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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the SAT a good measure of College Readiness

I am interested in asking parents of recent PAUSD grads about how they feel about this in light of this report http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/is-the-sat-a-good-measure-of-colleg...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police to discuss robberies tonight

The Palo Alto Police Department will host a community-awareness meeting about recent armed robberies in Palo Alto tonight...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 20, 2011 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 1271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected thieves flee from Varian in Palo Alto

Three men fled from Varian in Palo Alto Friday after being spotted by a security guard. Hopping a sound wall, they left behind...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by wtf, on Mar 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Correction: New Esterhazy Quartet concert is Sunday

An item in this morning's (Friday, Feb. 4) Express under Hot Picks mistakenly stated that the New Esterhazy Quartet concert...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 1270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday car accident on Embarcadero and Louis

I came across a 3 car accident on my way to the Main Library. There were total of 6 police cars(one supervisor SUV), 2 fire...

Original post made by Why? on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Accident, on Sep 20, 2011 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 1270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found drowned in Menlo Park hotel whirlpool spa

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who apparently drowned in a whirlpool spa at a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1270 Views

SPORTS

Stanford loses MPSF volleyball playoff opener

The Stanford men's volleyball team was outlasted by Long Beach State, 26-24, 25-27, 25-23, 19-25, 15-13, in the first round...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by LB ALUM, on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:24 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B High jump -- ==McKown, Kylie (Mtn View) 5-6, McDonald-O'Brien, Michelle (St Ignatius) 5-6, Downing, Hayley (Aptos) 5-4,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Dew, on May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black Eyed Peas (Food & Drink)

Winners from the Best Of Palo Alto 2011 (food and drink category). Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22205...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

you thought the Chinese were driving up Palo Alto home prices?

Palo Alto Online recently ran questionable stories claiming that Chinese home buyers were driving up Palo Alto home prices....

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Oct 12, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 17 comments | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Dr. Skelly today

Anyone know what the email about protester's at Gunn Library was really about. The email was really odd and vague - raised...

Original post made by Odd Email on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by More info please, on Aug 21, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 12 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto soccer team drops opener to defending champ

Of local note The nationally No. 1-ranked Palo Alto 93 Blue has some work to do if the local 18U boys' soccer team has...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim for USC next fall

Competing just across the street from Stanford, it seemed only natural that Palo Alto High's Jasmine Tosky eventually would...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jonathon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1269 Views
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