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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Nonprofits to host 'Celebrating Positive Cultural Identity' youth event

A coalition of local nonprofits, lead by the Palo Alto Family YMCA, are teaming up to host a free community festival this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets today to discuss tax shortfall

The Palo Alto Board of Education will hold a special meeting this afternoon to discuss how to address an unanticipated drop...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by He told you so, on Jul 28, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 21 comments | 2758 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama faces an uphill battle to win over Florida's Jews

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Original post made by jr on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Carol Mullen, on May 21, 2008 at 9:41 pm | 4 comments | 2758 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Largest-ever bulimia study seeks participants

The largest study in the nation of adolescents with bulimia nervosa is seeking volunteers at Stanford. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by debnorth, on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 2758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto rolls out the green carpet

Now in its fifth year, the city of Palo Alto's Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival attracted 54 eco-themed submissions for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by gunngrad 08, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local library subscribes to novel music idea

For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by casey, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged for mailing bomb to East Palo Alto

Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged a man for allegedly mailing a bomb that exploded at an East Palo Alto home in October,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Smart Resident, on Dec 26, 2017 at 6:55 am | 1 comment | 2757 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wall Street Journal Editorial on McCain's Scapegoating of SEC Chairman

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by A Boomer, on Sep 20, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 2757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scam telephone call

Just a heads up there is a telephone scam from a Dennis Qway (PA) who leaves a message that we are in trouble with the US...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by pbs, on Jan 26, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 2757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Investing in Avenidas

A proposal by City of Palo Alto staff to raise money for the renovation and expansion of the city-owned building that houses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Never Would Use Avenidas, on Oct 24, 2015 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study Suggests 86 Percent Of Americans Could Be Overweight Or Obese By 2030

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Original post made by sue on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by bike, on Aug 1, 2008 at 10:38 am | 18 comments | 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn's Lee pins down some school history

Gunn High freshman Cadence Lee is a pretty good soccer player, perhaps good enough to start on the Titans' varsity this season....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by another wrestling parent, on Feb 9, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious object shuts down Middlefield Road

A suspicious object resembling a pipe bomb prompted Palo Alto police to shut down a portion of Middlefield Road and evacuate...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 18 comments | 2756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tri-E-Z robbed by man with semi-automatic gun

The clerk at a Menlo Park liquor store got an unwelcome customer Wednesday night. Around 10:30 p.m., a man brandishing a...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by only thing, on Jul 27, 2012 at 12:48 am | 2 comments | 2756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford med school wins $30 million grant

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Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Not Enough, on May 29, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 2756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pays $400K in bike-crash settlement

Palo Alto will pay $400,000 to settle a claim from a 57-year-old woman who suffered brain injuries after being thrown from...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 15 comments | 2756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school district eyes capital improvements for Hoover Elementary School

In its last meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the school board will discuss allocating funds for capital improvements at...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by not all, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 2756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 2755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Junipero Serra Boulevard to get safety upgrade

A busy stretch of road in the Stanford foothills where 90 percent of drivers violate the speed limit will get $1.5 million...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:34 am | 10 comments | 2755 Views
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