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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford admits 748 early applicants

Stanford University sent acceptance letters Friday to 748 high school students who sought admission to the class of 2018...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by another pov, on Dec 30, 2013 at 9:18 am | 14 comments | 11389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 11386 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to overhaul parking programs

To address long-simmering frustrations of Palo Alto residents and workers, city leaders are aiming to accelerate reform of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Commuter, on Jul 15, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 24 comments | 11376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford pediatrician arrested for allegedly meeting a minor for sex

A Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford physician has been arrested for allegedly attempting to lure a girl to a location...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Feb 10, 2021 at 11:34 pm | 6 comments | 11376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unveils new criteria and system for countywide reopenings

A color-coded, four-level tier system will replace the state's COVID-19 watchlist in an effort to create a "more stringent,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Sep 1, 2020 at 10:10 pm | 9 comments | 11376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the Palo Alto school board candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Briones Parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 11376 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto City Council race. With five seats open, 12 candidates are making their bids: Wayne...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 11376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 46 comments | 11375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 16, 2012 at 10:01 am | 17 comments | 11373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Katsy Swan: The Midpeninsula's garden designer

Katsy Swan traces her love of flower arranging and gardening back to her years at the University of Kentucky, where botany...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Community Volunteer, on May 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 11373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members take aim at solo drivers

Faced with a glut of cars and parking that's spilling into downtown neighborhoods, four Palo Alto City Council members have...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by jb, on Sep 17, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 82 comments | 11370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protracted lawsuit against Stanford Blood Bank ends

A five-year legal battle between Stanford Blood Bank and a man who claims he developed a severe infection as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by 10 Gallon hat, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 11370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents appeal AT&T antenna plan

AT&T's plan to install 19 antennas on utility poles throughout Palo Alto will have to undergo an additional review after...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 58 comments | 11367 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA opens newest development at ceremony

Officials at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System will officially open its newest development, the Mental Health...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 22, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 11367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton , on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 11366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Petition filed to allow Palo Alto pot dispensaries

A former adviser to late President Ronald Reagan has filed a notice with the City of Palo Alto to circulate a ballot-initiative...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Benjamin Horbowy , on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:21 am | 46 comments | 11365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tall Tree awardees unveiled

Five dedicated individuals and organizations that have focused on social causes, mental-health issues, sustainability, workplace...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2018
Last comment by William Hall, on Apr 9, 2018 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 11365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 63 comments | 11364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of science

Last month, in what is being called a "re-imagining of the humanities," Stanford University announced the creation of two...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julian, on Apr 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 11364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two caregivers sentenced for $171,256 elder fraud

Two East Palo Alto women were sentenced Thursday to 11 months in jail and 5 years probation for defrauding an 82-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Treal Talk, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 16 comments | 11364 Views
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