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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's transportation chief resigns

Jaime Rodriguez, Palo Alto's chief transportation officer and the architect of the city's aggressive plan to build a wide...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 13, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 60 comments | 8422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine tips on how to turn a living room Zen

In today's hurried times, a home's living space is often the only, and quickest, escape from the stress of daily life, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Space, on Oct 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 8422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: Finding a voice, head to head

From "ego-crushing moments" to state championships, high school debaters take risks and earn confidence. ==B Photos and video...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Roy, on Feb 17, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 4 comments | 8420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools welcome better financial news

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday expressed relief at the first good financial news for the school district in years,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by PA Voter, on Dec 11, 2012 at 9:14 am | 79 comments | 8417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Construction firm threatens to take Palo Alto school district to trial

While Palo Alto High School students were finally able to make full use of a new classroom building and just-completed Media...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Don't donate to PiE, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 22 comments | 8417 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In Palo Alto, students consider impact of controversial Netflix series

In Palo Alto, a community ever-grappling with its recent history of youth suicide clusters, many students have been talking...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Buckstaff, on May 23, 2017 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 8415 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 | 8415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boyfriend arrested in Palo Alto arson death

Bulos Zumot, 36, the boyfriend of Jennifer Marie Schipsi, 29, was arrested at 5:35 p.m. at his downtown Palo Alto hookah...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 24, 2009 at 1:43 am | 68 comments | 8412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Mandarin losing its status as flavor of the month language?

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Original post made by Parent on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:53 pm | 134 comments | 8410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ed Shikada hired as Palo Alto's assistant city manager

Edward Shikada, a former transportation executive who spent nearly a decade in San Jose City Hall before resigning abruptly...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 24 comments | 8410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may sue state high-speed rail authority

Palo Alto community outrage and City Council skepticism will not stop the state agency in charge of the high-speed rail project...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:57 am | 171 comments | 8409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Legal costs soar as Palo Alto school board begins OCR lobbying

The Palo Alto school district spent more than $200,000 in the first seven months of 2014 in legal fees related to its cases...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:52 am | 57 comments | 8408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who Beats Obama in 2012. 1st GOP debate is in 6 weeks.

FCalled nefarious names by some parts of our society, often frustrating the left of his own party, the question arises: Who...

Original post made by Willy SM on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Aug 25, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 23 comments | 8408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents frustrated by repeated traffic violations in north Palo Alto

Residents of the Downtown North and Crescent Park neighborhoods in Palo Alto are calling on the city to better enforce 24/7...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:11 pm | 64 comments | 8407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Researchers find radioactivity in migratory tuna

More than a year after a tsunami in Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, researchers from Stanford and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alastair, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 8403 Views

AROUND TOWN

A singing tradition

It's a Friday evening on the Stanford campus, and as the sun sinks behind the Dish, the members of one student choral ensemble...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 8403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Multifaith Voices for Peace And Justice Joins National Religious Campaign Against Torture

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Original post made by Craig Wiesner on Jun. 5, 2006
Last comment by Jean E. Barker, on Jun 14, 2006 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 8402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge Persky: Why you need to resign

A lifelong Palo Alto resident pens a letter to Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, calling his months-long...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 6, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 52 comments | 8402 Views

BOOKS

Book Review: A Cuban redemption story

Stanford University law professor Paul Goldstein thinks that "if you scratch any of the lawyer heroes in contemporary fiction...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by It IS fiction, after all, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 8399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The push for 27 University

If you're confused by the process by which the City Council is considering a massive commercial office project put forth...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:40 pm | 51 comments | 8397 Views
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