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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by MayerCt, on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 10 comments | 1298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men wanted in midday Palo Alto robbery

Palo Alto police are seeking a black Mitsubishi with two red racing stripes down the middle -- the getaway car for three...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by BeNice, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 1298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies after being hit by car in Mountain View

An Illinois man who was fatally struck by a car in Mountain View Saturday night, Sept. 15, has been identified as 34-year-old...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 5, 2012 at 12:15 am | 13 comments | 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registering for Secrets to A Funnier You Event at Stanford University sponsored by Whole Foods

http://paloaltoinstitute.org/events/secrets-funnier-you-april-2011 The 2011 Spring T3 Talks will focus on will focus on...

Original post made by Kate on Feb. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1298 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. 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contingency cost correction for Anaerobic digestion plant

I attended the meeting and what I understood is that only option 1a had a 30% contingency fee while the other options had...

Original post made by Rowan on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David Frum identifies conservative pay-for-play scam

Sneak peek inside the right-wing echo chamber. How Heritage buys street cred with the fringies over Cato, the American Enterprise...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 20, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 10 comments | 1297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit Facebook today

Israeli President Shimon Peres will appear at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park today, March 6, to launch his Facebook...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Friend of Israel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GSA circus investigation in front of a GOP congress

The GOP circus "investigation" is a joke. This is an attemtp to go after a very good and honest President Obama. President...

Original post made by Ed on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 10 comments | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tired of Real Estate Agents Restrictive Trade Practices.

We are all being ripped off by Real Estate Agents. Sellers must pay 6 percent on multimillion dollar homes to buyers and...

Original post made by jack on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 1, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 13 comments | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance rolls into Stanford this weekend

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance Sunday, June 24, at 360 Oak...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday's 2 alarm fire on Madeline Court

Any news about the two alarm fire on Madeline Court at Curtner Avenue in south Palo Alto early Saturday morning? Heard that...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1296 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick runs to American Collegiate Record

By now, Stanford senior Chris Derrick must be used to running great races and not winning. He was second at the NCAA Country...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by JS, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1296 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 | 1296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee: 'Discourage' private talks on projects

Seeking to bring more transparency to Palo Alto's development process, a City Council committee is calling for an end to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by No Backroom Deals, on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1295 Views
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