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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students apply design principles for social solutions

Can "design thinking" help to solve poverty and racism? Middle school students in East Palo Alto brainstormed for solutions...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Innovate, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident to keynote convention of LGBT Mormans

Steve Young is a direct descendent of Brigham Young. News report in the Salt Lake Tribune: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56728340-78/lgbt-affirmation-mormons-conference.html.csp...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Grand opening' of new Gunn gym set for Sunday

Gunn High School invites the community to a grand opening of its new gym Sunday, Aug. 18, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The $9...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Irononic, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds and hundreds of bikes heading north on Middlefield

Well they are coming through town........

Original post made by bikes, bikes and more bikes on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Posturing on parking

The last thing the downtown business community or nearby residents need is a debate over who is to blame for the parking...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by The city made me do it, on Aug 16, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 36 comments | 9850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects sought in Robles Park robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they said robbed, punched and slashed a man who was visiting Robles Park with...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 16, 2013 at 6:07 pm | 6 comments | 334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbery in Robles Park Thursday evening - 8/15

(Robles Park is on Park between Charleston and W. Meadow) Subject : Armed Robbery Occurs in Neighborhood Park Contact...

Original post made by anon on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The social 'benefits' of cyberbullying?

Recent studies find that "social combat" among teens (including cyber-aggression) occurs in the school mainstream largely...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by If only, on Aug 16, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeremy Lin is a nerd

And he proves it in a new YouTube video: http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/08/15/basketballs-jeremy-lin...

Original post made by parent on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by nerd is the wurd, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks to revive 'stale' commission process

It takes a special kind of a volunteer serve on a local commission in Palo Alto, one with a thick skin, an analytical brain,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:31 am | 18 comments | 1055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbery occurs near downtown

Palo Alto police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night at 10:07 p.m. on the 100 block of Bryant Street. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 16, 2013 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advice for parents in the digital age

Parents often feel overwhelmed and unprepared for their kids' entry into the world of social media and online life, but experts...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 26765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents challenge schools on math

A coalition of students and parents challenged the Palo Alto school board Tuesday to ensure the district's two high schools...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by short memory?, on Aug 16, 2013 at 12:18 am | 201 comments | 11612 Views

SPORTS

Tursunov advances; Ball, Paige in U.S. Open playoffs

==B Of local note == ==I Rodgers loses at U.S. Amateur == Menlo School product and former Central Coast Section singles...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Aug 15, 2013 at 11:53 pm | 2 comments | 1913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County asks state Attorney General to investigate DA Rosen

The California Attorney General has been asked to investigate a pay-compensation policy District Attorney Jeff Rosen has...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 15, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 1973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman's alleged killer tried to plead guilty

A man who allegedly fatally stabbed his girlfriend in East Palo Alto told a judge on Wednesday that he wants to plead guilty,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by format, on Aug 15, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1990 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tiny mouse looms large over levee project

It stands less than an inch tall, sports a cinnamon belly, munches on pickleweed and spends its nights dodging owls and raptors...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by JustMe, on Aug 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 23 comments | 4229 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Rickey's memorabilia

The developer of the former Rickey's Hyatt site on El Camino Real is asking the public for historical articles and photos...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by diane, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:18 am | 10 comments | 2560 Views
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