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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interesting Division of Sexes and Instrumentation in Jordan Marching Band

I had the distinct pleasure of happening to be in the same neighborhood on the same street where the Jordan Marching Band...

Original post made by Marching Band Lover on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Mitchell Park Library, school board retreat, Mayfield

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29989 posted Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:17...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing near Los Robles Park

My in-laws said there was a recent assault on a father a three-year-old daughter walking along Lis Robles park in the evening....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

LIVE election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E will be updated throughout the night beginning around 8 p.m. ==I...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Injured falcon found in Palo Alto

A rare falcon was found injured in Palo Alto and is recovering at the Wildlife Rescue Center in Burlingame and is expected...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Pam, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 5 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU ... </B>What happens when 10 people get stuck inside a stuffy elevator for close to an...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Even without housing, Gateway offers many benefits

After eight public hearings with few opposing speakers, we believe the Gateway project, a transit-oriented development with...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on May 4, 2012 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales tax increase poll

Ha Ha, I love this poll NewsPoll Would you vote in favor of a one-eighth-of-a-cent sales-tax increase in Santa Clara...

Original post made by Annie on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by poll watcher, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Immigrant Studio, on Oct 23, 2013 at 4:01 am | 3 comments | 915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley tech industry on rise, study shows

Silicon Valley's tech industry is emerging from recession and heading for a 15 percent growth in jobs over the next two years,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gas rates set to drop in Palo Alto

After seeing their utility bills grow in recent years, Palo Alto's gas customers could finally get a break this year -- a...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Karen, on May 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 6 comments | 914 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is going on tonight?

There are police cars with spotlights at Channing and waverly, Addison and Cowper and Channing at middlefield. Anyone know....

Original post made by Cc on Jul. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Midtown 'elves' to deliver holiday bouquets

Calling themselves the "Midtown elves," residents of Palo Alto 's Midtown neighborhood have launched a grass-roots effort...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is anyone at PAUSD watching Apple say goodbye to text books!

We have been talking about it for some time, but has anyone at Churchill been paying attention? http://mindshift.kqed.org/2012/01/did-apple-just-reinvent-the-textbook/ We...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 913 Views

AROUND TOWN

A final tribute to Coach Parks

When former Menlo-Atherton High football coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep on Aug. 19 at age 77, there was an immediate...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Robert Caron, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Down and derby

Kids ages 7 to 17 raced down Hanover Street in Palo Alto Saturday, May 19, for the Palo Alto Elks Silicon Valley Soap Box...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mckinney, on May 24, 2012 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dozens of sick pelicans found at beaches

Dozens of sick and dying pelicans have turned up on beaches across San Mateo County in recent weeks, putting a strain on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Curie, on Jul 21, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 6 comments | 913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford men get important hoop win at Oregon St.

From this point in the season, the Stanford men's basketball team can't afford to lose another game if it has any hopes of...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new vision for central downtown site

After crashing into a wall of community opposition last year, Palo Alto officials on Monday formally hit the restart button...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 12 comments | 913 Views
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