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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits car in Mtn. View, halting service and traffic

A Caltrain hit a car at the railroad crossing at Rengstorff Avenue and Central Expressway around 5:30 p.m. evening, May...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 5, 2013 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly, Palo Alto Online named 'best in state'

The Palo Alto Weekly was honored Saturday as best large newsweekly in California and PaloAltoOnline.com as the best news...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 18 comments | 1372 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls claim league track titles

After both finished the dual-meet seasons with perfect records, the Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls had to back up those performances...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by LaVonna, on May 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoke/Fire in Palo Alto Foothills?

Was there an early morning fire in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley? Los Trancos Road? ...

Original post made by David on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of committees divides Palo Alto council

When the Palo Alto City Council prepared to go into a closed-door meeting last week to discuss the future of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 4, 2013 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday marks Palo Alto's 91st annual May Fete Parade

Palo Alto will celebrate its 91st annual May Fete Children's Parade on Saturday, May 4, beginning at the corner of Emerson...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2013 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1146 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2013 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 3185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car south of Palo Alto station

Just got home and according to my car radio, Caltrain has hit a car south of Palo Alto station. Trains are single tracking...

Original post made by Driver on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Driver, on May 3, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 654 Views

AROUND TOWN

May Fete parade rolling through Palo Alto Saturday

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Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Rhoda, on May 3, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 19 comments | 2937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Innovative, on May 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior-housing project in Palo Alto riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park and Green Acres ll residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Briones Parent, on May 3, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 144 comments | 4122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local leaders break ground at new Stanford Hospital

Gesturing toward the hole that will become Stanford Hospital and Clinics' new hospital, Board of Directors Chair Mariann...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bill Rayburn, on May 3, 2013 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook revenue, profit grow in first quarter

Facebook's profit and revenue grew in the first quarter of 2013, boosted by an increase in mobile advertising. Read the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by w, on May 3, 2013 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto optimistic about police-building proposal

Palo Alto officials remain optimistic about the prospect of building a new police headquarters on Park Boulevard despite...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto optimistic about police-building proposal

Palo Alto officials remain optimistic about the prospect of building a new police headquarters on Park Boulevard despite...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tomorrow - Young Children's Spring Faire

Come celebrate spring and experience Waldorf education for the young child (nursery and kindergarten ages). Featuring: Crafts Petting...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on May. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 601 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area drove state population growth in 2012

The Bay Area led the charge in California's massive population increase last year, particularly Santa Clara County, which...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 3, 2013 at 7:40 am | 3 comments | 679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public invited to inspect Gunn student invention

The community is invited to inspect a solar egg incubator created by a student team at Gunn High School as part of program...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by scientist, on May 2, 2013 at 11:20 pm | 5 comments | 1029 Views
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PAUSD Leadership Challenges
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