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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain fatality ID'd as Palo Alto man

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified the man struck and killed by Caltrain south of the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by So Sad, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 14060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans unveiled for new Pope-Chaucer bridge

Even during a prolonged drought, the threat of flooding rarely strays far from the minds of residents around the fickle San...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Stephen, on Jan 20, 2014 at 5:11 am | 17 comments | 14043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council at odds over new name for Main Library

The name "Rinconada" has been attached to Palo Alto ever since the city's founders carved out some land for development from...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 45 comments | 14028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly athletic center to echo historic campus

A new state-of-the-art athletic center for Palo Alto High School – to break ground next May or June – will sit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 14022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Video on War Profiteering

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Original post made by Anonymous on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by pL.scum, on Nov 3, 2007 at 7:02 pm | 42 comments | 14013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Fees, on Sep 2, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 77 comments | 14012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tinkering with Google Glass to expand wearable tech

Palo Alto developers have begun tinkering, hacking and inventing with the device to expand the world of wearable technologies. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Oct 2, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 9 comments | 13988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to Maybell referendum

With tension in the community mounting over a housing development on Maybell Avenue approved in June, the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by stick to the facts, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 72 comments | 13986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man has died after being struck by car while riding his bike in Palo Alto Monday morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former Cyclist, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 45 comments | 13967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wasted Energy? How Important Are Language Skills in Public Education Anyway?

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Original post made by Fred on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 5, 2007 at 1:02 am | 191 comments | 13963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student streaking: Alarm over mixed messages

Concern over the rising incidence of streaking on the Palo Alto High School campus reached an apparent boiling point among...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Apr 18, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 35 comments | 13962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fates of undocumented 'Dreamers' hang in balance

For the first time since 1986, the U.S. Congress is poised to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. It could be a life-changing...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 24 comments | 13961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford wins approval for El Camino project

Stanford University's plan to build 250 housing units for its faculty in the College Terrace neighborhood scored another...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 8, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 38 comments | 13949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Price tag for new Paly athletic center: $36 million to $40 million

The price tag for Palo Alto High School's new athletic facility — for which groundbreaking is slated this fall —...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Can't afford pound foolish, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 81 comments | 13936 Views

RESTAURANTS

ShopTalk: Pizza Studio, Polo Ralph Lauren close

Farewell to Pizza Studio and Polo Ralph Lauren; hello to more communal dinner options in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Feb 11, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 13931 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Labor board: Palo Alto violated law in firefighters' negotiations

In a stunning victory for Palo Alto's firefighters union, the state Public Employment Relations Board has determined that...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wilson, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:23 am | 51 comments | 13926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre's Pat Briggs fired

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Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:06 am | 197 comments | 13918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 13915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shoppers may start paying for bags

A proposed new disposable-bag ordinance could force Palo Alto consumers to pay as much as 25 cents for every bag used to...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by businessdecision, on Dec 12, 2012 at 9:16 am | 73 comments | 13914 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen recants Mtn. View sexual assault story

Mountain View police said that a 16-year-old girl who told officers she had been sexually assaulted in Whisman Park in late...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Patsy, on Oct 27, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 23 comments | 13911 Views
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