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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alternative to Palo Alto Medical Foundation?

I've had it with PAMF's insanely high and almost comically egregious fees for services. I have a full PPO plan with my employer...

Original post made by HealthWatcher on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 26, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 16 comments | 475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board to hold special meeting to amend parcel tax language

After being informed that Santa Clara County Counsel perceives as illegal the Palo Alto school district's inclusion of a...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 26, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 37 comments | 3288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto brings new approach to old 'parking crisis'

If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 37 comments | 10324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman convicted of diamond theft

Angela Walker of Palo Alto was convicted on Tuesday of stealing diamonds from under a clerk's nose at a San Mateo jewelry...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sylvia, on Mar 26, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 2801 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men return home with nonconference tennis win

Cardinal corner The Stanford men's tennis team posted a 6-1 victory over Boise State on Wednesday afternoon in a nonconference...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 615 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Orrange eligible for WBCA All-American team

Stanford senior Amber Orrange has been named one of five Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-Region VIII honorees...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 26, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A female driver was killed when her car was stuck on train tracks in Menlo Park and hit by a Caltrain, sending the car flying...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Johnson, on Mar 26, 2015 at 12:49 am | 83 comments | 19639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An Open Letter to the School Board and Superintendent Max McGee

The following is an open letter I wrote to the Palo Alto School Board and Superintendent Max McGee, I am writing this...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by You love speculating, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manager slain at Palo Alto senior complex described as 'strict,' 'kind'

Residents of a Palo Alto senior-housing complex where two men died last Thursday in a suspected murder-suicide are recalling...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sue Dremann, Staff Writer, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss high school mental health services

The Palo Alto school board will have an opportunity to continue community discussions about teen well-being Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Another dad, on Mar 25, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 22 comments | 2107 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State, federal funds sought to save Buena Vista

The effort to prevent the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has spread well beyond the city's borders in recent weeks,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by gz, on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 31 comments | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 4601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Redwood's removal sparks dismay

It's happened again: A long-standing redwood that residents in one Palo Alto neighborhood have come to love has been cut...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 32 comments | 5759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Took SAT too many decades ago, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 342 comments | 198211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck's $74K Furniture Spend

I recently learned that Duveneck is planning to spend $74K in PTA and district funds on classroom furniture. When classrooms...

Original post made by Dismayed on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 25, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens arrested for attempted burglary in Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto teenagers were arrested Tuesday morning, March 24, after they apparently tried to break into a home...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by CP, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:22 am | 5 comments | 3405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More than her resume

Lynn Ngai is a high-school senior with a three-page resume. It's filled with first-place awards for her violin performances,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 25, 2015 at 6:30 am | 11 comments | 3804 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Topping Off' ceremony held for new Stanford Hospital

Patients, construction workers, employees, physicians, community members, elected officials and donors gathered at the new...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 2528 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Through art, Stanford students open conversation about mental health

There are 129 pages of raw, intimate and powerful expressions of the experience of both mental and physical illness in "Release.Restart.Review,"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by captainjohann, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 4521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 4051 Views
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