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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 65 comments | 19949 Views

AROUND TOWN

C is for Craft opens in downtown Palo Alto

Rita Whitney, a mother of one very active 2-and-a-half-year-old girl, always carries paper, crayons and other art supplies...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Annie, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 3530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plastic bags to float out of Palo Alto?

It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the plastic bag is set to spread to every other food and retail...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Apr 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 56 comments | 6835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by boo hoo, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 23 comments | 3552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abilities United rocks out at 50th anniversary

Dancing along with the jubilant Stanford Tree and the university's marching band, 300 people celebrated the 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 1498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park redesign delayed by concerns over dogs, historic building

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Return it to Menlo Park, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 1136 Views

SPORTS

2013 Bay Area Senior Games are off and running

The Seventh Annual Bay Area Senior Games are under way and will continue this weekend -- and continue through May 19 -- at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils Mayfield housing project plans

Representatives from Stanford University presented preliminary construction details of the 17-acre Mayfield housing project...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Escondido parent, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 43 comments | 3386 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: A bit about Asian Box

Frank Klein knows what he wants. A Palo Alto resident and 20-year veteran of the restaurant industry, he and his business...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Malini, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 18 comments | 4541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1336 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, a Stanford graduate from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tom's Wife, on Apr 30, 2013 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 1026 Views

SPORTS

Jason Collins helps start the conversation

==B Reactions == "Basketball does not define Jason Collins," Stanford assistant basketball coach Mark Madsen said in a...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange acres of property -- including its own headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ebonni Black, on Apr 29, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 28 comments | 1186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Dad, on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 13 comments | 1461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Edgewood Plaza wins final approval

Edgewood Plaza, the only shopping area created by Palo Alto homebuilder Joseph Eichler, will soon welcome a new grocery store...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 29, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 34 comments | 2058 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police at Stanford Mall today, anyone know why?

Palo Alto Police, Stanford Sheriff and the mall security were all gathered in a parking lot near El Camino, there were 6...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by homeless , on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 900 Views

SPORTS

former Stanford basketball star Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week

Read the article here if you don't subscribe to the magazine: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/20130429/jason-collins-gay-nba-player/ "I...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by So Happy and...., on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

And what did this cost???

And what did this cost? The 8 1/2" x 5" postcard from the PA Utilities Department in today's mail admonishes "Typically...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Apr 29, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jooners !

This was bound to happen sooner or later - Jooners got the schools hooked onto its calendar/planning website with the heavy...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by LoTechMom, on Apr 28, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 3043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board cancels session on new school

The Palo Alto Board of Education has canceled a "study session" that had been planned for today, Tuesday, April 23, to discuss...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by How true!, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 4136 Views
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