palo Alto

Revelers and parade-marchers alike flocked to downtown Palo Alto, Saturday, May 4, to cheer on and participate in the 91st...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 6, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 2792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Innovative, on May 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2791 Views

AROUND TOWN

The end of a mighty oak

A 250-year-old valley oak was being cut down at 740 Kendall Ave. Friday morning. The tree stood in an open field in Barron...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 2791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modest Proposal: Why only ban plastic bags?

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Original post made by Modest Proposals on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Apr 7, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 6 comments | 2790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Woodside coach faces prison

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 14, 2008 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 2790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to raise water and refuse rates

The drought may be over, but Palo Alto's water forecast shows rates going up every year for the next decade, starting with...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:00 pm | 20 comments | 2790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The School District is Restricting Student Course Choices

For years, science-loving students in Palo Alto have been able to take multiple science courses sophomore year, taking both...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wants to Double , on May 7, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 46 comments | 2790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting in EPA leaves one seriously wounded

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Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by man on da spot, on Sep 9, 2008 at 8:25 am | 5 comments | 2790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Sexual assault victim 'very uncooperative'

The victim of a Nov. 12 sexual assault by two men near the footbridge to Palo Alto at the southern end of Alma Street in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:47 am | 11 comments | 2790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Petty theft tops youth arrests in Palo Alto

The most common crime for which Palo Alto juveniles were arrested over the past two years was petty theft, followed by possession...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 11 comments | 2790 Views

SPORTS

Stanford faces cuts due to endowment plunge

Facing an unprecedented 30 percent plunge in its endowment value, Stanford will reduce the amount it spends from the fund...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by reader, on May 13, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 2790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 23, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 2790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Focus shifts to city-owned sites for new police building

Palo Alto has few great options for pursuing its most urgent infrastructure priority -- a new police headquarters -- but...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 1, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 2790 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate on Measure R firefighters' proposal Oct. 6

A pro-and-con debate of Palo Alto's Measure R -- which would mandate voter approval for any cutback in Fire Department staffing...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by so, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 32 comments | 2789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wait Listed for College--A Growing Phenomenon

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Original post made by Paul Losch on May. 11, 2008
Last comment by PA Dad, on May 11, 2008 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 2789 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police focusing on distracted drivers

Palo Alto police will be extra vigilant this month in citing drivers who are texting or using hand-held phones behind the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by scam, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:21 am | 27 comments | 2789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Role of Credit Default Swaps [CDS]

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Sep 18, 2008 at 10:51 am | 10 comments | 2789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strike at 'den of Western decadence'

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 22, 2008 at 5:56 pm | 19 comments | 2789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack the Magic Negro

Rush Limbaugh has been playing a song on his radio show titled "Barack the Magic Negro". You can guess what the song is...

Original post made by Donald on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by Appleaire follow me, on May 2, 2009 at 11:51 pm | 23 comments | 2789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study: Bay Area bears weight of obesity

Rampant obesity is costing Bay Area businesses and taxpayers more than $9 billion a year, according to a new study from a...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 2789 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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