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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks updates on Everyday Math

With a controversial new elementary math textbook in Palo Alto classrooms this fall, school board members are looking for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 2188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Council meetings at City Hall Monday night. 7pm

I have an Idea. The P.A online does not like so much? There is a TV in the loby of City Hall. Lets meet in the loby during...

Original post made by fireman on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 28, 2009 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto STAR test results above average

Palo Alto students score above state levels of proficiency in math and English-language arts tests and show general increases...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 27, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 76 comments | 4339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain calls for community-wide mental health effort

Caltrain and police boost track security, but warn that addressing mental health community-wide is the underlying challenge...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 27, 2009 at 5:55 am | 23 comments | 2068 Views

RESTAURANTS

Have to say something about my favorite place

One day many years ago I am my ex were walking up and down California street looking for a place to eat. We settled on...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 5 comments | 3752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs off on re-opening Garland

In a tortured effort to balance fiscal fears with uncertain enrollment growth projections, the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 11 comments | 4715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park tried to land Tesla headquarters

When Tesla Motors announced Aug. 18 that it plans to relocate its headquarters from San Carlos to Palo Alto later this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

JJ&F agreement details released

After five years of negotiations and public meetings, a developer's proposal to build offices and apartments next to an expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 26, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 20 comments | 4391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students challenged to pack 'zero waste' school lunches

Baggies are out. Cloth napkins are in. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11455...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 2940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Meeting today to discuss 'predator' homecoming

Police and elected officials in East Palo Alto are holding a community meeting tonight to give residents details about a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 26, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner's office releases name of Caltrain victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a Caltrain late Friday night,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by hcc2009, on Aug 26, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 100 comments | 3346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catrina was active, honest, private, friend says

The death of Catrina Holmes has evoked scores of recollections and condolence messages posted on Twitter and Facebook social-networking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 2252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wing returns to gymnastics program

Lindsay Wing represents the Stanford tradition of great women's gymnasts. She has the opportunity to help the Cardinal maintain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three Stanford golfers are in at U.S. Amateur

Stanford golfers Steve Ziegler and David Chung and Stanford grad Dodge Kemmer made the cut at the U.S. Amateur Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2223 Views

BOOKS

Press earns Pac-10's weekly award

Stanford junior forward Christen Press was named Pac-10 women's soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday. Press earned the honor...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Put more speed limited sign in Fabin Way &W. Bay Shore RD

Speed limited is 25MPH. However, motorists and some truck drivers are very rush. Should put more Speed limit signs there....

Original post made by Jim on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 1831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cracking down on hands-free cell phone law

The California Highway Patrol today is conducting the second zero-tolerance enforcement this month of the state's hands-free...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments | 1842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District worries about suicide 'cluster'

Concerned that the third known suicide in four months among Palo Alto adolescents could trigger another one, school district...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by andreas ramos, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 2631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bonuses Still "On"- No Structural Change for Palo Alto

8/20 memo from Keene to Managers & Professional Employees is below. - Managers & Professional Employees can still get...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cal, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 3186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school enrollment below projections

Palo Alto's 17 public schools open today with two new principals, one principal vacancy, a tight budget, sky-high expectations...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Grandma, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 12 comments | 2151 Views
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