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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn explores scheduling changes

Changes for Gunn High School's bell schedule seem likely in the next school year, but it was made clear at a block-schedule...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on May 13, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 43 comments | 9035 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 | 8560 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson suspected in Sunday's downtown fire

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 4, 2007 at 10:27 am | 43 comments | 9548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot in downtown Palo Alto street robbery

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by bruce k, on Jul 16, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 43 comments | 4606 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duck pond stroll results in drug charges

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Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by knowsbetter, on Sep 10, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 43 comments | 4470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed powerlines black out, brown out Palo Alto

Substantial portions of Palo Alto suffered electrical power brownouts or blackouts tonight, but no city announcement has...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Here we go again....., on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 43 comments | 3537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death penalty

"Posted by Alice Smith, a resident of the Green Acres neighborhood, on Mar 28, 2011 at 9:02 pm If California converted...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 43 comments | 2472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three cars crash into Anthropologie in Palo Alto

Three vehicles swerved into the Anthropologie clothing store at 999 Alma St. in downtown Palo Alto Friday morning, startling...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by some guy, on Nov 8, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 43 comments | 4046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman sues over alleged Menlo Park dog attack

A woman who said she was maimed during a dog attack at Nealon Park has sued the owner of a German shepherd and the rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 24, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 43 comments | 7286 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents debate Greer Road traffic-calming project

The results of a neighborhood traffic-calming trial are in, but residents along Greer Road in Palo Alto are wondering what...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:56 am | 43 comments | 5032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Audit faults Palo Alto officer for firing Taser at bicyclist

A Palo Alto police officer violated department policy in 2012 when he fired a Taser at a 16-year-old bicyclist before another...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 16494 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lockdown lifted for Palo Alto schools, suspect in custody

A lockdown has been lifted for south Palo Alto schools after police arrested an alleged criminal who fled police Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Gods son , on May 22, 2016 at 12:45 am | 43 comments | 8489 Views

SPORTS

BCS rankings a bunch of BS?

==B Stanford football notebook == For weeks, David Shaw has avoided discussions about the BCS rankings. But as the regular...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Overrated, on Dec 3, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 43 comments | 5091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill passed to prevent human 'tagging'

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Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Simitian is wrong on this one, on Sep 12, 2007 at 2:18 pm | 43 comments | 5870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I Simply Do Not Believe Bush

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Original post made by A Boomer on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2007 at 5:22 pm | 43 comments | 4290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Texting-while-driving bill gets legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Distracted drivers, on Aug 20, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 43 comments | 3363 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 43 comments | 2933 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locals open up about housing struggles

A group of children sat at the back of Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, as they fidgeted with their marker and glitter-paint...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 5, 2016 at 7:46 am | 43 comments | 6339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Single Payer Healthcare for all CA, SB562 - The Healthy California Act

The California Senate committee hearing date for SB562, The Healthy California Act will be in committee tomorrow April 26th,...

Original post made by AdvocacyForSinglePayerHealthcare on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Truth, on Apr 28, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 43 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Homeless 2

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Original post made by Kate on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 20, 2007 at 12:32 pm | 43 comments | 6447 Views
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