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SCHOOLS & KIDS

An old-fashioned, face-to-face student summer exchange

This year, Gunn High School sophomore Katie Russell and Oaxaca 15-year-old Sofi Morales Calvo are the sole participants in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chris Logan, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford products lead U.S. water polo teams

The U.S. men's and women's national teams, each loaded with Stanford products, made their final preparations for the upcoming...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Thomas Watkins, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 2760 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto races to predict future traffic

When it comes to planning for city growth, no area is more difficult to keep pace with than traffic. And within Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 29, 2013 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Setting a CA tax penalty precedent - help please!

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Original post made by California Citizen on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Another Victim of FTB, on Jul 29, 2013 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 4012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists, please obey traffic rules!!

I believe biking around town is good and I myself like to bike when I have a chance. However, some of the cyclists are irresponsible,...

Original post made by Car Driver on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by looking on bright side, on Jul 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 12 comments | 1331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park rolls out robots for outdoor movie night

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 3522 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Palo Alto homes give snapshot of sellers' market

The average number of days that a Palo Alto house stayed on the market during the first half of 2013 was 20 days. A condo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Paly resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 27 comments | 3654 Views

SPORTS

One of the world's best, Hampton could have been a Cardinal

==B Bank of the West Classic == Jamie Hampton could have been Nicole Gibb's teammate for a couple of years at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Tennis Fan, on Jul 27, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City blames Gunn start time for Arastradero traffic

A July 10, 2013, memo by City staff regarding the Maybell rezoning places the bulk of the blame for Arastradero traffic problems...

Original post made by Parents need to know this on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by seriously, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 42 comments | 2886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incoherent man arrested inside Palo Alto home

A man who was rambling around inside a Palo Alto home at 3 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24 was arrested for possession of heroin...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 27, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja to increase enrollment

As I understand it, Castilleja School, a private all girl middle and high school on Bryant Street, will be increasing their...

Original post made by Palo Alto on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jul 26, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 18 comments | 1457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights lawyers scrutinize school district

In a bid to start a conversation on addressing poor academic performance among students from the Ravenswood City School District...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 29 comments | 17712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero Preserve eyed for tree influx

When it comes to trees, the golf course's loss may be Arastradero Preserve's gain. As Palo Alto looks for ways to mitigate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mi Pueblo seeks bankruptcy court protection

Mi Pueblo Foods is seeking for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection Monday, citing a problem with its main secured creditor,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 26, 2013 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 2423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford reports security breach, urges password changes

Stanford University is investigating what appears to be a breach in its information technology infrastructure but the university...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 26, 2013 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 2827 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire chief returns home after crippling fall

After three decades in a career that saw him deployed for 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing, Katrina and local emergencies...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Russell Hancock, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:45 am | 5 comments | 1923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto man dies in Tahoe plane crash

A Palo Alto pilot was killed and his wife was injured after their private plane crashed in a wooded area in South Lake Tahoe...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Sad News, on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:25 pm | 16 comments | 3103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seeking information on recent serious bike accident

Trying to track down information on a recent cycling accident in Palo Alto in which a woman was very seriously injured. If...

Original post made by Eric S. on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ouch, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 982 Views

SPORTS

Another setback for Stanford's Andy Brown

Senior forward Andy Brown will miss yet another basketball season due to an ACL tear; this time in his right knee. Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views
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