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PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The planned removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:45 am | 150 comments | 9995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mug shots and mental illness

How does one's beloved child become a mug shot in the local newspaper? This is our somewhat abbreviated story about the ravages...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 46 comments | 9991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving birth

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Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by William Croft, on Jan 20, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 34 comments | 9988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Palo Alto Airport could be profitable

Palo Alto's long and heated debate over the future of Palo Alto Airport will resume later this month, when a City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 31 comments | 9981 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail on tonight's council agenda

High-speed rail will be back on the agenda of the Palo Alto City Council tonight as members are asked to update the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Skin in the game, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 35 comments | 9977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Palo Alto school administrator dies in scuba diving accident

Kathleen Meagher, a former teacher and administrator in the Palo Alto school district, died on Tuesday, Dec. 15, in a scuba...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 4, 2016 at 11:35 pm | 9 comments | 9975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford sued over worker's death

Denise De Lappe is suing Stanford University and fraternity Phi Kappa Psi for negligence after her son, a sanitation worker,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 19, 2013 at 1:42 am | 15 comments | 9962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood Alert: Water Service Interruption

Dear Neighbor: I wish to inform you of a situation affecting our home that could possibly affect your home as well. As...

Original post made by joel henner on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 17, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 12 comments | 9960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget cuts could hurt Palo Alto schools

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Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by JennieLyn, on Jan 22, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 85 comments | 9959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park residents build mini-farms in backyards

There's a growing network of Barron Park neighbors who are, in their own way, bringing back the farmland that once covered...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Susan Stansbury, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments | 9958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco begins 'revolutionary' film class with local high schoolers

Forty local high schoolers began on Sunday a nine-part special film class taught by famed actor and Palo Alto native James...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Local family, on Sep 21, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 9948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The kids aren't all right, but they'll be OK

The two minutes leading into the opening credits of Gia Coppola's atmospheric film adaptation of James Franco's short-story...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Other side of the tracks, on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 9936 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Cameron Turner, on Feb 3, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 66 comments | 9932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gives Gunn time for counseling reforms

A Gunn High School committee will have until early next year to develop long-term reforms to the school's guidance counseling...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 114 comments | 9927 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 | 9922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Ron Unz Leads Effort to Raise Minimum Wage in California

From today's NY Times Ron Unz, a Silicon Valley millionaire, rose to fame by promoting a ballot initiative that essentially...

Original post made by Fred on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 7, 2013 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 9920 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls claim league track titles

After both finished the dual-meet seasons with perfect records, the Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls had to back up those performances...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by LaVonna, on May 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 9919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion Solution: A Charter in Mountain View?

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Original post made by Language Lover/Give Peace a Chance on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 14, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 70 comments | 9907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anatomy of a Palo Alto High School cyberbullying incident

An anonymous gossip blog, known as "PA Gossip Girl," appeared on the social-media website Tumblr without warning on a Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Aug 19, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 9 comments | 9902 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 9900 Views
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