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RESTAURANTS

Treading water

Opportunity knocked, opportunity not answered -- at least for now. That's Dale Benson's assessment of Sam's Chowder House...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Illuminato, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 1116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton fire damages home, kills two cats

A disabled security gate and a long private driveway hampered firefighters' efforts to extinguish a two-alarm blaze at a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen wounded in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that injured a teen in East Palo Alto Monday afternoon. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24154&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jan 31, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 1116 Views

SPORTS

Burdette wins second pro tennis tournament title

Stanford senior Mallory Burdette won more than just her second tournament title on the pro circuit Sunday. She also won...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by ellen konar, on Aug 6, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer basketball camps for grade 8 - 10; any you think are great or suggest to stay away from?

I'm looking for a summer basketball class or camp for my sons, going into grades 8 and 10. Any suggestions? I know the...

Original post made by Maureen on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Maureen, on May 30, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing culture to the classroom

At James Flood Magnet Elementary School in Menlo Park Friday, the first graders were finding it hard to contain their enthusiasm....

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Claire Emery, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Winning School: Lessons from a Highly Successful Massachusetts High School

This is a fascinating account of how a high school makes itself successful. Are there any schools like this in Santa Clara...

Original post made by CoolSchool on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular Kids Make More Dough Later In Life

New subject for Living Skills: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/10/22/popular-kids-in-high-school-earn-more-later-in-life/ In...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 1115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$23K in digital equipment stolen from Duveneck

Burglars stole an estimated $23,000 worth of computer and digital equipment from Duveneck Elementary School Monday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 1115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

here is a MAN among mere men

props to Representative Bobby Rush! I love this guy. http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/28/politics/congressman-hoodie/index.html...

Original post made by Hoodies are great on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Jul 16, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 1115 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 | 1115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. View arts committee chair resigns after disputed comments

Before City Council members could vote to remove or censure him Tuesday night, Chris Parkinson resigned his post as chair...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by galen, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 1115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Emarson Nickings, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Private rooftops to generate power for Palo Alto

Private rooftops in Palo Alto could start generating energy for the Palo Alto Utilities Department under a program approved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by More-Smoke-And-Mirrors, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:54 am | 5 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

global warming is making your hayfever worse

According to the National Academy of Sciences, global warming has made the hayfever season a month longer now than in 1995....

Original post made by hay fever on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by good, on Feb 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 4 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Volunteers to bring holiday bouquets to veterans

Palo Alto volunteers are aiming to make the season brighter for veterans at Palo Alto's Veterans Affairs hospice by bringing...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 7, 2012 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 1114 Views
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