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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek Ratings of Paly & Gunn

Newsweek's rating system is a hodgepodge of numbers that give only a general indication of school "quality." An significant...

Original post made by Noel on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 13, 2009 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

K-3 class sizes in Palo Alto will rise to 21 or 22

Anticipating harsh budget cuts from Sacramento, Palo Alto will allow K-3 class sizes to rise slightly next year. However,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by well but, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:20 am | 10 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School graduates 2009

Gunn High School graduates Class of 2009: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12702...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Parent of a Gunn student, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 6507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

what is the real DTV change over date?

The FCC web site lists when TV stations will be finished with the DTV change over (enter your zip code in the upper left)....

Original post made by DTV on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by DTV, on Jun 12, 2009 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With joy. bubbles and bullhorns, Palo Alto's high school seniors, families celebrate graduations

With bullhorns, bubbles and great celebration, Palo Alto's two public high schools graduated 873 seniors Wednesday night....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Natalie, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 4 comments | 3735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

International flu pandemic declared

Five people have been hospitalized because of the H1N1 "swine flu" virus as of June 4 in Santa Clara County, with 45 confirmed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 3384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From her house she can see the future

Jun. 11--Exxon Mobil Corp., the largest natural gas holder on the North Slope, said today it will work on the long-awaited...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Plaza homebuilder backs out of deal

Greenbriar Homes, the homebuilder slated to construct 37 homes at Palo Alto's Alma Plaza project, abruptly pulled out of...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by serious is not serious, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 33 comments | 2995 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Article by Pastor says all Christians should fight the New World Order

The New World Order February 1, 2009 - In my last column, I attempted to wake up my fellow Americans, who are either...

Original post made by food for thought on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 12, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 3 comments | 2811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital to try 'drive-through' testing

Stanford Hospital is about to test a new "drive-through" approach to processing large numbers of medical patients during...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jun 12, 2009 at 11:30 am | 8 comments | 2341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big payout for disabled-parking violations

Scofflaws who park illegally in disabled-parking spots have become one of the biggest moneymakers for the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jun 12, 2009 at 7:37 am | 9 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford computer professor Rajeev Motwani found dead in pool

Rajeev Motwani, 47, the Stanford University computer-science professor renowned for assisting Silicon Valley start-ups and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Jun 12, 2009 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State parks pay for themselves, new study shows

State parks more than pay for themselves by generating tourism dollars and sales tax revenue, according to a new study by...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 15 comments | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

window washer recommendations?

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Original post made by homeowner on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Clean windows, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 5 comments | 2110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pipe-wielding teens fight with Palo Alto police

Two 16-year-old boys brandishing large plastic pipes threatened to "beat up" a construction worker on University Avenue Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 51 comments | 2443 Views

SPORTS

Legendary swimming coach Richard Quick dies

Former Stanford head women's swimming coach Richard Quick, one of the most prominent figures in the sport of swimming and...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 3021 Views

AROUND TOWN

2.7-magnitude quake hits Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 struck this morning in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by just curious, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 3352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Tax businesses Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11113 posted Friday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 56 comments | 2972 Views

SPORTS

Olympians will be on hand for Santa Clara swim meet

With the nation's top swimmers all pointing toward next month's 2009 ConocoPhillips USA National Championships, this week's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily R., on Jun 11, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 2304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown farmers' market set for Earth Day debut

Late Wednesday afternoon, a nondescript alleyway off Forest Avenue filled up with stands of kale, leeks, watermelon radishes,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by susan, on Jun 11, 2009 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 3591 Views
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