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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime, and the learning is fun

More than 2,000 students have been pursuing enrichment, remedial or skill-building this summer on four Palo Alto campuses....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ohlone Family, on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires its first budget czar

Palo Alto has hired its first director of the new Office of Management and Budget, the latest addition to the city's expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Blvd crash spurs $17 million claim with Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:54 am | 59 comments | 21012 Views

BOOKS

Regret me not

From embroidered toilet paper to "Christmas nativity meerkats," Etsy.com is full of intriguing items. Some such creations,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by vale vortex, on Jul 7, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 11 comments | 3154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freedom isn't free

http://t.now.msn.com/freedom-isnt-free-and-this-moving-video-with-ronald-reagan-tells-us-why Reagan, as a truly great...

Original post made by Gary on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Jul 7, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly names district communication coordinator

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Kevin Skelly has hired the former public information officer of the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 7, 2013 at 5:34 am | 38 comments | 1852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SFO plane crash kills two, dozens injured

A Boeing 777 aircraft crashed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday morning, killing at least...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 544 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should I do with a broken microwave oven?

I can't find any info on the City of Palo Alto website or google. Is this recyclable? I hate to just put it in the trash.......

Original post made by recycler on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 6, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man struck, killed by train at Atherton station

A man was struck and killed this morning by a train at the Atherton station, Caltrain has confirmed. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do our leaders live?

It is fair to ask where our various city leaders live, by neighborhood. By this, I mean council members and various board...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:30 am | 49 comments | 1273 Views

SPORTS

Appel to make his professional debut on Friday with Tri-City

Stanford grad Mark Appel is expected to make his highly-anticipated professional debut with the Single-A Tri-City ValleyCats...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Jul 6, 2013 at 4:02 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

SPORTS

Atherton teen travels far and wide for a tennis experience

Catherine Carton Bellis has yet to play a lick of high school tennis and the Atherton teenager is still considered one of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Chris Johnson, on Jul 5, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Arrillaga gift to Stanford tops all others

Stanford University today announced a new gift of $151 million from Silicon Valley landowner and developer John Arrillaga,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 35 comments | 1905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many like it hot at Palo Alto's July Fourth chili cook-off

Thursday's sizzling heat did not prevent thousands from flocking to Mitchell Park for Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by KP, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 738 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible road rage turns into shooting

A 32-year-old man was shot in the face in the early hours of July 5 in what police said was a possible road-rage incident....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stretch, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (July 6-7)

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 621 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Embarcadero Road gas station robbed at gunpoint

A Shell station on Embarcadero Road was robbed Tuesday morning by a hooded man who police said wore a handkerchief mask and...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 29 comments | 4874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please Don't Kick it Away

The following was written in response to the announcement of results of a survey done by the Barron Park Association on Wednesday,...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike crash spurs $17 million claim against City of Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Downtown 'parking overflow' could double/triple within four years

Overflow parking into neighborhoods flanking Palo Alto's commercial areas could double or triple within the next three or...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Do no harm, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1024 Views
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