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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 | 11332 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 | 11331 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 | 11330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Turning lives around

Plastered in bold letters on the wall of the welcome center of the Menlo Park Veterans Affairs (VA) complex — a sprawling...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Volunteer, on Sep 16, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 11327 Views

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 | 11322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution questions integrity of witness in Turner trial

The testimony of an expert witness, who asserted that someone who is black-out drunk can still make "voluntary decisions,"...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Mar 23, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 11321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police sergeant involved in forceful Buena Vista arrest no longer employed in city

Wayne Benitez, the police sergeant who was captured by a surveillance camera slamming a man onto a car hood during a 2018...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Harvard, on Oct 20, 2019 at 9:21 pm | 14 comments | 11321 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 | 11317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher pleads no contest to sexual battery of student

A former Palo Alto High School science teacher arrested last summer for committing sex crimes against a minor on campus has...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Adult with perspective, on Mar 21, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 11317 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 | 11317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Prime for housing? College Terrace apartment plan targets 'moderate' earners

A residential block in the College Terrace neighborhood could become the site of a 24-unit apartment building under a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by mjh, on Feb 5, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 39 comments | 11316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Diversity in Palo Alto Schools: Merit and Demerits

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Original post made by John on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by nancy, on Jun 30, 2007 at 8:07 pm | 137 comments | 11315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer

Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2014 at 7:44 am | 47 comments | 11311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford scheduling proposal draws student ire

To address an abundance of student scheduling conflicts, Stanford University is considering a plan to spread out its class...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:02 am | 26 comments | 11311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident group petitions city for housing

A coaltion of Palo Alto residents, including eight former mayors, is petitioning the City Council to fix the city's affordable-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike-Crescent Park, on Mar 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 110 comments | 11306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 14, 2016 at 10:12 am | 30 comments | 11305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Departure of Fry's Electronics leaves Palo Alto with a zoning dilemma

The City Council has a rare opportunity to exercise some power over the future of 340 Portage Ave. site for potential housing...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2021
Last comment by Clifton DePaul, on Jun 14, 2021 at 3:44 pm | 7 comments | 11305 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue redesign stalled by lawsuits

Palo Alto's ambitious quest to turn California Avenue into the next University Avenue or Mountain View's Castro Street is...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Evan Thomas, on May 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 94 comments | 11305 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 | 11299 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 | 11296 Views
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