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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 | 4877 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 | 1835 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 | 4429 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 | 2963 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 | 2150 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 | 3379 Views

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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 | 2277 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. 2318 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. 2247 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. 4154 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 | 1842 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 | 1856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District worries about suicide 'cluster'

Concerned that the third known suicide in four months among Palo Alto adolescents could trigger another one, school district...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by andreas ramos, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 2705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bonuses Still "On"- No Structural Change for Palo Alto

8/20 memo from Keene to Managers & Professional Employees is below. - Managers & Professional Employees can still get...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cal, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 3240 Views

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Palo Alto school enrollment below projections

Palo Alto's 17 public schools open today with two new principals, one principal vacancy, a tight budget, sky-high expectations...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Grandma, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 12 comments | 2178 Views

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REAL ESTATE: Cowper Street home sells for $1.35 million

A house on Cowper Street in Palo Alto sold for $1,349,000 on Aug. 18, 2009. The house previously sold for $535,000 in September...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 25, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to cancel Garland re-opening

The Palo Alto school district is retreating from a plan to re-open Garland Elementary School, amid budget uncertainties and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jon S, on Aug 25, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 9 comments | 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

recent tragedy

My heart goes out to the family and friends of the young woman. As we soul search as a community to figure out how to...

Original post made by anne on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by anne a, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 1953 Views

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Facebook hiring 500 people

According to the Mercury-News, Facebook wants to hire 500 people "this year". Not sure if they mean the 2009 calendar year...

Original post made by Sarah on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans high-speed-rail workshop Sept. 12

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the High-Speed Rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Aug 25, 2009 at 8:17 am | 10 comments | 1985 Views
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