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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District responds to 'testing fraud' charge

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly expressed confidence the school district will be able to resolve charges of...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by mp parent, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 61 comments | 3045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP football standout signs letter of intent to Georgetown

==B Local college commitments== Sacred Heart Prep senior Derek Hunter closed the door on his excellent high school football...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Good going, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic Eichler building demolished at Edgewood Plaza

One of two historic Eichler commercial structures scheduled for renovation at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 87 comments | 32385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council aims for less talk, more action

The topic of too much talking at City Council meetings has become an irksome problem for Palo Alto's council members, prompting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Scharff and Klein, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math, music are passions for home-schooled Intel finalist

The world is a classroom for 15-year-old Palo Alto resident Sahana Vasudevan. On a given day the home-schooled teen -- recently...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kasi's Coworker, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 8052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:33 am | 40 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopes to spur affordable housing

With affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto's planning officials debated on Wednesday night ways to fulfill this need...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 1397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero arson suspect deemed unfit for trial

Damon Luce, the man accused of setting several fires at the Arastradero Preserve in Palo Alto, was found mentally unfit to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:28 am | 2 comments | 1476 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents debate Greer Road traffic-calming project

The results of a neighborhood traffic-calming trial are in, but residents along Greer Road in Palo Alto are wondering what...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:56 am | 43 comments | 2465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One way to combat crime

With burglaries on the uptick throughout Palo Alto in 2012, Crescent Park stands out among the most targeted neighborhoods....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 1106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paralyzed cyclist, champion against cancer, dies at 54

Lawrence Viariseo, who survived a fall off a 100-foot Sierra cliff, triumphed over bladder cancer and became an avid bicyclist...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 7 comments | 1523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto treads toward health care reform

As medical costs continue to soar, Palo Alto officials are exploring ways to revamp the health care plans the city offers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by who cares, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 5230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to grab girl on bicycle in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who attempted to grab an 11-year-old girl's arm as she rode her bicycle past him after...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phony, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 25 comments | 2696 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 9-10)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2013/02/09/cultural-arts/musical-journeys-love-s-journey-with-lauren-bandman/ Music: 'Love's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Presidential Autograph Exhibition

From Noon until 4 pm on Sunday and Monday February 17 & 18 in All Saints' Parish Hall at Hamilton & Waverley, I will exhibit...

Original post made by Joe Baldwin on Feb. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man cited for attack at Cogswell Plaza

A 49-year-old man was cited for assault and battery after he allegedly tore a man's shirt and kicked the victim in the shins...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cagey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:41 am | 5 comments | 1120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's 2013 priorities: infrastructure, downtown, technology

Casting aside years of broad, vague and feel-good "priorities," Palo Alto officials on Saturday selected infrastructure repairs,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:32 am | 24 comments | 2545 Views

SPORTS

M-A athletes announce college commitments

While letter-of-intent signing day was pretty much focused on football at the national level, Menlo-Atherton had its share...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ms. Snow, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:41 am | 2 comments | 1220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Valley job growth biggest since 'dotcom' boom

Last year's rebound in technology added the highest number of jobs to the Bay Area since the dotcom boom of the late 1990s,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by moo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 7859 Views
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