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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian pushes bill to change kinder cutoff date

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has joined a chorus of child-development experts in calling for California children...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Librarian, on Apr 27, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 30 comments | 4124 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grads help Bucknell women advance in water polo

The Bucknell women's water polo team is making some big waves on the East Coast, and the Bisons have sophomore Hallie Kennan...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2383 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Tackling Palo Alto's city-budget crisis

Palo Alto faces one of its biggest challenges in decades: Closing an $8.3 million budget gap with cutbacks and new revenues....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by City Employee, on Apr 27, 2010 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 2538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gap Year - has anyone experienced it?

Our Paly senior has decided to defer college for a year to experience a Gap Year. This phenomenon is widely popular in Europe...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by One size does not fit all, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 36 comments | 4203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly bill targets 'predatory equity' investments

Spurred by the recent implosion of Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto portfolio, California's elected officials are considering...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Christopher Lund, on Apr 26, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 7108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man faces felony charges for shooting at cops

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto man who fired a revolver at police officers during a traffic stop faces five felony charges,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 9 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting in East Palo Alto hospitalizes one

East Palo Alto police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Thursday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16577...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 2074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR Deadline- Mon. 4/26 for written comments

This is a reminder that we only have until Monday April 26 to get comments and concerns in to the HSR. It takes time to write...

Original post made by Faith Brigel on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:17 am | 4 comments | 2107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

choosing a new Gunn principal

Dear Readers, Gunn High School is at a turning point in its history. Still in mourning, still anxious, the school awaits...

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by kmom, on Apr 25, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 8 comments | 2866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Volcanic ash strands Gunn students in Spain

Stranded in Barcelona, 12 Gunn High School students and two faculty chaperones hope to return to Palo Alto Thursday night...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by kmom, on Apr 25, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 8 comments | 4362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by inhalthouttip, on Apr 25, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury deliberates Victor Frost's sit-lie challenge

Panhandler Victor Frost's milk crate and its distance from Whole Foods Market became an evidentiary pivot-point in his battle...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 25, 2010 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 3216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for stealing lotto tickets

An assistant manager at a CVS pharmacy in Palo Alto who allegedly stole 268 packets of Scratchers lotto tickets worth $73,200...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Apr 25, 2010 at 4:11 am | 4 comments | 2376 Views

AROUND TOWN

City unleashes flood of high-speed-rail concerns

Insufficient outreach, inaccurate projections and a shoddy business plan have all plagued the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 24, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 52 comments | 5356 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do their gardens grow?

Mature landscapes reflect evolving trends on Gamble Garden's annual tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16449...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 24, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 3161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what are the good elementary schools

we are moving into the area in august from london with 2 boys of 7 and 10 and have no idea where to live and where to send...

Original post made by confused.com on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 24, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 51 comments | 4408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school campuses mark Earth Week

Each one of Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses observes Earth Week from April 19 through April 23. It was a week to highlight...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2010 at 12:42 am | 5 comments | 2413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, high-speed rail

The Palo Alto school board plans to decide on "schematic designs" for additions to Jordan Middle School, including construction...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 5453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Lending their voices

In a Palo Alto office building Monday, inside a soundproof booth, the events leading up to the Civil War were playing out...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ayreq, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 3356 Views

BOOKS

Esther Clark Park

Large oak trees, wild animals and uninterrupted landscapes define Esther Clark Park, an open 21-acre plot of land located...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by aqdrianna currie, on Apr 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 5075 Views
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