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AROUND TOWN

Tech leaders meet with Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden dined with an A-list of tech business leaders at Zibibbo restaurant in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Stuart JR, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 29 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 'performing-arts center' approved for Paly

Groundbreaking for a state-of-the-art "performing-arts center" at Palo Alto High School is planned for the summer of 2013....

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 17, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 29 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown post office set to hit market in May

Palo Alto's iconic downtown post office, a fixture on Hamilton Avenue for the past 80 years, will hit the real-estate market...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 29 comments | 1769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Differences in Gunn, Paly guidance systems

Two-thirds of high school students in Palo Alto "feel tremendous pressure to succeed academically," according to surveys...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cheng-z, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 29 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

43 Palo Alto teachers receive tenure

Forty-three teachers representing most of Palo Alto's public school campuses will gather today for a yearly event known as...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 31, 2012 at 7:41 am | 29 comments | 4199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek public's help in combating burglaries

Palo Alto has experienced 71 residential burglaries since January, the largest spike since 2007, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Tracy, on Apr 3, 2012 at 10:52 am | 29 comments | 1795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is the Stanford Women's Basketball Team Forced to Face Unfair Competition?

Brittney Griner is a superstaar 'woman' basketball player for Baylor, which Stanford women will need to beat, in the Final...

Original post made by Karen on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by nuts, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 3998 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Legislative analyst: 'Deny high-speed rail funding'

California legislators should deny Gov. Jerry Brown's requests for all but minimal funding for the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Apr 20, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 29 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested in $250,000 narcotics bust

A 46-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday morning after police seized tens of thousands of doses of prescription...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Community Center Neighbor, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 29 comments | 1495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tipping point for school board?

Faced with a mess largely of their own making, Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and the school board sought this week...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 29 comments | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in crash on Embarcadero and Middlefield

A woman suffered minor injuries after her car flipped in a crash at the intersection of Embarcadero and Middlefield roads...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. stop, on Dec 7, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 29 comments | 1501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding the way around Gunn

Freshmen at Gunn High School in Palo Alto recently shared random facts about themselves in the ice-breaking game, "Two Truths...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto Citizen, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:34 pm | 29 comments | 1521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Several injured in crash near San Antonio Road

Crews cleared an off-ramp on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto Sunday after a solo vehicle crash in the area left multiple people...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by miffed in midtown, on Sep 25, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 29 comments | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man arrested after housecleaner interrupts burglary

A Palo Alto resident, alerted by his housecleaner, came home to find a man allegedly trying to steal his vehicle Monday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by the650nerd, on Dec 22, 2012 at 3:02 am | 29 comments | 1284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nixes election on Arrillaga's downtown proposal

Faced with a flurry of criticism of a sweeping proposal to build four office towers and a theater in downtown Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 5, 2012 at 10:20 am | 29 comments | 2788 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault on pedestrian - what should I have done?

I witnessed a disturbing incident yesterday afternoon. A pedestrian was crossing Bryant Street in a crosswalk and was about...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by DC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 29 comments | 4922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrillaga protest gathers signatures in Menlo

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 29 comments | 2747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD needs an independent public investigation of bullying and student civil rights

Along with many Palo Alto residents, I was disappointed to learn last week that the US Department of Education's Office of...

Original post made by Ken Dauber on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:32 am | 29 comments | 3297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA ban on school fees

http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_22702203/new-california-school-law-that-bans-fees-causes?source=most_viewed Note...

Original post made by A weary parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:54 am | 29 comments | 1907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area has most 'mega commuters' in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 9, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 29 comments | 2290 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
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Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 33 comments | 2,352 views

College applications: round three
By Sally Torbey | 24 comments | 1,754 views

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
By Anita Felicelli | 17 comments | 1,744 views

PAUSD Leadership Challenges
By Paul Losch | 17 comments | 1,277 views