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AROUND TOWN

Nine tips on how to turn a living room Zen

In today's hurried times, a home's living space is often the only, and quickest, escape from the stress of daily life, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Space, on Oct 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 11279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water Board, on Apr 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 92 comments | 11278 Views

BOOKS

Opinion: What most environmentalists don't know can hurt us

Global warming is a serious issue and environmentalists are trying their best to be helpful. But good intentions do not automatically...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2021 at 9:12 am | 18 comments | 11278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Hendrickson for judge

Veteran Santa Clara County prosecutor Cindy Hendrickson's extensive experience in the criminal court system makes her an...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by George, on May 29, 2018 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 11277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto holds grand opening of Mitchell Park Library

Droves of Palo Alto residents turned out Dec. 6 for the grand opening of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center and...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Well., on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 34 comments | 11277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands its control over Baylands

Palo Alto's effort to expand and restore the sprawling marshlands on the city's eastern fringes will hit a milestone next...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Oldster, on Jun 6, 2017 at 10:42 am | 25 comments | 11276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In the shadow of deportation

The rumors of ICE deportations - and how quickly they spread - point to a population of immigrants who are not only afraid...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 23, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 57 comments | 11275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing his own

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Original post made on Jul. 15, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 16, 2007 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 11274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chunk of concrete falls from historic building

A concrete cornice from an ornate historic Palo Alto building fell to the pavement on busy University Avenue over the weekend,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, on Aug 11, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 11273 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A rare anti-socialist film getting raves in Europe

"The Ditch" appears to have some hope of getting serious recognition in Venice. It is about a socialist reeducation camp...

Original post made by Gary on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gary's back, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:30 am | 48 comments | 11270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly removes James Franco artwork following sex-misconduct allegations

Palo Alto High School has painted over a mural and plans to remove other campus artwork by alumnus and actor James Franco...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Yuri, on Feb 28, 2018 at 6:34 am | 93 comments | 11269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Living 6 feet apart: Here's what Midpeninsula residents are taking away from a year of life in a pandemic

One year in, locals share their experiences of life under the COVID-19 pandemic and takeaways from this unprecedented, and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Mar 20, 2021 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 11268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto boys open old-school arcade

Almost every Saturday, a garage in the Leland Manor neighborhood transforms into old-school arcade, filled with classic...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 11268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Push to honor Fred Yamamoto continues

Palo Altan Fred Yamamoto, who fought and died in WWII, did not get a Palo Alto middle school named after him last week, but...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by dejiii, on Apr 5, 2018 at 9:06 am | 40 comments | 11267 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation into Garth Li's death

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Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Aug. 1, 2006
Last comment by ex gunn student, on May 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 14 comments | 11267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inspired by protests, Palo Alto promises to reform -- but not defund -- police

Spurred by a public outcry for social justice and police reform, the Palo Alto City Council vowed on Monday night to improve...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2020
Last comment by workingclassstiff, on Jun 27, 2020 at 10:46 pm | 56 comments | 11266 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girl pins down a rare double in same season

Gunn High sophomore Cadence Lee has more decisions to make than most high school athletes, especially when it comes to practice....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by E, on Jan 13, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 11266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE RIGHT REMEDY ...</B> Visitors at<B>MayView Palo Alto</B> clinic will notice major renovations and expanded onsite...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Fr0hickey, on Oct 12, 2021 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 11264 Views

AROUND TOWN

New plan would refurbish, partially demolish Nut House building

A California Avenue building that for decades housed the Antonio's Nut House bar would be partially demolished, reconstructed...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by All Along the Watchtower, on Jan 8, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 18 comments | 11264 Views

RESTAURANTS

To rescue restaurants, this new campaign asks people to pledge to spend $25 per week on takeout

Restaurant Rescue hopes it will help bolster Palo Alto and East Palo Alto eateries that have suffered losses during the COVID-19...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2021
Last comment by MM, on Feb 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 11264 Views
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