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PALO ALTO ISSUES

2011: Palo Alto's high-stakes year

If an out-of-towner had to guess which American city had spent the past year squabbling with labor unions, battling a project...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by A-View-From-Inside-The-Bubble, on Dec 31, 2011 at 7:56 am | 5 comments | 1193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The disrupters -- or the amplifiers?

Online-education companies Udacity and Coursera have their similarities: Both are for-profit, private Palo Alto businesses...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 25 comments | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holiday Fund gifts focus on those in need

Beyond the trim, tree-lined streets of Palo Alto are families with children who may not have enough to eat, or adequate clothing...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Give to the weekly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revived local leadership program graduates 19

A hopeful crop of aspiring civic leaders celebrated a Palo Alto graduation last week. With an oft-cited shortage of volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Siejen, Fellow of Leadership Palo Alto 2013, on Jun 21, 2013 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Men At Work (Services)

Winners from the Best Of Palo Alto 2011 (services category). Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22207...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Paly title hopes dim in 17-14 loss to Los Gatos

==B Friday's prep football== ==I M-A, SHP, Pinewood win; Menlo, Gunn lose== Palo Alto's two-year reign as the SCVAL De...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 15, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar nabbed near Stanford Dish

Palo Alto and Stanford University police arrested a suspected burglar late Wednesday morning after finding him hiding in...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on May 31, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 13 comments | 1192 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 | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in Crescent Park burglary

Palo Alto police arrested a homeless man who they said burglarized a house in the city's Crescent Park neighborhood late...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by DDee, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident takes over Google

Google announced their quarterly earnings this afternoon. Included was an announcement that Larry Page (who lives almost...

Original post made by Larry on Jan. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion seen near Woodside golf course

A mountain lion was spotted near a golf course in unincorporated San Mateo County near Woodside Friday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

SPORTS

Stanford rowing programs well-represented at World U-23 Championships

Stanford women's rowing will be represented by four current and former rowers on five crews at the 2011 World Rowing Under...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Stanford13, on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation Requirements in simple English please?

We were not educated in the US and both of us were educated in an English speaking exam orientated educational system. We...

Original post made by Confused Parent on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

wheelchair

I give money to a very nice african american man in front of Whole Foods. He is not always there, but he is nice and quiet. The...

Original post made by riley on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

a ridiculous crime in Palo Alto

A priceless homemade quilt has been stolen from an office in Palo Alto. We are desperate for its return, because it was...

Original post made by nicole on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance and art celebrated at Stanford powwow

Twirling so fast at times that they were a blur of brilliant color, hundreds of dancers took part in the 40th Annual Stanford...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views
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