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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in Stanford sex-assault case

Just over a year since two Stanford University graduate students found former student and all-star swimmer Brock Turner on...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Eddy Thompson, on May 18, 2016 at 7:45 am | 9 comments | 10285 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 | 10285 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 Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 10275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholar shares research on Tinsley program

A scholar analyzed academic results of students in the Tinsley Voluntary Transfer Program. But she said the social outcomes...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Answer, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:56 pm | 75 comments | 10272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 10267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads toward health care reform

As medical costs continue to soar, Palo Alto officials are exploring ways to revamp the health care plans the city offers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by who cares, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 10264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juniors opt out of Smarter Balanced test

About 50 percent of the junior classes at both of Palo Alto's public high schools decided to opt out of the new Smarter Balanced...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gunn Junior, on May 4, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 48 comments | 10263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Postal worker taken to hospital after allegedly making threats

A postal worker was placed on a psychiatric hold at the East Bayshore Road post office in East Palo Alto early Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 11 comments | 10257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hogan gets his shot at Notre Dame after watching 2012 loss

Most of Kevin Hogan's relatives attended Notre Dame and Stanford's quarterback thought he might be going to South Bend too....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rad Chad , on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 10242 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 10241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Dog run snobs

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Original post made by Dog owner on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Merlinlove, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:57 am | 69 comments | 10240 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 | 10239 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 | 10238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order for flagging errors

An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Another Frontline Clinician, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:39 am | 15 comments | 10235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel: No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum '83, on Sep 21, 2015 at 11:53 pm | 84 comments | 10233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

pervert arrested near Seale Park

This story was widely reported yesterday, but the PA Weekly is surprisingly silent. The perp is Clark Duncan McElfresh and...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by bicycles races, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 10230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves downtown 'Gateway' building

Downtown Palo Alto will soon have a prominent new "gateway" building next to the Caltrain station, though the glassy new...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Watch the City Council, on May 19, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 10213 Views

BOOKS

Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 14, 2014 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 10206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The online college experience

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by just depends, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 10205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 10204 Views
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