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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawsuits settled for East Palo Alto plane crash

More than 2.5 years after a small plane slammed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood and cut power to Palo Alto, three lawsuits...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Brattle, on Oct 22, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scouts files allege molestation in Palo Alto camp

A former director at a Boy Scouts camp based in Palo Alto is among the thousands of people accused of sexually molesting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 61 comments | 1845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the U.S. -- the first sixteen years

Genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant and insect-resistant crops have been remarkable commercial successes in the United...

Original post made by pa resident on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:02 am | 10 comments | 3891 Views

SPORTS

Another five-set volleyball thriller goes Stanford's way

==B Sunday's Cardinal corner == The second-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team played its third consecutive five-set...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Oct 22, 2012 at 3:24 am | 1 comment | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stairs at Stanford stadium

I've never been to the Stanford stadium. Is it open and accessible to the public so that someone can run up and down the...

Original post made by Stairs? on Oct. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: For young persons, knowledgeable engagement equals volcano power

We've all heard the saying, "To assume makes an ass out of you and me." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17692...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 21, 2012 at 12:00 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ballot measure: Palo Alto sucked into statewide marijuana debate

After wafting through Los Angeles, San Jose and Oakland, California's cloudy debate over marijuana law will drift into Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 20, 2012 at 8:33 am | 24 comments | 1774 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford demands anti-Prop. 37 ad be changed

A political campaign opposing California's Proposition 37 has landed in hot water with Stanford University after the university...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:58 pm | 8 comments | 1905 Views

SPORTS

Basketball titles captured by local middle school teams

The JLS Middle School 8th grade boys' basketball team won the league championship on Tuesday night, beating Abbot Middle...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by GOJLS, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 1739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: What to look for in a school board candidate

PAUSD is exemplary. At every school, students, parents, teachers and staff are deeply engaged in support of student learning...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 30 comments | 12203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University logs record fundraising year

Stanford University recorded a record year in fundraising in 2011-12, both in total dollars and in the number of people making...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by wonderful, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Caswell, Dauber, Emberling for school board

The last time there was an election for school board in Palo Alto was five years ago, just a few months after Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on Oct 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 59 comments | 3234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looking for cookie-swappers...

Have you participated in a traditional cookie swap for the holidays, and live in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1013 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Final school board candidate forum set for Wednesday

Candidates for the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will square off Wednesday at Nixon Elementary School,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:24 am | 21 comments | 1747 Views

SPORTS

Top teams in state in town for North-South Challenge

==B Boys' water polo== Some of the top boys' water polo teams in the nation, and certainly in the state, will converge...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 867 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja, Gunn girls wrap up league golf titles

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Gunn and Castilleja girls' golf teams wrapped up their respective division championships...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1174 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto braces for turnover at City Hall

With work habits shifting and employee benefits under fire, Palo Alto is bracing for an exodus of workers from City Hall...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by slow torture, on Oct 18, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 11 comments | 924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multi-car crash snarls traffic on Highway 101

All lanes have reopened following a multi-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park this morning, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carnage, on Oct 18, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 5 comments | 1843 Views
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