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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by slc, on Mar 1, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 18 comments | 2851 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scharff lays out bold plans in 'State of the City'

Calling Palo Alto a place where the "future continues to be invented," Mayor Greg Scharff rolled out on Wednesday night a...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Mar 1, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 30 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for December armed robbery in Midtown

Two young men arrested for a Jan. 5 carjacking on California Avenue have been arrested again for armed robbery of Century...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2013 at 9:23 am | 12 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned senior-housing complex wins key vote

Palo Alto, a city with a growing population of seniors and jaw-dropping real estate prices, is about to get a little help...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 55 comments | 2922 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves new Palo Alto field-use plan

The Parks and Recreation Commission last night unanimously approved a plan to overhaul its athletic field-use policy, including...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 22 comments | 2646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest two for Midtown armed robbery

Two young men arrested for a Jan. 5 carjacking on California Avenue have been arrested again for armed robbery of Century...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Feb 28, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

International Rescue Committee

How the IRC Works IRC or the International Rescue Committee founded at Albert Einsteinís request in 1933. The organizationís...

Original post made by JasonBuzi on Feb. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: District homework policy, field use, State of the City

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28728...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Feb 28, 2013 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 1467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mayor to present 'State of the City' tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff will lay out his vision for the city and highlight recent accomplishments in his "State of the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Liz, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 1748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oliver Stone to present film at Stanford

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone will present his new documentary, "The Bomb," in a free public showing at Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 26 comments | 4266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nail salon chain hit with class action lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was filed in San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday against a popular nail salon chain accused of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tessa Gallo, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 9 comments | 2604 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto not alone as girls' soccer sanctions range statewide

Eric Seedman is an assistant coach with the Palo Alto girls' soccer team, which saw its season end this week after one player...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Varsity parent, on Feb 27, 2013 at 6:17 pm | 13 comments | 4247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver arrested for homicide in fatal crash

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto woman has been arrested for the death of her friend after a fatal car crash on June 17, an East...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by halapio family, on Feb 27, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 6 comments | 1641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gives its largest-ever gift to schools

The independent, parent-led foundation that raises money for Palo Alto public schools presented a $4.9 million donation at...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 26 comments | 1888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Burgers, bison and more

In Daryl Savage's column this week: Midtown's Cafe Sophia closes; a burger joint starts serving bison; and a new dim-sum...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 27, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 23 comments | 1809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homework, bullying top school-board agenda

Homework and anti-bullying policies are among the topics on the agenda for the Palo Alto Board of Education tonight, Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 38 comments | 5186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds of guns collected at East Palo Alto buyback

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Adrian, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:35 am | 22 comments | 1400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intergenerational Event Brings Joy to Seniors and First Grade Students in Celebration of Purim

A feeling of love, happiness and community filled the room when first grade students from Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School...

Original post made by lew697 on Feb. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Armed man attempts downtown robbery

A man armed with a handgun attempted to rob a pedestrian in a downtown Palo Alto parking garage Friday night, Feb. 22, police...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by asharpe, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 41 comments | 2257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views
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