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New law to require suicide prevention training for psychologists

California has become the seventh state in the country to require that all licensed psychologists be trained in suicide risk...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Not needed, on Sep 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 8922 Views


'A momentous milestone': COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens up to kids ages 5-11

The availability of the shots for the younger children comes at a time when health officials have expressed concern of another...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8922 Views


Editorial: Getting out of cars

Ask any employer in Palo Alto, large or small, tech or restaurant, what its biggest business challenge is and you'll get...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by commuter, on Mar 14, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 28 comments | 8921 Views


SAT tutoring

My son, a Paly senior, is about to apply to college. He likes the CSUs (California State University). They are peculiar...

Original post made by PalyDad on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Apr 24, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 20 comments | 8921 Views


Wells Fargo robber arrested after shedding clothes

A wig-wearing woman who police said robbed a Wells Fargo bank on California Avenue on Wednesday afternoon before discarding...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by fuck, on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 11 comments | 8921 Views


FPPC closes case against Adrian Fine with a warning

Palo Alto City Councilman Adrian Fine will not face a penalty for failing to put his campaign's identification number on...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Just saying, on Mar 25, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 9 comments | 8920 Views


Peery Foundation grants $1 million for disability playground

The Peery Foundation will donate a $1 million matching grant to build a playground for disabled children and adults at Mitchell...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Apr 19, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 8919 Views


Woman arrested after spree of bank robberies

An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sylvia, on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 8919 Views


Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Egos Gratification, on Dec 3, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 27 comments | 8919 Views


Plan for new police headquarters cruises ahead

Two city-owned parking lots on Sherman Avenue would make way for Palo Alto's new police headquarters, a parking structure...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on Dec 17, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 20 comments | 8919 Views


Class is in session for Palo Alto's high schools

The hallways, classrooms and administrative offices of Palo Alto and Gunn high schools were abuzz on Monday for the first...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 14, 2018 at 1:46 am | 1 comment | 8917 Views


Living green involves values, not just Hollywood hype


Original post made by Nancy McGaraghan on Aug. 2, 2006
Last comment by Borat, on Nov 24, 2006 at 5:37 pm | 17 comments | 8916 Views


Palo Alto sued over plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against plastic bags faced its first legal challenge Tuesday, when a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jim Barbera, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 44 comments | 8915 Views


Around Town: COVID-19 survivor meets man who received her convalescent plasma

In the latest Around Town column, news about two COVID-19 survivors connected through a donation of convalescent plasma,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8915 Views


Editorial: The retail quandary

The retail health of Palo Alto's various commercial districts has ebbed and flowed over the decades, influenced by economic...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Suspicious, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:10 am | 8 comments | 8914 Views


Mountain View man arrested for prostitution ring

The FBI carried out search and arrest warrants across the Bay Area Wednesday, including at a residence on Houghton Street...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 8914 Views


Shop Talk: Doughnuts shops duel, happy feet get happier

Happy Donuts and L&L Hawaiian Barbecue go head-to-head on doughnut sales, Addison Antique closes and Happy Feet Foot Spa...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 22, 2015 at 10:56 am | 12 comments | 8913 Views


Around Town: Sister-city relationship grows stronger with $100K gift for student exchange program

In the latest Around Town column, news about a donation to support bonds between youth in Palo Alto and Japan, new leaders...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2021
Last comment by R. Cavendish, on Feb 24, 2021 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 8913 Views


Feature story: Going to school, with a difference

It's not easy for a teenager to be different, let alone stand up in front of a class at school to talk about it. But two...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Daryce Peterson, on May 28, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 11 comments | 8912 Views


Expelling students for sexual violence has been proposed before

A Stanford University student's call this week for more severe punishment by administrators of students found responsible...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:15 am | 13 comments | 8910 Views
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