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AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Where have all the flowers gone?, on May 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 3 comments | 8291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power briefly shut down for 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers in effort to protect state grid

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers were briefly without power Tuesday evening in response to a state energy emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Peter Venkman, on Sep 8, 2022 at 2:13 am | 36 comments | 8291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after opening wrong car door

There can sometimes be good surprises at 2:30 a.m., but on March 31, Curtis Edward Jordan Jr. did not get one of them. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 8290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firefighters' overtime costs soar

Palo Alto's firefighters have already used up more than 150 percent of their overtime budget for fiscal year 2009-2010 --...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:50 am | 89 comments | 8289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill program opens doors for more than its students

The desk was covered with deceptively simple items: thick, easy-to-grasp silicone stands that hold toothbrushes, bright red...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Kristi, on Jan 11, 2016 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 8289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 8288 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T plans Wi-Fi test for downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto could soon have a Wi-Fi network as part of two pilot wireless programs planned by AT&T Mobility, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 28 comments | 8288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The MI process is now a farce

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Jan. 6, 2007
Last comment by Lorraine, on Jan 9, 2007 at 12:40 pm | 27 comments | 8287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 8287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table

After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PAmom33, on May 22, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 66 comments | 8287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: The Oasis to shutter March 7

The Oasis, perhaps the oldest eating establishment in Menlo Park, will close permanently March 7 after 60 years of business,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 25, 2018 at 9:58 pm | 18 comments | 8287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosthetic racing leg stolen from Paralympic hopeful, Gunn grad

The specialized prosthetic leg that Ranjit Steiner, a 2009 Gunn High School graduate, was counting on to carry him to a Paralympic...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by SF Transplant, on Mar 6, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 5 comments | 8286 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

African Methodist Episcopal members mourn in aftermath of Charleston killings

The killing of nine African American churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday has sent shock...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 22, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 20 comments | 8286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christopher Dawes of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford to retire

Christopher Dawes has announced his retirement as president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2018
Last comment by Former Unit Clerk, on Mar 21, 2018 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 8286 Views

MOVIES

Stanford Dish fire caused by bird that struck power line

A bird that flew into a power line sparked a grass fire at the Stanford Dish Tuesday night that threatened a structure and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 24, 2017 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 8286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto earns 'D' in service to minority students

For the second year in a row the Palo Alto school district has earned low grades from a group that evaluates how well California's...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:08 am | 102 comments | 8285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Celebrities inspire local company, students with inspirational messages over Zoom, Instagram

In the latest Around Town column, news about celebrities surprising locals with motivational messages through online portals...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8285 Views

RESTAURANTS

Re-energized and relocated

In college (OK, it's been a few years) I survived on frozen Swanson Chicken Pot Pies. My local grocery store often had them...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by r morgan, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 8285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second suspect in armed robbery at Fry's Electronics arrested

A Hayward man who allegedly committed an armed robbery at Fry's Electronics in late January, stealing gaming consoles, has...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 8284 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford student dies in Hayward motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist who died in a crash late last month in Hayward was released Sunday by the Alameda County coroner's office...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Duly Noted, on Mar 7, 2017 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 8284 Views
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