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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1260 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt in Menlo Park ends, suspect arrested

Menlo Park police have ended a manhunt with the arrest of a man who allegedly crashed a stolen car he was driving into a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by realite, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 1260 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Multiculturalism has failed" says British Prime Minister

The British Prime Minister has angered many with this comment, but others are saying it is about time. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12371994 This...

Original post made by BBC Watcher on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by I am with you, BBC watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debate on Measure D to take place Saturday

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto will host a debate on Measure D on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the City...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:28 am | 25 comments | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experience with PACCC Kids Clubs Programs?

Greetings: Our child will be entering Kindergarten in the fall, and we are on the waitlist for Palo Verde's Kid's Club program...

Original post made by working mom on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 22, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stakeholders Committee for 525 San Antonio Property

I read with amazement that School District staff are recommending that a stakeholders committee should be set up to decide...

Original post made by Judy on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by bill g, on Nov 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 6 comments | 1259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local campuses mark second 'Inclusive Schools Week'

As Palo Alto ramps up efforts to teach special-needs children in mainstream classrooms, campuses across town marked the second...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter Hays Dad, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1259 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Mahoney wins national leadership grant

Gunn High sophomore basketball standout Meghan Mahoney has won a National Athleadership Grant sponsored by NCSA Athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Coach Mom, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1259 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toasting with buttermilk

More than 100 students at Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto celebrated their study of the Middle Ages with a Medieval Feast...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by mr. smith anon., on Apr 12, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District previews 'safe, welcoming schools' plan

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly Tuesday proposed a school-board-level committee as well as a summer task force to consider...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DNA hit leads to EPA school-burglary arrest

A DNA match has led to the arrest of an East Palo Alto man in connection with the Dec. 24, 2010 burglary of the James Flood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 1258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen assaulted with bat while defending mother

A 17-year-old boy was struck several times with a baseball bat in Palo Alto after he defended his mother from crude sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1258 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women open NCAA tourney vs. Hampton

The nationally No. 2-ranked Stanford women's basketball team earned a No. 1 seed in the Fresno Regional and will meet Hampton...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Beverly York, on Mar 16, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's missing transit alternative: low-speed rail

In our endless quest to find the perfect solution to the conundrum that is high-speed rail, I think the city is overlooking...

Original post made by Transit Guy on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 1258 Views
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