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AROUND TOWN

Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by BP Observer, on Aug 22, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 24 comments | 7875 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Marshmallow Test' psychologist discusses self-control

Fifty years ago, Walter Mischel embarked on a now famous study called "The Marshmallow Test." He returned to the study's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 26, 2014 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 7874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tries to curb public-safety disabilities

Palo Alto usually likes to be a leader, but officials found little to like in a recent finding by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Meanwhile..., on Sep 13, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 10 comments | 7873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pure poetry

Palo Alto native Barbara Allen has loved poetry since childhood. Raised by an aunt who lived on Coleridge Avenue, she played...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Dec 28, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 12 comments | 7873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto carjacking Saturday

Palo Alto police have arrested two suspects in a Saturday night carjacking that took place near the intersection of California...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 21 comments | 7872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carol and Terry Winograd

Young couples aiming to manage two demanding careers and an engaging family and community life might look to Carol and Terry...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jenifer Ohriner, on May 9, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 7872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College selected to launch historic four-year degree program

Foothill College is officially one of 15 community colleges in the state that, for the first time in California's history,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 22, 2015 at 9:07 am | 6 comments | 7870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, on Mar 29, 2015 at 8:20 am | 19 comments | 7869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows growing angst about retirement in Palo Alto

With traffic congestion and skyrocketing housing prices high on people's minds, the percentage of Palo Alto residents rating...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Mar 14, 2016 at 8:55 am | 26 comments | 7868 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Gunn student killed in drunk-driving accident

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Original post made on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by mijan, on Dec 30, 2008 at 8:56 am | 37 comments | 7868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mitchell Park has become a haven for the unhoused

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Original post made by ssquared on Sep. 21, 2006
Last comment by A thankful mom, on Sep 29, 2006 at 12:06 pm | 12 comments | 7868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FYI - Mandarin Immersion back on the School Board Agenda

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Apr. 28, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2007 at 7:55 pm | 63 comments | 7867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students experiment with 'drone journalism'

When students at Palo Alto High School unfurled a huge, sky-facing American flag on the field before last Friday's football...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Go Paly!, on Sep 21, 2013 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 7866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 7866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district legal fees, contracts up for review

Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee is proposing to bring legal expertise in-house with the hiring of a general counsel for...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Soberman, on Sep 23, 2015 at 6:26 am | 32 comments | 7866 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti vandals tag Cal Ave

Strollers along California Avenue found something new to look at Thursday morning -- graffiti on buildings in the 400 block. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 18 comments | 7866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Andronico's drops plans to move into Edgewood Plaza

Plans for Andronico's Community Markets to open a grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center apparently fizzled at the...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Fact or Fiction, on May 2, 2016 at 7:49 am | 78 comments | 7865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven candidates to square off in council race

Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, will square off for four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 61 comments | 7865 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Six people, three generations, one home

Since December 2011, Sudesh and Inder Bhatia have spent most of the year living in their son's Palo Alto home with his wife...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments | 7865 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Alaska DA will not bring charges in Stanford sexual-assault case

The district attorney in Juneau, Alaska, has announced that his office will not be bringing any charges in a sexual-assault...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 13 comments | 7865 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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