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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 | 1489 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain whacks car on Alma Street on Friday evening

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16663833...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 24, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1489 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain vs. car at Charleston Rd at 5pm today

Heard a report of Caltrain hitting a car at Charleston Road around 5pm today....

Original post made by commuter on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1489 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard Monday

The man who was killed when he was hit by a car while walking in Mountain View Monday night has been identified as 26-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 10, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1489 Views

SPORTS

Stanford defense doesn't rest in MPSF title win over Bruins

==BI Cardinal corner == Senior Kelsey Suggs scored the game-winner, Maggie Steffens scored twice and the top-ranked Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

What alternative sources of high speed internet do you use?

I am tired of my $150 plus bill for cable, telephone and internet from our local cable provider and want to get rid of them....

Original post made by jass on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2011 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas pipe linked to Cupertino explosion being replaced in Palo Alto

A type of polyethylene pipe implicated in an Aug. 31 Cupertino condominium gas explosion also is used in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by piggy, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1489 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 | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike crash spurs $17 million claim against City of Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Renovations

To whom it may concern: I was shocked and outraged to read in last week's Palo Alto weekly that the plans for the renovations...

Original post made by Cherie Long on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by It seems to me, on Dec 6, 2010 at 6:50 am | 17 comments | 1488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trees, grass catch fire behind Gunn High

A grass fire broke out behind Gunn High School in Palo Alto at about 4:30 p.m. Friday (May 27). Four fire engines responded...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bleme Gunn Smokers, on May 29, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tennis teams get down to business this week

The Stanford men's and women's tennis teams head into this week with identical 4-0 records, but their schedules won't be...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia@aol.com, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join Humor Experts for an Evening of Laughter, Exploration and Entertainment

Palo Alto Institute presents Secret To A Funnier You: The Art and Science of Being Funny at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown...

Original post made by Anita on Mar. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol Consumption in Bowden Park

On Thursday, September 27, between 3:30 and 6:00 pm, ten women and one man drank 8+ bottles of wine in the presence of more...

Original post made by Jan Hutcheson on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Land sale connects Skyline, Russian Ridge

In an effort to connect two land preserves and provide the community with greater access to trails and viewing locations,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 1, 2011 at 1:55 am | 8 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing workshop to be held Saturday

The City of East Palo Alto is hosting a workshop Saturday (Feb. 6) to solicit community input on Cooley Landing, an 8.5-acre...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 7, 2010 at 9:56 am | 3 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees good news on financial horizon

Strong local sales, a sizzling housing market and recent labor concessions from City Hall employees have given Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Saloon, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 16 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls reach fourth straight CCS basketball title game

While the Gunn girls played only 15 regular-season basketball games this season, the numbers game evidently hasn't worked...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Fan, on Mar 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1486 Views
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