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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education – and a giant sales pitch for all things Google – are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by RW, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:41 pm | 13 comments | 5495 Views

SPORTS

Astro Turf/Higher fences needed on El Camino

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Original post made by Mayfield child on Aug. 25, 2006
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:03 pm | 14 comments | 5492 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 | 5488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain priest was former Saint Francis High School chaplain

Saint Francis High School and its alumni are mourning the death of their former chaplain, Rev. Eric Freed, after his body...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Atheist, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 5487 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 | 5483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs Off Leash in our Parks

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Original post made by Carol on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Fido, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:41 pm | 22 comments | 5483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City treads cautiously against 'Citizens United'

The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to loosen up campaign-finance restrictions for corporations won't win any popularity...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by wmartin46, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:53 am | 24 comments | 5481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price walks fine line in supporting high-speed-rail brief

Palo Alto may be one of the staunchest opponents of California's controversial high-speed rail system, but one council member...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 16, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 47 comments | 5479 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 | 5478 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 | 5476 Views

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 | 5473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FYI - Mandarin Immersion back on the School Board Agenda

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Apr. 28, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2007 at 7:55 pm | 61 comments | 5473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 5472 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 | 5472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom needs PAMF primary care physician recommendations for 16-year-old son w/ ADHD

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Original post made by Mom on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Gigi, on Oct 20, 2009 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 5468 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police detonate suspicious package in Palo Alto

A suspicious device found on a residential lawn in Palo Alto Friday, Aug. 17, was at first suspected of being an acid bomb...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 21, 2012 at 8:23 am | 66 comments | 5468 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blue Chalk Cafe quietly shuts down

After 15 years in business, the Blue Chalk Cafe on University Ave. quietly goes out of business. Article in the Mercury-News:...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 31, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 5467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For all who think global warming isn't a local issue . . .

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Original post made by PA resident on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by jesus, on Apr 18, 2007 at 6:31 am | 67 comments | 5467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Montecito crash 'made everybody's life terrible'

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by K., on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:56 am | 59 comments | 5466 Views

MOVIES

The accidental tourist

Maria Vaccaro appears to have that enviable European ease with languages. Her dark eyes animated, she slips quickly from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Danielle Lapp, on Nov 17, 2008 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 5461 Views
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