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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City passes 2012 budget, seeks union concessions

Palo Alto officials approved the city's 2012 budget Monday night with little discussion, no protests and one glaring asterisk. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:30 am | 15 comments | 1391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dissapointed Parent, on May 9, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trees, grass catch fire behind Gunn High

A grass fire broke out behind Gunn High School in Palo Alto at about 4:30 p.m. Friday (May 27). Four fire engines responded...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bleme Gunn Smokers, on May 29, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 1391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in string of 8 Los Altos robberies

A 26-year-old man has been charged in a string of eight robberies in Los Altos since February, including four banks, a liquor...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jessica, on Jun 14, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 12 comments | 1391 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad invited to US U23 national rowing camp

==B Of local note== US Rowing has invited Rachel Ersted, a 2010 graduate of Palo Alto High and current sophomore at the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by jess, on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1391 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins 18th straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

==B Stanford roundup== ==I Cardinal alum earns Olympic berth== The College World Series has yet to be completed, but...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 15, 2012 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Implications of the Castro St (and other) Caltrain Ped Crossing Project

The project to "upgrade" the Castro St (Mountain View) pedestrian crossing is taking shape. They are putting in permanent...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn burglary suspects arrested, laptops found

Two laptop computers were recovered and two 18-year-old suspects arrested today (Aug. 3) in connection with a Gunn High School...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 4:50 am | 11 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's 'sweethearts'

Talia Rapoport and Arthur Garzon, center, along with fellow classmates from their third grade class at Barron Park Elementary...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Walter Underwood, on Mar 5, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 11 comments | 1390 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized Thursday (Feb. 4), the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by onlyin america, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silent tribute

The mood on Beech Street in East Palo Alto is calm again, five days after a fatal plane crash plunged the neighborhood into...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Odo, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays due to train hitting abandoned car

A car abandoned on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale was hit by a northbound commuter train at 5 a.m. today, causing "significant...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Victor Shin, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly student-run website a national-award finalist

Palo Alto High School's student-run online news website is among the finalists for a national scholastic journalism award...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010: Year in Photos

2010 was a year filled with emotion and events that changed the community, from a tragic plane crash in East Palo Alto to...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying true to original vision

Near Middlefield and Oregon Expressway is a house originally designed by a Palo Alto legend and recently remodeled by the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:48 am | 5 comments | 1390 Views

SPORTS

CCS title proves quite a celebration for Paly

==BI CCS volleyball== Kimmy Whitson had birthdays before, 16 of them in fact. They've all included cake, balloons and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1389 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford running standout Plumer returns as an assistant coach

==B Cardinal corner== PattiSue Plumer, a two-time U.S. Olympian and one of Stanford's greatest distance runners, is returning...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Antonio McKay, on Jun 28, 2011 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1389 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools suspend football rivalry

Paly and Gunn are going to take a two year break due to "lack of competitiveness". The issue has been under discussion since...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 1389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Refuse rate surcharge on private streets discriminatory

The proposed refuse rate increases in Palo Alto include a $14.42/month surcharge for residents who live on private streets...

Original post made by natalie fisher on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1389 Views
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