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Palo Alto Story Project: Geri McGilvray

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Story Project: Kids' Corner

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Jill Rakestraw

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks updates on Everyday Math

With a controversial new elementary math textbook in Palo Alto classrooms this fall, school board members are looking for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 2165 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Council meetings at City Hall Monday night. 7pm

I have an Idea. The P.A online does not like so much? There is a TV in the loby of City Hall. Lets meet in the loby during...

Original post made by fireman on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 28, 2009 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto STAR test results above average

Palo Alto students score above state levels of proficiency in math and English-language arts tests and show general increases...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 27, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 76 comments | 4269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain calls for community-wide mental health effort

Caltrain and police boost track security, but warn that addressing mental health community-wide is the underlying challenge...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 27, 2009 at 5:55 am | 23 comments | 2034 Views

RESTAURANTS

Have to say something about my favorite place

One day many years ago I am my ex were walking up and down California street looking for a place to eat. We settled on...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 5 comments | 3677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs off on re-opening Garland

In a tortured effort to balance fiscal fears with uncertain enrollment growth projections, the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 11 comments | 4610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park tried to land Tesla headquarters

When Tesla Motors announced Aug. 18 that it plans to relocate its headquarters from San Carlos to Palo Alto later this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

JJ&F agreement details released

After five years of negotiations and public meetings, a developer's proposal to build offices and apartments next to an expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 26, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 20 comments | 4347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students challenged to pack 'zero waste' school lunches

Baggies are out. Cloth napkins are in. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11455...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 2915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Meeting today to discuss 'predator' homecoming

Police and elected officials in East Palo Alto are holding a community meeting tonight to give residents details about a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 26, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner's office releases name of Caltrain victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a Caltrain late Friday night,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by hcc2009, on Aug 26, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 100 comments | 3314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catrina was active, honest, private, friend says

The death of Catrina Holmes has evoked scores of recollections and condolence messages posted on Twitter and Facebook social-networking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 2220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wing returns to gymnastics program

Lindsay Wing represents the Stanford tradition of great women's gymnasts. She has the opportunity to help the Cardinal maintain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three Stanford golfers are in at U.S. Amateur

Stanford golfers Steve Ziegler and David Chung and Stanford grad Dodge Kemmer made the cut at the U.S. Amateur Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2199 Views

BOOKS

Press earns Pac-10's weekly award

Stanford junior forward Christen Press was named Pac-10 women's soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday. Press earned the honor...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3864 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Put more speed limited sign in Fabin Way &W. Bay Shore RD

Speed limited is 25MPH. However, motorists and some truck drivers are very rush. Should put more Speed limit signs there....

Original post made by Jim on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 1818 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cracking down on hands-free cell phone law

The California Highway Patrol today is conducting the second zero-tolerance enforcement this month of the state's hands-free...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments | 1822 Views
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