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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Peninsula police respond to smash-and-grab crimes

The police call them "window-smash burglaries." In Palo Alto this summer, there have been about 70 such crimes, in which...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Janie, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:39 am | 23 comments | 5572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killed cyclist identified as Rodney Smith of Portola Valley

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Original post made on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Joe Schmoe, on Mar 1, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 26 comments | 5571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mental Illness Ignored by Santa Clara County

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Original post made by Periwinkle on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Sep 27, 2006 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 5570 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Grullense, anyone?

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Original post made on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by not good food, on Jul 19, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 6 comments | 5567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by srimoyee, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 17 comments | 5566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Town: More about Town Square

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by one more vote for slashdot.org, on Jul 15, 2007 at 6:22 pm | 78 comments | 5558 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza redux

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Original post made by Not so fast on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on May 15, 2007 at 10:28 am | 80 comments | 5556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford student sentenced for 'cyber stalking'

A former Stanford University student was sentenced to four months in county jail after she pleaded no contest to hacking...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by FACT CHECKER, 3 hours ago | 16 comments | 5550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rental Housing, Prop 13, and School Funding

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Original post made by Prop 13 Victim on Jun. 28, 2006
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Jun 30, 2006 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 5547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by in the know, on May 16, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 18 comments | 5542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any satisfied DirectBuyer out there?

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Original post made by Dissatisfied on Aug. 15, 2006
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jan 2, 2008 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 5541 Views

MOVIES

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Los Altos

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Original post made by Marcus Libkind on Feb. 20, 2007
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents fight burglaries with lights, cameras, action

Many Palo Alto neighborhoods are organizing in ways they have not since the rise of Neighborhood Watch programs in the 1980s,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dogs that bark, on Oct 27, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 19 comments | 5539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys that teach

Forget the Xboxes and the Wiis. Building toys — from Lego sets to tiny robots that light up — have always been...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by opus, on Dec 24, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 5537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job

Hearing a knock at the Motel 6 door, a prostitute wearing a black catsuit answered, $20 bills stashed in her cleavage. In...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by dano, on Apr 9, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 52 comments | 5537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 5536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools loosen purse strings after property-tax revenue jumps

Palo Alto school officials are loosening the purse strings for the first time in years as a booming real-estate market has...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 22 comments | 5534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After seven years, Alma Plaza has a grocery store

Michael "Miki" Werness gestured to the stretch of empty, black countertops in the middle of the produce section at Miki's...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by April Fool, on Mar 25, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 71 comments | 5531 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Altans work to fix 'food desert'

East Palo Alto has been labeled a "food desert" — a populated area where there is minimal access to healthy, affordable...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Evelia, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 5528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student pleads not guilty after fatal crash

A Stanford Graduate School of Business student today pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges related to a fatal wrong-way...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mikey Palo Alto, on Nov 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 13 comments | 5526 Views
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