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AROUND TOWN

I Apologize

Hi folks, While growing up in Palo Alto, I met a new classmate in 7th grade at Wilbur (1969?). I admired him from the...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aye, robot

Andra Keay is bullish on the future of robotics but thinks that its very success could make the term "robot" obsolete. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crews film 'Silicon Valley' TV show in Palo Alto

A film crew was in downtown Palo Alto on March 12 to film an HBO television show pilot directed by Mike Judge. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 15, 2013 at 10:21 am | 8 comments | 1094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home-schooled Palo Altan among Intel finalists

A math project has earned a home-schooled Palo Alto teen a spot among 40 finalists in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 9 comments | 1499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbery, sexual assault occurs at Palo Alto hotel

A man with a knife robbed a woman and then sexually assaulted her during an arranged meeting at a room in the Glass Slipper...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:35 am | 15 comments | 1001 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to be sworn in Sunday as county supervisor

Former state Sen. Joe Simitian will officially be sworn in as the Santa Clara County supervisor at ceremonies in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 4 comments | 1085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Movie theater proposed for San Antonio shopping center

Developer Merlone Geier has significantly revised its proposal for phase two at San Antonio Shopping Center to include an...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 14, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 1280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax time = joy

Is there a hotline to report financial rape by the Franchise Tax Board? ...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 20 comments | 1079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board lauds new Paly gym plan

Palo Alto school board members expressed enthusiasm Tuesday night for "conceptual designs" for new indoor athletic facilities...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Mar 14, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 35 comments | 2810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate string of residential burglaries

Police are investigating a string of four residential burglaries in Palo Alto, three of which occurred on the same day. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Mar 14, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley options to be presented tonight

The community is invited to discuss the future of Cubberley Community Center tonight, Thursday, March 14, at a joint meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by What next?, on Mar 14, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Bill Seeks Campus Credit for Online Study

Read this and scream Palo Alto http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/education/california-bill-would-force-colleges-to-honor-online-classes.html?hpw This...

Original post made by Annie on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by This is it, on Mar 14, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zero Dark Thirty was zeroed out the leftists

>The recent movie "Zero Dark Thirty" explained the truth that waterboarding, and related enhanced interrogation methods,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 14, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 18 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

We need eggs, dark leafy greens & citrus for "neighbors in need".

Need seasonal eggs & produce - Calling all backyard egg producers & gardeners. We are a group of Palo Alto residents who...

Original post made by Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Mar 14, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 763 Views

SPORTS

Bright lights go dim for Stanford men at Pac-12 basketball tournament

Aaron Bright hit six 3-pointers, tying a school record, and scored 27 points, including on a rare 4-point play with under...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skype to open an office in Palo Alto

Skype Limited, the Luxembourg-based company that operates the popular communication application Skype, is preparing to move...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Terry Rowe , on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:50 am | 10 comments | 2477 Views

SPORTS

Linsanity is playing in San Francisco tomorrow evening

Review by KQED: http://www.kqed.org/arts/movies/article.jsp?essid=117662...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Celestine, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 881 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's ethical?

Despite the growing popularity of private SAT tutoring and college counseling, questions remain as to whether they provide...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by A Parent, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 24 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Share Cubberley,' advisory committee says

A new high school -- as well as a comprehensive community center -- at Cubberley are possible if the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pro-democracy, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Edmund Burke and others who care about PAUSD -

Most frequent commenters regarding PAUSD stopped posting once thread became available only to those logged in. Short time...

Original post made by village fool on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 13, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 11 comments | 3151 Views
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