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AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brazen burglars swipe $20,000 in valuables

About $20,000 in jewelry, electronics, furniture and art was taken from a Mountain View home over the weekend in a brazen...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by coooper, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:44 am | 6 comments | 1484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meeting on Caltrain funding tonight in Palo Alto

A meeting tonight at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Nice to See, on May 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 1484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nonprofit including Zuckerberg, Brin gives $33 million in prizes

A group of executives that includes local names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki awarded $33 million...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by local, on Feb 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Borders Possibly Closing

Borders is possibly closing for good on July 19. The company, as I have heard, is up for auction. This will be a huge loss...

Original post made by Anne on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protect and Serve or Trap and Ticket

I would like to that officer Schroedr for reminding me that Palo Alto is still wasting money. Houses are being robbed...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Opportunity to thank PAPD, on Jul 29, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 1484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's bid to sell alcohol won't harm our children

When do Palo Alto parents stop blaming "fault" on everyone else except the choices that their own children make. The trains...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 1483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flustered robber fails to notice cash being offered

An apparently badly flustered wannabe robber fled with nothing early Sunday after twice failing to take proferred cash from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:05 am | 14 comments | 1483 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's shot at going from 1-11 to 11-1

Richard Sherman and Sione Fua were part of the worst season in Stanford football history. Five years later, they can be part...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1483 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys open CCS tennis title defense as top seed

The Menlo School boys' tennis team will open defense of its Central Coast Section title when the top-seeded Knights host...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by asst. coach werm, on May 4, 2012 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-wage workers to Obama: Please 'friend' us too

As President Barack Obama traveled to Facebook headquarters today, about 100 low-income people and their supporters gathered...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 1483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do I find a summer exchange program?

A friend in Germany wants to send their 16-year old son to Palo Alto for August. Are there programs or organizers for this?...

Original post made by Andreas on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework done a day before due

How can our president's 13 and ten year old kids have their homework completed a day before it's due? Our ten year old gets...

Original post made by Not Possible on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 10, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to parse achievement data tonight

New data sheds light on efforts to remedy the achievement gap in Palo Alto schools. The Board of Education tonight will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Carlos, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Oracle Rejects Teacher Advisor System

In today's Gunn's newspaper's editorial, Gunn students were clear -- they do not want Paly's teacher advisory system to come...

Original post made by Listen to the children on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Listen to the children, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High community marks school's half-century

Gunn High School celebrated its 50th birthday this weekend, with events ranging from a BBQ to a field day. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Sep 16, 2014 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney General to appeal tossed murder case

A Nov. 6 decision to throw out murder charges against accused killer Gregory Elarms Sr. will be appealed in state court by...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1482 Views

SPORTS

State honors for Paly's Boyd, SHP's Kremer

Of local note Palo Alto's B.J. Boyd and Sacred Heart Prep's Tom Kremer both concluded their high school careers in June...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by For the curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Century-old Cowper Street oak to be saved -- for now

A 100-plus-year-old heritage oak tree at 816 Cowper St. in Palo Alto that had been slated for the chopping block may be saved,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:00 am | 9 comments | 1482 Views
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