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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How digital consumption is changing the way kids develop

Like Robbie the robot in Isaac Asimov's 1940 science fiction book, "I, Robot," digital devices may be today's nursemaids...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jambalaya, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 2442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACS adds service to help gay, bisexual teens

Adolescent Counseling Services, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit service agency for teens in distress, announced it has acquired...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by About TIme, on Jul 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

SPORTS

Tosky wins prelim, then disappears from semifinal

==B World University Games== Palo Alto High grad Jasmine Tosky won her prelim heat in the women's 200-meter butterfly...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by WUGS, on Jul 16, 2013 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: a conversation with Jim Fruchterman

Jim Fruchterman, rocket scientist-turned-social entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Benetech, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, develops...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:16 am | 7 comments | 1601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Political Lynching of George Zimmerman.

Zimmerman (Z) was high tech lynched by the liberal press, before he was arrested. Barack Obama jumped in to tighten the noose....

Original post made by Ken on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jul 15, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 8 comments | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle-dwelling ban in Palo Alto moves forward

Palo Alto's Policy and Services Committee voted on Tuesday night to move forward an ordinance that would ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 122 comments | 4348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto kids representing US at the 2013 Physics Olympiad

Read more: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/traveling-team-selected-to-represent-the-us-physics-team-at-the-2013-international-physics-olympiad-210900671.html Only...

Original post made by Well Wisher on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 15, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing their own

When Sharon Erickson moved back to her childhood home in 1993, the garden that she had grown up with was in disrepair. But...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cluck cluck, on Jul 15, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 2475 Views

SPORTS

Gibbs wins first tennis tourney title as a pro

Stanford senior Nicole Gibbs defeated Croatia's Ivana Lisjak, 6-1, 6-4, in the championship match of the Yakima Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park at 48

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Jul 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 1170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jury nullification as a tactic

There are some that think jury nullification can be an effective tactic to prevent effective enforcement of local laws (e.g....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 15, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third victim dies from Asiana plane crash

A third victim in the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport on July 6 died Friday morning, a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2013
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 14, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 3 comments | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. agency investigates peer sexual harassment at Paly

A federal civil-rights agency is investigating whether Palo Alto High School has complied with legal requirements designed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 100 comments | 8017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man, 75, for threats over aerobics class

A 75-year-old man who was angry about noise from an aerobics class was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Meredith, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 1249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers to remove sediment from Matadero Creek

Crews from the Santa Clara Valley Water District will remove 2,000 cubic yards of sediment -- enough to fill 250 dump trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bunny on Greer, on Jul 14, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 5460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD blacked out original of Barb Mitchell 'strong-arming' memo

The discovery of a fully redacted version of school board trustee Barb Mitchell's memo questioning federal civil rights authority...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by If it feels wrong, it is wrong, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:40 am | 9 comments | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Google moving to Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says Google is looking at buying large properties in the southern part of Palo Alto. I'm guessing that these...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Err, on Jul 14, 2013 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can I blame it to the raccoons?StPXV

A non-profit organization comes to our neighborhood once a month to pick up items we would like to donate to their cause. Last...

Original post made by Ingrid SHU on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Stopover, on Jul 13, 2013 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto highest in county for disability claims by police, firefighter retirees

More than half of Palo Alto's police officers and firefighters retired with disability benefits over the past five years,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by S. Coen, on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:51 am | 76 comments | 132611 Views
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