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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: 'Style Wars' a result of too much, too fast?

Palo Alto's latest architectural controversies center on questions of massing, density and style. And misconceptions about...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley Community Center's future still up in the air

Palo Alto's city and school officials agree that the sprawling, run-down Cubberley Community Center in south Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by bill g, on Nov 1, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Robotripping' bill to become law Jan. 1

It took more than seven years, but a proposal by two Palo Alto officers to restrict sale of certain cough medicines to minors...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help

I am having behaving issues with my child. We have tried everything including counseling, but she continues her aggressive...

Original post made by Desperate Mom on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 8 comments | 1304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 1303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Research space, condo proposal heads to council

Even by Palo Alto standards, Harold Hohbach's seven-year quest to build a mixed-use development featuring condominiums and...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Upgrade, on Oct 4, 2011 at 7:59 am | 10 comments | 1303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out about their hopes

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 1303 Views

SPORTS

are Stanford fans real fans?

Typically, the major college football bowl game committees hate Stanford because Stanford's fans are not real fans. Sure,...

Original post made by Stanford fan on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by embarrassed by the cheerleader, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim for USC next fall

Competing just across the street from Stanford, it seemed only natural that Palo Alto High's Jasmine Tosky eventually would...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jonathon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Stanford will be best dressed for next football test

==B Next game: ==Saturday vs. Notre Dame, 5:12 p.m. (ABC) Stanford will be wearing new uniforms come Saturday when the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:39 am | 2 comments | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Parry proves he made the right decision to play football at Stanford

Few thought David Parry could play football at the major-college level, but he knew he had the talent. "I had a bunch of...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by AUGUST JUHL, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital launches program honoring veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but starting Memorial Day, Stanford Hospital & Clinics patients...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eco-friendly furnishings

Most have heard of the 100-mile Thanksgiving, shopping at a farmers market or other "buy local" trends. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by kind of boring, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1301 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls advance in CCS polo

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls will play another day in their respective Central Central...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1301 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain workers raise $12K for suicide prevention

A team of San Mateo County Transit District employees who manage Caltrain have raised nearly $12,000 to help prevent suicides. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 1301 Views
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