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AROUND TOWN

Chunk of concrete falls from historic building

A concrete cornice from an ornate historic Palo Alto building fell to the pavement on busy University Avenue over the weekend,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 9471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board delays Mandarin-immersion vote

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Original post made on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Fact Checker, on May 31, 2007 at 9:30 pm | 238 comments | 9468 Views

BOOKS

'Walking tour' book lists Palo Alto historical sites

The Palo Alto Historical Association has published a new book that provides a walking tour of 43 sites of sites of historical...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Apr 11, 2010 at 10:02 am | 19 comments | 9465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alo fourth-grader with Down syndrome wins self-advocacy award

Dashiell Meier might be Palo Alto's most accomplished 10 year old. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/palo-alo-fourth-grader-with-down-s...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Kerri V, on Nov 1, 2014 at 5:17 am | 15 comments | 9456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 9454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Office for Civil Rights opens sexual-assault investigation at Stanford University

Stanford University has joined the growing list of universities under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Mar 6, 2015 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 9453 Views

MOVIES

Run for your life

Though "McFarland, USA" tells an inspiring true story of underdog triumph, audiences of all ethnicities deserve far better...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 21, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 4 comments | 9451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn staff address conflicts following MLK Day talk

Last Friday, Jan. 20, at Gunn High School, students from all grades gathered in the gym for a belated Martin Luther King,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Open, on Jan 30, 2017 at 1:05 am | 32 comments | 9448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2007 City Council Election Forum

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 5, 2007 at 9:37 pm | 19 comments | 9447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli volunteers upset over agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 29 comments | 9446 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO; The golden rule

Who could imagine that the slide rule, once ubiquitous in high school mathematics classes, would be used to figure the odds...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 9444 Views

BOOKS

Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 9444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farewell to Mike Dawson

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Original post made by Shannon on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2007 at 7:06 pm | 12 comments | 9441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting leaves one dead, four injured

An unidentified shooter opened fire on a vehicle driving in East Palo Alto Sunday night, leaving one person dead and four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Aug 18, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 16 comments | 9440 Views

BOOKS

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Award winners

Volunteer Cathy Kroymann, Police Chief Dennis Burns, Sheraton-Westin Hotels and Palo Alto Community Child Care will be recognized...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 9439 Views

SPORTS

Stanford track signs class of record-breaking athletes

The week-long early signing period began with a bang for Stanford track and field, with the decision and addition of defending...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Hash House Harrier, on Nov 24, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 9436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sixth-graders learn 'the JLS way' in Panther Camp

Palo Alto students went back to school Tuesday, but at week's end the campus of JLS Middle School still resembled a summer...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Tuba, on Jun 1, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 9434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by David V, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 42 comments | 9434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission throws support behind granny units

For several years now, Palo Alto officials have been looking at one possible way to ease the city's affordable housing crisis:...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Dec 8, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 54 comments | 9433 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill to help businesses raise cash moves ahead

A bill that aims to help small businesses amass capital and go public overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Know Your Facts First, on Nov 3, 2011 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 9433 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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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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