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SPORTS

Paly boys complete sweep of lacrosse crowns

In another memorable overtime victory, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team capped its outstanding inaugural season Saturday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Congrats Paly, on May 17, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto cleaver attacker was tortured in China

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who allegedly hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Li, on May 17, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 2040 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto police chief named semi-finalist for Seattle job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been selected as a semi-finalist for Seattle's police chief job, he announced today....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by ChiefResident, on May 17, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: A new volunteer gig : 'muscular mediation'?

I am very excited about my new volunteer endeavor — being a mediator with the Palo Alto Mediation Program. Read the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by dott31, on May 17, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 3991 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto hotel keen on hip, young guests

Hotel Keen, at 425 High St., is Palo Alto's first new hotel in a decade and part of a local spike in hotel development that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Alma/Loma Verde Resident/Parent, on May 17, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 10 comments | 5726 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water district adopts new plan for redistricting

Bowing to intense community opposition, the Santa Clara Valley Water District officially scrapped a controversial redistricting...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by trish, on May 17, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Palo Alto boys meet in CCS tennis semifinals

The Menlo School boys' tennis program has achieved an unbeaten record only once in school history. That was the 1999 team...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by , on May 17, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 2758 Views

SPORTS

Gunn softball qualifies for CCS; Paly still hoping to get in

Gunn is in and Palo Alto is hoping to get in following two key softball victories by the teams on Tuesday. The Titans clinched...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on May 17, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 1866 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Library set for fall opening

The College Terrace Library is scheduled to open on time after all after a City Council committee shot down on Thursday night...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 16, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 2413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election 2010: The race is on

A seasoned county supervisor, a bike-riding environmentalist and a venture capitalist with a passion for clean technology...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Educated Voter, on May 16, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 5 comments | 2258 Views

SPORTS

Great day, and night, for Menlo girls' lacrosse team

Maggie Brown has had some great experiences with her Menlo School girls' lacrosse team. Her latest, interestingly enough,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by lacrosse parent, on May 16, 2010 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure A passes by wide margin

Measure A, the proposed $589-per-parcel annual school tax, passed in a special election Tuesday night with 79.36 percent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 16, 2010 at 1:13 am | 48 comments | 4161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why weren't EPA charter scores high enough?

I was just looking over the updated 2009 API scores. Could someone explain to me *why* East Palo Alto Charter's scores weren't...

Original post made by OhlonePar on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 15, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

And now for something completely different

Baume could be the soul of a new cuisine. Or it could be just another once-pretty face on a high-turnover restaurant corner...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by obesity, on May 15, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 3236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road warriors

All nine Bay Area counties took part in "Bike to Work Day" this morning, when hundreds of thousands of commuters shifted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by "encouraging", on May 15, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 2160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And I’ll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 2092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waverley/Meadow intersection without crossing guards

Waverley/Meadow, like Middlefield/Embarcadero, intersections have specialized all way stop red lights which the crossing...

Original post made by JLS Parent on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by not kidding, on May 15, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much-anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by LT, on May 15, 2010 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 2258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police investigate shooting deaths

Police in Mountain View are investigating the shooting deaths of two people whose bodies were found inside a dry-cleaning...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by mn, on May 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Phoenix Academy's first grads are college-bound

A small charter school in East Palo Alto celebrates the graduation of its first senior class next month. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 14, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 4186 Views
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