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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Edison transfers East Palo Alto charter school

Despite management changes, students at East Palo Alto's high-performing Edison Brentwood Academy will notice few if any...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mutti, on May 24, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 5 comments | 2367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

JJ&F alleged burglar was a former employee

Gustavo Alvarez, who was arrested after allegedly rappelling into a Palo Alto market through a skylight, is a former employee,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 2, 2009 at 9:03 am | 26 comments | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Top high-speed rail executive to retire

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced today that he will retire at...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by howard, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:51 am | 2 comments | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive effort highlights SHP's 47-13 football romp

In the first PAL Bay Division game of the season, Sacred Heart Prep's offense looked like a well-oiled machine, racking up...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 11, 2015 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage in Midtown

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Original post made by lightening on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 2, 2008 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caswell leads, Dauber trails, in fundraising

School board incumbent Melissa Baten Caswell led and challenger Ken Dauber trailed in fundraising for next month's election...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chedabob, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small wonders: using books, front yards to foster neighborliness

Little Free Libraries -- imagine giant bird houses -- are owned and operated by the residents who've erected them. Full of...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by Brit, on Mar 25, 2013 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dragged by car in Palo Alto purse snatch

As a car drove by a man and woman walking in a downtown Palo Alto alley Wednesday night, one of the car's passengers reached...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on May 8, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigate business burglaries

Palo Alto police are increasing patrols in business areas after a string of nighttime burglaries has resulted in the loss...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen attacked while riding bike in Mountain View

A teenager riding his bicycle in Mountain View on Monday night was seriously injured when an assailant struck him in the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by John P, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 2366 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto American advances in district 12-year-old all-stars

The Palo Alto American Little League 12-year-old all-star team remained alive for at least one more day as it produced 21...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Andy Mutz, on Jul 7, 2014 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 2366 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In harsh economy, food bank waives fee

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is waiving its annual fee for its 300 partner agencies, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Headache clinic to open at Stanford

A new clinic dedicated to arguably one of the most common human ailments -- the headache -- will open on July 28 at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by needit, on Jul 22, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fire chief stresses water-rescue woes

The efforts to rescue a woman stranded for almost four hours Sunday night on a small island in the Palo Alto baylands underscored...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 16, 2009 at 1:48 am | 7 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto man arrested with concealed, stolen gun

An East Palo Alto man was arrested on suspicion of illegally carrying a concealed weapon Tuesday evening after the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gethin, on Oct 1, 2015 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, district share 'exploding' health costs

Entry-level teachers in Palo Alto will continue to earn $51,422 a year under a union agreement discussed by the Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Good Public Education, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pitching in for kids in East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park

Two foundations have organized to raise support for public school children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lou Pelosi, on Nov 16, 2009 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2365 Views
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