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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 Old Palo Alto neighbor, 23 hours ago | 46 comments | 4379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent's tenure filled with accomplishments, difficulties

Max McGee's years as superintendent of the Palo Alto school district have been marked by some advances in innovation and...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by A Year, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:48 am | 46 comments | 4771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witnesses help nab Palo Alto burglary suspects

Alert witnesses led to the arrest of two East Palo Alto juveniles, 13 and 15, for a Palo Alto home burglary and attempted...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 13, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 46 comments | 3135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Storm shuts down traffic light on Embarcadero

A flurry of violent storms felled a pair of Palo Alto trees, swelled local creeks, slowed down local traffic and disrupted...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:28 am | 46 comments | 3473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arastradero Road lane-reduction may be extended

Palo Alto's lane-reduction experiment on a busy stretch of Arastradero Road could be extended for another year as staff continues...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by improve, on Sep 17, 2011 at 1:08 pm | 46 comments | 3942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 2857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 46 comments | 7873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is a patriot?

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Original post made by Norm on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by richard dawkins, on Nov 3, 2007 at 9:55 pm | 46 comments | 4506 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hollywood groveling in Iran

Will Annette Bening apologize to the whackos in Iran for "300" and "The Wrester"? She is carrying Obama's water over there,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 46 comments | 4636 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood to close Stanford charter school

In a stunning rebuke to Stanford University, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees Thursday voted to shut...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 46 comments | 18644 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian's patience running out on high-speed rail

Joe Simitian, the state Senator from Palo Alto who ha consistently expressed support for "high-speed rail done right," warned...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mark E., on May 20, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 46 comments | 4638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why was Juan Williams fired by NPR?

I'm not a big fan of NPR, becasue they are leftists, but I must say that even I could not have devised a better method of...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Privatize NPR, on Oct 28, 2010 at 6:37 am | 46 comments | 4259 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Symbolic actions matter in quest for civil rights

In the 1960s, political and community leaders in Palo Alto were among those who stepped up to publicly advocate for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 46 comments | 2446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cruz/Fiorina

I cannot think of two other people who generate as much dislike as Ted and Carly. Forget their political positions, just...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by If_the_FBI_is_Right_We_Must_Indict, on May 4, 2016 at 12:53 am | 46 comments | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is THAT being built at the corner of Seale and Cowper?

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Original post made by Ted on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 29, 2008 at 12:29 am | 46 comments | 3883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by toadstool, on Sep 18, 2008 at 12:21 am | 46 comments | 5445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 7827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge rodent at 10.30 a.m. walked up my garden

What I thought was an opossum could not be, it had no hair bristles, pinkish gray skin. It was about 16 inches long with...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 46 comments | 8172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Offices planned for Borders building

When Borders Books leaves Palo Alto later this month, its prominent University Avenue building will likely be converted to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:52 am | 46 comments | 5228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grade separations at Churchill, Meadow, Charleston?

The "very contentious issue" of grade separations at Alma, Churchill, East Meadow and Charleston is something Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Clem, on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 46 comments | 4981 Views
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