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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

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home invasion robbery thwarted by 'brave' teen

A man was ambushed by three men as he opened the door to his Mountain View apartment Tuesday (Aug. 2) at around 10:45 p.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:18 am | 6 comments | 1114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA Police Chief testifies before the US Senate

Surprised that this story didn't make the PaloAltoOnline. East Palo Alto Police Chief Ronald Davis testified before the US...

Original post made by citizen on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 20, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 1114 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys will play for a sixth straight CCS tennis title

Hot weather couldn't stop the Menlo School boys tennis team on Wednesday, nor could Bellarmine Prep in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous MA player , on May 14, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit The Lights brings Palo Alto youth together in one event!

Palo Alto Teen Advisory Board presents Hit The Lights, an all-encompassing event, incorporating the best of high school dances,...

Original post made by Student at Gunn High School on Mar. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green-dye spill prompts hazmat response

About 1,500 gallons of bright green dye used to find pipe clogs spilled into a Palo Alto storm drain, triggering a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by jody, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 3 comments | 1113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to Recall City Councilmembers?

Can anyone please tell me where are the instructions on how to recall City Councilmembers? Where are the instructions...

Original post made by Government Question on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon,I agree - go for it!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 16 comments | 1113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost-and-found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1113 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mimm Patterson: Homesick, in Ireland

I left Palo Alto for Ireland in 1994. On 11 September 2001 I was living in Donegal, Ireland, and working as the manager of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hazardous Pardee Park trees set for fast removal

The ailing eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardee Park will be removed and replaced by other species in March under a plan approved...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Friend of trees, on Feb 1, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund kicks off

The annual Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive kicks off this week, with the goal of raising and giving away $250,000 to...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 1111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new traffic light on Alma just west of Meadow

A brand new traffic light on busy Alma street. For whom? For the potential residents of the new luxury home complex? Or...

Original post made by VJ on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh visits Paly football game

1982 Paly graduate, Jim Harbaugh visited Paly's game to toss the coin two days before the NFL's biggest game of Week 2 against...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1111 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto firefighters douse rooftop blaze

A fire that officials say began on the roof caused nearly $30,000 in damages to a home on Georgia Avenue in Palo Alto Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Malik, on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 1111 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conjoined twins to be separated at Lucile Packard

Two-year-old conjoined twins will be separated this week at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in a surgery expected to last...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lander Blanza, on May 2, 2012 at 4:49 am | 3 comments | 1111 Views
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