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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial plan for office building ekes out approval

Despite a chorus of protests from residents, Palo Alto's architectural board on Thursday approved a new three-story building...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Tired of Overdevelopment, on Aug 25, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 8846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcycle vs. bicycle collision sends one to hospital

A bicyclist suffered major injuries in a collision with a motorcyclist on Page Mill Road in Palo Alto this morning, police...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Sep 14, 2017 at 11:05 am | 32 comments | 8846 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin just a phone call away from the NBA

Jeremy Lin is waiting for a phone call, but not just any phone call. This call will begin a process that could change his...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 22, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 8841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library upgrades jump to $80 million

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Original post made by Over Taxed on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Get real, on Mar 13, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 117 comments | 8839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Time out' proposed for disputed zoning rule

Bowing down to intense community pressure and years of criticism from land-use watchdogs, Palo Alto officials have announced...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by What's a time out?, on Feb 1, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 16 comments | 8838 Views

RESTAURANTS

Boba sensation comes to Palo Alto

Bubble tea. Boba tea. Pearl tea. No matter which way people say it, they want it. And now they can get it in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by MIke, on Jan 6, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 8838 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Paula, Michael and Margo Sirois Backyard on Beech St., E. Palo Alto, Summer of 55

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Original post made by Paula S. Cornell on Oct. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 8837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Score/Kumon

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Original post made by WonderingParent on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Andrea, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 8837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area has most 'mega commuters' in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 29 comments | 8836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Sal Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dutch Uncle, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 18 comments | 8834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where students learn in a class of one

Imagine a secondary school where homework is actually just classwork because it's done at school, where there are no Advanced...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 11 comments | 8833 Views

SPORTS

PA National 10-11s reach Sectional Championship

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 24, 2006
There are no comments yet. 8833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto considers legal options against Caltrain

Weeks after learning about Caltrain's plan to seek an exemption from California's environmental law for its proposed electrification...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident, on Jan 28, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 58 comments | 8831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe construction halts, Urban Style barbershop thrives

Construction on midtown Palo Alto's new Bill's Cafe suffers a setback, while Urban Style barbershop offers clients an old-school...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 17 comments | 8827 Views

AROUND TOWN

On anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, trees honor his life

It's been five years since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on Oct. 5, 2011. This week, Old Palo Alto resident Catherine...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Susan Cole, on Oct 30, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 10 comments | 8827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn science team takes second-best in nation

A Gunn High School science club walked away with second place in a national cyber-security competition for students earlier...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 16 comments | 8826 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to review proposed redevelopment of old Facebook site

Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board on Thursday will conduct a preliminary review of an application to redevelop the former...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Freddie P, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:33 am | 10 comments | 8822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor named adviser to Obama

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Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Mar 15, 2008 at 7:44 am | 13 comments | 8820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

do you know where your teen is at 3 am?

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Original post made by concerned on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by lovng PA parent, on Sep 19, 2007 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 8818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than 80 mailboxes to be removed

Citing a decrease in mail volume, the U.S. Postal Service will remove 81 mailboxes from Palo Alto neighborhood corners after...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Shana, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 25 comments | 8817 Views
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