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AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils Mayfield housing project plans

Representatives from Stanford University presented preliminary construction details of the 17-acre Mayfield housing project...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Escondido parent, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 43 comments | 8921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math-tutoring benefits depend on brain-region size, wiring

Size does matter, Stanford scientists have discovered -- at least where math is concerned. Stanford scientists have discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 9, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 12 comments | 8919 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Keeble & Shuchat victim of car-crash burglary

Two men who allegedly broke into Keeble & Shuchat Photography on California Avenue early Thursday morning by ramming a van...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Photographer, on Feb 24, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 26 comments | 8919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why are we looking at high speed cable when Google is spreading the love of wireless?

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Original post made by Victoria on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by Marc B, on Aug 21, 2006 at 3:40 pm | 43 comments | 8917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Battling websites bring city, union issues to fore

Union workers crashed the City of Palo Alto's unveiling of its new "See-It" website on Tuesday evening with a site of their...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on Sep 23, 2009 at 11:36 am | 40 comments | 8913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McKinsey cites EPA school operator as model

Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit group that operates two charter schools in East Palo Alto, Monday was singled out by the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 8913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Renaming schools

Over the past year a highly motivated group of Palo Alto parents has waged a campaign to rename Jordan and Terman middle...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by PAUSD Alum, on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:46 am | 96 comments | 8913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot by Menlo Park police during pursuit identified

Jerry Lee Matheny, 52, has been identified by the county coroner's office as the man who was shot and killed by Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 13, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 8 comments | 8912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Happy, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 47 comments | 8908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A 'moon shot' denied

Three of Palo Alto's five school board members courageously and emphatically said 'no' Tuesday night to initiating a months-long...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Innovator, on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:54 pm | 44 comments | 8908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father says autopsy shows Stanford student was murdered

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2007
Last comment by ME, on Dec 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 32 comments | 8905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police chief explains Children's Theatre probe

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Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:07 pm | 110 comments | 8900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn staff, students protest layoffs

About 20 Gunn High School staff, teachers and students stayed until the late hours of Tuesday evening's school board meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by PAEA rules, on Jun 12, 2017 at 6:27 pm | 43 comments | 8900 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blue Chalk Cafe quietly shuts down

After 15 years in business, the Blue Chalk Cafe on University Ave. quietly goes out of business. Article in the Mercury-News:...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 31, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 8900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 10 comments | 8898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to calm cars on bustling bike route

Palo Alto's busiest bike route may soon be furnished with wider bike lanes, enhanced crosswalks and a host of traffic-calming...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by A Walker, on Apr 22, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 44 comments | 8895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Run race could cross finish line

The 18-year run of a popular Palo Alto foot race that raised money for local schools could come to an end in February if...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Barron Park parent, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 8895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bike-sharing program hits speed bump

A bicycle-sharing program will be doomed to fail in Palo Alto unless planners place the rental stations in locations that...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:38 am | 20 comments | 8891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident celebrates 100th birthday

Delivery-room doctors in Detroit didn't expect Sidney Simon to survive when he came into the world three months early on...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on Mar 29, 2017 at 10:50 pm | 15 comments | 8891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Closing the Prop 13 corporate loophole

In the same decade that Don Hoefler's column in Electronic News officially renamed Santa Clara County "Silicon Valley," another...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by xPA, on Jul 22, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 89 comments | 8890 Views
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