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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hiker dies after fall

A Palo Alto woman has died after she fell from a ledge during a hike in Arizona, friends of the woman have confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Charley & Rosemarie Moore, on Apr 13, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 33 comments | 11093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driven to succeed: How we're depriving teens of a sense of purpose

Many Palo Alto adolescents spend their high school years in a contest for credentials, accumulating grades, scores and accolades...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 30, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 72 comments | 11045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs timeline on opening new school

Palo Alto school board members will vote by June on a location for a new elementary school, and also whether that school...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 21, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 11043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: two newcomers, four goners downtown

NEW BLOOMIES UNDERWAY AT MALL ... A new Bloomingdale's is scheduled to open at Stanford Shopping Center later this year....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Davis fan, on Jan 21, 2014 at 11:18 am | 51 comments | 11034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A growing school movement

A sympathetic but defensive school board did little Tuesday night to reassure concerned parents that they shared their alarm...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by allison, on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 178 comments | 11008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Job Opportunities for Palo Alto High Schoolers?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Teen on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by VampGirl, on Jun 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 25 comments | 10989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Lots of chocolate in Palo Alto

A high-end chocolate shop is scheduled to open this week in downtown Palo Alto in the former space of hair and makeup studio...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Panos for Alegio Alegio Chocolaté-Claudio Corallo, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 38 comments | 10944 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CPI Settlement with City is criminal

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Original post made by Bill Kelly on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 13, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 16 comments | 10874 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is there something wrong with dining alone?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:47 am | 24 comments | 10841 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Menlo and Priory reach CCS volleyball finals

It will be a busy day for local volleyball fans with Palo Alto, Menlo School and Priory all playing for Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:54 am | 2 comments | 10837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can Palo Alto finally pull off high speed internet service?

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Jul. 21, 2006
Last comment by pat, on Aug 11, 2006 at 10:02 am | 58 comments | 10836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second Harvest needs turkeys

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties needs turkeys so...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Donate now, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 10789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Palo Alto prepared to deal with the Big One?

BANG! The entire house went dark. I stumbled around my room, disoriented, not knowing what had happened. I looked out the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bi Ones, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 10779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-depth report: How a federal inquiry is changing the way schools respond to bullying

In a liberal-minded community that prides itself on top-notch schools, high-achieving students and progressive values, the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 11, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 65 comments | 10761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 10745 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SLAC beam used to develop new melanoma drug

A melanoma drug approved last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was developed with the help of an X-ray light...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Aug 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 10742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In secret, school board weighs not cooperating with federal agency

Palo Alto Board of Education members and their attorneys have discussed in closed session and in emails how they might challenge...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 142 comments | 10731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district opens doors on new year

Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses opened Tuesday with new principals at five campuses and what appears to be a bumper...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 10729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Giant sign approved for new Alma Plaza grocer

For decades, Alma Plaza in Palo Alto has served as a graveyard for grocers' dreams. On Monday, the City Council sent the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 23, 2014 at 3:39 am | 134 comments | 10705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit with milkshake loses $2,000

A woman who was struck with a milkshake and angrily threw her purse at a vehicle full of teenagers lost $2,000 after the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 52 comments | 10701 Views
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