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AROUND TOWN

New deal to keep CinéArts Theatre open for two years

Palo Alto's popular CinéArts theater will remain open for at least two more years, thanks to a new agreement between the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Feb 7, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 6456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How the community can save our schools

With its record-breaking number of merit scholars and outstanding SAT test scores, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by tunnel vision, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 28 comments | 6453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for 'gateway' building in downtown Palo Alto moves ahead

Palo Alto's latest downtown project seeks to accomplish two things: blend seamlessly into the bustling, tech-savvy environment...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:25 am | 42 comments | 6453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mod costumes help move Oscar Wilde play into swinging '60s

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Oscar fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 6452 Views

SPORTS

Murphy leaves Gunn, takes over girls' basketball team at SHP

After just one year as head coach of the Gunn girls' basketball program, Melanie Murphy is moving on. The move to her next...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Disappointed, on May 9, 2014 at 11:02 am | 11 comments | 6451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 6451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does a low voter turnout threaten democracy?

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by Jonathan, on Nov 24, 2006 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 6450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag era comes to an end in Palo Alto

For Palo Alto shoppers, the question "Paper or plastic?" officially becomes an anachronism Monday, as the city's new ban...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 32 comments | 6450 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three arrested in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto after May 8 shooting

Police have arrested three men on drug and weapons charges in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto after police searched two homes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mclovin903, on Jul 31, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 14 comments | 6449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Early 20th century artwork discovered in downtown building

What began as a seismic retrofit to ensure that a historic downtown building meets earthquake codes soon turned into "an...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by chris cotton, on May 5, 2015 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 6447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big turnout for 'environmental action' group

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Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by julie, on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:20 am | 42 comments | 6446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Office surge expected to continue in downtown Palo Alto

It's no secret that downtown Palo Alto is going through an office boom, a trend that has achieved a particular poignancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Resident , on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 43 comments | 6445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great Black and White Ball!

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Original post made by Grateful on Oct. 8, 2006
Last comment by NotCurious, on Oct 21, 2006 at 9:12 am | 7 comments | 6444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Key issues will drive policy through the seasons of 2014

The year will certainly be filled with surprises. Given how much unfinished business the council is carrying over from 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 6444 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google's back in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jul 14, 2007 at 11:42 pm | 12 comments | 6443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace Brutalist building sent back to drawing board

Love it or hate it, the Brutalist six-story building at 2600 El Camino Real is unlike any other in Palo Alto, a city better...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2016
Last comment by Untrustworthy developer, on Mar 17, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 28 comments | 6443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police officers defer $800,000 in raises

In a move that will save Palo Alto about $800,000 during bleak financial times, the city's police union has voted to defer...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not important, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 84 comments | 6442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Up next, Jay Paul

The massive building developer Jay Paul is proposing is likely to be the largest commercial office development ever built...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Just us sardines, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 6441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robber hits Midtown ice-cream shop

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Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Revolted, on Sep 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 84 comments | 6441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter

Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 22, 2014 at 8:06 am | 29 comments | 6440 Views
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