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AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Yes on D: Repeal binding arbitration

Palo Alto voters are finally being given the opportunity in Measure D to decide whether a single outside arbitrator should...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 33 comments | 1479 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equity prepares to buy East Palo Alto apartments

Despite protests from the community and concern from the City Council, Wells Fargo Bank is now finalizing its sale of more...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 33 comments | 2030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Hennessy updates faculty on ROTC

In a briefing to the faculty on Thursday -- the day before Veterans Day -- Stanford University President John Hennessy presented...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 15, 2011 at 6:00 pm | 33 comments | 1355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Iowa votes in a few weeks

Never mind that a small group of farmers get such an undue influence on the conservative choice to run against obama - that's...

Original post made by Flay on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Central, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 33 comments | 1249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents near creek may be asked to tax themselves

With federal funding up in the air, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park officials may look to residents who live near...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 33 comments | 4728 Views

AROUND TOWN

What do Palo Altans want in a supermarket?

With news of two new boutique supermarkets in Alma and Edgewood Plazas and the Mountain View Safeway due for a move to larger...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Feb 7, 2012 at 11:32 pm | 33 comments | 1996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek shooter of random gunfire

For the second time in a week someone has fired off a gun in Palo Alto's residential neighborhoods, and police want to find...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jack B, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 33 comments | 1654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit two homes, steal firearms, property

In two separate incidents less than 24 hours apart, burglars made off with an estimated $24,000 in property, including three...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by trudiDo, on Mar 21, 2012 at 11:57 am | 33 comments | 2968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police hunt Palo Alto burglars, find stolen property

An alert resident that witnessed a residential burglary in progress called 911 Thursday morning, enabling Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 27, 2012 at 9:49 am | 33 comments | 1787 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Barack Obama cancels Palo Alto visit

President Barack Obama was expected to attend a fundraiser and roundtable discussion with the Asian American and Pacific...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by St Francis, on May 23, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 33 comments | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Live now. Share deeply,' Gunn grad counsels

Shortly after learning of her early admission to Stanford University, a Gunn High School senior last December spiraled into...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Nov 16, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 33 comments | 4434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drivers and Their Restrictions.

As the parent of a newly licensed driver, I am very interested to know what other parents are allowing their young drivers...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 33 comments | 3771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school counseling returns to school board

In the charged debate over guidance counseling services at Gunn High School, Superintendent Kevin Skelly has suggested hiring...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by data dizzy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 33 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton DUI driver sentenced to five years in state prison

A guilty plea and an apology weren't enough to keep a 63-year-old Atherton woman out of prison. A judge sentenced Margaret...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 33 comments | 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, Stanford win $10 million for bike bridge, trails

Palo Alto's bicyclists, pedestrians and nature lovers had much to celebrate Tuesday after the Santa Clara County Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:55 am | 33 comments | 3644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

24-year-old woman killed in Highway 101 crash

A 24-year-old woman was killed Friday morning, Nov. 23, in a crash involving a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 33 comments | 1760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smart phones in high school

I would like to open the topic of smart phones in high schools. DISCUSS I believe they are a bad idea because: 1. We...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 1992 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Photo gallery: Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane (Fulton Street between Embarcadero Road and Seale Avenue) has been a continuous Palo Alto tradition since...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 1, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 33 comments | 1997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Palo Alto school board in parallel universe

The poor school board just can't catch a break. Try as they might to follow the advice of their attorney and send the message...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Current parent, on May 11, 2013 at 9:52 am | 33 comments | 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone experienced with Alta Vista?

My daughter has gotten so little help at Paly as an LD kid (she is on a 504, and was on an IEP in elementary school) that...

Original post made by adhd/ld mom on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 15, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 33 comments | 1333 Views
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