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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 22, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 18 comments | 7346 Views

AROUND TOWN

McMansions!

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Original post made by gordon on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by Terry, on Sep 22, 2007 at 4:29 pm | 67 comments | 7346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by GunnJunior, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 26 comments | 7345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nonprofit poised to run Palo Alto animal shelter next year

A Redwood City-based nonprofit could take over management of the Palo Alto Animal Shelter as soon as next January, city staff...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Dany, on Oct 11, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 7344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget takes aim at pension costs in Palo Alto

Alarmed by rising pension costs, Palo Alto’s elected leaders took a highly unusual move Monday night when they passed an...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by spending spree, on Jul 5, 2018 at 11:00 pm | 31 comments | 7344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders rebuff queries by 'Dr. Phil'

Palo Alto school and city officials have rebuffed efforts by a producer for the "Dr. Phil" TV show to gather Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:16 am | 90 comments | 7344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catalytic-converter thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters on the Peninsula and three thefts were reported in Palo Alto Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lenehey, on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:01 am | 31 comments | 7343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scott Carey, former Palo Alto mayor, dies at 82

Scott T. Carey, a former Palo Alto mayor and a well-known figure in Silicon Valley real estate, died on Aug. 11 at his home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Aug 18, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 7343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rally for Healthcare in Sacto with Michael Moore!

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Original post made by Anne on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 11, 2007 at 12:32 am | 79 comments | 7342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

Efforts aimed at reducing aircraft noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside were dealt a setback recently...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by jim, on Jan 16, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 7342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>A GROWING FAMILY ...</B> After more than 16 months at the <B>Palo Alto Animal Shelter</B>, <B>Becca</B>, a pit bull...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2018
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BOOKS

When the "staff of life" makes you sick

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Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by colette, on Jul 6, 2007 at 6:18 am | 1 comment | 7339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Workers put final touches on Gunn's new 'Miranda Drop-Off'

Drivers dropping off and picking up students at Gunn High School will have a new access point to campus by the time school...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 18, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 15 comments | 7338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man booked after alleged south Palo Alto crime spree

A man who allegedly used a bright blue bike as part of short crime spree in south Palo Alto on Thursday evening was arrested...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Feb 21, 2016 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 7338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to revive -- and revise -- contentious zoning tool

After more than a year of hibernation, Palo Alto's most controversial zoning process is preparing to roar back to life. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by imby, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:13 am | 37 comments | 7337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigating incident at Palo Alto mobile home park, where man was found mortally injured

A resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto was found mortally wounded on Monday evening, prompting police to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Palo 94306, on Jun 27, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 7337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Verde

In 1948, Joseph Eichler sought to build modern middle-class houses for the massive post-World War II rush to suburbia. The...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Unfair meadow, on Feb 19, 2013 at 2:25 pm | 5 comments | 7336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Egg Fight/Vandalism at Mitchell Park

THis morning Mitchell Park was a total mess, with eggs splattered everywhere and empty egg cartons littering the landscape....

Original post made by Sandy on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by SteveU, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:14 am | 102 comments | 7336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto woman killed in hit-and-run in San Jose

A woman killed in a hit-and-run collision early Wednesday morning in San Jose has been identified as 22-year-old Alexandra...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 7336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store

It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 10:20 am | 35 comments | 7335 Views
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