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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman reportedly sexually harassed in park

Police in Palo Alto are investigating an incident in which a woman reported being harassed and groped as she sat in a park...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by wow, on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 21 comments | 5870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto will wait on 13th elementary decision

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Original post made on Jun. 21, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 30, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 94 comments | 5866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 10, 2015 at 2:01 pm | 67 comments | 5864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With revenues up, city looks to beef up workforce

Riding the wave of a booming economy, City Manager James Keene on Tuesday unveiled a proposed budget for the coming year...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Build a public safety building, on May 14, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 53 comments | 5862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco's "Palo Alto": Are things really this awful?

I recently read through some of James Franco's collection of short stories, "Palo Alto". He grew up in Palo Alto and all...

Original post made by Adobe on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Ajiax, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:44 am | 27 comments | 5862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Allows Cyber-Hate at Paly & Gunn

100+ students at Paly and Gunn participated in an "I Hate x" Facebook group directed at a fellow student. And despite a...

Original post made by PA Dad on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:17 am | 71 comments | 5859 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue sculpture concept unveiled

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Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 86 comments | 5858 Views

AROUND TOWN

SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip'

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Terry, on Sep 27, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 5858 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 | 5857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Illusions Dance Club for Under 18 year olds

I'm wondering what people's experiences have been with the dances at Illusions (on Calif. Ave.) for under 18-year olds. ...

Original post made by Maureen Roddy on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Deborah Norman, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:51 am | 18 comments | 5857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 5855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill investors sue firm over millions

Palo Alto-based property manager Page Mill Properties committed securities fraud, misled its investors and engaged in an...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by JC, on Apr 10, 2010 at 8:24 am | 15 comments | 5854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford swimmer faces felony sex-assault charges

A Stanford University freshman is facing five felony sexual-assault charges, including rape of an unconscious woman and rape...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Anne, on Jan 31, 2015 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 5853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will the bike underpass in south Palo Alto re-open? never?

The bike underpass just north of San Antonio road has been closed for nearly a year. Why? The road above (HWY 101) is not...

Original post made by Willem on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by well actually, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 5849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's free wireless network to shut down

In May 2008, the WiFi101 network went live in East Palo Alto to bridge the "digital divide" separating residents from the...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:22 am | 10 comments | 5848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parisian nail salon to replace Fresh Market

A chain of organic nail salons that has taken Paris by storm will be moving into the space recently vacated by Fresh Market...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Zoe Barnes, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 34 comments | 5847 Views

MOVIES

Oscars 2008 -- Share your thoughts

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 28, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 16 comments | 5847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flaws in school-improvement planning process jeopardize outcomes

In these difficult economic times, our Palo Alto Unified School District is in the enviable position of having $378 million...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 80 comments | 5846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto residents protest sale of apartments

As Wells Fargo prepares to unload its huge apartment portfolio in East Palo Alto, city residents, officials and tenant activists...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 18 comments | 5846 Views

MOVIES

Review- Hypothesis

The World Premiere of Hypothesis will be at the upcoming 6th Annual 9/11 Truth Film Festival to be held at the Grand Lake...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Brian Good, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 68 comments | 5846 Views
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