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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto for having burglary tools

Two men who were spotted climbing a fence on Oxford Avenue were arrested Sunday, July 8, for possession of burglary tools,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:45 am | 21 comments | 1443 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh is nation's top college football coach

Stanford's Jim Harbaugh knows what he's doing as a football coach; at least at the college level. The Palo Alto, Michigan...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Golden Boy, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 1443 Views

SPORTS

A chance to win Stanford's 100th NCAA title

==B Stanford roundup== The Stanford athletic department is still looking for its 100th NCAA title and the second-ranked...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 16, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto gets $244,649 grant for Cooley Landing Park

A long-desired park at Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto received a boost Tuesday (Feb. 15) after the East Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve Kennedy, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain eyes providing 'initial' high-speed-rail service

With California officials looking toward Central Valley as the launching point for the state's controversial high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Davis FIelds, on Apr 20, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 1443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Street traffic diverted while gas leak fixed

Traffic on Alma Street in south Palo Alto was diverted this afternoon while city Utilities Department crews repaired a gas...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A little sanity from fire union

After apparently rethinking its "shoot first, ask questions later" strategy, Local 1319 of Palo Alto Professional Firefighters...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to be able to identify student and rookie drivers

Other countries use "L Plates" or similar to identify those drivers who only have a permit and also for rookies in their...

Original post made by Parent of Student Driver on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent of student driver, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 6 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Shared campus' could be model for Cubberley

A new public high school that shares Cubberley Community Center with child care centers, dance studios and other local organizations...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 3, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 13 comments | 1442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search backyards for prowlers

Police were searching backyards in a Palo Alto neighborhood early this morning looking for a pair of prowlers. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1442 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's VanDerveer named WBCA Coach of the Year

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been named the 2011 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division I Head Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Great Job!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1442 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Patrol car windows smashed in East Palo Alto

The rear windows of two East Palo Alto police patrol cars were smashed over the weekend, a police spokesman said Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by in reply to Anon, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man gets nine months for August robbery

A Menlo Park man received a sentence of nine months in San Mateo County jail Monday (Oct. 18) after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report Objectionable Content

What do you when ďReport Objectionable ContentĒ is telling the site sponsor itís them??? Perhaps itís only me (Iím used...

Original post made by WHAT????? on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New York Times article where bloggers are facebook resisters

This was really scary to me. It seems as though the opportunity for Facebooks IPO may have passed. We have to all...

Original post made by susie on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views
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