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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sports Boosters help fund athletics

Sharp budget cuts in the 1990s hit Palo Alto's high school sports programs hard and created new ways of funding sports --...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A confusing complaint process

Palo Alto High parents Paul and Susan Burk decided to speak up after their son Steven quit the baseball team mid-season in...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tips for high school sports parents

Positive Coaching Alliance founder and Executive Director Jim Thompson recently wrote "The High School Sports Parent," which...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who oversees high school athletics?

Athletic directors at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools are in charge of coaches and running the athletic programs at their...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Documents and complaints

During the course of reporting on high school coaching the Weekly obtained many documents, including complaints submitted...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

100th birthday

Florence Sund Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12991 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by luckyjane9@yahoo.com, on May 22, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leaving Children Home Alone

What are the laws in Californis about leaving children home alone? I found a lot of guidelines: * Children ages...

Original post made by Home Alone on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by kmom, on May 24, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP gets contract to speed immigration checks

A $41.6 million contract to help speed up immigration-status checks has been awarded to HP Enterprise Services, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 25, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1531 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3-year-old East Palo Alto girl is safe back home

A 3-year-old girl is safe with her mother after allegedly being abducted by her father from her East Palo Alto home late...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on May 25, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

SPORTS

Stanford: NCAA women's tennis champs!

The Stanford women's tennis team fulfilled its coaches' commitment to them, winning the national championship with an improbable...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on May 26, 2010 at 3:04 am | 1 comment | 1652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Oaks

Menlo Oaks is a neighborhood that refuses to be defined by outsiders. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10820...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andralaura Uitu Tainamu, on May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1543 Views

SPORTS

Kosty named National Coach of the Year

==BI Tennis players advance at NCAAs== Stanford's John Kosty was named the AVCA Division I-II National Men's Volleyball...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by sportsfan, on May 27, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expert says Officer May didn't use excessive force

East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May did not use excessive force when he struck fleeing suspect Alberto Alvarez with...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jessy, on May 27, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances to CCS baseball title game

Palo Alto will attempt to win its first section baseball title since 1927 when it takes on Burlingame in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on May 28, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension reform to go on ballot in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park initiative effort to reduce city-employee pension costs will go on the November ballot, the City Council agreed...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by scott gibb, on May 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1463 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A rewarding bit of doodling

If you checked Google's [http://www.google.com/ homepage] Thursday (May 27), instead of the company's trademark logo, you'd...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assessed property values drop in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office has released some bad news, giving cities and school districts an early heads up...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by yes, on May 30, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1627 Views

SPORTS

The Cardinal road to Omaha will start in Fullerton

NCAA baseball Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger will be getting his first taste of the postseason on the college level...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn honors its spring athletes with awards

Gunn High capped a successful spring season by with its annual Springs Sports Award night last week, during which the school's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1770 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Political sign nabbed

This afternoon at about 5 p.m. I was stopped in traffic across from Wilkes Bashford at the Stanford Shopping Center. In...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by was not me, but, on Jun 8, 2010 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1722 Views
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