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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss parents' ratings

How do average Palo Alto parents rate their kids' schools? The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss results...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 3 comments | 1245 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 | 1245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of Los Altos indecent exposure suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who indecently exposed himself to a juvenile in Los Altos Monday morning. The man...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by turn him in, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 1245 Views

SPORTS

Team USA coming to Stanford following gold-medal effort

Currently ranked first in the world, the U.S. women's Olympic water polo team cemented that rating Sunday when it downed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 6, 2012 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lasers pointed at planes, coming from Palo Alto?

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/fbi-investigates-laser-interference-two-sfo-flight/nPnzJ/ It seems that this is causing...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 8, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike Safety

It seems that we are reading about bike collisions in the Palo Alto area on a weekly basis. Bicycle riding has increased...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by OPar, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:50 pm | 23 comments | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faux 'utility workers' burglarize Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers making...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens and alcohol

In light of recent events in Palo Alto HS magazine and also in Saratoga HS, I would like to ask fellow parents about what...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by is it true?, on Apr 18, 2013 at 7:57 am | 10 comments | 1244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto gas station robbed at gun point

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who robbed an ARCO gas station on San Antonio Road at gunpoint Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by surveillance photos?, on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 6 comments | 1244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrests made in burglaries of Menlo-area schools

Atherton police last week arrested a Menlo Park man in connection with the burglaries of three local schools: Hillview, Laurel,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Citigroup employee pleads guilty to fraud

A former Citigroup securities representative who worked in Palo Alto pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud Tuesday (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 26, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 1244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body Found Near Stanford Construction Site

KRON reports that PAPD is investigating a body found on the Stanford Campus. http://www.kron4.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=2852 Heard...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1244 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto adds to its history-making season

There was no denying the Palo Alto baseball team on Saturday night, not even a two-hour rain delay would keep the Vikings...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Go Vikings, on May 30, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views

SPORTS

Trip to Junior Olympics faces a tough hurdle

Thirteen members of the Peninsula Youth Sports Program did their job recently at the AAU West Coast Junior Olympic Games...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kel, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 1244 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor suffer, rich benefit

Poor suffer, rich benefit Congress convinced lots of poor people to voluntarily give up some of the few things they had...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 13, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 10 comments | 1244 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1244 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 | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was that HUGE plume of smoke at 101/Embarcadero Exit

I was driving on 101 at 3:30pm today and saw a huge plume of smoke on East Embarcadero (look like it was near the post office....

Original post made by Commuter on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Commuter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1244 Views
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