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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor describes research for North Korea book

In "The Orphan Master's Son," North Korea comes to life in the form of a fiction novel, a medium befitting the country's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Fox Ann Kerr , on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 5945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial sign installed

A 26-foot-tall sign for the new Grocery Outlet in south Palo Alto's Alma Village was erected this week, but one of its most...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 16, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 90 comments | 5944 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 12, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 5944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee calls for committee work on new elementary school

The Palo Alto school district's debate over the urgency to open a 13th elementary school, defined by years of delays in decision...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by JLS Mom, on Sep 30, 2014 at 12:13 am | 44 comments | 5941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor: Stanford, Palo Alto must make 'best efforts' on med center expansion

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:02 am | 62 comments | 5940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Project creep at City Hall

A project that was intended to be a renovation of the cramped conference room next to the City Council Chambers has somehow...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 33 comments | 5940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red-rosary-wearing teen was punched for wearing 'gang color'

A man who allegedly attacked an East Palo Alto teenager because the boy was wearing a red rosary and red shoes pleaded not...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 25, 2013 at 10:29 pm | 14 comments | 5940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reforms may demand change to Gunn 'bell schedule'

Gunn High School's daily "bell schedule" may have to change in 2014-2015 to make time in the school week for full delivery...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gunn parent of 3, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 46 comments | 5939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to ban vehicle dwelling

Palo Alto's emotional two-year debate over whether it should be illegal for people to sleep in vehicles could reach its conclusion...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 107 comments | 5937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suit threatened over city's car-camping ban

A group of Palo Alto attorneys is threatening to sue the city over a recently adopted ban on vehicle habitation, a law that...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Nov 20, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 49 comments | 5936 Views

SPORTS

Women's water polo, basketball, golf and swimming stock up on new talent

==B Signing Day == John Tanner announced five recruits who signed national letters of intent Wednesday to play women's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 5936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School principals ask for Callan's immediate resignation

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by curious, on Apr 28, 2007 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 5935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A space where creativity reigns

In a cluttered classroom at Cubberley Community Center last Friday afternoon, the sound of smooth jazz was playing in the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barack Obama, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 5933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T's sweeping antenna plan wins final OK

A contentious plan by AT&T to mount dozens of antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto cruised to the finish line Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatajoke, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:32 am | 23 comments | 5932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buena Vista conversion spurs school debate

When residents of Buena Vista Mobile Park paid a surprise visit to Palo Alto City Hall last fall to urge city officials to...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Greenacres, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 39 comments | 5930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district, PTA to hold 'student services fair'

Information about academic support, mental health services, recreation and volunteer activities will be available Thursday,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Sep 14, 2013 at 9:49 am | 18 comments | 5930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farming to return to The Farm

Stanford University plans to bring farming back to The Farm. The 4-acre farm is in some ways a by-product of the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by What would Leland want?, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 5930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 15, 2015 at 11:17 am | 49 comments | 5926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

Palo Alto officials are considering imposing new conditions, including an environmental study and additional "public benefits,"...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by J, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 69 comments | 5924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Troop Surge in Iraq will not help

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Original post made by BushBash on Apr. 1, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 14, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 85 comments | 5923 Views
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