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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority against opening new high school

A majority of the Palo Alto school board stated unequivocally Tuesday night that they don't support even the exploration...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by My Take, on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:43 am | 47 comments | 7532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The inconvenient truth about David Starr Jordan

The Palo Alto Unified School District has formed a committee to review whether Jordan Middle School should be renamed, given...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 9993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Castilleja's unwise stubbornness

Castilleja School, the highly regarded middle and high school that has educated girls for 110 years and around which has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by No upside for Palo Alto, on Jul 28, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 47 comments | 6198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: District leaders failed to follow law, procedures in sexual assault case

A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jim H, on Oct 17, 2017 at 6:40 pm | 47 comments | 8425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer testifies he was concerned for his safety

Palo Alto Police Officer Kelly Burger testified in court Thursday afternoon that he took his Taser out of its holster March...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by reading between the lines, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 47 comments | 4600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jaguar crashes into downtown Palo Alto toy store

An elderly couple in a Jaguar sedan crashed into the Palo Alto Sport Shop and Toy World on Waverley Street Tuesday at approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 47 comments | 2998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery suspect named, sought by police

A man who evaded police capture after a robbery outside Wells Fargo Bank on South California Avenue on Aug. 1 has been identified...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by fact, on Aug 3, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 47 comments | 3562 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One year later, questions remain about train/car collision

A year after Indiana resident Judith Goldblatt was killed when a train hit her rental car at the Charleston Road crossing,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Reorganize, on Apr 18, 2012 at 11:29 am | 47 comments | 6446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire department defends pancake-breakfast alert

When 27,000 Palo Alto residents received an emergency alert telling them about an upcoming fire department pancake breakfast,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bruce Li, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 47 comments | 35085 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shut it down, on Dec 17, 2013 at 11:21 am | 47 comments | 26150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

So Much For Us Being Greeted As Liberators

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Original post made by EnoughAlready on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:40 pm | 47 comments | 6528 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US funding al Queda?

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Mar. 1, 2007
Last comment by Silver Bullet, on Mar 8, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 47 comments | 6924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hoover director defends Rumsfeld appointment

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Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by ., on Nov 12, 2007 at 8:59 am | 47 comments | 4674 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Obama Motor Co.

"Back in December, in an economy far, far away, then-CEO Rick Wagoner tossed out the scary cost to taxpayers of $100 billion...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by the Haters cannot give up, on Jul 28, 2012 at 11:29 am | 47 comments | 3224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu looks to innovation to solve warming crisis

Predicting dire consequences if the country conducts "business as usual," U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu outlined a...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by True Cost, on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:14 am | 47 comments | 6260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why not death panels?

Sarah Palin is a small town rural hick, but she has stumbled onto a good idea, even though she opposes it. We need to cut...

Original post made by James on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:09 am | 47 comments | 2349 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto gives green light to Mi Pueblo

The supermarket Mi Pueblo will move into East Palo Alto after all, after the City Council approved its liquor license and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by tell it like it is!, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 47 comments | 4068 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reactions to death of Osama bin Laden

"That he's dead is part of the healing process," said Harold Schapelhouman, chief at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Loyal Imperialiat, on Jun 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 47 comments | 9075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Approve open space Measure AA

It is not an overstatement to say that the creation of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1972 is the single...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by THE REAL PLAN, on May 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 8003 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Exploding toilets' surprise residents

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Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 12, 2007 at 6:21 pm | 47 comments | 24492 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 5 comments | 538 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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One-on-one time
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