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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents concerned about group projects

Group projects in school emerged as a hot-button issue Tuesday, Feb. 26, as the Palo Alto Board of Education discussed the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by flatlander, on Mar 8, 2013 at 5:36 am | 50 comments | 3505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-achievement data indicates room for improvement

Palo Alto Unified's Academic Performance Index (API) score, gathered by the California Department of Education, indicates...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 30, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 95 comments | 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag era comes to an end in Palo Alto

For Palo Alto shoppers, the question "Paper or plastic?" officially becomes an anachronism Monday, as the city's new ban...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 32 comments | 3505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Language Immersion Program Compromise Brainstorm

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 2, 2007
Last comment by A.J., on Jun 5, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 28 comments | 3504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 147 comments | 3504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Sutter Health running misleading ads?

I've seen this ad twice now - both in the Mercury News and in the Palo Alto Weekly (page 25, Nov. 22 edition) It says "Finding...

Original post made by Michele on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Michele, on Nov 25, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 3503 Views

MOVIES

Devil

I loved "Devil." When I read the first reviews last night, they said "boring," so that was my cue, along with the PG13 rating,...

Original post made by Sarah on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 18, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 3501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet

After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 3500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blaine Marchant 'can join graduation events'

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Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Jun 26, 2007 at 12:13 am | 39 comments | 3500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kidnapping suspect is arraigned in court

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris, on Nov 8, 2007 at 1:03 pm | 6 comments | 3500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by free, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 3500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting Flumist

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Original post made by Jarred on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by JSD, on Dec 18, 2007 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 3499 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israel's War of Terror

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Original post made by Tej Uberoi on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Jul 3, 2007 at 4:20 pm | 39 comments | 3499 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T's antenna plan moves forward in Palo Alto

AT&T's ambitious plan to install 80 antennas on existing utility poles throughout Palo Alto continues to polarize the community,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Randy Smith, on Jan 21, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 45 comments | 3499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Inside Observer, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:43 am | 17 comments | 3498 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the construction on Charleston/Fabian Way/San Antonio Road?

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Original post made by ? on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 13, 2008 at 11:53 pm | 18 comments | 3498 Views

BOOKS

Letters

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Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Still don't get it, on Sep 10, 2008 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 3497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: $4.8 million 'error' is third big gaffe

The disclosure last week that Palo Alto budget officials only recently became aware of an additional $4.8 million deficit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomarino, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 43 comments | 3496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 3496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tackle, arrest cap dramatic chase near Cal Ave

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Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by vanessa celano, on Apr 3, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 23 comments | 3495 Views
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