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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: state ballot measures 'critical'

With school districts across California slashing programs and payrolls, four Palo Alto school board members Tuesday said...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by pavoter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 27 comments | 2993 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires men's cross country coach, director of track and field

With the 2012 collegiate cross-country season fast approaching, Stanford finally has a new coach. Moreover, the Cardinal...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 27, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto market robbed at gunpoint Saturday

A man with a black, semiautomatic handgun held up proprietors of the Valencia Market at 3487 El Camino Real in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Language is Hard?, on Aug 27, 2012 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1213 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Joseph Sheridan

Copied from the AskArt.com website (partial bib) Joseph M. Sheridan was a friend of my mother, Pearl S. Howatt, now deceased....

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Aug. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matadero Creek dry-out puzzles residents

For years, Matadero Creek in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood flowed year round. But on June 27, the water level dropped...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 1105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:16 am | 6 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Errors exacerbated mosquito problem

Demonstrating that one never knows where danger lurks, an unprecedented mosquito infestation suddenly erupted across areas...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Aug 27, 2012 at 6:33 am | 21 comments | 2413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Use it or lose it

In every company that I have worked, you cannot accumulate more than two years of unused off days: use it or lose it. But...

Original post made by @home on Aug. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Picture this: 2012 Weekly Photo Contest winners

The Weekly's annual photo contest turns 21 this year, but it's by no means limited to adults. As in years past, both adult...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by photoshopped, on Aug 26, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 1359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Failure in Middlefield power line caused outage

A failure in the underground power line along Middlefield Road between Loma Verde and Colorado avenues caused 1,958 Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Furious Writer, on Aug 26, 2012 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcycle Police Officers

Does the city now have a stated plan to increase the number of tickets from these guys? I understand an increased presence...

Original post made by Looking for the value on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 25, 2012 at 9:05 pm | 6 comments | 808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree vandals

Who is cutting down the trees along San Fran creek by 101? Isn't that illegal? I saw a guy with a chainsaw out behind the...

Original post made by Sean on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by tree, on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 1024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began Thursday, Aug. 23, at about 7...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Brian Schmidt, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 28 comments | 10245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marsh mosquitoes invade Palo Alto

Like the offspring in alien movies, mosquito eggs that have lain dormant in the Palo Alto Baylands mud for 10 to 15 years...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Aug 24, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 67 comments | 6581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Safe ride' program for teens ends

A Red Cross program that offers "safe rides" to intoxicated teenagers on Friday and Saturday nights has been suspended due...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by grateful mom, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 16 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the Greater Good or The Last Election The San Francisco Mime Troupe Comes to Mitchell Park, Palo Alto

Over fifty years ago the founding director R.G. Davis began a tradition of free theatrical performances in parks that lives...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pensions: Palo Alto's ticking time bomb

In 2007, the year Warren Buffett famously described public pensions as a time bomb with a long fuse, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 136 comments | 13521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jacob Sandford, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 34 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA teacher wins award for using tech in classroom

When Robert Pronovost started teaching at Belle Haven Elementary in 2007, the only tech in his classroom was three aging...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lexie, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto would-be burglar interrupted by resident

A Palo Alto woman prevented a would-be burglar from entering her home last night by yelling at the man, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:41 am | 11 comments | 1762 Views
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