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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuation high school picks up those who fall through the cracks

Alta Vista High School in Mountain View has a reputation as a "bad" school, one with failing students and lower-quality teachers. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Apr 20, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 5310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' pleas heard by El Camino Hospital Foundation

On April 15th, Donna and John Shoemaker publicly announced that El Camino Hospital's plans for a new mental health services...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:51 am | 7 comments | 1373 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State sets new mandatory water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Wednesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Apr 20, 2015 at 4:15 am | 23 comments | 5802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Yes on A' campaign raises more than $46,000

The "Yes on A" campaign in support of the Palo Alto schools parcel tax measure has raised $46,047, with Parent Teacher Associations,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by I can't remember the name I used, on Apr 19, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 135 comments | 5351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck in Palo Alto

A pedestrian died early Sunday morning in Palo Alto after a collision with a big-rig on an Embarcadero Road on-ramp, according...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by :-(, on Apr 19, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 8042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drought Q&A with the City of Palo Alto Utilities

Palo Alto Utilities Department spokeswoman Catherine Elvert provides some answers regarding the state drought and what Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gulf War Vet, on Apr 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 3038 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief

A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Apr 19, 2015 at 9:25 am | 15 comments | 3489 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian Killed at Embarcadero and 101

Big-rig hit a pedestrian on the southbound onramp to 101....

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycling Household Batteries

I have always recycled household batteries in the bag provided by the garbage people who gave me a new one each time I placed...

Original post made by Recycler on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 19, 2015 at 12:16 am | 21 comments | 5735 Views

SPORTS

It has been a long tennis journey for Stanford seniors

Seniors John Morrissey and Robert Stineman come to The Farm from Dublin, Ireland, and Winnetka, Ill., respectively. Unlikely...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kurt Lee, on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

SPORTS

It's onward to the Super Six for Stanford women gymnasts

The No. 11 Stanford women's gymnastics team matched its second-highest score of the season with a 197.175 to finish third...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 1453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: A measure of his heart

Lawrence Viariseo has survived falling off a 100-foot cliff and breaking his back, paralysis from the waist down and bladder...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by niecekins, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 12 comments | 3511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD kids -- what are your fond memories of your school years?

The other day I got an opportunity to ask a group of high schoolers about the fun times they remember about their school...

Original post made by FondMemories on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by James, on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Status of Brock Turner (ex-Stanford Swimmer) Case?

I thought Brock Turner's latest court hearing was suppose to be March 30. I have not seen anything in the press about the...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 17, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 39 comments | 7029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Make finals optional this spring

Hello Palo Alto onliners, Much has been said about kids and parents obsessing about grades. Well, many kids are happy...

Original post made by Kids need options on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 2300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Body found Thursday believed to be missing Palo Alto hiker

Searchers have found a body believed to be that of a Palo Alto man who went missing while hiking in the the Sunol Regional...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 17, 2015 at 11:47 am | 5 comments | 727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's bike bump form now available online

People with bicycles who are bumped off Caltrain due to overcrowding issues can now make reports online. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rational, on Apr 17, 2015 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 2455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where has the $ (good teachers) gone?

With heated discussions on Measure A, I remembered some incident couple of superintendents ago. We did not have the parcel...

Original post made by $PAUSD$ on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by rick, on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:35 am | 13 comments | 822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate over schools delays Buena Vista's closure

The fate of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park remains cloudy, but residents of the sprawling park received a sliver of good news...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 106 comments | 8197 Views

RESTAURANTS

Back to basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views
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