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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Salon workers win class-action lawsuit

Four former employees of Natalie Salon, joined by more than 100 others, settled their class-action lawsuit for $750,000 against...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gone baby gone, on Mar 6, 2013 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto official to lead East Bay school district

After a year with the Palo Alto school district, Directory of Secondary Education Debbra Lindo will depart in June to become...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kris Taylor, on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Happened to the Homecoming Court in PAUSD?

Anyone know when and why it ended? We still have Spirit Week, the Homecoming football game with floats and the Homecoming...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Sep 10, 2013 at 1:23 am | 5 comments | 1388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for Bay Area auto burglaries

One woman has been arrested and a second is being sought in connection with a series of auto break-in burglaries in several...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot-trial attorneys clash over arson evidence

Federal arson investigator Barbara Maxwell said she detected a heavy smell of gasoline as soon as members of her team began...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by objective, on Jan 5, 2011 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek suspect in sexual assault

Stanford police are searching for a man who they said sexually assaulted a woman in an graduate-student apartment at Escondido...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Stan, on Apr 11, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 1388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car collides with school bus in Menlo Park

An alleged drunken driver traveling south on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park collided with a school bus carrying 32 students...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Gwen, on Apr 29, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 1388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power surge pops lights, televisions

Television sets and lights popped and and blew out in two East Palo Alto neighborhoods after a power surge on Thursday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 8 comments | 1388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft co-founder to open Palo Alto investment office

Vulcan Capital, which manages investments for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, announced today that it would open an office...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fool Me Twice, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 12 comments | 1388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's Wrong With The City's Plan For Tree Replacement? - Citizens' Discussion and Decision at 10/3 Cal Ave Farmers' Market

Come to the Citizen's Discussion, Brainstorm, and Decision Meeting Noon Tomorrow, Sunday, October 5, California Avenue Farmer's...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Noel, on Oct 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City tackles hardest survey results first

Focusing on Palo Alto's weaknesses rather than its strengths, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how it could improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by from the under-served part of town, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$70,000 in jewelry stolen from Palo Alto home

A burglar or burglars stole 23 pieces of jewelry and a laptop computer from a house on Maddux Drive in Palo Alto Tuesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 23, 2012 at 8:05 am | 32 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Online LIVE: Parent education forum

Watch live as Stanford University Senior Lecturer Denise Clark Pope and Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos headline...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 5, 2011 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1387 Views

SPORTS

An award-winning day for Stanford on its homecoming

Football aside, homecoming day provided quite a lot for the Stanford Athletics program on Saturday at Stanford Stadium. Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by R. Fowkes, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1387 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police release new details in Stanford assault

New details have emerged in the Saturday (April 9) sexual assault of a woman in a graduate-student apartment at Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 1387 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fueling nuclear power

The increasing demand for power by countries with robust economic growth -- such as India, China and Brazil -- also raises...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Grynch, on Nov 12, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 5 comments | 1387 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford OKs expanded list of trail routes along Alpine Road

Stanford University has agreed to expand the range of options it would consider in its 2006 offer to pay up to $10.4 million...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by trail to nowhere, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan John Berwald dies; Mass scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday

John Joseph Berwald, a Palo Alto resident for 55 years, former Palo Alto City Council member and Standard Oil administrator,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Solly, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Occupy Foothill College?

I received a parking ticket at Foothill College after attending a Paly football game, even though I bought a permit to park...

Original post made by linda on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by linda, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:14 am | 5 comments | 1386 Views
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