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AROUND TOWN

From English learner to master teacher

When he arrived at Gunn High School as a 14-year-old newcomer in 1995, Ronen Habib spoke so little English he was placed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide [http://web.stanford.edu/group/SUDPS/Alertsufaq.shtml AlertSU]...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 1531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light snow sprinkles Peninsula Saturday morning

Record low temperatures combined with rain overnight to create snow throughout the Bay Area at elevations as low as a few...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Randy, on Feb 26, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 1530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board president Joan Johnston dies

Services will be held Thursday for Joan Johnston, former president of the Palo Alto school board and a founder of the precursor...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathie McGinn, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 1530 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eryn, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1530 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nothing to question now on the birth certificate...or is there?

As fully expected, though earlier than I expected, 2 1/2 years and millions of dollars of our tax dollars spent by BHO fighting...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Apr 27, 2011 at 9:22 am | 4 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful University Ave Trees with Lights

Happy New Year to all...so often these forum focus on issues that are challenging for the day. I wanted to take the time...

Original post made by GratefulResident on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 3, 2011 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 1530 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge upholds Palo Alto's affordable-housing program

Developer John Mozart, who sued Palo Alto over its affordable-housing program, lost his case this week after a judge upheld...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 24, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 6 comments | 1529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 1529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

sickness and school work

Gunn school sent email urging students to stay home if they feel sick. But all the kids I know are frantic about missing...

Original post made by gunn mom on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by GunnPar, on Oct 23, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 10 comments | 1529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Meg Whitman's campaign accused of making criminal threats

California's insurance commissioner accuses Meg Whitman's campaign (for governor) of making criminal threats. He asks the...

Original post made by Meg on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Give me Meg, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:39 am | 7 comments | 1529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Violent crime plummets in East Palo Alto

Crime and violence rates in East Palo Alto took another a dramatic drop, as police, city officials, nonprofit and faith-based...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 11 comments | 1529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected Cupertino gunman shot by police

The suspect in the killing of three people in a shooting at the Lehigh Cement Company plant near Cupertino early Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2011 at 4:40 am | 6 comments | 1529 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer among four finalists for national coach of the year

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer was named one of four finalists for the Naismith Women's College Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 18, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 4 comments | 1529 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Texas miracle

'Texas miracle' Since announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination over the weekend, Texas Gov....

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by CA jobs to texas, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 18 comments | 1529 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: New HSR challenges

Strong criticism about the financial viability of the High-Speed Rail project is making it more likely that its funding plan...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by inhalthouttip, on Apr 25, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

EDITOR ? Why do some topics get closed ?

I was just looking through some of these topics, and reading through, and then get to the bottom only to notice that the...

Original post made by bru on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Forum Historian, on Sep 15, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views
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