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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 6667 Views

AROUND TOWN

New rules target water pumping

Palo Alto residents have deep concerns about what's happening above the city's shallow aquifer -- namely, the millions of...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Foundation Engineer, on Dec 20, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 24 comments | 6667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto

Recent layoffs and salary freezes will not save the City of Palo Alto from years of budget deficits as health care and pension...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | 58 comments | 6666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 6665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 147 comments | 6665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to 'dig deep' on new Cal Ave garage

Spurred by impassioned pleas from California Avenue merchants, the City Council agreed on Monday night to dramatically increase...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Apr 7, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 37 comments | 6664 Views

MOVIES

Early movies for stay-at-home parents

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Original post made by movie buff on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by movie buff, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:39 pm | 6 comments | 6664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings, better budgets dominate school news in 2013

The city's school district experienced much change and growth this year, with more to come in 2014. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by One more thing....., on Dec 28, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 6663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council chooses Scharff, Kniss to lead

Marking a changing of the guard at City Hall, the Palo Alto City Council bid farewell Tuesday night to three outgoing members,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Annette, on Jan 5, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 13 comments | 6661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living Wisdom to open school in Palo Alto

At Living Wisdom High School, set to open this fall in Palo Alto, teachers believe students should focus not only on academic...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by George Beinhorn, on Jan 27, 2017 at 9:38 am | 9 comments | 6661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A dearth of candidates

With just 12 days remaining before the Aug. 15 extended filing deadline for candidates running for City Council and Board...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:33 am | 26 comments | 6659 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofit aids in Central American immigrant crisis

Though current debate over what to do with the tens of thousands of children surging across the U.S. border from violence-torn...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by complicated, on Aug 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 6659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

resources for homeschoolers

I have recently started homeschooling my kids and I was wondering if any veteran homeschoolers ever use tutors. I suspect...

Original post made by amom on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by I'm a bhomeschooler and I LOVE it!, on May 13, 2015 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 6656 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police seeking East Palo Alto shooting suspect

An East Palo Alto man is died after police said he was shot outside an apartment complex at about 10:12 p.m. on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mrs. Jack , on Apr 10, 2016 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 6656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Healthy Halloween

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Original post made by Healthy Mom on Oct. 16, 2006
Last comment by A.J., on Oct 20, 2006 at 7:02 pm | 14 comments | 6655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tipping point for school board?

Faced with a mess largely of their own making, Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and the school board sought this week...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 29 comments | 6655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly contract unchanged for 2013-14

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Kevin Skelly received a satisfactory performance review for 2012-13, but his contract...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Have to put up with Skelly till 2016?, on Jul 22, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 6654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb

A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 27, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 6654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brown orders mandatory reduction in water usage

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 5, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 45 comments | 6654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 6654 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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