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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals to report on counseling tonight

The principals of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will report to the Board of Education tonight on their efforts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent of Gunn student, on Nov 4, 2012 at 10:49 am | 23 comments | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local PTA gathers signatures for tax initiative

In book clubs and exercise groups across town, Palo Alto PTA volunteers are gathering signatures for a November income-tax...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:11 am | 27 comments | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charles Munger, Mandy Lowell and Prop 30 School Measure

I am starting this thread because the thread about the death penalty is being swamped by comments on this topic, and I think...

Original post made by Duveneck mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:09 am | 55 comments | 2124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police receive $300,000 anti-gunfire grant

A new project to reduce gun violence in East Palo Alto has received a $300,000 "Smart Policing Initiative" grant from the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Malia, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ELECTION 2012: Stories, editorials, videos and resources

Stories, editorials, videos, photos and links regarding the Presidential General Election on Nov. 6, 2012. Palo Alto Online...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Roman Larson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Hogan sparks Stanford to win over Colorado

Kevin Hogan rose to the challenge of his first extended playing time of the season, passing for 184 yards and rushing for...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residential compostables program planned

Looking to reduce the amount of organic waste that ends up in its residential trash, City of Palo Alto Zero Waste will hold...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alison, on Nov 3, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 1863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the trail of an imaginary flu epidemic

Biology students at Castilleja School scouted out the spread of diseases like flu, tuberculosis and chronic diarrhea this...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 5 comments | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad's site nets Southwest 'cease and desist'

When Nikil Viswanathan created a website to automatically check himself in to his flights on Southwest Airlines in January,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by some smarter guy, on Nov 3, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 47 comments | 9740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Schools will be in good hands Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17889 posted...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by soccerdad, on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 1329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Buena Vista diversity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17814 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Pp, on Nov 2, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 4 comments | 1284 Views

AROUND TOWN

First look at Arrillaga's Menlo Park development

An eight-acre span of car lots on El Camino Real will turn into a mixed-use complex of medical offices, offices, retail and...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by gregg, on Nov 2, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 16 comments | 1795 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rite Aid to pay $800,000 for false advertising

Rite Aid Corporation has agreed to pay $800,000 for false and deceptive advertising. The company has settled a civil law-enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by geraldine , on Nov 2, 2012 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 1568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt in Menlo Park ends, suspect arrested

Menlo Park police have ended a manhunt with the arrest of a man who allegedly crashed a stolen car he was driving into a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by realite, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 1116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thieves take $11,000 in Victoria's Secret bras

Shoplifters struck it big on Halloween after walking out of Victoria's Secret with 180 bras valued at $11,000, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 24 comments | 1202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No more excuses!

Tropical storm/hurricane Sandy is a result of global warming. Al Gore is right. 97% of climate scientists agree. We do...

Original post made by Time to go Green on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Time to go Green, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Santa Clara County Board of Education race

This race has always gotten very little attention from the media. The people who run for that Board have usually not run...

Original post made by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by C.O.C., on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 5 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan vs JLS

I have a child that is going to middle school next year. Our home school is JLS, but Jordan is a lot closer to our house,...

Original post made by zs on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Maya Heron, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 1564 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clocks 'fall back' on Sunday

This weekend, it's time to turn clocks back one hour. Sunday at 2 a.m. is the official end of daylight saving time. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views
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