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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical Mandarin Immersion Presentation 12/12

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Original post made by Jamie Maltz on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by 897, 898, 899, 9000!, on Dec 18, 2006 at 2:21 pm | 69 comments | 8272 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 | 8264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigrant valley

In HBO's new series "Silicon Valley," filmed in and around Palo Alto, a group of techies live, work and breathe their next-big-thing...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 28 comments | 8259 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 16, 2012 at 10:01 am | 26 comments | 8257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford rewards walk-bike commuters with cash

Stanford University faculty and staff who walk or bike to work will now not only feel good about helping the environment,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on May 24, 2013 at 9:54 am | 31 comments | 8248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze at Arbor Real

A kitchen fire that started in a two-story apartment at Arbor Real in Palo Alto was kept from turning into a structure fire...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelly, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 8246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protests rock Paly over 're-enactment' plays

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2007
Last comment by edthecoolness, on Dec 22, 2007 at 12:03 pm | 184 comments | 8228 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man gets 18 months for real estate fraud

Richard Ferguson Tipton of Palo Alto received an 18-month federal prison sentence Monday for his part in a real estate investment...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 15 comments | 8222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Not your usual startups

They're atypical Palo Alto entrepreneurs. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/09/not-your-usual-startups...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, on May 10, 2014 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 8219 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Little League tries for cell tower again

A community meeting held Thursday by the Palo Alto Little League and Verizon Wireless over a proposed cell antenna at the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by John, on Apr 5, 2014 at 11:16 am | 40 comments | 8209 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 | 8209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Sequoia High

Sequoia High School students and staff were treated to a surprise visit by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 8208 Views

AROUND TOWN

What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

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Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by jennifer Espinoza, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 78 comments | 8197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tasers in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Nat on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by David E Zuskin, on Feb 3, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 38 comments | 8194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bitter fruit: An inside look at street vending

The strawberry vendors stand on street corners throughout Palo Alto, at busy intersections, outside shopping centers and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on Sep 18, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 97 comments | 8192 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to start a startup

Nine years ago, Sam Altman was a Stanford University computer science student. And then he dropped out to start a startup....

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Domad, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 8187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New proposal to treat city's waste takes aim at sewage

Palo Alto may still be years away from building a state-of-the-art facility to process local food waste and yard trimmings,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 8184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McKinsey cites EPA school operator as model

Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit group that operates two charter schools in East Palo Alto, Monday was singled out by the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 8182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar survey: 'benefits outweigh tradeoffs'

The benefits of recent changes to Palo Alto's school calendar outweigh the tradeoffs, high school students, parents and teachers...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 46 comments | 8182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police unveil social-media campaign against crime

The Palo Alto Police Department has launched a social-media campaign aimed at informing the public and fighting a recent...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:51 am | 18 comments | 8180 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
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The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 1,250 views

My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 1,233 views

The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 5 comments | 618 views