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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA, USGS among agencies affected by shutdown

Several government operations, including some local branches, ground to a halt at midnight Monday after Congress failed to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:56 am | 12 comments | 7858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 7856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel to aid city in addressing housing shortage

Faced with state mandates and market pressures to build more housing, Palo Alto officials are considering a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by what about legalizing in-laws, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:04 am | 66 comments | 7855 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Undeck the halls

Now that Christmas is here, the next thing for residents to consider is what to do with their trees and holiday decor. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by David Moore, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 7855 Views

SPORTS

Enright named first team All-American in water polo

==BI Prep spotlight == Sacred Heart Prep grad Harrison Enright, an incoming freshman at Stanford, leads the list of local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Girls Water Polo Fan, on Aug 16, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 7854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford psychiatry department to host interactive parent-ed event

Staff from the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry will be leading an interactive event in Palo Alto next week to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 22 comments | 7850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by True Blue, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 5 comments | 7850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs Mandarin immersion program expansion

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday night that expanding an elementary school Mandarin immersion program to Jordan...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by concerned american, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 7848 Views

SPORTS

Stanford win in Big Game means big game in December

The Stanford football team received a pleasant surprise Saturday. In addition to beating visiting California, 63-13, in the...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by gambler, on Nov 23, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 7846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI report details Palo Alto home invasion, sexual assault cases

A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit related to the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman in March reveals new information...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Sep 2, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 7843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves pilfer electronics from Menlo Park church

A burglary and associated loss of about $12,900 has left the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. without...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Wendy Bieber, on Mar 16, 2011 at 6:27 am | 9 comments | 7841 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco father dies at age 63

James Franco's father lives in Palo Alto and died of a heart attack on Monday. He was executive director of Orchard Int'l...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Oct 1, 2011 at 10:43 am | 5 comments | 7841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anna Luskin's 'legacy' vision of her life

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Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Emma, on Nov 9, 2007 at 6:40 pm | 12 comments | 7839 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate increases projected for Palo Alto utilities

After a few years of holding steady, Palo Alto's utility bills are about to embark on an upward climb. According to the most...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 32 comments | 7838 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents complain about geese invasion at Mitchell Park

Honking and flapping, flocks of Canada geese fly each morning over Ken Allen's house in Adobe Meadow. But rather than go...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Oct 3, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 65 comments | 7838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearing officer hired for Buena Vista's proposed closure

With the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park up in the air, Palo Alto has selected a hearing officer to evaluate a recent...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 21 comments | 7837 Views

BOOKS

Splendor in the glass

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Original post made on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Vilma ES, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:03 am | 5 comments | 7835 Views

RESTAURANTS

Impossibly noisy restaurants -- what can be done

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Original post made by David Lieberman on Sep. 12, 2006
Last comment by Diner, on Apr 23, 2007 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 7833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Protesting ABAG's housing goals

Like many cities up and down the Peninsula, Palo Alto is struggling to find the best strategy for standing up to the unreasonable...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by lcurtis, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 65 comments | 7830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Feb 4, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 7829 Views
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