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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Supervisors approve funding to expand North County homeless services

Unable to secure a new emergency cold-weather shelter to replace a longtime facility that closed earlier this year, the Santa...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals describe 'new campus cultures'

The new principals at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools stressed a "change of culture" on their campuses in their first formal...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Listen to the kids, on Feb 20, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 4 comments | 1536 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls make history with second state volleyball title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball squad became the first team in school history to win back-to-back state titles by outlasting...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Viking VB Fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 1536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great Front Page Wall Street Journal Article: Congress Defanged Banks Key Rule at heart of Economic Crisis

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124396078596677535.html Bottom line summary is: Congress Finance Sub-Committee, Chaired...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments | 1536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza textbook program wins award

A program started in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, geared toward encouraging the widespread adoption of...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 1536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romeo H.: Deployed in Kosovo

On 9/11 I was actually in active duty in the U.S. Army already, and I was deployed in Kosovo. I was coming toward the end...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood Health receives $7.3 million award

Ravenswood Health Center in East Palo Alto has received a $7.3 million Health Care Innovation Award, officials announced...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 23, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1536 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cracking down on hands-free cell phone law

The California Highway Patrol today is conducting the second zero-tolerance enforcement this month of the state's hands-free...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sister and brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a Woodside burglary with losses in excess of $100,000....

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by don m., on May 4, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 1535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big rig overturns on 101 in Menlo Park

The driver of the north-bound big-rig truck likely fell asleep at the wheel at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday, causing the truck...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Thank goodness, on Nov 13, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

January Events at Stanford

Interested in upcoming concerts, lectures, games, classes or other events at Stanford? The January issue of “Stanford For...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Jan. 5, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Jan. 23-24)

[http://www.rba.org/ Music: The Tuttles] The Tuttles, a bluegrass band of mostly teens and pre-teens, perform Saturday (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Angela Neff, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 1535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Permit parking may come to Charleston Meadows

After seeing their neighborhood overrun by dense developments, residents of the Charleston Meadows neighborhood in south...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 1534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adult school website earns international award

The Palo Alto Adult School has been honored for the "excellence" and "functionality" of its website by the Learning Resources...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Can't compare to the city, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh a finalist for coach of year award

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is among the eight finalists for the 2010 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, announced...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls, boys lead water polo teams into CCS semis

The Gunn boys and girls made some water polo history this season by both going 12-0 in the SCVAL De Anza Division during...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Polo P, on Nov 19, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 8 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospice doctor aids patients in time they have left

Dr. Ellen Brown, a medical director at the nonprofit home health care provider Pathways, specializes in offering comfort...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ray Jadwin, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue fountain plans make progress

Plans for a new fountain at the eastern end of California Avenue are moving forward. In coming weeks, a panel consisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1533 Views
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