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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Gunn have Tuesday off but not Paly?

Sophomores (and Juniors/Seniors who have not passed) are taking the California Exit Exam on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings....

Original post made by palo alto mom on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 1685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 1685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses son's bike to chase suspected burglar

A man used his son's bike to chase down a suspected burglar Monday evening after the man and his family returned to their...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by susan, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:17 am | 6 comments | 1685 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Highest Contributer to Barack's Campaign? Goldman Sachs

Here is a list of top contributors to McCain http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?id=N00006424&cycle2=2008&goButt2.x=10&goButt2.y=3&goButt2=Submit And...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:54 am | 6 comments | 1685 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 | 1685 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man who tried to run over police officer pleads 'no contest'

An East Palo Alto man who tried to run over a police officer and deliberately smashed a stolen vehicle into a police van...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 7 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yes, Stanford men DID win the NCAA volleyball championship

In three thrilling straight sets of brilliant volleyball, Stanford men won the NCAA men's championship today at Maples Pavillion....

Original post made by Bob on May. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former SLAC director Persis Drell to head Stanford School of Engineering

Persis Drell, former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be Stanford University's first female dean...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 1685 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to host Palo Alto 'sidewalk office hours'

State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has announced he will hold "sidewalk office hours" in Palo Alto and Menlo Park on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers to get 6.3 percent increase

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by say what say what say what, on Mar 8, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ann Ravel joins U.S. justice department

More than 400 attorneys and colleagues of Santa Clara County Counsel Ann Ravel gathered Thursday evening at a reception to...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by stefan calhoun, on Aug 30, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek suspect in sexual assault

Stanford police are searching for a man who they said sexually assaulted a woman in an graduate-student apartment at Escondido...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Stan, on Apr 11, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 1684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City tries to keep retail on Emerson Street block

For a glimpse of downtown Palo Alto's changing fortunes, one need look no further than the 600 block of Emerson Street, where...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 1684 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football, volleyball teams begin state title defenses

The curtain goes up on special seasons for the Palo Alto football and girls' volleyball teams on Friday. The big question...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2011 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's vacation days

As the media harps on Obama's vacation during these slow summer news days, they should keep it in context: http://www.suntimes.com/news/7127735-418/obamas-vacation-ripped-but-hes-ta...

Original post made by Git my tax $$\\\'s worth! on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by obama is a dad too!, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 1684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paul C. Roberts' article called "Truth is Offensive"

Have you seen the article by Paul Craig Roberts at http://www.infowars.com/truth-is-offensive.com infowars.com/truth-is-offensive.com...

Original post made by food for thought on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by father of ronnynomics, on May 7, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 5 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

what caused power outage today?

It was out from 8.30 to around noon - does anyone know why?...

Original post made by belle on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 18, 2010 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Design plans for Roth Building get approval

Plans to open the Palo Alto History Museum at the historic Roth Building at 300 Homer Ave. ramped up Wednesday when the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by neighborhood resident, on Feb 19, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 1684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1684 Views
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