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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 5275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek public input on trenching train tracks

Digging a trench for Caltrain would be a colossal undertaking with a price tag that could be higher than $1 billion, but...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by citizen, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 43 comments | 5273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn teachers laud campus building plans

Teachers from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools expressed enthusiasm Tuesday for new campus buildings they said will improve...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by paly grad '05, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 5273 Views

SPORTS

Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Long-time Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Giampietro, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 37 comments | 5273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Frank Benest to retire as Palo Alto city manager

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Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Antisthenes, on Dec 2, 2007 at 9:25 pm | 33 comments | 5270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robberies & Burglaries

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Original post made by Ray on Jul. 3, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 4, 2006 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 5268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford campus on alert after report of armed man

After a man was reportedly seen on the Stanford University campus Tuesday evening with what a witness believed to be a gun,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by everyone, on Jul 30, 2015 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 5268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes eyed for Palo Alto's animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter is no longer in danger of closing, but city officials agreed on Tuesday night that it's time to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Apr 13, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 66 comments | 5267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anna Luskin's accident - can we learn from it?

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 30, 2007
Last comment by E, on Nov 18, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 5267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to widespread...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 7, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 11 comments | 5267 Views

BOOKS

San Mateo County is Reading Daughter of Fortune this Fall

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Original post made by Kathleen Beasley on Sep. 19, 2007
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates take aim at chain stores, offices

Candidates for the the Palo Alto City Council vowed on Thursday to do more to protect retail in the city's two main commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 30 comments | 5261 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 5260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman rescued after fall at Yosemite National Park

A 63-year-old Palo Alto woman was rescued after she fell off a path at Yosemite National Park over the weekend, according...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 5260 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood meeting with police tonight at 7 p.m.

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jul. 18, 2006
Last comment by Craig, on Jul 18, 2006 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 5259 Views

AROUND TOWN

A neighborhood challenge

Smriti Gautam has never been to a block party in her University South neighborhood because there hasn't been one. There's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Adrian, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 10 comments | 5259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Zero Waste Operation Plan Discussion

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Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Mar. 12, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 13, 2007 at 4:44 pm | 8 comments | 5258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayoral election pushes open-meeting law to the brink

The suspenseful election of Pat Burt and Greg Scharff on Monday night to serve as Palo Alto's mayor and vice mayor marked...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jan 11, 2016 at 7:16 pm | 73 comments | 5257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to firm up rules for shaky buildings

When the Big One hits and the earth starts to rumble, you probably don't want to find yourself in the fitting room of Nordstrom's...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Esther, on Aug 17, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 11 comments | 5256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supervisors approve study on youth psych beds

Santa Clara County has not had an acute-care, inpatient psychiatric unit for youth for more than 20 years, but the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 10 comments | 5256 Views
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