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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School child care provider pleads for financial help

Facing a financial crossroads, the Palo Alto nonprofit that provides subsidized after-school and child care services to more...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by PA Parent, on Feb 27, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 14 comments | 11244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Developer Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a local...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Linda DuPertuis, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 10 comments | 11243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Efforts to curb airplane noise leave Palo Alto leaders fuming

As the San Francisco International Airport explores new flights procedures for reducing airplane noise over Bay Area communities,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2022
Last comment by resident3, on Jul 13, 2022 at 8:53 am | 45 comments | 11242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tiffany at Stanford Shopping Center robbed

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by zztee, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:20 am | 30 comments | 11241 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's your definition of "Village"?

When I think of village, I think remote out of the way place with old houses with roses or ivy growing up the wall and thatched...

Original post made by Wondering on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 1, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 10 comments | 11241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to firm up renter protections

As rising rents continue to drive long-time residents out of Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to adopt new regulations...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by maguro_01, on Oct 14, 2017 at 7:28 am | 35 comments | 11239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed parking program a tough sell downtown

Palo Alto's residents and business owners rarely see eye to eye when it comes to downtown parking, but the city's latest...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by ken again, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 11237 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County hepatitis case linked to berries from Costco

A 22-year-old Santa Clara County woman is the first confirmed case of Hepatitis A linked to a multiple-state outbreak linked...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 19 comments | 11237 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education – and a giant sales pitch for all things Google – are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 11235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The brain detective

In the world of pathologists, Dr. Hannes Vogel of Stanford University Medical Center is a rarefied subset. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Brain Reality, on Mar 1, 2019 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 11235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council looks to upgrade to City Hall technology

Seeking to replace aged technology and further spruce up the City Council's main meeting room, Palo Alto is preparing to...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 3, 2018 at 11:34 pm | 28 comments | 11233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR to investigate Paly sex-assault cases

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will investigate two separate reports of sexual assault at Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Sep 7, 2017 at 10:47 am | 33 comments | 11231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford: treatment delays multiple sclerosis onset in mice

Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine discovered that blocking the expression of a single protein in...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lourdes Water, on May 13, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 11230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supporters, critics weigh in on superintendent pick

Those who have worked with Don Austin describe him as a confident, accessible and "tough" leader who has ample experience...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on May 25, 2018 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 11229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alarming data prompts East Palo Alto to consider smoking ban in apartments, condos

East Palo Alto is studying a possible ban on smoking in multiunit housing after a San Mateo County civil grand jury report...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 24, 2019 at 5:25 pm | 9 comments | 11227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook donates $20M for East Palo Alto affordable housing

Facebook announced on Friday that it is committing $20 million to help create badly needed affordable housing in East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 9, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 9 comments | 11226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto bans smoking at all parks

Palo Alto took its strongest stance to date against tobacco on Monday night, when the City Council swiftly passed a law that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Green&Clean, on May 16, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 40 comments | 11220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

EIR raises concerns about city's future

Earlier this month, Palo Alto unveiled a draft environmental study of various strategies for city growth. The 837-page state-mandated...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 44 comments | 11220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 36 comments | 11220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 4, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 33 comments | 11216 Views
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