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AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why do Palo Alto meter readers refuse to knock?

This incident happened at 8:47 this morning and was reported to Police. Without warning, a large male COPA meter reader...

Original post made by Real Slim K on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Real Slim K, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 26 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Math Intervention

My child, a first grader, has been recommended for the Math intervention summer program offered by the City. Is there anyone...

Original post made by Vianica on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1517 Views

SPORTS

Stanford will be best dressed for next football test

==B Next game: ==Saturday vs. Notre Dame, 5:12 p.m. (ABC) Stanford will be wearing new uniforms come Saturday when the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:39 am | 2 comments | 1517 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls grab sole possession of first place in PAL Bay Division

==BI Tuesday's prep soccer== The Menlo-Atherton girls remained undefeated in league play and got some big help in the race...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 18, 2014 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Huge blast at NATO headquarters rocks Kabul

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090815/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan_explosion Obama has declared Afghanistan as the major battle,...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 16, 2009 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting into the groove

Kathleen Barkats (left) and J.R. Russ, dance students visiting Stanford University from Washington D.C., practice for an...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1517 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 | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Signal changes make sense

Following the recent fatal accident at the Caltrain tracks and Charleston Road, city officials need to reassess the safety...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by bicycle box, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Parks are the most valuable and vulnerable lands anywhere. Park dedication protects parkland from government and developer...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Environmentalist, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police report uptick in residential burglaries

Palo Alto has seen a "significant increase" in residential burglaries since the beginning of June, police announced Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 5 comments | 1516 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 | 1516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 1516 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 | 1516 Views

SPORTS

It's a Big Game scheduling surprise for 2012

==B Stanford football == The Big Game hasn't always been the final game scheduled but it was usually one of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 8, 2012 at 6:29 am | 5 comments | 1516 Views
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