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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2016 at 11:07 am | 68 comments | 6979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough Question - Is an MI Charter School legal?

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Original post made by Asking Questions on Mar. 8, 2007
Last comment by Board Observer, on Mar 24, 2007 at 10:37 pm | 68 comments | 6063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit Corp. names semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. named 49 students from Gunn High School and 31 students from Palo Alto High School as...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by A Gunn Student, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 68 comments | 14702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to redesign PAUSD high schools

There was a packed, sold-out house last night at Gunn High School’s Spangenburg Theater to view the Sundance- debuted film...

Original post made by Kiran Gaind on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic, on May 2, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 68 comments | 3955 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Settlement near for theater's Pat Briggs

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Artie Kaye, on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 68 comments | 5067 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boy may lose eye after 'assault' at Mitchell Park

A young boy may lose sight in his left eye after he was chased by at least three other boys and shot with a plastic pellet...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 23, 2009 at 1:29 am | 68 comments | 8468 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boyfriend arrested in Palo Alto arson death

Bulos Zumot, 36, the boyfriend of Jennifer Marie Schipsi, 29, was arrested at 5:35 p.m. at his downtown Palo Alto hookah...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 24, 2009 at 1:43 am | 68 comments | 8245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist 'unsafely turned' before fatal crash

The accident that killed a Los Altos Hills bicyclist on Alpine Road in November occurred after the bicyclist "unsafely turned"...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 25, 2010 at 7:39 am | 68 comments | 4764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto weighs police, fire staff cuts

If Palo Alto's public-safety unions don't agree to millions of dollars in concessions, the city may have to cut 12 percent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 31, 2011 at 7:00 am | 68 comments | 3251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palantir charged with discrimination against Asian applicants

Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Discrimination, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:59 am | 68 comments | 11988 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clinton, Obama open PA campaign offices

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Original post made on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Edumaction, on Feb 23, 2008 at 11:24 pm | 68 comments | 6434 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How waterboarding protected us, specifically

http://www.cnsnews.com/public/content/article.aspx?RsrcID=46949 I have argued many times about how waterboarding is effective....

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 68 comments | 2654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto prepares for Super Bowl 50

With an estimated 2 million visitors expected to arrive in Bay Area cities during the week leading up to Super Bowl 50, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 1, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 68 comments | 13111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public-safety building cost jumps to $81 million

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Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Fireman, on Jan 27, 2008 at 10:11 am | 68 comments | 6679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto begins work on new recreation plan

Palo Alto officials have just begun work on an ambitious plan that could deeply affect the city's recreational offerings...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jeb, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 68 comments | 4239 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Painted lady' butterfly migration hits Palo Alto

Thousands of painted lady butterflies are passing through Palo Alto and surrounding communities month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by brandy, on May 24, 2010 at 11:20 am | 68 comments | 14494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Mar 24, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 68 comments | 6030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peggy Bunker , on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 68 comments | 18075 Views

AROUND TOWN

County looks to set aside more funds to preserve Buena Vista

Santa Clara County supervisors are preparing to raise the pool of money available for a possible purchase of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:23 pm | 68 comments | 7849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford students holding sit-in, calling for fossil fuel divestment by university

More than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University that started yesterday afternoon to call on school leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 68 comments | 4237 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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