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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Up for debate: Palo Alto nonprofit empowers students to have a voice

On a recent Thursday evening at Eastside College Preparatory School, 13 students' heads are bent intently over desks as a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 7366 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 | 7365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mental Illness Ignored by Santa Clara County

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Original post made by Periwinkle on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Sep 27, 2006 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 7364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools parcel tax poised to pass

With a wide margin of 77 percent "yes" votes and 87 percent of ballots counted, Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A looks...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Wo Nellie, on May 7, 2015 at 5:40 pm | 82 comments | 7364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto stocks sandbags, prepares for storm

Palo Alto is bracing for a weekend of heavy rain by stocking the sandbag stations at Rinconada and Mitchell parks and at...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 18, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 7362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man apologizes, pleads guilty for 1988 murder

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 18, 2010 at 7:53 am | 28 comments | 7360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View's Milk Pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 1 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by margaret brown, on Jul 14, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 17 comments | 7359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City man arrested for alleged gang shooting of East Palo Alto man

An arrest has been made for the alleged gang shooting of an East Palo Alto man that took place on May 8, the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 7359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: strong link between sugar, diabetes

Researchers have thought for years that eating too much of any food can cause weight gain and predispose people to diabetes....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by Good point, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 25 comments | 7359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tension grows between City Council, planning commission

In theory, the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission serves at the pleasure of the City Council. In practice,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by About Time, on Dec 4, 2015 at 10:22 am | 68 comments | 7358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Agents seize $7 million in heroin in East Palo Alto

The largest heroin bust ever in San Mateo County occurred Tuesday in East Palo Alto when agents from the California Bureau...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Y, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 31 comments | 7358 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County prepares for major housing boom

Santa Clara County is moving quickly on a strategy to build thousands of new homes for the county's low-income and homeless...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 2, 2017 at 9:30 am | 60 comments | 7357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike Share's expansion plan leaves Palo Alto behind

As the Bay Area's fledgling bike-share program prepares for a colossal regional expansion, its presence in Palo Alto may...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 41 comments | 7357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hiker rescued after fall down trail at Foothills Park in Palo Alto

An 85-year-old hiker was rescued after she slipped off a trail and went about 50 feet down to an embankment at Foothills...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 14 comments | 7354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley tech execs: Surveillance threatens digital economy

Giving dire warnings that federal surveillance programs are crippling the U.S. digital economy and business opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Larry, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 7354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names

Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Way out of hand, on Feb 15, 2016 at 8:49 am | 58 comments | 7352 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A century of peacemaking

For more than a century, the members of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) have worked dutifully...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Jan 7, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 7352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree disparity grows between north and south Palo Alto

Grass may always be greener on the other side, but when it comes to street trees it's the north side of Palo Alto that actually...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by M.Bieder, on Jul 8, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 51 comments | 7350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shop Talk

Midtown Philz Coffee gets a makeover, a new shade and window treatment store opens in downtown Palo Alto, and the San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 7350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of accident, a call for forum on seniors and driving safety

A Palo Alto geriatric social worker hopes to organize a community forum on driving safety and the area's growing population...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Not again, on Aug 2, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 45 comments | 7348 Views
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Cherries and Berries
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