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AROUND TOWN

Greg Brown mural in downtown Palo Alto restored

Artist Greg Brown performed restoration work over the weekend on "Man Pushing Cat in Stroller," his fanciful mural in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 31, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 25 comments | 7122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit settled, plane-crash victim looks to rebuild

The owner of an East Palo Alto day care center who lost her home and livelihood after a plane slammed into her house in February...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 5, 2013 at 7:34 am | 57 comments | 7121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power outage leaves roughly 1,700 customers in the dark

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without power Monday night due to an outage most likely caused by rainfall...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jan 10, 2018 at 3:16 am | 17 comments | 7121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joes Rumour

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Original post made by TJ Shopper on Oct. 4, 2006
Last comment by paly student, on Jan 16, 2007 at 6:48 pm | 13 comments | 7121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew

Palo Alto High School junior Angeline Chen was first exposed to "Star Trek: Voyager" at 10 months old. Little did she know...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:48 pm | 3 comments | 7121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Verizon tries again for Little League cell tower

The Palo Alto Little League is making a fourth attempt to welcome a cell tower at its ballpark on Middlefield Road, this...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by neighboramn, on Oct 7, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 66 comments | 7120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No quick fixes for Palo Alto's new 'parkland'

What was once a quarry that few in Palo Alto knew existed is now a quandary at the center of the city's debate about future...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 4, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 13 comments | 7120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may ask voters to help pay for new parks

Faced with a limited budget and nearly limitless ambitions for park improvements, Palo Alto officials are considering going...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by A Real Need, on Jun 9, 2017 at 9:20 am | 57 comments | 7120 Views

AROUND TOWN

New veterans' hotel breaks ground

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki on Friday (Sept. 16) recalled his own hospitalization from injuries he received...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ron Pauls, on Sep 18, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 6 comments | 7120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bioterrorism drill creates a 'race with death'

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 14, 2007 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 7119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local PTA gathers signatures for tax initiative

In book clubs and exercise groups across town, Palo Alto PTA volunteers are gathering signatures for a November income-tax...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:11 am | 27 comments | 7119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors brace for battle over Castilleja's growth plan

As Palo Alto prepares to hold its first public hearing next week on Castilleja School's ambitious plan to rebuild its campus,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Wolfy, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 41 comments | 7117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for man accused of killing officer Richard May

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Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by truelife, on Sep 21, 2008 at 5:41 am | 3 comments | 7117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legality of homeless "car camping"

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Original post made by Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 17 comments | 7117 Views

BOOKS

Webcast: Bad Blood: Book exposes Theranos' alleged fraud

Weekly journalists discuss a new book that unveils the alleged fraud by Theranos' former CEO Elizabeth Holmes and former...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2018 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 7116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to expand plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against plastic bags will significantly expand in the coming months as city officials plow forth with...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Seeker of Truth, on Jun 16, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 32 comments | 7115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why not expand Ohlone program?

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Original post made by Morgan Bricca on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Greer Road + Ohlone parent, on May 17, 2007 at 9:11 pm | 91 comments | 7115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gets creative with enrollment options

Confronting a looming shortage of classrooms in Palo Alto, Board of Education members, in a study session Thursday, began...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by RT, on May 3, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 26 comments | 7115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide survivors to speak on panel in Palo Alto Wednesday

Three parent-survivors of youth who have died by suicide and two young adult survivors of suicide attempts will share their...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Local Parent, on Nov 18, 2016 at 7:31 am | 10 comments | 7115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ousted superintendent violated harassment policy in comments about employees with children

An external investigation found that Gloria Hernandez-Goff, the ousted superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Gina Lied, on Mar 27, 2019 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 7114 Views
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