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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Morning Palo Alto manhunt ends in two arrests

After an hour-long search, police apprehended a man at 9:15 a.m. who may have been involved in a south Palo Alto theft. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:23 am | 18 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Extensive survey probes parent, student, staff satisfaction with Palo Alto schools

Ninety percent of Palo Alto parents and 93 percent of high school students say they are "somewhat satisfied" or "very satisfied"...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Survey fatigue, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 20 comments | 9467 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real

A man robbed Provident Credit Union on El Camino Real on Saturday morning and escaped on foot. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 3373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly students to be on KQED's 'Forum' this morning

A Palo Alto High School student magazine cover story on "rape culture" will be among the the subjects Monday of the KQED...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Colleen D., on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern “Design Sprints” for the climate/housing impasse

Elite portions of the Bay Area (Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Pleasanton, and Marin County) adopt many leading-edge green policies...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Apr. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic delays expected on Foothill and Junipero Serra

Traffic along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard may be impacted for months as Pacific Gas and Electric replaces...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by commuter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student journalists investigate 'rape culture' at Paly

The editor of a student magazine at Palo Alto High School said her staff has received "overwhelmingly positive" reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Consent=YesPlease!, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 78 comments | 4656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

SPORTS

Gunn tennis pretty sure it has another title locked up

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Jim Gorman wasn't sure and neither were his Gunn High tennis players. Thus, there was no...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 1381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board debates new elementary location

While agreeing Palo Alto must open a new elementary school, members of the board of education differed Tuesday on how much...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 25 comments | 3306 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly swim meet still shows star power

The Gunn girls and Palo Alto boys were hit hard by graduation following the 2012 swim season that saw the Titans win their...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Pacific Coach, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Hopeful first reactions on new school calendar

While half-way into the first year of a new school calendar is too soon to make any definitive conclusions, a just-completed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:19 am | 16 comments | 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

The Bay Area real-estate market has become a challenging market for buyers due to several important developments. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jayne, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laurene Powell Jobs' film "The Dream Is Now" airs tomorrow on MSNBC

Steve Jobs' window (and Palo Alto resident, of course) has produced a film "The Dream Is Now". It airs tomorrow (Sunday)...

Original post made by dreamer on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 921 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Manipulation H1-B visa abuse betrays American Tech workers, helped by Zuckerberg's PAC

Recently, Mark Zuckerberg and many other high profile tech representatives, including immigration law firms and many self-interested...

Original post made by H-1B FACTS on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:23 am | 5 comments | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident not amused by officer's text

The latest report from Palo Alto's independent police auditor has no smoking guns or damning allegations, but it does contain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 11 comments | 1163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New prize for teens aims to spur community service

Calling all innovative, altruistic teens: You could win $20,000 if your community-service project rises to the top in a new...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by local resident, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FWD.us lobby group includes Zuckerberg, Schmidt, Musk

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, writing in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal Thursday, announced the launch of a political...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon, on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just what determines a home's worth?

Nancy Dierx has jumped over fences and been bitten by dogs at least three times in her 31 years working as a real-estate...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views
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